ODYSSEY DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY
The Odyssey Development Academy (ODA) is a program that sets Odyssey apart from any other soccer club in Central New York. Odyssey is THE club in Central New York to offer the opportunity for its most dedicated and/or skilled team players to be selected to participate in such a program for the ages of U11 to U18. The young women and men selected to participate in ODA witness with each training session their technical and tactical abilities soar and have a fantastic time in the process.
Odyssey Development Academy is a specialized program where the top ten percent among Odyssey’s female and male club players, ages U11 to U18, are given the opportunity to receive additional high-level training. This extra training occurs once a week in addition to each player’s club team training with Odyssey. Player’s train among similarly compared ages, whether female or male.
The ODA coaches include college coaches that come from Division 1, 2 and 3 colleges. ODA participants, coached by premier college soccer coaches, gain an additional level of training and feedback. Club soccer players often travel throughout the United States for evaluations and training with professional coaches. At Odyssey, these top-level, highly respected coaches come to our players. This IS the Odyssey Difference.
The mission of the Odyssey Development Academy is to make Odyssey’s most skilled and dedicated players even more prepared. Each ODA player receives a personal skill set feedback evaluation from their ODA coaches, as well as feedback as to how they compare to youth across the country.
The invitation to participate in the Odyssey Development Academy is a one-year invitation. Invitations may be renewed and new players may be invited each year based on coach’s recommendations.
|How Do I Register for Odyssey Development Academy?
Registration for the Odyssey Development Academy is by Invitation Only. Each year, Odyssey team coaches select team players who are the most dedicated and/or skilled players to be offered spots as part of the Odyssey Development Academy for the upcoming year. These ODA positions can be offered to both boys and girls players ages U11 through U18.
Questions? Please feel free to contact us through the "Contact Us" section of the website.
Chris McLain Describes Why the Odyssey Development Academy Exemplifies the Odyssey Difference...
"The Odyssey Development Academy allows Odyssey’s most dedicated and skilled players the unique opportunity for additional individual development by participating in such highly sought after training. ODA rivals opportunities provided on a national scale and allows our players the preparation and confidence to compete on a global stage."
Odyssey Development Advisor
Odyssey Sport Soccer Club NY Founder