Odyssey Sport Soccer Club’s parents proudly describe their decision to become a part of the Odyssey family as one of the best decisions they have ever made for their child. Odyssey’s players display the pride they have in being a part of Odyssey Sport Soccer Club in many ways. These ways include choosing to arrive early to training sessions to see their teammates, wearing Odyssey gear to school, attending social events and college soccer games with teammates and coaches, and especially in the confidence and skill they display on the field.
As the premier soccer organization in Central New York, members of the girls and boys teams at Odyssey have the rare opportunity to experience what no one else does in Central New York. Players are able to learn and consistently practice the technical and tactical components of soccer within the supportive environment that Odyssey prides itself on. The girls and boys teams at Odyssey thrive under the leadership of Odyssey’s vastly experienced and dedicated coaches who are professional soccer coaches. This IS the Odyssey Difference.
Being a part of Odyssey Sport Soccer Club means becoming part of the Odyssey Family. The Directors of Coaching, Staff Coaches, Team Managers and the Odyssey Board fully invest themselves in both your family and your child as a soccer player. Odyssey club team members travel the short drive from Syracuse, Utica, New Hartford, Oneida, Clinton, Hamilton, Holland Patent, Herkimer and from many other surrounding areas because Odyssey offers what no other soccer club in Central New York can.
Odyssey Sport Soccer Club places teams in the U8-U18 Girls and Boys Divisions. Odyssey teams train twice a week starting in December of each year through the summer of the following year. The boys and girls club teams at Odyssey participate in various leagues and also compete in tournaments. All of Odyssey’s coaches are USSF or NSCAA licensed and are passionate about individual player development.
Members of Odyssey have additional unique opportunities. The Odyssey Development Academy is a specialized training program for Odyssey’s most dedicated and/or skilled players. Younger players can choose to participate in Odyssey’s Mini Kickers program or the Junior Odyssey Development program. Goal Keepers will witness their talents soar as part of the Odyssey GoalKeeping Academy. Additionally, Odyssey Sport Soccer Club has created an innovative Fall programs approach.
Odyssey’s tryout dates are announced on Odyssey’s website. Tryouts are typically held in the Spring of each year, as well as individual tryouts in the Fall and in season. Questions about individual tryouts may be asked through the Contact Us section of Odyssey’s website.
|How Do I Register for Odyssey Team Tryouts?
To become a part of the Odyssey Difference and to secure a Position as a Rostered Team Player, a tryout is necessary. Tryouts are held in the Spring of each year and also throughout the Fall and team season on an individual basis if space is available on the team. Please click on Registration on the top right hand corner to register for a tryout. Once registered, and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the "Contact Us" section of the website.
Paul Mairs Shares Why Making the Decision to Tryout for an Odyssey Team Will Be a Highly Rewarding Decision for Your Son or Daughter...
"In making the decision to tryout for an Odyssey Sport Soccer club team, your family will soon experience the Odyssey Difference. The Odyssey Difference is that Odyssey is THE soccer club in Central New York to pair a unique blend of sincere dedication to each player’s individual development with the expertise of Odyssey’s staff of professional soccer coaches. In sharing just a few moments with Odyssey’s families, players and coaches, you will experience that same sense of excitement that you have found THE place for your child as all of Odyssey’s families have upon discovering Odyssey."
Odyssey Boys Director of Coaching, Odyssey Development Academy Coach and Odyssey Coach