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PLEASE NOTE- ODP for 2020/21 will begin soon. There will be an updated process for selecting this ODP cycle's teams and we are excited to restart in October with events planned throughout the year and an opportunity to attend the June 2021 sub-regional events. If you have any questions, please contact Kostas Hatzikoutelis, the Director of Coaching & Player Development.
The Olympic Development Program (ODP) was created by U.S. Soccer for two purposes:
The core principles to identify and develop for the national team, have not changed over the years but with improved opportunities for playing collegiate soccer and earning athletic scholarships as college coaches consider a player's participation in ODP an indicator of talent and ambition.
There is not a set number of players that qualify for each ODP age group (the younger ages tend to have bigger pools than the older ages.)