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Kentucky Olympic Development Program (ODP)


The Olympic Development Program (ODP) is a national program to identify and develop youth shield kyplayers to represent their State, Region, and country in soccer competitions. ODP teams are formed with each of the 55 US Youth Soccer State Associations and four regions, made up of the best players in the various age groups. At the state association level, pools of players are identified in each eligible age group, brought together as a team to develop their skill through training and competition. From the state pools and subsequent teams, players are identified for regional and national pools and teams.


What is the Purpose?

1) To identify a pool of players in each age group from which a National Team will be selected for international competition;
2) To provide high-level training to benefit and enhance the development of players at all levels;
3) Through the use of carefully selected and licensed coaches, to develop a mechanism for the exchange of ideas and curriculum to improve all levels of coaching.

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Congratulations to the followin Pumas players who made the Kentucky ODP State Team in their respective age groups!  

Pumas players representing KY ODP State Team 2016

Congratulations to Josh Kuntz (Pumas 04), Dylan Deweese (Pumas 03), Eric Hicks (Pumas 03) and Jaxon Allard (Pumas 01) for making the KY ODP Team in their respective age groups!

Good luck to these boys representing Kentucky!  

Pumas players representing KY ODP State Teams 2015

Congratulations to Tanner Hobbs (Pumas 05), Jaxon Miller (Pumas 03), Eric Hicks (Pumas 03), Jackson Mundy (Pumas 03) and David Flores (Pumas 01) for making the Kentucky ODP State Pool