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Updated 8/1/2017

2018 Maryland State Olympic Development Program



The US Youth Soccer ODP is a national identification and development program for high-level players.  The program identifies  and develops youth players throughout the country to represent their state and regional associations.  At the state association level, pools of players are identified in each eligible age group, and 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.  Maryland State ODP teams are comprised of the best Maryland players in various age groups.

Click here to read about the ODP Advantage

US Youth Soccer segmented the United States into four regions (see below). Maryland is part of Region I.



More information concerning Region I can be found by clicking here

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What it takes to be successful in the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program

By: John Ellinger