Olympic Development Program (ODP) & Young Olympians Program (YOP)
Objectives of the New Mexico ODP/YOP Program
- To provide additional opportunities for top players in the state to train at an elite level, with other elite players and elite level coaches.
- To provide elite players in New Mexico the opportunity to represent New Mexico in Regional Competition (ODP).
- To provide the opportunity for players to be scouted by Regional staff and be selected to Regional Camp/Teams (ODP).
- To provide additional opportunities to be seen by college coaches.
New Mexico ODP
The New Mexico Youth Soccer Association Olympic Development Program (ODP) is a player identification and development program. It provides age-eligible players an opportunity to represent New Mexico at the US Youth Soccer West Regional level and beyond. Player development provided at Olympic Development Program events is intended to complement training at the club level. The program is aimed at Competitive players playing club or those All Star players in respective programs who want to be challenged.
New Mexico YOP
The Young Olympians Program (YOP) serves as an introduction to ODP (Olympic Development Program). YOP caters to players in Four age groups; players born up to two years below the youngest ODP age group as well as the same age of the youngest ODP age group. YOP training pools are trained by State Technical Director and ODP coaching staff in a competitive training environment with the emphasis on player development. The YOP training sessions take place during the spring season.
The program is aimed at age eligible competitive players and All-Star Recreational Players who are motivated and eager to learn. The Training Sessions will be dynamic and challenging for all that attend. Not recommended for 1st time players.
Please use the links below for further ODP and YOP information.
YOP: Pre ODP (Spring 2023)
Young Olympians Program (YOP) 2024 Spring
Age Groups: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 (boys and girls)
(Dates and Times) 2 Sessions each Sunday
Contact Rick at email@example.com with questions.
ODP PHASE 1:
2023-24 ODP Training Centers
*Prior to registering for Training Centers, be sure you are registered with your club. If not playing in a club, you will need to register as a house player.
Age Groups: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 *2013
Players can participate to be selected for 2012 Teams
(Training Times x 2 Sessions)
Girls (10:00-11:15/1:00-2:15) Boys (11:30-12:45/2:30-3:45)
Dates & Locations:
All Training Centers will be in Albuquerque
Final Session for 2007, 2008, 2009 (Sunday 5 Nov) Same times above
Boys & Girls
November 4th and 5th (2010, 2011, and 2012)
Schedule for Games Sent to all Invited
* ODP Coaching Staff *
Certified Licensed Coaches
ODP PHASE 2:
Team Selection for ODP Regional Championships
January 5-8, 2024 Phoenix, AZ
*Prior to registering for ODP PHASE 2, be sure you are registered with your club. If not playing in a club, you will need to register as a house player. You will also HAVE to be registered with PHASE 1 ODP Training centers if you have NOT done so already.
2024 ODP Regional Championships
Regional Championships – Schedules
Regional Championships – Recommended Hotels
Selections and Information
Training Dates: TBA
ODP PHASE 3:
ODP West Regional Camp
Camp invitations are sent directly from Region IV
2024 ODP West Regional Camp
Selections and Information
ODP PHASE 4:
West Region / National Team
West Region / National Pool-Team
Contact Us: Rick Flores-Technical Director – 505-830-2245 Ex. 113, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org