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Ontario Player Development League
A Province wide, standard based, high
performance league encompassing the 18
best soccer clubs in the province
#1 Priority is to make the Players Better
The highest level of play in Ontario
No Relegation or Promotion
Head Coach = C.S.A National B (550 in Canada)
Assistant Coach – O.S.A Pre- B (Minimum)
1 Fitness Session, 3 on field training sessions
and 1 game per week (4:1 Ratio)
Centralized Locations (Various Universities within
Ontario)
4-3-3 Possession Based, Attacked Minded Soccer
1 Year = 1 season (no indoor soccer)
Periodization Type Training
Pre Season, Season, Post-Season, Off Season
Player Centered Approach to soccer
Written Player Evaluations
Chase Performances, Not Results
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Player development is the central there to the league
Develop in a safe, positive and like minded environment
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Play against the best competition on a weekly basis
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Mimics a training schedule that your child will receive in
University
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Play in front of O.S.A and C.S.A Scouts on a weekly basis
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Get called into the TDC – Talent Development Centre and
possibly into the REX Center (Regional Excel Program)
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Head Coach = CSA National B
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Assistant Coach = Pre B or Provincial B
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Fitness Coach = CSEP
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Physio and Medical treatment
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Development of Player
- Technical, Tactical, Physical, Mental
Development of the Team
- Creation of a cohesive group
- Individual Roles and Responsibilities of
players within the 4-3-3 system
- Defending and Attacking as units
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5 Commitments per week (1 fitness session,
3 field sessions and 1 game)
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Mon – Fitness
Tue, Wed, Thurs – Field Session
Sat – Game
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Games are on Weekends (Usually on Saturday)
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East
Markham FC
Nepean Hotspurs
North Toronto
Ottawa Fury
Ottawa South United
Toronto FC Academy
West Ottawa
Whitby
Pickering
Unionville
West
Aurora
Burlington
FC London
Glen Shields
Hamilton
Klienburg
Richmond Hill
Woodbridge
Vaughan
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The OPDL has mandated that players in the
league will receive “Fair Playing Time” (Not Equal
Playing Time) Having said that, the following are
factors that will affect player’s playing time: Each
Player plays a minimum of 20-25 minutes per
game.
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Practice Attendance
Respect: towards Coaches and Teammates
Game Performance
Injuries
Fitness level
Game Tactical Needs
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You only allowed 7 substitutions each match
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Free substitutions at half time
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Each O.P.D.L Team must have a minimum of
16 players on each roster and a maximum of
18 players (Could be 1 or 2 goalkeepers)
The Price does not change whether you carry
16 or 18 players
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O.P.D.L Players, Coaches, Managers, and
Parents must be willing and able to travel to
games on Weekends
In the 2014 season the teams from the
Eastern Conference did more traveling
The 2015 season will see a blended travel
schedule ensuring the teams from the Eastern
and Western Conference travel roughly the
same distance over the course of the season
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The cost for one full year of O.P.D.L Soccer was
$2,500 for this past season.
The cost includes:
- Uniforms
- Training Kits, track suit and Soccer Ball
- Coaching Fees
-Registration Fee
- League fees
- Referee Fees
(No additional costs will exist)
For the 2002 group there is two different fees
to start (This only happens the first year)
October – December Covers Winter Pre- OPDL
Academy (500 – 600 dollars)
In January the $2,500 (roughly) fee kicks in
Initial percentage up top followed by Monthly
installments
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Fundraising can be used as a method of
lowering the cost for the O.P.D.L
This will be done on an individual team basis
All Fundraising ideas must be approved by
the club before the can executed
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The Management of the team will be
centralized by the office
A traditional Manager will not be utilized for
the O.P.D.L teams
Further information regarding this will
particular matter will be released at a later
date
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Each player intending to be at the OPDL Trials
must register on-line to do so
Each player will be given three trials before
being released
Players can be asked to sign for the team as
early after three sessions
O.P.D.L Trials will begin on October, 2nd

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