Presentation on theme: "Ontario Player Development League (OPDL)"— Presentation transcript:
1 Ontario Player Development League (OPDL) OSC Town Hall:Ontario Player Development League (OPDL)Presented By: Dino LopezLocation: Abbey Park Secondary SchoolDate: Tuesday, June 11thTime: 6:30pm
2 What is the Ontario Player Development League? A standards based leagueWill include the top 1.5% of players in the Province starting with age U13 in 2014OPDL is the Talented PathwayOSC has advocated for this league
3 Past OSA Player Development Model Past Development ModelVolunteer CoachingPromotion and Relegation10 year olds on full size pitchesBiggest, fastest players get preferencetechnical development de-emphasizedThe new LTPD/OPDL plan professionalizes the player development model for Ontario
4 Why Does Ontario Soccer Need OPDL? A genuine high performance, standards-based LeagueHigh level, mandatory standards of excellence in all organizations participating in the LeagueConsistency of program quality across the entire LeagueQuality beyond competition, driving into standards in coaching, training curriculumTalk about why the current model is broken.Changes that are already occurring due to the creation of OPDL.Large increases coaching education enrolment.Investment in facility developmentInvestment in coaching developmentGreater organizational expertise being employed
5 Why Does Ontario Soccer Need OPDL? Driving organizational excellence and system development around Ontario, by encouraging clubs to:develop top coachesbuild top facilitiesmaintain strong balance sheetsprofessionalize their operations
6 Why Does Ontario Soccer Need OPDL? Bringing scouting Ontario, pitch-side, rather than at showcases around North AmericaMore efficient and economical for parents and clubsMore opportunities to enter the Provincial ProgramEnhancing progression opportunities for the province’s top talent beyond amateur club soccer
7 What does it mean to be in the OPDL? To be a “Club Member” of genuine high performance youth soccer in OntarioExpose OSC players to the highest level of provincial youth soccer possibleShowcase OSC players locally rather than around North AmericaAttract and develop top coachesIntroduce formalized sport science and sport medicine components to OSC programsBe a partner in the development of our country’s future star players
8 Ontario Player Development League Planned Change
9 Introduction: Structured Change at OSC Pine Glen was built in 20092011 OSC Strategic Plan released2011 OSC Technical Plan releasedFall 2011 OSC re-vamped ADP and RDPFall 2011Hired a Coaching Development ManagerFall 2011 Paid AGHC’s were introduced in all age groupsFall 2011 released the first periodised training schedule for the clubFall 2012 changed Rep ages to match OPDL structureFall 2012 Expanded ADP to include U11 and U12Start Plan was developed after meetings with Stakeholders (Parents, Coaches, Referees).Within the Technical Tactical Planning we advocated for the development of this league.Summer 2013 changed House League playing format to match LTPD guidelines
10 JUNIOR ACADEMY / REP A TEAM HOUSE LEAGUEWHITE HOUSE LEAGUERED HOUSE LEAGUEREP C TEAMYOUTH ACADEMYJUNIOR ACADEMY / REP A TEAMREP B TEAMU4U18U14U7U11U16Developmental programs, with practice and training largely programmed by the team coach.Recreational soccer, practice / training not programmed.Club-structured development programs, involving year-round training established by the technical department of the club.U8REP A TEAM2010/11This chart for Rep Development Program brochure.
11 ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM HOUSE LEAGUEWHITE HOUSE LEAGUERED HOUSE LEAGUEADVANCED DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMREP A TEAMREP B TEAMU4U14U8U13U16REP C TEAMClub-structured development programs, involving year-round integrated training directly led by the Age Group Head CoachDevelopmental programs, with practice and training programmed by the team coach with guidance and support from the Age Group Head CoachRecreational soccer, practice / training not programmed.U15U172012/13This chart for Rep Development Program brochure.
12 ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM 2014HOUSE LEAGUEWHITE HOUSE LEAGUERED HOUSE LEAGUEADVANCED DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMREP A TEAMREP B TEAMU4U14U8U13U16REP C TEAMU15U17JNR ADPSNR ADPJNR RDPSNR RDPPHDLSRSL / OYSLOPDL2013/14
13 OPDL Standards and OSC Change Set Practice to Game RatiosEach 1st team must have a paid coach with a minimum National BPaid Goalkeeper CoachStructured Player FeedbackLTPD ImplementationFacility standardsMust have a Technical and Strategic PlanPeriodized and centrally scheduled training programIntroduction of 7 new National A or National B licensed Coaches2 Paid GK Coaching staffZoom ReportsChange in HL FormatPine Glen BuiltOSC Technical and Strategic Plan launched in 2011
15 Cost Comparison Annual costs of participation per player: US Soccer: US Soccer Development Academy $4,500 - $7,500 ($US)In Other Ontario Sports:Gymnastics +$7,000Baseball $8,000Hockey +$10,000
16 Financials for League OPDL League Fees per Team: $9000 2% 16% 41% 25%41%2%League staffVenue support personnelVenue costsOffice expensesHardship program
17 Estimated Oakville Player Fee Estimated $3900 per player
18 Game Uniform (home/away) Junior RDPAnnual Fee: $1545Senior RDPAnnual Fee: $1495Proposed OPDLEst. Annual Fee: $3,900Game Uniform (home/away)Training UniformSoccer BallTrack Suit (alternate year)3x Weekly Indoor Training3x Weekly Outdoor Training1x Outdoor GamePlayers Per Field(Time of Year)80 (Oct. - April)36 (May – Sept.)18 1x per week; 36 2x per week (May - Sept.)36 2x per week (Oct. - Dec; March - May)Futsal and outdoor training only(Dec. - March)72 (Jan. - Feb.)36 (March to Dec.)
19 Paid Coach to Player Ratio 1:40 1:18 2:36 Junior RDPSenior RDPProposed OPDLPaid Coach to Player Ratio1:401:182:36Minimum Coaching StandardPre-BNational B (1st Team) Pre-B (Reserve Team)Paid CoachingA Team Coach (AGHC)1st Team and Reserve TeamVolunteer Asst. CoachMinimum Assistant Coach StandardCommunity CourseGoalkeeper CoachAthletic TherapistFitness CoachCoach UniformCoach DevelopmentTraining EquipmentPlayer ShowcasingPreseason Fields Included
20 Junior RDPSenior RDPProposed OPDLReferee FeesSRSL League Fee$500 - $31.25 approx per player-OYSL League Fee$1400/$87.25 approx per playerOPDL League Fee$9000/$500 approx per playerAnnual Club Fee – Junior RDP$1545Annual Club Fee – Senior RDP$1495Annual Club Fee – OPDLApproximate $3900
22 Known versus Unknown A new league means growing pains OPDL license holders will be the sole providers of High Performance soccer in OntarioThe relationship between House League and High Performance is symbioticOur National Teams will be composed of OPDL playersOSC Strategic Planning has us poised for entry in 2014A new league means growing painsLogistical (Travel)Parent-borne costs (Travel, Hotel, Time)Player commitmentNumber of TeamsIncomplete information (constitution, league bylaws)
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