Issue Date 2/16/2022
ODP Players and Parents,

This week's newsletter provides calendar updates for ODP events. Make sure to sign up for our webinar "College Soccer, A Players Perspective" which will be on February 22.
Dr. Jen Presentation
Thank you to all those who attended tonight's webinar. Dr. Jen had fantastic insight for our ODP parents and players. We will be sending out the recording to all next week.
ODP Presentation: "College Soccer, A Players Perspective"
Join us on February 22 for a special webinar titled "College Soccer, A Players Perspective". During this webinar, we will talk to 4 former Illinois ODP players who are currently in college, playing soccer. They will discuss their experience getting recruited, how the season is going and best practices for future players. 

To register for this webinar CLICK HERE
UPCOMING SCHEDULE
All trainings are done indoors on turf & cleats can be used at each facility
February 19
Rockford
No Training

Address
Mercyhealth Sportscore Two
8800 E. Riverside Blvd.
Loves Park, IL 61111
Schaumburg
No Training

Address
Schaumburg Sport Center
1141 W. Irving Park Rd.
Schaumburg, IL 60193
February 20
Rockford
No Training

Address
Mercyhealth Sportscore Two
8800 E. Riverside Blvd.
Loves Park, IL 61111
Schaumburg
No Training

Address
Schaumburg Sport Center
1141 W. Irving Park Rd.
Schaumburg, IL 60193

CLICK HERE to view upcoming schedule
ODP, Looking Ahead
Here is what to expect now that trainings for all age groups are completed.

February 19-21
Memphis Interregional Showcase (Invite Only)

February 22
ODP Zoom Presentation - "College Soccer, A Players Perspective"

February 26 & 27
2010-2011 Girls and Boys Friendlies (invite only)

March 12-13
Pre-ODP Festival Girls and Boys (open to all pre-ODP players from session 1 or 2)

March 31
State Team Rosters posted, Regional Camp invites posted and evaluations sent to all players 2004-2011

June 17-19
ODP State Team Event in Ohio - more details to come in following months

July 8-10
Midwest Regional Camp - Boys (Rockford, IL)

July 15-17
Midwest Regional Camp - Girls (Rockford, IL)
Pre-ODP Festival
Registration is now open for the Pre-ODP festival. This is event is open to any player who participated in Session 1 or Session 2 of Pre-ODP this winter. Please follow the link below for more details and registration. Deadline to sign up is February 28.

ODP Evaluations
This year we will be using Team Genius for evaluations. ODP players born 2004-2011 will receive a formal evaluation. The evaluation will be based on the 6 Key Qualities of and ODP Player. This will be emailed directly to each individual by the end of March.

IMPORTANT LINKS
ODP CONTACT INFORMATION
Rico
ODP Administrator
O: 847-290-1577 ext. 109
Marek Radziszewski
ODP Director
O: 847-290-1577 ext. 105
Adam Howarth
Director of Coaching doc@illinoisyouthsoccer.org
O: 847-290-1577 ext. 104