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To Register for 2014-2015

Louisiana ODP 01, 02 & 03 Tryouts

Baton Rouge - December 7, 2014


To Register for 2014-2015

Louisiana ODP 01, 02 & 03 Tryouts

Alexandria - December 14, 2014


 

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L O U I S I A N A    S O C C E R    A S S O C I A T I O N

OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

TRYOUTS

 

The Player Selection Process for Louisiana ODP never ends. Players are scouted at soccer events and during league play year-round. In addition LSA asks all Louisiana clubs for player recommendations. These recommendations have proved invaluable to the success of Louisiana ODP. All Tryouts are conducted by the LSA ODP Coaching Staff under the guidance of LSA Technical Director, Mark Godwin. Players in our U12-U14 age groups are selected during Open Tryouts while tryouts at our older age groups are by invitation. Selection of ODP players is not an easy task.  Players are evaluated on the four components of the game…. 

Technique               Tactics               Fitness and Athletic Ability               Mentality and Attitude

In order to try out for Louisiana ODP…

  • Players must currently be registered with LSA or pay an additional fee at ODP Tryout registration. 

  • Players must register online and be paid in full to attend Tryouts. No player will be allowed to participate unless full payment has been received!

  • Players must participate at a scheduled Tryout prior to Pool or Team selection.

  • Players may register for the 01, 02 and 03 Tryouts by clicking the links to the left.

  • Two (2) Tryout venues are available on two (2) different dates. Players ONLY Tryout at one (1) venue!!

  1. 01, 02 and 03 ODP Tryout in Baton Rouge on Sunday December 7, 2014 from 10am - 4pm.

  2. 01, 02 and 03 ODP Tryout in Alexandria on Sunday December 14, 2014 from 10am - 4pm.

  • Players wishing to attend the Closed Tryout for the 98, 99 and 00 Age Groups must contact LSA Technical Director, Mark Godwin via email at MarkGodwinDOC@lsa-soccer.org or call 225.766.0577 for more information.

 
Tryouts - Policies and Procedures
 
  • Players must participate at tryouts on set dates. Players must attend a regularly scheduled ODP Tryout. 

  • Players will receive two (2) numbered T-shirt 

  • Coaches will receive a list with players' numbers. No names are used through the Tryout Process so as to promote anonymity throughout the process. 

  • Players will be placed by age group, rotate, play games, etc. 

  • Players will be assessed and identified by the ODP Coaching Staff. The staff will determine those players selected to the initial ODP Pool.

  • Every player's status after ODP Tryouts will be communicated to them. After each player has been notified, The ODP Pools will be posted on the LSA website. 

  • Players can be released from an ODP Pool at any time. If a player is released he or she will receive a full evaluation stating the purpose of their release.

  • Players must pay for all training sessions whether they attend or not. 

  • Payment is required prior to the set dates and be made online. PLEASE DO NOT PAY AT THE FIELD. 

  • If withdrawing from ODP, you must notify Valerie Clouatre, ODP Administrator, of your intentions at odp@lsa-soccer.org. If you fail to notify LSA of your withdrawal, you will be responsible for all training fees.

 
 
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