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Over 200 former OSU players have been placed in College/University programs
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2018 Commitments
Jack CollinsNippissing University
Justin EarleSyracuse University
Chelsea AbbottsEastern Michigan University
Junior AsareCarleton University
Cameron BrodieNippissing University
Amelia CarliniCape Breton University
Noah CampagnaQueen's University
Ricky CombaCarleton University
Samuel LavioletteAcadia University
Chloe DohertyJacksonville State University
Scott MazzottaCarleton University
Amy JenkinsUniversity of Notre Dame
Emma KovacsWestern University
Clarissa LariseyUniversity of Memphis
Anna LarkinWestern University
Paige McNeilNippissing University
Marian TaiwoNorth Dakota State University
Shona McCullochWashington University
Meghan TierneyCarleton University
Julia TardioliUniversity of Ottawa
Shalene DenovanAlgonquin College




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Pre-OPDL Academy U11-U12

The Pre-OPDL ages focuses on a program that will continue to progress each individual player while beginning to introduce more team-oriented development. Teams will prepare for future success at the provincial and national level through an extensive program based on our proven track record in North America.

Players will be offered training that is delivered by their individual team coach as well as a member of OSU Force Academy's Technical Staff. Ultimately, players graduating from Pre-OPDL will move into the Ontario Player Development League program at Under 13.

Program Structure
- 36-38 week training program with structured breaks
- 7 v 7 Winter Play (max roster  - 12 players)
- 9 v 9 Summer Play (max roster - 14 players)
- 5-Day Team Training Camp in July
- Periodized training program with primary emphasis on individual technical development while offering introduction to four corner development model of technical, tactical, physical, and social elements within training
- 2 squad training sessions per week
- 1 Centre of Excellence Training per week
- Participation within designated local festivals
- Participation within 1 memorable event (team) per phase.

Weekly Training Program consists of:
- Two training sessions per week (team based)
- Game play
- Centre of Excellence Training with Club Technical Staff
- Centre of Excellence is mandated as part of U11& U12 Force Academy Program

Staff Coaches:
Boys Staff Girls Staff
U11 Black - Dave Barbier (Provincial B)  U11 Black - Bill Michalopulos (Provincial B)
U11 White - Marco Romozzi (Soccer for Life)            U11 White - Mike Armstrong (Provincial B) 
U12 Black - Simon Wilshaw (UEFA B)  U12 Black - Rene Braendli (Level 3)
U12 White - Brandon Krauthaker (Soccer for Life)                U12 White - Monia El Mousif (C License)

Program Registration & Costs
Program registration occurs immediately following the Fall Trials. Players will be sent an official invitation to join OSU Force Academy for the period of October - September of the following year. Program costs are divided and paid on a monthly basis, after an initial deposit due in October. 
Payment methods and cost breakdowns can be found by CLICKING HERE.

We do not want to discourage players who wish to join the Force Academy but demonstrate financial needs, in these cases, families should contact Academy Manager Jim Lianos to learn about alternative funding opportunities and payment plans.

Game Day Venue/Pitch Size
This is the layout of the game day venue for the various game set ups.




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