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US Club Soccer’s Player Development Programs (PDPs) are regionally based identification and developmental programs conducted within the id2 Program umbrella. PDPs are focused around top leagues in specific geographic areas throughout the country. Twin Cities Soccer Leagues is pleased to present this programming to TCSL member clubs.

PDP invitations are based upon objective scouting of elite clubs and leagues, combined with recommendations from Directors of Coaching. Each PDP includes at least one training session and one internal competition.

Program Elements

  • January 27, 2018
  • 04/05 Boys (30 participants), 04/05 Girls (30 participants)
  • Hosted at Eden Prairie High School Dome
  • Invite only; recommendations from club Directors of Coaching
  • US Club Soccer on-site to run event, alongside local coaches
  • First sessions will consist of technical training
  • Afternoon session will consist of 9v9 or 11v11 competition
  • Identified players will be offered (expenses paid) spot at a regional id2  camp.
  • Training gear provided.
  • There is no cost to participate.

About US Club Soccer’s id2 Program

Established in 2004, US Club Soccer’s id2 National Identification and Development Program provides an opportunity for the country’s elite youth soccer players to be identified and developed, and scouted for inclusion in U.S. Soccer’s National Team programs. id2 Program directors Gerry McKeown (boys) and Tricia Taliaferro (girls) implement curriculum and direct activities.

Selected players from TCSL’s PDP will be invited to a id2 regional identification camp, held in the Spring of 2018. There is no cost to players identified for the id2  program/camp.

All lodging, meals and training gear are provided at no cost by US Club Soccer and Nike.

More info is here: http://usclubsoccer.org/programs/player-identification/id2-program/

The below schedule is tentative and subject to change.

9:00am to 9:30am – Boys Registration
9:30am to 11:00am – Boys Training
10:30am to 11:00am – Girls Registration
11:00am to 12:30pm – Girls Training
1:00pm to 2:30pm – Boys Game(s)
2:30pm to 4:00pm – Girls Game(s)