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Vaughan Soccer Club feeds: Vaughan Soccer’s OPDL program - a leader in players getting identified to provincial programs

On November 26th. at the OPDL President's meeting, one of Vaughan Soccer’s Technical Leaders: Sergio DeLuca was recognized by the OSA in front of all OPDL licence holders for our ongoing efforts. Through his leadership and support of Vaughan Soccer’s technical coaching team, the vision and passion for player development was recognized by the OSA. Although this achievement was commonly known among all the players and members who are part of the OPDL program, it was great to be recognized among his peers in attendance.

Vaughan Soccer club was ranked #1 in both Girls and Boys for players who get identified by the Provincial programs. This is amazing achievement and true testament to VSC’s player development! See the attached image of the rankings BELOW:

VSC leader identifying players to provicial squads 2016

On behalf of all members, players, VSC and OPDL Board of Directors: Great job to our OPDL coaching staff, and keep up the phenomenal work!!! VSC is proud of all teams and their OPDL achievements.

This year, 10 players from Vaughan Soccer Club’s OPDL program have been identified on the Ontario Soccer Association's list for the 2016 Provincial Program. In total there are 6 Azzurri [Girls] and 4 Azzurri [Boys]. There are 3 girls and 2 boys selected from the U14 OPDL squad [2002 born], 2 girls selected from the U15 OPDL squad [2001 born], 1 Azzurri girl and 2 Azzurri Boys named from our U16 age group as well.

If you are interested in the 10 Azzurri players or other, please see the OSA’s 2016 Provincial Teams Final Selections City and Club Info [pdf] - http://www.ontariosoccer.net/images/publications/2016/Clubs_and_Districts/2016_Provincial_Teams_Final_Selections_City_and_Club_Info_v2.pdf

Players named on the list will be invited to the Provincial Screening Competition, which is set to get under way soon. At the Provincial Screening, players will have an opportunity to compete against one another and be further screened and identified for the Provincial Team. Approximately 40 players from both age groups will be selected from this screening and then work closely with the OSA Provincial Technical Staff in 2016.

At the end of the final selection process, 22 players will make the Provincial Team to compete in a series against Quebec's Provincial Team sometime in April. Attending the Ontario vs Quebec series will be several Technical Staff from the Canadian Soccer Association to observe the players in an effort to identify them for potential inclusion in National Teams projects.

OPDLLightAndDarkOur OPDL program [all age divisions] is constantly improving players, and attracting a lot of attention within Ontario and beyond!!!

The OPDL has been designed is the highest level of league play offered to clubs in Canada, it is an elite standards based league and is a direct route to both the Provincial and Canadian National programs. For more information on our VSC’s program, visit our Club’s OPDL page.

To keep updated with all of the latest Vaughan Soccer Club news, make sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram [# or @ vaughansoccercl]

2003 OPDL Azzurri capture the 2016 APC Alliance Cup!

The 2003 Boys OPDL squad won the APC Alliance Cup with four wins and no losses! This young OPDL Azzurri squad completed their journey to this elite level tournament with wins over teams from Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey. 

This weekend tournament [referred to as the APC Boys Weekend] was established in 2010. This annual event is a great pre-season opportunity for boys ranging from U9 to U19! Many of the top teams in the US arrive in from Regions 1, 2, 3, and 4 to play in Northern Virginia on over 50 turf fields and 10 Bermuda fields.

All of the high performance teams in attendance were exposed to top level officiating from some of the best referees in the US. Our 2003 Boys OPDL team, headed by coaches Luca Forno and Andrea Lombardo left Canada with the intent to be at the top of their competition brackets, and set their goal to compete for the Championship medals and bring them home to Vaughan! 

'Congratulations to the coaching staff, all the players and parents on this amazing accomplishment, we knew you could do it!!!' said Cosimo Musolino [VP Boys Competitive].  

Click on the following link for standings information: http://events.gotsport.com/events/results.aspx?EventID=45307&GroupID=434865&Gender=Boys&Age=13

If you are looking for more information on the APC Alliance Tournament click here: http://elitetournaments.com/tournament/apc-boys-weekend 

2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 OPDL Trial Information

PLAYERS INTERESTED IN TRIALS FOR THE 2007 AGE GROUPS CLICK HERE

The information below covers Vaughan Soccer Club's 2019/2020 OPDL Trial Process for existing OPDL Players as well as Non-OPDL players born in 2006, 2005, 2004 and 2003. All registered players will have several opportunities to be evaluated starting in September 2019. Players interested in trials for the 2006, 2005, 2004, and 2003 age groups, please reference the OPDL Age Division chart below.

OPDL Age division Chart Year of Birth
U17 2004 and 2003
U15 2005
U14 2006
U13 2007

Please complete the following registration form. Once completed you should be contacted with information on sessions date/times to come out in accordance with the OPDL guidelines. Should parents or players require any further information, please contact Helen Azevedo, our OPDL Coordinator at helen@vaughansoccer.comIf you have not been contacted within 72 hours of the trial form being submitted, please email helen@vaughansoccer.com directly. Make sure to print a copy of the completed trial waiver, and bring to each of the trial sessions.

NOTE: If players are currently registered to an OPDL club other than Vaughan Soccer Club - they must have a letter from his or her club in order to be eligible for VSC trial.

OPDL PLAYER TRIAL WAIVER/registration

Name and Contact Info
Contact Numbers [Person contacting us]
Player Information
Select Gender and Program details

Waiver/Disclaimer

By having completed this form, and submitting your intention to attend a player trial, you [the form submitter] acknowledge that on behalf of yourself and the player registered for the trials/tryouts that there are potential participation risks. You or any other person claiming through yourself or on your behalf do hereby release the Vaughan Soccer Club and all its directors and staff from all claims for loss, injury or damage to persons and property whilst participating in our event/s. You further understand that the Vaughan Soccer Club often takes photographs and video for marketing purposes and may use them on our website and social media. You have granted permission without compensation that these photographs or videos may be used in publications, presentations, websites or promotion of all club events.


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OSA - How OPDL players are being scouted and identified

Have you ever wondered how players in the Ontario Player Development League are scouted and identified?

Since the league was implemented in 2014, the OPDL has considerably improved the scouting and tracking of players within the league. Vaughan Soccer Club adhere's to the OSA's 

Click here to read about the methods being used to assist in assessmentOSA's witten article: Do You Know How OPDL Players Are Scouted?


Interested in trying out for one of Vaughan Soccer Club's OPDL teams? Players coming from REP/Competitive programs or from other club/academy must register in order to participate in our annual club trials. No drop ins will be able to participate.

OPDL PLAYER TRIAL REQUEST

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