The OSA are excited to let you know about a new Long Term Player Development (LTPD) Technical program being delivered by the OSA.
The objective of the Game Leader program is to allow for an improved, child friendly approach to supervising small sided games for children U6-U8 and creating more opportunities for parents to get involved. The Game Leader program has been designed by OSA Grassroots, Referee and Coaching departments. It is supported and endorsed by the Canadian Soccer Association.
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In order to assist a smooth and well informed transition to Long Term Player Development supportive training and competitive programs, OSA would like to make a few clarifications.Read the rest of entry »
Ontario Soccer Association Grassroots Coaching Workshop in Essex County S.ARead the rest of entry »
An announcement on the OPDL Committee membersRead the rest of entry »
Final reminder on OPDL application deadline coming upRead the rest of entry »
A viewpoint from the USA on LTPDRead the rest of entry »
Fifa Grassroots coach education course being held at the OSA Soccer Centre from June 12- June 15Read the rest of entry »
Referees Development Pathway and Long Term Player DevelopmentRead the rest of entry »
As part of the OSA LTPD initiatives and always looking for best practice, we are pleased to announce that in partnership with CSA, FIFA will be visiting from June 12th
to the 15th
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The purpose of this OSA "LTPD" YouTube channel is to share with all those who visit the site relevant comments from Canadian and international soccer leaders and players about why it is so important to focus on developing the skills of our young players. Read the rest of entry »