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US Club Soccer PDP - Hosted by EDP

EDP is an official US Club Soccer PDP partner.

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 the National Premier Leagues (NPL) and other top leagues in specific geographic areas.

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

US Club Soccer PDP

PDP programs scout highly talented players and provide them with high level training and gameplay opportunities in order to further develop their soccer playing careers. All EDP league participants are eligible to be included in this program.

PDP programs are 100% free to participating players.

UPCOMING PDP EVENTS

 

PDP Identification Day
July 10, 2017

id2 Training Camp
Sept. 28 - Oct. 1, 2017
FC Stars Soccer Complex; Lancaster, MA

id2 Training Camp
Dec. 7-10, 2017
Grande Sports World; Grande, AZ


EDP PDP Technical Staff

John Saunders, PDP Director

ABOUT:
EDP Technical Director (2016 - present)
US Club Soccer PDP Director (2016 - present)
TSF Director of Youth Development (2006-2011) & (2012-2015)
Princeton SA Technical Director (2011-2012)
Liverpool FC (UK) Academy Coach
Wigan Athletic (UK) Academy Coach
Oldham Athletic (UK) Academy Coach

EDUCATION:
UEFA A License

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:
Oldham Athletic FC (UK)
Everton FC Youth (UK)
Liverpool FC Youth (UK)

Lee Bakewell, Technical Staff

Lee Bakewell

ABOUT:
TSF Academy Director: 5 years (2011-present)
TSF Head Coach: 10 years (2006-present)
Walsall FC (UK) Community Coach:
Major League Soccer (MLS) Camps

CURRENT TEAMS (2016-2017):
TSF 2006 Boys
TSF U12 2004 Boys Development Academy

EDUCATION:
Coventry University (UK)
NSCAA Coaching License
USSF A Coaching License
UEFA License

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:
Coventry University

JR Balzarini, Technical Staff

JR Balzarini

ABOUT:
FC Copa Academy Technical Director: 2016-present
FC Copa Academy Head Coach: 2016-present
NJ Copa FC Associate Head Coach: 2016-present
East Meadow / Smithtown NPL Director: 2014-2016
Smithtown Head Coach: 2005-2016

EDUCATION:
NSCAA Premier Coaching Diploma
USSF B Coaching License
US Club Director of Coaching Diploma

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:
Marist College

Ray Selvadurai, Technical Staff

ABOUT:
Manhattan Soccer Club Head Coach: 18 years (1998-present)
Manhattan Soccer Club Director of Coaching: 5 years (2011-present)
EDP Executive Board Member
New York City FC Youth Affiliate Program Member
US CLUB SOCCER id2 National Identification Coach 

CURRENT TEAMS (2016-2017):
Manhattan SC 2000B Villa, 2016 NPL National Champions

EDUCATION:
Brandeis University
NSCAA Coaching License
USSF Coaching License
National Director of Coaching License

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:
Syosset High School, Long Island NY
State (NYE) and Regional (Region 1) ODP player
Captain at Brandeis University
NSCAA Regional All-America
All-UAA
NEISL All-New England Senior Bowl
Led Brandeis to a ECAC New England Championship

Sean Sweeney, Technical Staff

ABOUT:
EDP Regional Manager (NJ/PA) (2016-present)
STA (NJ)  Director of Operations (2010-2016)
STA (NJ)  Head Coach (2010-2016)
NYCSL PDP Coach (2016)
SC del Sol (AZ) Small Sided Director (2008-2010)
SC del Sol (AZ) Head Coach (2006-2010)
English Soccer Experience Camps (2006-2010)
UK Soccer Camps (PA) (2005)

EDUCATION:
Sheffield Hallam University
NSCAA Coaching License
USSF Coaching License
UEFA Coaching License

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:
Sheffield Hallam University



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