ABOUT EDP SOCCER

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We are EDP Soccer.

Founded in 1999, Elite Development Program (EDP) is one of the largest organizers of youth soccer leagues and tournaments in the U.S. EDP operates youth leagues for boys and girls ages 8-19, conducts a Futures program for players ages 7-10, and operates U20/23 men’s and women’s leagues. EDP also runs over 20 tournaments each year. One of the major priorities of EDP’s leagues and tournaments through its Pathway to College™ programming is to enable youth soccer players to reach their full potential, with an emphasis on attending college. More than 5,000 teams participate in EDP’s leagues and more than 170,000 players compete in EDP tournaments annually.

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mission

We enable soccer players to reach their full potential on and off the field, with an emphasis on going to college, by providing a full range of the highest quality soccer-related experiences and empowering each player to select the pathway best suited to their goals.

We work closely with member clubs to develop a positive, fair, and competitive environment based on cooperation and communication. We continually strive to be an extraordinary place to work and develop as professionals.

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vision

Provide the best developmental pathway in support of each player's journey.

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values

Trust: Striving to make the right decisions at the right times for the right reasons

Loyalty: Earning and valuing mutual commitments among coaches, parents, players and staff

Quality: Everything is done well

Respect: Everyone is treated with dignity

Fair play: Honoring the rules of the game and the game itself

Access: All players deserve opportunities for development

Adaptability: Always supporting the customer, even as their needs shift