The Burlington Soccer Club offers a Bayhawks Pre OPDL program designed to expose our players to the technical and tactical demands of the Ontario Player Development League (OPDL) Program. This is a six (6) week training program run by BSC technical staff or OPDL coaches and will be 90 minutes in duration. Open to all U11 and U12 Club members and non-members.

This program is professionally designed and structured with the Bayhawks methodology. Players in this program will receive the latest technical and tactical training methods, which have been created to improve the players individually, developing their tactical awareness and prepare them for the OPDL Model of Play.

Training sessions will improve and challenge the player’s ability in dribbling, passing, turning, shooting and first touch control. Small-sided games will be used to develop creativity, speed of movement, speed of play and emphasize repetitive game situations such as 1v1, 2v2, etc. This program will also help the player develop their speed, balance, agility and coordination. 

For inquiries, please email or call us at 905-333-0777 to speak to our customer service representative.

OPDL Discovery Program Schedule

Age GroupDates & TimeLocation
Boys U11/12 (2012-2013 born)Monday’s 4:30 – 6PM
(July 15, 22, 29 & August 12, 19, 26)
City View Park, F2
Girls U11/12 (2012-2013 born)Thursday’s 4:30 – 6PM
(July 18, 25 & August 1, 8, 15, 22)
July 18 – Sherwood Forest Park, F2
July 25 & August 1 – City View Park, F2
August 8, 15, 22 – City View Park, F1
*No session on Monday, August 5th (Civic Holiday)
Registration Fee – $215
*Program requires an unlock code and is for competitive players only (if interested, contact

Meet the Coach

Coach Alban LikaCoach Alban has a wealth of experience and knowledge of the game, so don’t let his age deceive you. Between his former professional playing experience and his coaching accumen (OPDL Head Coach, former delegate for Futball Association Albania, UEFA- B Licensed), the players in the program will only get better under his tutelage.