Launched in 2014 with the 2001 age group, the Ontario Player Development League (OPDL) is one of the province’s first standards-based, youth high performance league that combines top level competition with high performance training standards. This program is recommended for players that are serious about their technical and tactical development, while pursuing the collegiate scholarship pathway. OPDL is an innovative, exciting youth high performance program is an important component of the overall movement to adopt the core principles of Long Term Player Development (LTPD) across soccer at large in Ontario and Canada. 

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


OPDL Trials

Are you interested in taking your game to the next level? Our OPDL program is just the spot.

Missed the assessments but still interested in the program? Reach out to our Coaches below to find out more.


OPDL Coaches List 2022/23

Boys

Team Head Coach Assistant Coach
Boys U13 (2010) Julio Garcia Jamie Shannon
Boys U14 (2009) Alban Lika Arlind Ferhati
Boys U15 (2008) Joao Oliveira TBA
Boys U17 (2007/06) Alban Lika TBA

Girls

Team Head Coach Assistant Coach
Girls U13 (2010) Chloe Schleichkorn MP Schleichkorn
Girls U14 (2009) William Morris Francesca Cardwell
Girls U15 (2008) William Morris Francesca Cardwell 
Girls U17 (2007/06) Matthew Shepherd TBA

Looking for More information about our League 1 Program? Click here.


OPDL Teams Seeking Players (2023)

The following OPDL teams are looking for players to complete their rosters:

  • Girls U15 (2008)
  • Girls U17 (2007/2006)

If interested, please contact the coaches (emails listed above). 


OPDL Resources

OPDL Program Outline – Click Here
OPDL Program Details – Click Here
OPDL Parent Handbook – Coming soon
OPDL Game Day Regulations – Click to Download
BSC Post-Secondary Pathway – Click Here