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 Assessment Dates

Are you interested in taking your game to the next level? Our OPDL program is just the spot. Assessments are held following the completion of season, barring approval from the league.

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


OPDL Coaches List 2021/2022

Head CoachAssistant Coach
Boys U13 (2009)Julio GarciaMark Worton
Girls U13 (2009)Chloe SchleichkornGinny Cass
Boys U14 (2008)Kevin GrantJR Khory
Girls U14 (2008)William MorrisFrancesca Cardwell
Boys U15 (2007)Alban LikaJamie Shannon
Girls U15 (2007)Steve PayneMarie-Piere Schleichkorn
Boys U17 (2005)Silviu ButnaruAnthony Vercillo
Girls U17 (2005)William MorrisFrancesca Cardwell
Mens League1
Reserve
Mark WortonNeil Wilson
Womens League1
Reserve
Neil WilsonSilviu Butnaru

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


OPDL Program Information

OPDL Resources

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

OPDL Dome Covid-19 Protocols

  • As of March 1, 2022, proof of vaccination is no longer required to enter the Sherwood Forest Park Domes
  • All participants must acknowledge the posted COVID-19 Manual Screening Questions prior to entry
  • Spectators are permitted at a 1:1 and asked to socially distance
  • As of March 22, 2022 The City of Burlington’s Mask By-law, which was enacted in 2020, was repealed effective immediately. As a result of this, for those that access the Sherwood Forest Park Domes, you will no longer be required to wear a mask while in the domes. We will continue to support those that choose to wear a face mask while in the domes.
  • For more on the BSC COVID-19 Dome Protocols, click here