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. 

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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.

It is recommended that all assessments for the team you are interested in are attended to provide you with the best opportunity to showcase your talent. All players are required to register for the assessments and information regarding dates/times can be found below.

BU13 – U17 Information

TeamBirth YearCoachDate(s)TimeLocation
BU132009Julio GarciaSept 13, 15 & 20th 6 – 7:30PMCity View F2
BU142008JR KhoryNov 8, 10, 126 – 7:30PMCity View F1
BU152007Alban LikaNov 8, 10, 127:30 – 9PMCity View F1
BU172006/2005Silviu ButnaruNov 8, 10, 129 – 10:30PMCity View F1

GU13 – U17 Information

TeamBirth YearCoachDate(s)TimeLocation
GU132009Chloe SchleichkornSept 14, 16 & 23rd6 – 7:30PMCity View F2
GU14 2008William MorrisNov 9, 11, 136 – 7:30PM (wk night); 1 – 2:30PM (wknd)City View F1
GU152007Steve PayneNov 9, 11, 137:30 – 9PM (wk night); 2:30 – 4PM (wknd)City View F1
GU172006/2005William MorrisNov 9, 11, 139 – 10:30PM (wk night); 4 – 5:30 (wknd)City View F1

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

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OPDL Resources

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