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Otterbein University - Soccer

Ohio Players Academy

Location Westerville , OH
Event Date(s) Jun 4, 2019 to Jul 18, 2019
Grades 9th to 12th
This event has been completed.

Event Description

**Price includes an online processing fee.


The Ohio Players Academy (OPA) is for High School aged boys and graduating seniors who are looking to gain a competitive edge over the summer and to showcase their abilities in front of college coaches.

Can register as a field player or goalkeeper. Goalkeepers will receive GK specific training at every session.

Sign up for this camp and attent the Men's Prospect Camp on the 15th for $75!

June 4th - July 18th
12 Sessions: Every Tuesday & Thursday - June 4th-July 18th
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
*No training the week of July 4th*
Cost: *Includes 1 training shirts that must be worn to all sessions*
$350 per player if paid in full by April 30th
$385 per player if paid in full after April 30th
$100 deposit required to reserve your spot-remaining balance due by June 3rd
**Limited to 40 Campers

Benefits of OPA

  • Play/train with like minded players in a fast paced, competitive environment
  • Receive professional coaching from college coaches
  • Learn to play at the college tempo/speed of play
  • Be introduced to college tactics and sessions
  • Learn how to eat and live a healthy lifestyle to maximize player performance
  • Use GPS sensors to see how you compare to the pros/college players and track metrics including heat map
  • distance travelled, top speed and player load to help aid in fitness, performance and recovery
  • Showcase your ability in front of college coaches on a daily basis
  • Take part in a college ID clinic in front of college coaches
  • We can implement your HS/College Pre-Season Fitness training into our sessions

Topics Covered
*May change based on level and needs of players participating*

  • Transition to offense/defense
  • Possession to penetrate
  • Speed of play
  • Combination play in the final third
  • Building out of the back
  • Finishing exercises
  • Crossing & finishing
  • Defend as a line (back, midfield, forward)
  • Deny penetration
  • Defending in the red zone
  • Pressing

Otterbein University - Memorial Stadium Turf Field 180 N. Center Street, Westerville, OH 43081

Add ons:
ID Camp $75 (Usually $100): June 15th. Take part in college ID camp and train and play in front of college
coaches throughout the midwest. Must register at same time as this program for discount.

OPA Staff
Director: Jason Griffiths (Otterbein University Men’s Head Coach)
GK Coach: Tom Greensall (Otterbein University Men’s Assistant Coach)