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Player Development Program


Are you a young, driven soccer player with aspirations of reaching the pinnacle of the sport? The Player Development Program (PDP) offers the perfect supplementary training experience to complement your team training.


With PDP, you'll immerse yourself in a year-round soccer training program that will transform your entire game. πŸ’ͺ⚽


(Ages U10-U18) | Max 20 Students Per Class

What is PDP? πŸ€”

PDP is an all-encompassing year-round training program meticulously crafted for players harboring ambitions of competing at the highest levels. Across different seasonal training phases, students gain the opportunity to nurture every facet of their game. This includes Technical Skills, Tactical Awareness, Physical Power, Mental Toughness, and Character. πŸ§ βš½πŸ‹οΈβ€β™‚οΈπŸŽ―

Why join PDP? πŸŒŸ

PDP isn't just any soccer training program; it's a legacy of more than two decades, dedicated to shaping and refining young, motivated soccer players aiming for elite status. With a storied history of nurturing talents who have consistently risen to the top, PDP stands unrivaled. Our year-round program allows our coaching staff the invaluable time to patiently cultivate each player's individual game and offer specialized training. This creates an environment where every student has the chance to build unshakable confidence. πŸ’ͺπŸ†πŸ”₯

Curriculum and PDP outline:


Winter (6 sessions - Mondays) β„️

  • Develop ball-handling skills: Master the art of juggling, dribbling, foot skills, and turns to become a true maestro with the ball. πŸ€Ήβ€β™‚οΈβš½πŸ’¨
  • Enhance comfort in congested areas: Learn to navigate and thrive in tight spaces on the field, turning obstacles into opportunities. πŸŒ†πŸš§
  • Gain confidence and control with the ball: Elevate your game by boosting your confidence and control, so you can dominate any situation. πŸ†πŸŽ―πŸ€™


Spring (12 Sessions - Mondays) πŸŒ·

  • Improve 1st touch using various body parts: Improve your first touch with precision using different body parts, including laces, inside foot, thighs, and chest. πŸ¦΅πŸ‘£πŸ‘ˆπŸ‘ƒ
  • Develop 1 v 1 skills through multiple one-on-one scenarios: Master the art of one-on-one play through elusive foot-skills, enhancing your ability to excel in beating players. πŸ€Όβ€β™‚οΈβš½
  • Learn effective defending and attacking against a single opponent: Develop the skills and individual strategies to excel both in defending against and attacking a single opponent, giving you the edge on the field. πŸ›‘οΈβš”οΈ

Summer (2 Weeks of Camp - see below) β˜€οΈ

  • Master accurate and creative passing techniques: Perfect your passing game with precision using the inside foot, outside foot, chips, and long-range passes. πŸŽ―βš½πŸ‘ŸπŸŒŸ
  • Refine distribution and shooting skills: Elevate your distribution and shooting abilities to make crucial plays and score more goals. 🏹⚽🎯
  •  Learn goal-scoring with power, accuracy, and deception: Discover the art of goal-scoring, combining power, pinpoint accuracy, and deceptive techniques to become a scoring sensation. ⚑πŸ₯…πŸ”₯

Fall (12 Sessions - Mondays) πŸ‚

  • Participate in micro-games to apply skills in game-like situations: Engage in micro-games to put your skills to the test in realistic, fast-paced scenarios that mimic actual match situations. πŸ•ΉοΈβš½πŸ₯…
  • Enhance tactical awareness without the ball: Develop your tactical understanding and positional awareness when you're off the ball, ensuring you're always in the right place at the right time. πŸ€”βš½πŸŒ
  • Focus on specific aspects of the game in a controlled environment: Delve into the nuances of the game by isolating and perfecting specific aspects in a controlled setting, fine-tuning your skills and decision-making. πŸŽ―πŸ”¬βš½

Classroom Sessions also included: 

  • Mental Toughness Training: Develop the mental strength to tackle any challenge on the pitch. πŸ’­πŸ’ͺ
  • Tactical Awareness Training: Grasp the intricate strategies and tactics that make a winning team. πŸ“ŠπŸ“ˆπŸŽ―
  • Positional Insight: Gain a deep understanding of various playing positions, so you can excel in any role. βš½πŸ₯…

Dates & Times (2024) πŸ—“οΈ

Winter (Monday Nights)

  • Group 1: 5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Group 2: 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
  • Group 3: 8:15 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Jan 8, 22, 29 | Feb 5, 12, 26 ❄️

Spring (Monday Nights)

  • Group 1: 5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Group 2: 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
  • Group 3: 8:15 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Mar 11, 18, 25 | Apr 8, 15, 22, 29 | May 6, 13, 20 | Jun 3, 10 🌸🌼

Summer Camps

  • Group 1: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM - (Week 1 - July 15, 16, 17, 18) (Week 2 - Aug 12, 13, 14, 15) β˜€οΈ
  • Group 2: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM - (Week 1 - July 22, 23, 24, 25) (Week 2 - Aug 19, 20, 21, 22) β˜€οΈ
  • Group 3: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - (Week 1 - July 22, 23, 24, 25) (Week 2 - July 29, 30, 31 Aug 1) β˜€οΈ


  • Group 1: 5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Group 2: 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
  • Group 3: 8:15 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Sep 9, 16, 23, 30 | Oct 7, 21, 28 | Nov 4, 11, 18, 25 | Dec 2 πŸ‚πŸ

Group Sizes and Skill Levels

  • Limited spots available at PDP, with a maximum of 20 students per group. 🏫πŸ‘₯
  • Students assigned to groups based on their skill levels. πŸ“ˆβš½οΈ
  • Aim: Training with peers of similar abilities for a more effective experience. 🎯πŸ‘₯⚽️
  • Goal: Deliver a focused and personalized learning experience. πŸŽ―πŸ“šπŸ§‘β€πŸ«
  • Objective: Help every student reach their full potential in soccer. πŸ†βš½οΈπŸ“ŠπŸ‘₯

$1600 per student for full year.

Payment Options:

  • Full payment: $1600 πŸ’΅
  • Installment plan: $400 due on January 8th, March 15th, June 15th, and September 1st. πŸ’³πŸ’²
  • Students joining between January and June: Obligated to pay the full fee. πŸ’Ό
  • Students joining after June: Pay $1250 for the remainder of the year. πŸ“…
  • No refunds once sessions begin. ❌🚫
  • Once a student is accepted, they will receive a payment and registration link. πŸ“©πŸ“‹πŸ”—


Player Development Program (PDP) membership includes a complete kit, encompassing a jersey, shorts, and socks. πŸ‘•πŸ©³πŸ§¦


 Champions Center, 1A Coleman Court, Southampton, NJ 08088 πŸŸοΈπŸ“πŸŒ†

Application Process: 

Submit Your Application πŸ“

Begin by completing the application form below. Your application will serve as your first step towards joining our PDP program. (Application form below) 🌟

Evaluation Invitation πŸ“…

Upon receiving your application, our team will review it carefully. If your application aligns with our program's objectives and requirements, you will be invited to an evaluation session. This evaluation is crucial to ensure that our PDP program is the right fit for you. πŸ§πŸ“‹

Accepted into the PDP Player Pool πŸŽ‰

After a successful evaluation, you will become an integral part of our PDP player pool. This status grants you exclusive access to the PDP for 2024. πŸŒŸβš½πŸ†

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Universal Soccer Academy, LLC.
1A Coleman Court
Southampton, NJ 08088

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