Residential Academies

The Cal South PRO+ ODP Residential Academies offers an intense and focused five days of training for players determined to improve their game and learn what it takes to be the best. Our highly qualified staff conduct a training curriculum modeled after the US Youth National Teams, emphasizing technical training in individual and small group concepts as well as team play. Training consists of competitive, high-energy sessions that put players under pressure to make good decisions, including balanced solo and cooperative activities in an environment that allows players to make mistakes and learn from them
experientially.  In 2019 we will offer an All Girls five day Academy, along with a five day Finishing and Goalkeeping Academy for Older and Younger Boys and Girls.

Cal South PRO+ ODP Girls Academy:
June 22 - June 26, 2019 - YOUNGERS (2004-2005-2006-2007-2008-2009)
The Thacher School in Ojai, Calif.

Each player can benefit from:

• Exposure to the positive and challenging PRO+ ODP holistic and safe environment
Identification and potential selection opportunities into the Cal South PRO+ ODP Player Pools
• Camp t-shirt, shorts, socks and camp ball
• Individual verbal and written evaluations from coaches
• Specialized goalkeeper training at each camp
• Introduction mental concepts with a sports psychologist
• International guest coaches
• Q&A with prominent guests
• High-quality fields and facilities at the Thacher School
• Educational sessions on fitness, nutrition, PRO+ ODP, college recruiting and U.S. National Team programs
• Excellent coach-to-player ratio and off-the-field supervision
• Introduction to FIFA's "The 11+" injury prevention program
• Talent show at the All Girls Academy and GK & Finishing Academy
• Indoor Soccer Challenge at the Boys Academy

PRO+ ODP Residential Academy Objectives:

• Create a positive and safe environment and expose players to the U.S Soccer Player Development Standards
• Week-long exposure of top-level youth players with high-quality coaching staff and advanced player development methods
• Academy players will have the opportunity to be scouted to be included in a PRO+ ODP Player Pools
• Functionally | Postionally train the players
• Introduce mental concepts and improve coaching effectiveness through sessions with a sports psychologist.
• Motivation through interaction with Youth National Team players
• Teach about the game on the field and through video reviews
• Introduce Youth National Team-level fitness
• Give players feedback on a written individual evaluation and oral meetings

The Thacher School

Founded in 1889, the Thacher School is a coeducational boarding high school located 85 miles north of Los Angeles, California. This picturesque campus is nestled in the beautiful Ojai Valley on over 140 acres of lush grounds accommodating facilities of the highest standard. The Thacher School facilities include beautifully maintained soccer fields, a first-class dining hall offering a nutritious menu, single-occupancy dorm rooms, a beautiful outdoor pool, game rooms, and top-notch classroom and video presentation halls.

These incredible facilities, set in the isolated serenity of the Thacher School campus, will provide for a focused, fun, and formative learning experience for players striving to take their game to the next level at the Cal South PRO+ ODP Residential Youth All Girls Youth Academy or the Boys and Girls Finishing and Goalkeeping Academies.

Camp Highlights:

• USSF 'A' & 'B' licensed professional coaching staff
• PRO+ ODP player identification opportunities
• Highest standard of fields and facilities at The Thacher School campus
• Excellent coach-to-player ratio
• Camp curriculum modeled after U.S. Youth National Team Programs
• Specialized goalkeeper training at the All Girls Camp

Cal South PRO+ ODP Residential Academy Discounts:

Academy Discounts Registering at once Savings Discount Code
Family Discount 3 or more players Save $30 per player FAMILYAC2019
Group Discount 5 or more players Save $40 per player GROUPAC2019
Team Discount 7 or more players Save $50 per player TEAMAC2019

Promotion and Discount Code Policy:

Promo codes must be used at the time of purchase online to pay the full amount of camp to receive the discounted rate. We do not provide refunds or discounts to any registration retroactively. Sorry for any inconvenience this causes. You are always welcome to call or email us prior to purchase to enquire about discounts and special promotional prices.

*Discounts are ONLY applicable to online registrations that are paid in full at point of registration; the required number of registrations must be in one order for the discount codes to activate

Due to so many fixed costs for our program (facilities, insurance, equipment, gear, coaches’ contracts, travel, etc.)  we have a strict REFUND policy, no matter the circumstance please see below.

Refund Policy (as of 1/21/2019):

Cancelation and Refund Policy for 2019 PRO+ ODP Residential Academy Programs:

Customers cancelling a camp must send an e-mail to

Policy One
Cancellations received 21 days or more before the first day of camp will be issued a refund, minus a $100 administration fee

Policy Two
Cancellations received within 14 days of the first day of camp will be issued a refund, minus a $250 administration fee

Policy Three
Cancellations received within five (5) days of the first day of camp will be issues a refund, minus a $350 administration fee

Policy Four
Cancellations received within 72 hours of the first day of camp will be issued a refund, minus a $450 administration fee