U18 DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (BOYS)

Program Highlights

  • A year round development training program for players aged 14-17.
  • Designed to develop the individual player
  • Training focuses on Development of Technical Skills, Tactical Awareness and Football Intelligence
  • Academy team plays more than 40 games per program year
  • Competition versus top level youth and men’s amateur clubs
  • Weekly online tactical analysis classroom sessions via Zoom
  • Some matches during the program year are filmed and available for players to download for professional trials and college recruitment purposes
  • Program is free for players who are selected to the program
  • Orix Academy will refer players to our marketing partners who can assist players with creating university promo packages for soccer placement & scholarship opportunities

Objective

The primary objective of the Orix Academy is to prepare players for university/collegiate soccer placement opportunities through our training program. Players will improve their technical ability, develop tactical awareness and game intelligence. The program allows players aged 14-17, to train and play matches year round in a professional training environment.

Program Summary

Orix Academy trains and plays year round in a professional training environment.  Program participants will play in approximately 40 plus matches each program year against top youth and amateur men’s teams.

During the Spring/Summer season the Development Program will train and play games outdoors and during the Fall/Winter season teams the program trains mostly indoors, play league games outdoors and may also participate in Futsal leagues and tournaments.

Some matches during the year will be filmed and made available for players to download to produce video reels for college recruitmen

Tryouts

Orix holds tryouts each Spring at no cost to the players.  Players who are not able to attend our open tryouts can request an individual tryout and they will be invited to train with the program for 1 week before a determination is made on whether the player is a good fit for the program.

To request a tryout, see Tryout Request Form below.

Sep 1-Mar 31 Apr 1-Aug 31
Mondays Match Analysis Classroom Match Analysis Classroom
Tuesdays Training Training
Wednesdays Training Training
Thursday Training Training
Friday Training Training
Saturday Match Day Match Day
Sunday Match Day Match Day

*Rest days are determined based on weekly scheduled training sessions and matches. Rest days may vary from week to week.

Orix Soccer Academy Tryout Request Form

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Tryout Registration Form

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • If you have had any significant injuries in the last 12 months, which kept you from playing for more than 1 month - please state them above.
  • Terms & Conditions

    • I authorize my photograph, picture or likeness, and voice to appear in any documentary, promotion (including advertising), television, video, or radio coverage obtained during an Orix Academy training session, match or event without compensation.
    • You must accept the terms & conditions in order to continue with this registration.
  • Parental Consent and Liability Waiver

    • I consent and assume all risks and hazards of and incidental to the participation of the above–named child in the activities of Orix Academy, and agree to indemnify the said organization and its staff and members, against all loss from any claim hereafter made against it or them or any of them by or on behalf of the said child and arising directly or indirectly from such participation, including transportation. If my child is selected for an Orix Academy program, I will sign a hard copy parental consent and liability waiver form prior to the first official Orix Academy organized program activity.
  • Covid-19 Consent and Liability Waiver

    • I understand that I and/or my athlete will have the potential to be exposed to the risk of COVID-19 transmission while participating in ORIX SOCCER ACADEMY training, despite the measures/controls in place. I acknowledge that no plan can be considered to resolve all risks, and have been informed of the measures that ORIX ACADEMY has taken to mitigate risk to me or my athlete.
    • I understand that I and/or my athlete are required to abide by the ACADEMY's guidelines and expectations, particularly as they relate to site screening/access, respiratory and hand hygiene, physical distancing, self-isolation/quarantine, and other associated items as communicated. Failure to do so may result in removal from the Academy program.
    • I understand that while program guidelines and expectations are in place, I or my athlete may be in a situations where measures/controls are unable to be maintained including but not limited to:
      • situations where an athlete or staff member requires medical attention and/or support that demands close physical proximity or contact;
      • situations where an individual may not strictly adhere to the physical distancing protocols (e.g., an athlete spontaneously and momentarily moves closer than 2m to another athlete)

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