PLAYER IDENTIFICATION PLATFORM
US Club Soccer Player Development Program: Regionally based identification and developmental programs conducted within the id2 Program umbrella. The Player Development Program (PDP) is focused around the National Premier Leagues (NPL) and other top leagues in specific geographic areas. PDP invitations are based upon objective scouting of elite clubs and leagues, combined with recommendations from top Directors of Coaching. Each PDP includes at least one training session and one internal competition. Some PDPs also include off-field educational components, as well. id2 Program staff are on-site at PDP events to scout players for potential inclusion in id2 Training Camps, and U.S. Soccer staff may also be on-site to scout players for potential U.S. National Team inclusion as well as conduct off-the-field lectures, seminars, coaching and other related discussions.
id2 National Identification and Development Program: Open to all players regardless of U.S. Soccer affiliation or lack thereof, the id2 Program provides opportunities for elite youth soccer players in targeted age groups to be identified and developed, and scouted for potential inclusion in U.S. Soccer’s National Team programs. For each cycle, a national scouting and recommendation program is used to form a player pool from which top players are invited to attend an id2 Training Camp. Top players from those camps are selected for National Selection programming.
APC will host PDPs as part of US Club’s ID2 ODP program at NO COST to the participating players.
APC Scouting Network comprised of coaches from all APC member clubs as part of the everyday natural environment of the player.
Elite players have the opportunity to be selected for inclusion in US Soccer National Training Centers, US Club's ID2 ODP Regional/Nationalprogram, special squads selected for unique programming including the potential for a Pro Development Academy.