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Competitive Soccer

Youth Development Program

Introduction to YDP

A special focus of Louisiana Dynamo Lafayette is to ensure that dedicated and aspirational youth players at the club are offered the best possible training and game playing environment available in the State. Louisiana Dynamo Lafayette Youth Development Program (YDP) has been created designed to guarantee the most talented and the most competitive U9 & U10 players at the club, boys and girls, have the opportunity to receive professional soccer programming without the increased responsibility of regular fees and without the commitment to travel.

What is YDP?

The Louisiana Dynamo Youth Development Program (YDP) will offer a limited number of spots to those Louisiana Dynamo youth soccer players who merit accelerated progression towards their soccer success. The Dynamo Juniors Youth Development Program (YDP) has been created for those passionate and gifted U9 & U10 players to continue the pathway from Southside Soccer Recreation Program and into the Louisiana Dynamo ‘Competitive | Foundation Phase’ teams at U11 and then far beyond. The younger Dynamo Juniors players who are restless and ready for a more competitive soccer training and playing experience now have a platform to accomplish all desired dreams and objectives.

Is YDP for Me?

If you are an ambitious and motivated U9 & U10 Player who wants more professionalism, more structure and ultimately a higher level of challenge in your soccer training and matchday gameplay exposure then the Louisiana Dynamo Lafayette Youth Development Program (YDP) is absolutely something to carefully consider. The YDP is termed as a ‘next-level’ soccer coaching program that brings Louisiana’s youth soccer players into line with the elite club, DA (Development Academy) and MLS Academy structure for youth development across US Soccer.

For an extensive look at our Youth Development Program, please check out our prospectus below.

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If you have any questions about the Youth Development Program then please contact our Technical Director, Joan Oliva