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Long Term Player Development

What is LTPD?

Players with a higher commitment level train together throughout the year under the direction of the assigned LTPD Technical staff.  All players are exposed to a high tempo, developmentally appropriate coaching program, based on WISC’s LTPD curriculum.

Qualified coaches Training Feedback/development
LTPD Coaching Staff Technical / Tactical skills Player progress reports
Coach Development Cognitive skills Game model
Keeper training
Strength & Conditioning U11/U12

2019-20 LTPD Boys & Girls Open Trials / Identification

Our U8 - U12 Boys and Girls LTPD trials for 2019-20 have concluded.

Please direct any questions regarding team availability or additional trials to Chris Reilly or Billy Blake 

Players Wanted

U12 LTPD Girls (2008) team

Our LTPD Girls U12 (2008) team is still accepting players for the upcoming 2020 season.  Any interested players, please contact our Head Coach - Will Banlaki


LTPD - 2019-20

Age Training - Indoor Fees Playing format Approx Fees
U8 (2012) twice per week + 1 game 1st - $412.50 due Oct 15 5v5 $1650
U9 (2011) twice per week + 1 game 1st - $443.75 due Oct 15 7v7 $1775
U10 (2010) twice per week + 1 game 1st - $443.75 due Oct 15 7v7 $1775
U11 (2009) twice per week + 1 game 1st - $456.25 due Oct 15 9v9 $1825
U12 (2008) twice per week + 1 game 1st - $456.25 due Oct 15 9v9 $1825

Installment due dates for 2nd, 3rd and 4th payments:  January 31/20, April 30/20, June 30/20


Grassroots soccer

Grassroots soccer is not about the amount of trophies you win.  It's about the difference you make to a young person's life.

Grassroots Players - Clarifying the 'call up' rule

Ensuring that children play and train in the correct environment is important to their development as young people and players.  As per Ontario Soccer, there are no “call ups” for grassroots players (U8 to U12).  Only under specified circumstances, identified and evaluated players may gain approval from our Technical Director.  A younger aged player may only play with an older age group after the appropriate evaluation process/form have been completed.

Grassroots players are prohibited from being evaluated to play more than one (1) year older.

If a player is evaluated to play up to a higher age group, they should be registered to that age group for the entire season and/or the remainder of the season.  U12 players are not permitted to be used as “call ups” to U13 teams for The Ontario Cup and/or any other form of competition.

For more regarding this topic please view the Grassroots Webinar: Fast Tracking and Player Development 

Respect in Sport

The Durham Region Soccer Association is proud to be taking a leadership role in protecting the best interests of kids, and all those involved in our game, by introducing the Respect in Sport Parent Program to our organization. As the first District Association within Ontario Soccer to be taking this important step, following the lead of the Ontario Minor Hockey Association and other sports organizations in Ontario Durham Region Soccer Association is making the Respect in Sport Parent Program mandatory for one parent or guardian of each player for 2017 to complete the program.  The program is transferable from hockey or any other sport it was completed for, and covers the entire family.  Please help us to help you make soccer safe and fun for all participants.

NEW for 2017 - it is mandatory for one parent or guardian to complete the Respect in Sport Parent Program.  For more details and FAQ's.

For team officials of travelling and competitive teams, team officials (including managers) must take the Activity Leaders module to validate the team official book.

Requests for Refunds

As per the player commitment letter, the initial payment is non-refundable under any circumstances.  If a player chooses to leave the program before the end of the full year (Nov '19 - Sept '20), an exit fee will be determined by the Club to ensure that the individual player portion of the fixed expenses are covered before the de-registration process can be approved.

Requests for a refund for the LTPD program will ONLY be considered based on medical reasons.  A signed medical note is required.  Please note, common sports injuries resulting from participation in sports programs will not be considered for partial refunds.  Refunds approved by our Technical Director will be pro-rated.

All refunds must be received in writing and are subject to a $35 administrative fee.  Refund Request Form and medical note to be returned to the Registrar by e-mail or FAX or directly to the WISC office.  Please allow 3-4 weeks for refunds to be processed.