CLUB

At Olympiacos Soccer Club Washington, DC (ONE FAMILY), we focus on player-development. We develop highly skilled players through a proven training curriculum addressing the technical, tactical, physical and mental aspects of soccer. Players learn to play as a team (ONE ACADEMY) by working both on and off the field to develop their soccer IQ and skills. We are passionate (ONE PASSION) about teaching “proper” possession/passing (European/South American) style soccer and helping players achieve the highest playing level possible (ONE DREAM).

Our 5 COLUMN PROCESS: ACADEMICS - MENTAL & PSYCHOLOGICAL STRENGTH - TECHNICAL & TACTICAL - PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT - TEAM separates us from other clubs.

ACADEMICS: Olympiacos players are taught to understand the game properly through on-field training, classroom sessions and video analysis of game and practice sessions. Players develop their soccer IQ, understanding their individual positions as well as their role within the structure of the game. We teach our players to "know" and "feel" the game of soccer and react instinctively instead of "thinking".

MENTAL & PSYCHOLOGICAL STRENGTH: We focus on developing confidence within our individual players and the team dynamic. The confidence Olympiacos players gain prepare them to perform to their full potential and garner trust in their abilities. Our goal is to help our players develop tools needed to address obstacles/challenges they face both on and off the field.

TECHNICAL & TACTICAL: Players are taught an array of individual and team offensive and defensive skills (first touch-proper ball control, passing and receiving, dribbling, moving without the ball, 1v1 defense, etc...). Olympiacos players understand their individual roles, awareness on the field and have the ability to make good decisions.

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT: We strive to develop injury-free, physically fit players. We develop Olympiacos players in four phases; Phase 1: Core, Balance, and Stability - Phase 2: Reaction, and Agility - Phase 3: Explosive Movement, and Speed. Phase 4: Stamina 

TEAM:
Olympiacos players learn to play as a team using an opportunistic possession-based model focusing on tactical play. We emphasize playing as a collective unit, "no one player is better than the team". Olympiacos players "work hard" and "play smart".
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 OLYMPIACOS DC ACADEMY

Olympiacos DC Academy is an elite level for our selected players. Players have great knowledge of tactics, formations, and proper communication. Academy players are taught how to apply pressure as a unit on defense and offense. They are also taught how to move the ball in a tactical motion based on a task. We push our players to “know” tactics and formations rather than “think.” Our Academy players always work hard at practice and their efforts transfer over to games. Video analysis, homework, evaluations and fitness tests provide for an academically sound foundation developing our players into mature college or pro athletes. At the academy level, we expect our players to play with fewer instructions from the coaching staff during games and to be able to follow the game plan set by the coach.  
  • 2005 Boys 
  • 18 players per team
  • 12-month program
  • Training 3-4 days per week (240+ hours per year vs 110 with other travel clubs)
  • League Play (teams play approx. 45 games per year)
    • Fall, Spring & Winter
  • 7 Tournaments (teams play approx. 45 games per year)
    • 4 Fall & 3 Spring 
  • Player Assessments 
  • Homework Assignments
  • Video Analysis Classroom Sessions
Program Details & Fees

For additional information, contact us at 571-266-2170 or send e-mail to information@olympiacosdc.com.
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 OLYMPIACOS DC JR ACADEMY

Our main focus at the Jr. Academy level is continuing the teaching of soccer fundamentals. At this level, we also place an emphasis on proper soccer communication skills. Although most clubs do not recognize it, we view a Jr. Academy as a soccer school and focus on developing players using an educational curriculum that are applied individually and collectively. One curriculum focuses on teaching the players positioning both offensively/defensively. Position-based teaching occurs consistently during training and video sessions. Not at the games! We construct our drills to be intense, fun and engaging for all of the players at this level. At this stage, the players begin to learn the key offensive and defensive components of the game to develop their soccer IQ. We base our teaching approach on the following defensive and offensive concepts: 

Defense: offside trap, containing, covering, shifting, observing opponents’ weak and strong side, etc.

Offense: proper decision making, getting out of pressure, passing to feet/space, shooting, movement with and without the ball, etc.

  • 2006, 2007 & 2008 Boys 
  • 16 players per team
  • 10-month program
  • Training 3 days per week (180+ hours per year vs 110 with other travel clubs)
  • League Play (teams play approx. 35-40 games per year)
    • Fall & Spring
  • 4-5 Tournaments (teams play approx. 35-40 games per year)
    • 2 Fall & 2 Spring
  • Player Assessments 
  • Homework Assignments
  • Video Analysis Classroom Sessions
Program Details & Fees

For additional information, contact us at 571-266-2170 or send e-mail to information@olympiacosdc.com.
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 OLYMPIACOS DC DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY

The teaching of soccer fundamentals (proper touch, receiving, and ball control...) are taught to players during the developmental stage of training. Players learn the basics building blocks of possession soccer needed move to the Jr. Academy level.
  • 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012 Boys
  • 12-14 players per team
  • 10-month program
  • 2 Training days per week (120+ hours per year vs 70 with other travel clubs)
  • League Play (teams play approx. 16 games per year)
    • Fall & Spring
  • Player Assessments
  • Homework Assignments
Program Details & Fees

For additional information, contact us at 571-266-2170 or send e-mail to information@olympiacosdc.com.
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 OLYMPIACOS DC JUNIOR REDS PROGRAM

The Junior Reds Program is an 8-week youth development program focused on helping young soccer boys and girls develop their skills while enjoying the great game of soccer. Through a variety of developmentally appropriate activities, free play and fun games, players ages 4 to 9 years old will learn the basic techniques of dribbling, passing, receiving and turning with the ball. The primary goal is to find fun ways to develop soccer skills and a passion for the game while giving players the freedom to try their skills in a game setting. All players will train with professional coaches.  

All players will be taught the following technical skills:

  • Basic ball manipulation including a variety of dribbling techniques which encourage the use of all surfaces of the foot
  • Short passing techniques using the inside of the foot for maximum accuracy
  • Receiving the ball using a variety of foot surfaces so the ball moves in the direction they want to play
INDOOR WINTER PROGRAM DATES AND TIMES 

January 11, 18, 25 (Saturdays)

February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 (Saturdays)

Mini Reds (U4 to U6):     
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Junior Reds (U7 to U9): 
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


LOCATION:

Annandale Indoor Gym
6728 Industrial Road
Springfield, VA  20151


BRING & WEAR: 

  • Size 3 or 4 soccer ball
  • INDOOR soccer shoes and pads
  • Water

For more information on the Junior Reds Youth Development Program, contact us at 571-266-2170 or send email at information@olympiacosdc.com.
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 COACHING STAFF


Amadu Fullah
 – Director of Coaching (@CoachAmadu) *

Kevin Kanashiro – Head Coach (U13 Boys)

Diego Borda – Head Coach (U11 Boys)

Ivan Patino – Head Coach (U10 Boys)

Peter Ordonez – Head Coach (U16 Girls)

Dimitrios Psoras – Assistant Coach

Andreas Tsaousis – Goalkeeper Coach

Kameron Mojadidi – Goalkeeper Coach

Tyler Back – Goalkeeper Consultant

Rashid Fullah – Speed & Agility Coach (WBG Sports & Fitness)

Kavon Atabaki – Strength & Fitness Coach (Functional Fitness VA)

* Coach Amadu is also the head coach for the U15 and U12 Boys' teams.

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 TRAINING / PRACTICE LOCATIONS

Annandale High School - 4700 Medford Dr., Annandale, VA 22003

Justice High School - 3301 Peace Valley Ln., Falls Church, VA 22044

Bailey's Elementary - 6111 Knollwood Dr., Bailey's Crossroads, VA 22041

Pine Ridge Park - 3401 Woodburn Rd., Annandale, VA 22003

Ossian Hall Park - 7900 Heritage Dr, Annandale, VA 22003

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 2019-20 OLYMPIACOS DC PROGRAM FEES

ACADEMY (2005 BOYS) 
OLYMPIACOS DC Player Fees cover the following;

  • League Fees - Fall and Spring league registration fees.
  • Tournament Fees - Registration fees for seven tournaments 
  • Player Uniform - One Home Kit (Jersey/Shorts/Socks) and one Away Jersey.
  • Training/Practice Gear - Two Training Kits (2 Jerseys/2 Shorts/2 Socks).
  • Backpack/Bag - One per player.
  • Player Assessments - Players receive six performance assessments per seasonal year.
  • Fitness Assessments - Players receive four fitness assessments per seasonal year.
  • Classroom, and Video Sessions - Video recording of training sessions, games and classroom sessions
  • Equipment - Game & training soccer balls, fitness equipment, etc...
  • Coaching Compensation - Including, but not limited to training sessions, and games (league and tournaments).
  • Coaches Expenses - Travel, accommodation and meal expenses for coaches.
  • Goalkeeper Training - Number of sessions provided varies per program.
  • Performance Training - Number of sessions provided varies per program.
  • VYSA, USYSA, and USSF Fees - Registration with Virginia Youth Soccer Association, United States Youth Soccer Association, and United States Soccer Federation.
  • Referee Fees – Referee fees for league games.
  • Insurance, and Background Checks
  • County, and Field Fees - Annual Fairfax County field fees.
  • Administrative Staff - Players fees cover club staffing expense. 
OLYMPIACOS DC Fees do not cover the following;
  • Specialty Training - Camps, individual and small group training (goalkeeper and/or striker training) are not included in player fees.
  • Winter League - BPL outdoor winter league 
  • Additional Gear - Additional game and training gear not included in player fees.

JR ACADEMY (2006, 2007 & 2008 BOYS)  
OLYMPIACOS DC Player Fees cover the following;

  • League Fees - Fall and Spring league registration fees.
  • Tournament Fees - Registration fees for five tournaments.
  • Player Uniform - One Home Kit (Jersey/Shorts/Socks) and one Away Jersey.
  • Training/Practice Gear - Two Training Kits (2 Jerseys/2 Shorts/2 Socks).
  • Backpack/Bag - One per player.
  • Player Assessments - Players receive four performance assessments per seasonal year.
  • Fitness Assessments - Players receive two fitness assessments per seasonal year.
  • Classroom, and Video Sessions - Video recording of training sessions, games and classroom sessions
  • Equipment - Game & training soccer balls, fitness equipment, etc...
  • Coaching Compensation - Including, but not limited to training sessions, and games (league and tournaments).
  • Coaches Expenses - Travel, accommodation and meal expenses for coaches.
  • Goalkeeper Training - Number of sessions provided varies per program.
  • Performance Training - Number of sessions provided varies per program.
  • VYSA, USYSA, and USSF Fees - Registration with Virginia Youth Soccer Association, United States Youth Soccer Association, and United States Soccer Federation.
  • Referee Fees – Referee fees for league games.
  • Insurance, and Background Checks
  • County, and Field Fees - Annual Fairfax County field fees.
  • Administrative Staff - Players fees cover club staffing expense. 
OLYMPIACOS DC Fees do not cover the following;
  • Specialty Training - Camps, individual and small group training (goalkeeper and/or striker training) are not included in player fees.
  • Winter League - BPL outdoor winter league 
  • Additional Gear - Additional game and training gear not included in player fees.
DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012 BOYS) 
OLYMPIACOS DC Player Fees cover the following;

  • League Fees - Fall and Spring league registration fees.
  • Player Uniform - One Home Kit (Jersey/Shorts/Socks) and one Away Jersey.
  • Training/Practice Gear - Two Training Kits (2 Jerseys/2 Shorts / 2 Socks).
  • Backpack/Bag - One per player.
  • Player Assessments - Players receive four performance assessments per seasonal year.
  • Fitness Assessments - Players receive two fitness assessments per seasonal year.
  • Equipment - Game & training soccer balls, fitness equipment, etc...
  • Coaching Compensation - Including, but not limited to training sessions, and games (league and tournaments).
  • Coaches Expenses - Travel, accommodation and meal expenses for coaches.
  • Goalkeeper Training - Number of sessions provided varies per program.
  • Performance Training - Number of sessions provided varies per program.
  • VYSA, USYSA, and USSF Fees - Registration with Virginia Youth Soccer Association, United States Youth Soccer Association, and United States Soccer Federation.
  • Referee Fees – Referee fees for league games.
  • Insurance, and Background Checks
  • County, and Field Fees - Annual Fairfax County field fees.
  • Administrative Staff - Players fees cover club staffing expense. 
  • Administration Costs - Social Media, website development/updates, supplies, equipment, etc...
OLYMPIACOS DC Fees do not cover the following;
  • Specialty Training - Camps, individual and small group training (goalkeeper and/or striker training) are not included in player fees.
  • Winter League - BPL outdoor winter league 
  • Additional Gear - Additional game and training gear not included in player fees.