Old Dominion Soccer League (ODSL)
Deputy Commissioner: Anthony Pagano

Email:  bryc_all_stars@live.com
Phone:  (703) 426-5505

Tryout Announcements
BRYC travel team tryouts for spring 2019

BRYC Girls Travel Team Tryout Notices:

BRYC Phoenix 2007 Girls (ODSL Rising U13G) The BRYC Phoenix will play in ODSL U12G Division G2 in Spring 2019 (their fourth season), and we need more, enthusiastic players to help out!  There are several spots available on the roster, and some opportunities to play as a guest (if your daughter is in the BRYC Recreational League for Spring 2019).  Tryouts to join the team can be arranged during regular practices, which will resume mid-March, but please don't wait to write Coach Kyle at kylemawake@gmail.com  (or call 703-801-9527) in case we have enough for indoor session 3.

Coaches Kyle Morrison and Liz Smith endeavor to teach the girls all facets of the game, and encourage them to try new roles on the field.  Coach Kyle holds an E license, has coached BRYC teams for over 3 years, and is intent on providing a good opportunity for the girls to play in challenging games (while still having time for other activities).

(Note that switching from the BRYC Recreational League to a BRYC ODSL team is not difficult, even mid-season, and 2008 girls can also join this team.)


BRYC Fireballs 2006 Girls (ODSL Rising U14G)  The Fireballs, a Division 1 ODSL team, are looking to add a few experienced players to their ranks for the upcoming spring 2019 season. Open tryouts are being held during our regular spring practices.

The team is coached by VYSA D-licensed and Level 1 Futsal coach, Adolfo Perez. Having played internationally, Coach Adolfo brings a South American approach with his soccer development and coaching style. A solid philosophy focused around building strong confident athletes and encouraging creativity, has made the Fireballs a very successful team.

This opportunity is perfect for any player trying to sharpen their skills and compete at the highest level. Please email or call/text Coach Adolfo, adolfoperez9@icloud.com / 703-975-3864, if you plan to attend or if you have any questions.


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BRYC Boys Travel Team Tryout Notices:



BRYC Galaxy 2009 Boys (ODSL Rising U11B) will be holding tryouts for the Fall 2019 season. Galaxy competes in ODSL which offers players a more competitive setting while still traveling locally. As we prepare to transition from U10 (7 v 7) to a U11 (9 v 9) format (in fall 2019) we are looking to add 2-3 players. We will be holding 2 rounds of tryouts to allow multiple looks at players. Players interested are strongly encouraged to attend all training sessions listed below:

  • Round 1 – Tuesday (4/16/19) and Thursday (4/18/19)
  • Round 2 – Tuesday (5/14/19) and Thursday (5/16/19) 

Interested players should come ready to play (cleats, shinguards, water, ball). Players interested in goalkeeping should inform the coaching staff upon their arrival and bring their goalkeeping gloves. 



This team will focus on improving player’s individual/technical skills as well as game knowledge and understanding. We will also focus on team play and decision making with a long-term player development view.


Please contact Head Coach, Peter Bardo, at peteranthonybardo@gmail.com to confirm your interest and attendance. Further details regarding tryout times and locations will be provided at that point.




BRYC Dragons 2009 Boys (ODSL Rising U11B)  The Dragons are looking for 1-2 new player for the Spring season who want to join a fun and competitive team and are looking to improve their individual skills and team play. This team will focus on facilitating an instructive and competitive environment for the players to develop individual technical skills, good teamwork and decision making abilities with a long term player development view. For more details, please contact Coach Rich Heironimus (E-License) at rheironimus@gmail.com.



BRYC Victory 2008 Boys (ODSL Rising U12B) looking to fill four positions on team Victory (Division 1).  The ODSL league is an opportunity for boys to play in a more competitive setting while still traveling locally.  The focus of the team will be to help improve the player’s ability to manage the game and be able to read the field with minimal coaching. Team Victory will be looking for players passionate about the game with strong athletic ability and the desire to be part of a positive coaching and team building environment.  Coach Ibrahim Al othaim has 10 years of coaching experience and Assistant Coach Josh Spiro has been coaching for the past 5 seasons. 

Tryouts will be held  on an ongoing basis for the Spring 2019 season. Tryouts for the 2019-2020 season will be:

  • Thursday, June 11th 6 - 7 pm at Woodson Auxiliary turf SS#1
  • Thursday, June 13th 6 - 7 pm at Olde Creek Elementary School

Please contact team manager, Jessica Cosgriff, at jessicacosgriff@gmail.com if you plan to attend. Coach Ibrahim and Coach Spiro are also available via email al.othaim@hotmail.com and physics408@gmail.com if you have any other team questions. 


BRYC Blue Thunder 2007 Boys (ODSL Rising U13B) is looking for 9 committed (2007) players, for the ODSL.  Who want to play at a higher level of soccer and who also want to further develop their soccer skills.  Even though our season will begin in the spring, we would like to get the team ready this winter and join winter futsal leagues.

Coaches Nelson, Omar and Eduardo will focus on strengthening foot skills as well as team positioning rolls.  For more information please feel free to contact our coaches:


BRYC Blaze 2006 Boys (ODSL Rising U14B) will be holding tryouts for the Spring 2019 season on Feb 26/28 and March 5/7 at Wakefield Turf Field from 6-7:30pm.

ODSL is an opportunity for players to play in a more competitive setting while still traveling locally during regular season and tournaments.  we strongly encourage you to attend more than one tryout session, and come ready to play (ball, shinguards, cleats, water).  Players interested in goalkeeping should inform the coaching staff upon their arrival and bring their gloves. 

If interested, please contact Team Manager Dee Rutkowski, dee.rutkowski@verizon.net or Coach Stephan Nguyen, stn2005@gmail.com  to let us know you are coming and to answer any questions.  Please contact Team Manager Dee Rutkowski or Coach Stephan if you are not able to attend, so we can make other arrangements.

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BRYC Elite Tryouts:  


BRYC Elite Academy Black 2007 (Rising U13 Girls)

BRYC Elite Academy U12(2007) Black participates in NCSL and is seeking player(s) who want to Develop, Compete and have Fun.  We have licensed coaches and a professional trainer to assist the girls with their development. Please e-mail or call Coach Rich Wyant, 703-220-5102, wyantr@gmail.com or Shannon Rumpf, 202-870-3755, shannonrumpf@gmail.com.

BRYC Elite Academy Silver 2006/2007 (Rising U14G)

We are looking for committed 2006 or 2007 players Spring 2019 season and beyond who are interested in developing their skills and playing as a cohesive team in a competitive and positive environment.  The team will also participate in at least one tournament and potentially more if there is interest.

Prospective players will be asked to participate in our normal practices on Wednesdays and Fridays. Please contact Mark to make arrangements before attending or if you have any questions about the team.

The team will be coached by Mark Davis and Kerry Sterns, VYSA state licensed coaches and active member of the BRYC executive committee.

Please contact Coach Davis at 571-218-9510, mdavis@gmail.com for more information.


BRYC Elite Academy 2005/2006 (Rising U15 Boys)
A 2005/2006 U14 NCSL boys' travel team welcomes interested players to try out at our regularly scheduled practice sessions. The team is coached by Coach Erin Silks, a D licensed coach and former Division I college goalkeeper. Multi-sport athletes are welcome!

For more information or to attend a practice session, please email Coach Erin at tierbee@verizon.net.



NCSL - U12 (2007) Black

BRYC Elite Academy U12 (2007) Black participates in NCSL and is seeking player(s) who want to Develop, Compete and have Fun.  We have licensed coaches and a professional trainer to assist the girls with their development.  Please email or call Coach Rich Wyant; 703-220-5102; wyantr@gmail.com < Caution-mailto:wyantr@gmail.com >  OR Shannon Rumpf; 202-870-3755; shannonrumpf@gmail.com < Caution-mailto:shannonrumpf@gmail.com > .

Five Myths About the Old Dominion Soccer League (ODSL)
If you’re not familiar with the Old Dominion Soccer League, let us clear up a few myths:

          Myth 1. You already have to be a great soccer player to play in ODSL.

Fact: ODSL is a developmental league, a place where players can learn the game without the intense pressure of competing at increasingly higher levels.  Their motto is Play with Dignity, Respect Your Opponent.

Myth 2: Players have to commit to playing year-round.

Fact: ODSL has two seasons just like recreational soccer and encourages players to play other sports or explore other interests.

Myth 3: It’s very expensive.

Fact. ODSL is not much more expensive than rec soccer.  Teams pay a separate league registration fee and most play in a tournament or two, but since virtually all coaches are unpaid volunteers they also try to keep costs at a minimum. 

Myth 4: There is a lot of travel involved.

Fact: In our area virtually all games are in Northern Virginia, most in Fairfax County.  There is however the occasional away game in a Stafford or a Winchester.

Myth 5: ODSL teams are always practicing.

Fact: Most ODSL teams practice about the same number of hours a week as rec teams – usually twice a week for about 1 ½ hours.