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The NorCal Player Development Program identifies, develops, and showcases the top motivated and talented players in Northern California.


NorCal HomePlay

Johann Cryuff famously said, “Every disadvantage has its advantage”.

Given the developments over the past few weeks and looking forward, it could be a while before life returns to normal. During this time, we believe there is no reason soccer players cannot enjoy and play soccer alone or with family members. With this in mind, we have moved swiftly with our partners TopYa! to develop and provide a free skills contest for players to continue to play and enjoy the beautiful game.

NorCal PDP HomePlay


Library of exercises (Video & Coach’s tips for each exercise)

Footwork Video May 11th 2020


ExerciseVideoCoach’s Tips
JugglingClick here
Foot-workClick hereClick here
Guiding BallClick hereClick here
Dribbling-Fake Part OneClick here
Dribbling-Fake Part TwoClick here


Tactical ConceptVideoCoach’s Tips
Receiving & TurningClick hereClick here
No Turn – Return Pass (back)Click hereClick here
Visual BehindClick hereClick here
Visual Behind (Xavi)Click here
Vertical Run (penetration)Click hereClick here
Vertical Run-2 (penetration)Click hereClick here
Receiving-Passing Between LinesClick hereClick here