FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lexington, Kentucky — Kentucky Youth Soccer Association (KYSA) is proud to announce that two exceptional players, Brady Stockton, and Knox Foster, have been selected to represent Kentucky on the prestigious 2024 National Olympic Development Program (ODP) 2008 and 2006 Teams.
Brady Stockton, a standout talent from Nicholasville, Kentucky, currently plays for Lexington Sporting Club in addition to his contributions to Kentucky ODP. Known for his skill and dedication on the field, Stockton has earned his spot on the 2008 Boys National ODP Team.
Knox Foster, hailing from Louisville, Kentucky, currently plays for the Louisville City FC Academy in addition to his contributions to Kentucky ODP. Known for his commanding presence in goal, Knox has been named to the 2006 Boys National ODP Team.
“We are thrilled to see Brady and Knox, two exceptional talents, earn their spots on the National ODP Team”, said Derek Willis, KYSA Technical Director and Olympic Development Program Director. “This achievement not only reflects their dedication and hard work but also showcases the strength of the soccer programs here in Kentucky. We wish them the best as they represent our state on the national stage.”
Stockton’s journey to the National ODP Team began with an impressive debut at the regional camp, where he showcased his skills to secure a spot on the Midwest Team. Subsequently, his outstanding performance at the Interregional Event in Florida solidified his role as a key player for the region, highlighting his continuous improvement and commitment to excellence.
Foster has achieved a remarkable feat by securing his spot on the ODP National Team for the second consecutive year. His exceptional performance in the ODP environment over the past several years is a testament to his dedication and hard work, and he is now reaping the well-deserved rewards for his sustained efforts.
Both players will bring their skills to the forefront as they participate in upcoming National ODP events. Their selection highlights not only their individual accomplishments but also the commitment of Kentucky Youth Soccer to nurturing and developing top-tier soccer talent.
For more information about Kentucky Youth Soccer and its Olympic Development Program, please visit www.kysoccer.net/odp.
To see the full list of National ODP Teams, please visit https://www.usyouthsoccer.org/olympic-development-program/
About Kentucky Youth Soccer Association (KYSA):
The Kentucky Youth Soccer Association (KYSA) is the premier organization dedicated to promoting and developing soccer across the Commonwealth of Kentucky. With a mission to grow and promote soccer in Kentucky, KYSA provides a wide range of programs and initiatives to inspire excellence, sportsmanship, and character in youth athletes. From grassroots to elite levels, Kentucky Youth Soccer offers opportunities for players, coaches, referees, and administrators to thrive in a positive and inclusive environment. With over 40,000 youth players, 6,000 active coaches, and a network of more than 83 local member associations, Kentucky Youth Soccer is committed to nurturing the growth of soccer and fostering the personal development of youth athletes on and off the field. Learn more about KYSA’s impactful programs, partnerships, and events at www.kysoccer.net.