USYS Europe e.V. is a Verein (i.e., Non-profit Club hereafter referred to as USYSE) headquartered in Germany providing an avenue for American players from all over Europe to train and compete. USYSE is centered around a “Grassroots” program and an Olympic Development Program (ODP); two linked, but separate programs. The Grassroots program is a commitment by USYSE to ensure all Americans have an opportunity to play soccer. ODP is a program focused on identifying and developing elite American players in Europe.