After completing the 2016-17 Olympic Development Program season with the 2004 WVODP team,FC33 player Ethan Gregory was named to the Region 1 Player Pool for the 2017-18 ODP season.
Gregory attended the Region 1 camp at Kutztown University in July and worked at earning a spot in the player pool. At the conclusion of camp, he was selected as one of 50 players to make up the Region 1 player pool out of the 325 that were in attendance.
On August 19th, he received the following email from Region1:
Congratulations once again for being selected to the 2017-18 Region I pool! It is a big accomplishment! You have also been chosen to the Region I Team for the US Youth Soccer Inter Regional Event in your perspective age group! The inter-regional event is in Casa Grande, AZ on November 23-27. The following players have been selected for the 2004 squad:
FC33 encourages player development within the framework of team. We are proud to have one of our own accomplish such an achievement. The club would like to continue to see more and more of our players participate in the West Virginia Olympic Development Program. Best wishes to Ethan as he begins his training for the Inter Regional Event.