The official online e-Newsletter of Ohio North Youth Soccer Association
Volume 1 Issue 11  11/15/2012

Ohio Special Olympics
Gabriel Borges, an American abroad
NSCAA Convention / US Youth Soccer Workshop in Indianapolis
Olympic Coach e-magazine
Girl's ODP Thanksgiving Rosters
USA to host biggest tournament since '94 World Cup
NSCAA Grant Foundation
Fox and ESPN lose EPL TV rights
NBC to air EVERY EPL game!
Coaches sought for ACL research
Long Passing in the Premiership
MLS boasts big crowd increase
Poor penalty meets worse goalkeeping
Soccer's big takeover
Soccer players often recover fully from ACL surgery
Messi Interview: 'I Try to Improve Every Day'
Team Sports: For Kids, It's More Than Just a Game
New Women's National Team Coach Named
First Touch
Early and Late Bloomers in Youth Sports: Lessons for Parents
Why Young Athletes Excel with Backyard Play
Manelbaum: ACL Injury Update
US Soccer Coaching Education Update
Tom Sermanni: 'Technical takes priority over physical'
US WC Qualifying Schedule
National League Underway
US Youth Soccer NSCAA Workshop Update...
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Bothwell Tournament Results

Congratulations to all the Champions and Finalists of the 2012 OYSAN Bothwell Cup.

 U10 D-1Avon AzzurriAC Premier U10 D-1AMFC Revere 
 U10 D-2NCUDiamond Select U10 D-2Parma Heights Streetsboro  
Bothwell LogoU11 D-1Chagrin FallsNCU U11 D-1TwinsburgShaker Heights 2012 Bothwell Logo
U11 D-2AMFC JK United U11 D-2LiederkranzMansfield Liederkranz
U12 D-1CKSCBSA U12 D-1OSUTwinsburg
U12 D-2AMFC Twinsburg U12 D-2Mansfield Liederkranz CKSC
U13 D-1PFC/Shaker AC Premier U13 TwinsburgOSU
 U13 D-2TwinsburgOSU U14/15 D-1OSUBSA 
 U14/15 D-1Foundation NCUU14/15 D-2FoundationBCSC Rapids 
 U14/15 D-2Strongsville OSU

Another great tournament with 137 teams coming out to participate. A Huge Thank You goes out to University Hospitals for their ongoing support and Medical Trainers and Doctors present at the fields. A special thank you to all of the other supporting Sponsors of this year's Tournament: adidas, Kohls, Shutterfly, GRIT Inc, Sweat X Sport, Cloumbus Crew, and The University of Akron.

ODP Winter Invite list is now posted. Visit this website for information:

Spring COE
Need a coaching director? For OYSAN community-based clubs seeking help to train players and educate coaches, the OYSAN Centers of Excellence program offers hands-on learning at local training sites. The COE is a season-long (spring) or week-long (summer) training opportunity for OYSAN members under the guide of OYSAN Director of Coaching Tom Turner. Link here for more information.  
OYSAN Special Topics Series
The Special Topics Series is a free education program offered through OYSAN members. If you would like to schedule a presentation of your choice targeting coaches, parents, or players, please e-mail OYSAN Director of Coaching, Tom Turner at  Click this link for a list of previous headlines.
ODP Inter-regional Selections
Congratulations to the following OYSAN ODP players who have been selected to attend the US Youth Soccer inter-regional event in Boca Raton Florida over the Thanksgiving weekend: Nicolette Griesinger (1995. Strongsville, Cleveland Utd); Macy Jugulion (1996. Brunswick, Cleveland FC); Alyssa Baumbick (1997. Avon Lake, Internationals). And also Stephen Milhoan (Medina, Challenger Crew Jrs) who wll be attending the boy's inter-regional event in Chula Vista, California. 

UT-Unrestricted Tournament:
A tournament that is open to all Federation Affiliated participants. Any tournament that allows International participates must be an Unrestricted Tournament.
RT-Restricted Tournament: A tournament that is open only to members of US Youth Soccer and its State Associations.

S1-generally a team which competes at the highest level of play in a state/region
S2-generally a team which competes at less than the highest level of play in state/region
S3-generally a team which competes in a local area or state
S4-a team which is put together for the sole purpose of playing in a tournament or other sanctioned non-league competition, whose roster includes select players who are members of one club.
RT-a recreational team which was formed in a random nature without regard to players’ abilities.

Please visit for more tournament information or contact
Caitlin Sutter at 330-659-0989 ext. 224 or

About Ohio North Youth Soccer Association – Ohio North Youth Soccer Association is the official representative of US Youth Soccer and the United States Soccer Federation in northern Ohio. Affiliates of Ohio North Youth Soccer Assoc. provide more than 55,000 youngsters in northern Ohio with the opportunity to play soccer, making Ohio North, one of Ohio's largest youth sport organizations. For more information about Ohio North, go to

About US Youth Soccer - US Youth Soccer-The Game for ALL Kids!® is the largest member of the United States Soccer Federation, the governing body of soccer in the United States. US Youth Soccer registers more than 3.2 million players annually, ages 5 to 19, in 55 member state associations. US Youth Soccer programs provide a fun, safe and healthy environment for players at every level of the game.

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