The official online e-Newsletter of Ohio North Youth Soccer Association
Volume 2 Issue 7  4/15/2013

UH Concussion Research Study
US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup
US Youth Soccer Common Goals
US Youth Soccer Show kicks off
US Youth Soccer launches Healthy Kids Hub
US Soccer Coaching Education Update
Coaching 1v1 Variations
European Youth Academies
Cadiz HS seeks coach
ODP a Common Thread in NWSL
Girard HS seeks boy's assistant
$2,500 Community Grant
Ohio Special Olympics
OYSAN Sanctioned Tournaments
Ohio North Youth Soccer Association
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New UH Concussion Study Link

University Hospital Research Study Link
Thank you to those who tried unsuccessfully to access the UH research study on Concussion Awareness this past week. The study can now be accessed at the following link:


National Youth License
OYSAN will host a National Youth License at "The Hive" in Medina this coming August (3-5 & 9-11). The NYL is a US Soccer course designed for coaches and administrators working with U-6 through U-12 players. Click here for course information and registration.

OYSAN Centers of Excellence
The COE is a week-long training program conducted by a national level coach and held at local sites. COE's can be scheduled for players of all ages and abilities. For more information, click this link, or contact OYSAN DOC Tom Turner via phone at; or by phone at (216) 496-4683.   

OYSAN Special Topics
The OYSAN Special Topics Series is designed for coaches and administrators at all levels who are interested in learning more about the game, learning more about their club, learning more about their players, and learning more about modern coaching methods. 

2012-2013 Special Topic Presentations

January 21: AASL Single Carding Follow-up
February 19: Toledo Football Academy. Parent Stereotypes
February 20: Avon Lake SC. The Games Approach to Coaching
February 21: Niles Wellness Center. Seasonal Planning - HS Teams
February 27: Rocky River SO. The U8 Soccer Player 
March 12: NWOYSL Coaches. Seasonal Planning - Youth Teams
March 16: North Central United. Incorporating the GK into Practice
March 16: Stow SC. Concussion/Single Carding/Parent Stereotypes
March 20: Rocky River SO. Long-Term Development
March 21: Amherst SC. Entry-Level Programming/Single Carding
April 9: ESSL Arsenal. Evolving a Soccer Club
April 20: North Central United. From Developing Spatial Awareness to Positional Coaching
April 24: Liederkranz SC. Practice Planning/Player Development 
April 28: Louisville SC. Practice Planning
May 1: Lakewood, Rangers SC. Player Developent/Training Methods
May 28: Canfield SC. Parent Stereotypes
June13: Crestview SC. Practice Organization/Training thru Games/ Principles of Play
June 14: Niles Wellness Center. Practice Planning - HS Level

Additional dates can be added by request. To host a Special Topics Series presentation at your soccer club, contact OYSAN Director of Coaching, Tom Turner, at There is no charge to OYSAN members. 

Other headlines have included... Parent Management, Practice Management, How To Watch A Game, Soccer Systems, How Kids Really Learn To Master A Sport, The Olympic Development Program,  Laws Of The Game: Practical Application To Coaching, The Skills and Tactics of Goalkeeping, Coaching Within The Game, Soccer Fitness, and Combination Play.   

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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