The official online e-Newsletter of Ohio North Youth Soccer Association
Volume 2 Issue 11  7/23/2013

Cleveland Utd G17 Qualify for National League
US Soccer Coaching Education Update
Miracle on Ice..Lessons from USA Hockey
OYSAN teams heading to Nationals
LAX.....The Delusions of Youth Club Ball
US Soccer Coaching Update
NCS Preview: Ambassadors and Cleveland Utd
Ohio North Referees at NCS Finals
MRL adds MLS-Youth Division
Pacesetter Villa Advance to National Championships
Rush for a Cause - August 17
September US Soccer Symposium in Columbus
Upcoming U10/12 Courses
Upcoming "D" Licenses
Upcoming "E" Licenses
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Competing for the National Championships!


 U15 Girls Ambassadors - Regional Champion 
U17 Girls Cleveland United - National League Champion Qualifier


 Both teams, as of today, are 2-0! Great Job! Keep it going!
Follow the scores and standings here.
 For more information, click here.

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2013 Hall of Fame & Awards Luncheon!

Nominations will be due to the OYSAN office on September 10th, 2013 at 4:00pm. League Presidents, please take the time to recognize and nominate the volunteers, coaches, and administrators that go above and beyond each year. 
  • Hall of Fame Noiminee
  • Coach of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Administrator of the Year
  • Young Referee of the Year
  • TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year

  • Regional Olympic Development Selections

    Congratulations to the 27 OYSAN players who were selected to the Region II  ODP pools in July.  Of the group, 14 players were first-time selections. The players are noted below, with repeat selections in bold.

    1997 Boys: Gianluca DiFranco (Chesterland, Cleveland SA); Skye Harter (Norton, Liberty); Ross Klauer (Canton, Liberty)

    1997 Girls: Alyssa Baumbick (Avon Lake, Internationals); Jordan Cotleur (Akron, Cleveland FC); Caroline Dreher (Westlake, Ohio Premier); Olivia Sency (Brecksville, Ambassadors)

    1998 Boys: Colin Clarke (Perrysburg, Toledo Celtics)

    1998 Girls: Josie Fowler (Perrysburg, Perrysburg Elite); Marie Gerace (Avon Lake, Cleveland FC); Sarah L'Homedieu (Hudson, Ohio Premier); Celia Oatis (Maumee, GTFC); Ally Perkins (Amherst, Excalibur); Maura Weaver (Broadview Hts, Internationals), Alexandra Wright (Hudson, Ambassadors)

    1999 Boys: Johnathan Fisher (Painsville Twp, Challenger Crew Jrs); Colin Kane (Mayfield, Cleveland SA); Tommy Paltani (Strongsville, Cleveland FC); Nicholas Rieple (Mentor, Cleveland SA); Caleb Whitacre (Penninsula, Cleveland FC)

    1999 Girls: Hannah Arison (Medina, Excalibur) Reagan Clark (Oregon, Pacesetter); Elena Gutlove (Canton, Cleveland FC); Sofia Rossi (Akron, Cleveland FC)

    2000 Boys: Ian Quinn (Akron, Challenger Crew Jrs)

    2000 Girls: Vanessa DeNardo (Strongsville, Cleveland FC); Allyson Sidloski (Strongsville, Cleveland FC)


    Coaching Education Update

    The late summer coaching schools are posted at The U10/12 Course is the minimum requirement for Travel Level coaches, while the "D" License is required for those coaching in the OYSAN State League and US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional League. The "E" License is now required by US Soccer for all coaches enrolling in the "D" License.   

    Congratulations to OYSAN staff coaches John Ball and Oliver Condell, who recently completed their US Soccer "A" and "B" Licenses, respectively.


    OYSAN Sanctioned Tournaments

    Aug 2013
    Aug, 102013 North Ridgeville Cornfest Kick-Off
    Aug, 242013 Bowling Green Fall Soccer Challenge
    Aug, 30Frank J Muhl Memorial Tournament
    Sep 2013
    Sep, 02OYSAN State Office Closed for Labor Day Observation
    Oct 2013
    Oct, 11 2013 Flag City Soccer Challenge
    Oct, 12Van Buren Fall Classic - Kohl's Cup
    Oct, 182013 OYSAN Bothwell Cup
    Oct, 18NWOYSL Festival Soccer Tournament 2013
    Oct, 2623rd Annual Adam Schuster Memorial Tournament
    Oct, 26Kalahari Cup
    Nov 2013
    Nov, 02Madison Invitational Soccer Tournament
    Nov, 022013 Brunswick Fall Classic
    Nov, 09OYSAN Annual General Meeting
    Nov, 09OYSAN Hall of Fame Banquet

    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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