The official online e-Newsletter of Ohio North Youth Soccer Association
Volume 1 Issue 6  8/1/2012

SA: A solution to your volunteer shortage
Operation Hope: Soccer Retreads for Africa
2012 OYSAN Bothwell Cup
Christie Rampone ready for more record-setting
Des Moines Menace needs GM
2012 Flag City Classic in Findlay, Ohio
New coach to Y'town area looking for a club
OYSAN players lauded at Nationals
A Guide to Child Development Through Sports
The Bara Boys
SA: Crew and Player Development
OYSAN Sanctioned Tournaments
Keys To Success: Top 10 Lessons From American Top Athletes
Upcoming Coaching Education Schedule
Four OYSAN Teams qualify for National League
US Soccer announced two coaching symposia
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US Youth Soccer National Championships Overview


Ohio North had Four Tremendous Teams Representing at the US Youth Soccer National Championship!

Congratulations to the U14 Girls Ambassadors who claimed 3rd in the Nation, U15 Girls Internationals who claimed 4th in the Nation, U15 Boys Challenger Crew Jr Black who claimed 2nd in the Nation and U16 Girls Cleveland United who claimed 4th in the Nation.  They all did such a spectacular job and we are so very proud of them!

 Region II Coaches Symposium in Columbus 

US Youth Soccer Region II is pleased to partner up with the NSCAA to offer the Coaching Symposium at the Columbus Crew Stadium on August 10th-12th. With only two weeks remaining to register for the event we would like for you to make the most of this opportunity to observe some of the best clinicians in the country including former US Men’s National Team Coach, Bob Gansler & Mike Dickey, US Youth ODP Region II Girls Head Coach.

The event will also coincide with the Columbus Crew versus Toronto FC game with Assistant Coach Mike Lapper and Crew Keeper Coach “Scoop” Stansisc joining the list of elite clinicians to discuss Possession & Styles of Play in the modern game.USSF “A” License coaches can earn two CEU’s for attending this event.This is a great opportunity for coaches working with all levels to come and enhance their coaching knowledge for the very low price of $90. Attendees will receive a ticket to the Crew v Toronto FC game, a T-Shirt and several other goodies courtesy on the NSCAA.

Registration will close on Tuesday August 7th so please do not hesitate to make the most of this opportunity, to register and find out more please click here.


Three Ohio North players were amongst the individual award winners at the US Youth Soccer National Championships finals.

"Annually awarded since 1998 to the players in each division who have the greatest competitive impact at the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships, past Golden Ball winners include Freddy Adu, Robbie Findley, Jonathan Bornstein and Lindsey Tarpley. For all the 2012 winners ..."

2012 Golden Ball Award
Under-14 Boys - Brandon Sanchez, Santa Barbara SC White (CA-S)
Under-14 Girls - Paula Germino-Watnick, MSC Coyotes Green (MD)
Under-15 Boys - Julian Castro, Challenge Crew Jrs (OH-N)
Under-15 Girls - Emily Ogle, Internationals 96 Red (OH-N)
Under-16 Boys - Zachary Bock, Michigan Jaguars (MI)
Under-16 Girls - Sarah Robinson, MVLA Lightning (CA-N)
Under-17 Boys - Jordan Morris, Eastside FC 94 Red (WA)
Under-17 Girls - Megan Cox, VSA Heat Blue (VA)
Under-18 Boys - Jean Rivaroli, Florida Rush Nike (FL)
Under-18 Girls - Cassandra Pecht, FC Penn Strikers (PA-E)
Under-19 Boys - Adnan Junuzovic, GSA 93 Phoenix Red (GA)
Under-19 Girls - Mckenzie Meeham, Scorpions SC (MA)

2012 Golden Glove Award
Under-14 Boys - Daniel Ragoo, Sunrise Elite 97/98 (FL)
Under-14 Girls - Naomi Gross, MSC Coyotes Green (MD)
Under-15 Boys - Nick Costa, Challenge Crew Jrs (OH-N)
Under-15 Girls - Jennifer Hiddink, Sting 97 (TX-N)
Under-16 Boys - Jimmy Hague, Michigan Jaguars (MI)
Under-16 Girls - Kristine Cardamon, BRYC 95 Elite (VA)
Under-17 Boys - Michael Pavliga, Galaxy 94/95 Blue
Under-17 Girls - Taylor Kerxton, VSA Heat Blue (VA)
Under-18 Boys - Juan Fajardo, Florida Rush Nike (FL)
Under-18 Girls - Emily Armstrong, FC Penn Strikers (PA-E)
Under-19 Boys - Jeffrey Gal, Crew Juniors (OH-S)
Under-19 Girls - Kylie Wilson, CCSC SOL (FL)


Centers of Excellence
Centers of Excellence (COE) program is a weekly training model that brings together entire age groups and their coaches under the direction of OYSAN Director of Coaching, Tom Turner. A limited number of fall dates are available and COE's can be focused around any age group from U-8 and older. Click the link above for more information.


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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