Coaching Education & Pathways

Better Coaches = Better Environments = Better Players

Ohio Soccer Association is committed to delivering outstanding quality coaching education programs to all coaches, from beginners to advanced, at the local level and at an affordable cost. The coaching license pathway consists of a series of courses professionally designed to meet the specific needs of coaches at every step of their journey.

The Ohio Soccer Association, in partnership with U.S. Soccer, believes that by educating coaches, together we can improve the experiences of both players, coaches and parents. OSA is ready to help find the right course for you or can help your club or league set up a course in your community.

Interested in learning how to start your journey? Click a box to the right for more information or see available courses below.

CourseYearLocationDate(s)Details & Registration
FREE Intro CourseOnlineActiveHERE
4v4 Grassroots2021ColumbusMar 20Completed
7v7 Grassroots2023Toledo/PerrysburgAug 19 & 21REGISTER
Columbus/GahannaAug 12 & 14REGISTER
YoungstownAug 5 & 7REGISTER
Dayton/WarriorJul 29 – 30REGISTER
ChillicotheJul 27 & 29REGISTER
Cincinnati/LovelandJun 9 & 10REGISTER
Cleveland/North OlmsteadApr 16 & 18REGISTER
Cincinnati/KolpingApr 1 & 3REGISTER
MariettaMar 25 & 27REGISTER
Cincinnati/HamiltonJan 29 & 30REGISTER
2022Toledo/PacesetterDec 10 & 12REGISTER
Columbus/DelawareNov 6 – 7Completed
Columbus/HilliardJune 25Completed
Cincinnati/LovelandJune 3 – June 4Completed
Columbus/GahannaMar 25 – Mar 26Completed
Cleveland/Baldwin WallaceMar 11 – 12Completed
Toledo/PerrysburgJan 14 – 16Completed
9v9 Grassroots2023Cleveland/Broadview HtsAug 14 – 15REGISTER
2022Toledo/MillburyAug 12 & 14Completed
Dayton/VandaliaJune 26Completed
Dayton/Tipp CityMar 11 – 12Completed
2021Cleveland/Broadview HtsAug 14Completed
11v11 Grassroots2023Toledo/PerrysburgAug 19 & 21REGISTER
Columbus/GahannaAug 12 & 14REGISTER
YoungstownAug 5 & 7REGISTER
Dayton/WarriorJul 29 – 30REGISTER
ChillicotheJul 27 & 29REGISTER
CoshoctonJul 22 – 23REGISTER
Cincinnati/LovelandJun 9 – 10REGISTER
Cleveland/North OlmsteadApr 15 & 18REGISTER
Cincinnati/KolpingApr 1 & 3REGISTER
MariettaMar 25 & 27REGISTER
Cincinnati/HamiltonJan 29 & 30REGISTER
2022Toledo/PacesetterDec 10 & 12REGISTER
Columbus/DelawareNov 6 – 7Completed
AkronJuly 23 – 24Completed
Cincinnati/Oak HillsJuly 11 & 13Completed
Columbus/HilliardJune 25Completed
Cincinnati/LovelandJune 4Completed
Columbus/GahannaMar 25 – Mar 26Completed
Dayton/Tipp CityMar 11 – 12Completed
Cleveland/Baldwin WallaceMar 11 – 12Completed
Toledo/PerrysburgJan 14-16Completed
D Course2023DaytonStarts March 1, 2023Coming soon!
CincinnatiStarts Feb 5, 2023REGISTER
2022NewarkStarts July 24, 2022In Progress
ToledoStarts June 26, 2022, 8pIn Progress
Cleveland/AkronStarts May 15, 2022, 8pIn Progress
CincinnatiStarts Apr 6, 2022, 8pCompleted
C Course2022ColumbusNov 1, 2022, 8pmHERE
MilfordStarts June 19, 2022, 8pIn Progress
MedinaStarts Apr 3, 2022, 8pIn Progress

All available U.S. Soccer coaching courses via OSA and its members can be found at the Learning Center. Click here to access and add a filter for Ohio Soccer Association.

For those interested in hosting a course in your community, contact office@ohio-soccer.org to set up your course.