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.

CourseLocationDate(s)Details & Registration
FREE Intro CourseOnlineActiveHERE
4v4 GrassrootsColumbusMar 20Completed
7v7 GrassrootsGreen AkronAug 26 – 27Completed
ColumbusJuly 11Completed
Dayton/Tipp CityJune 17 – 18Completed
NewarkJune 10 – 11Completed
Columbus/HilliardMay 6 – 7Completed
ToledoApril 8 – 9Completed
9v9 GrassrootsBroadview HeightsAug 14Completed
Cincinnati/LebanonApr 22 – 23Completed
11v11 GrassrootsGreen UniontownAug 28Completed
Youngstown/NilesAug 15Completed
Dayton/VandaliaJune 25 – June 26Completed
Dayton/Tipp CityJune 19Completed
NewarkJune 12Completed
Columbus/HilliardMay 8Completed
ToledoApr 10Completed
D CourseNewarkStarts Aug 22, 7pIN PROGRESS
ToledoAug 15, 7:30p
Nov 6, 8:30a-5p
CincinnatiStarts June 1, 7pIN PROGRESS
C CourseColumbusStarts Oct 10, 7:30pHERE
MilfordStarts June 28, 7:30pIN PROGRESS
MedinaStarts Mar 29Completed

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 South Youth Soccer or Ohio Youth Soccer-North.

For those interested in hosting a course in your community, contact to set up your course.