Parents and Players: Welcome to all the new and returning families. The soccer season will begin this coming Saturday. The coaches have been provided game schedules, and this week the recreational soccer fields and tiny tot training area will be set up for opening day.
Please ensure that your child has shin guards, as they are mandatory for all recreational players in COSA. There is parking available near the storage trailer, and in the back of the Vineyard's south parking lot, near the green and yellow receptacles for paper dropoffs.
Again, welcome to the fall season. See you on the fields this Saturday.
COSA Tiny Tots/Admin
Westerville Central HS is hosting the Soccer For Cereal night on Monday, September 15 at their stadium. This event is a means of collecting cereal for WARM's meal programs aiding in their effort to ensure the children in Westerville are able to have a good breakfast.
The games are between the Westerville Central and Westerville North ladies soccer teams. The Junior Varsity game will begin at 5:30 and the Varsity game will follow shortly after its completion. Children wearing a soccer jersey from their team will be admitted free. There will be a charge for parents, coaches, etc.. Attendees are asked to bring a box of cereal.
Besides being able to watch two of our local high school girls teams battle it out on the pitch, it is an opportunity to help our fellow citizens of Westerville. So, mark your calendar, and come to Westerville Central HS for a night of soccer, and, help replenish WARM's shelves.
See you this weekend and on Monday September 15th.
The Central Ohio Soccer Association (COSA) has proudly served Central Ohio and surrounding communities for over 30 years. We are a member of the Ohio South Youth Soccer Association, as well as being affiliated with the US Soccer Federation and US Youth Soccer.
We achieve to provide the players with a fun and energetic environment allowing them to learn the basics of soccer. We have a beginners instructional program (i.e. Tiny Tots) for 3 and 4 year olds; as well as youth recreational leagues. In addition, if your child excels and you and the child desire more Advanced Training they can join our Club Program, through either COSA Team Ohio or Capital City Futebol Club.
We have two seasons each year, Spring and Fall. Spring season begins in April thru May, while the Fall season forms in August, with games starting in early September and ending in late October. Our fields are at Cooper Park located off Cooper Road, between Westerville Road and West Schrock Road in the north side of Columbus, which is supplied by Columbus Recreation & Parks.
COSA has supported youth soccer with various tournaments, including The Jarosi/Willis Memorial Cup, COSA Fall Classic, as well as a High School Tournament to support the growth of our local highschools; as well as looking to the future by planning to establish a spring tournament. COSA offers various camps, coaching and referee clinics throughout the year, and remains active in surrounding communities, in addition to Columbus and Westerville.
We look forward to you and your family joining our organization, so as to provide your children with a great environment to learn about the sport of soccer; and most importantly - Have Fun!
The front area of Cooper is always available for team practices.
Cancellations will be posted on our web site and a message will be emailed to all participants. Please make sure you check these before showing up to the games. All cancellations will be posted by 4:00 p.m. during the week and by 7:00 a.m. for Saturday games and 1p.m. for Sunday Games. Therefore, please show up to your game if a cancellation is not posted by these times.
Once on-site - officials will make a game time decision at the fields depending on the weather. In case of lightning, all participants will be asked to find shelter for 30 minutes. At the end of 30 minutes, the official will determine if the game can be restarted or if it will be called due to lightning. The official will continue to monitor remaining games on a case by case basis. Therefore, please make sure you show up to play at your scheduled time. Thank you.