OP Mission Statement
Ohio Premier (OP) Soccer Club provides the leading players first environment for male and female soccer players in central Ohio. OP programs provide an unparalleled experience for players of all abilities and skill levels from the ages of 4 to 23. Our primary mission is to promote the personal development of each player and help them reach their full potential, both on and off the field. We do this by focusing on dedication, discipline, and teamwork while nurturing a passion for the game of soccer. The club strives to continue to grow our reputation as one of the premier soccer clubs in the country. We consistently maintain a reputation for innovation and building the culture of soccer at the local, state, regional, and national levels.
OP Club Organization
Programs for novice and inexperienced players.
OP Juniors is a developmentally focused program designed to introduce the game of soccer to players aged 4-6. Fun, sportsmanship, and ball skills are the focus for our players and coaches.
OP Youth Academy
The OP Youth Academy is designed to maximize individual development and to teach the basic principles of the game to players age 6-10. Instead of fixed rosters we use age group "pools" of players to provide the best experience to build confidence and overcome challenges.
Programs for competitive youth players.
The OP youth team program places a higher emphasis on team play while maintaining a focus on individual development. Players are put on a set team and learn the physical, mental, tactical, and technical skills needed to prepare for high level 11 v 11 soccer.
Pre-ECNL is our new u10-u12 program designed to prepare our girls teams for ECNL and elite competition. It will also help build relationships and increased the connection between all our communities.
Programs for that provide national and regional competitive for elite youth players
The ECNL is the most revolutionary organization in elite youth soccer and the best competitive environment in the history of youth soccer. It provides the most robust player identification, scouting, and recruiting platform in the country.
The NPL provides a national and regional competitive platform designed to elevate the game of soccer through long-term player development. This program features many of the top clubs in the USA.
Programs for adult amateur players
The Ohio Valley Premier League (OVPL) is the only premier U23 adult amateur soccer competition throughout the tri-state (Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio) region. Player development is a central focus of the League. as the league strives to promote the region at a national level.