Welcome To The OHTSL

This is the web site of the Ohio Travel Soccer League. The OHTSL is a Youth soccer league for Travel/Community clubs both boys and girls between the Birth Years of 2005-2012 (U-9 thru U-14/15). The league is comprised of in excess of 85 communities and in excess of 775 teams throughout Northern Ohio with both competitive and geographical brackets. The league is a proud memebr of US Club Soccer.

For more information about the League, Sponsorship opportunties or to consider joining please contact Howard Klebanow at hklebanow@gmail.com or 216-469-7104.



When: October 5th and 6th, 2019

Where: Lodi Soccer Complex – Seville and other nearby fields

Who: Boys and Girls Travel / Community Teams

BIRTH YEARS: 2011-2005 / AGES: U9-U15

2011-2010 - 7 v 7

2009-2008 - 9 v 9

2007-2005 - 11 v 11

COST: 2011-2008 (U9-U12) $375.00

2005-2007 (U13-U15) $425.00


Click on the TOURNAMENT tab above and then OHIO TRAVEL CUP for the registration link and additional tournament information!


Congratulations to the following high school seniors who have been awarded $1,000 scholarships by the Ohio Travel Soccer League:

Makayla Grecenuk, Highland
Nicole Branum, Sandusky
Lauren Gumeny, Olmsted Falls
Annika Dudik, Geneva
Robert Steindl, Firelands
Andrew Lozinak, North Royalton
Cameron Salco, Avon Lake
Aidan Walsh, Rocky River

Thank you to everyone who applied this year. This year was one of the largest and most competitive pool of applicants we have ever had.

Neutral Site Locations and Contacts

Due to the distance covered in the OHTSL we have a Neutral Site policy. In Divisions below D1 and D2 if drive time to a game is longer than the length of the game then the game will be played at a neutral location.

SOLON - Howard Klebanow 216-469-7104  hklebanow@gmail.com
WEST GEAUGA- Linda Palchick 440-729-7062 lpalchich@gmail.com
PARMA- Jamie Otter 440-212-8755 jotter0818@gmail.com
TRI-CITY- Don Rahe 216-440-0328 tcusc.don@gmail.com
OLMSTED FALLS-Ray Bement 440- 409-2830 cmsrab@aol.com
BRECKSVILLE-Stephanie Stadler 440-773-2756 scheduling.bsa@gmail.com (7v7 and 9v9 only).
STOW-Robert Kress 330-807-2963 dronekress@gmail.com

OHTSL on Facebook

The OHTSL has a Facebook page.  Click on the following link to visit us:

OHTSL on Facebook

Passcard Fees and Roster Sizes

Passcard fees for 2019/2020

Age 11(2007) and below $14.00

Age 12(2006)-15(2002) $16.00

Staff $20.00 for 2 year pass

Roster size US Club Roster size is 26 for all ages but OHTSL game roster sizes below

 U9(2009)-U10(2007) 7v7-14

U11(2006)-U12(2005) 9v9- 16

U13(2004)-U14(2003&2002) 11v11-18

U8s will play in a U8 division in the U9 Bracket


Billing Information

Please send declaration / forfeit fees to the following address:

Ohio Travel Soccer League

P.O. Box 39398

Solon, Ohio 44139


September 15 - Soper Silent Sunday

This is a seasonal event. On this day all parents are required to remain quiet to players and referees with the exception on cheering on good plays. Coaches at all ages/birth years except 2011 are only allowed to yell out to referees when amking a substitiuion as well as positional instructions during those changes.

This day has become a traditional day each season for the players to work on their team communications skills within their team wthout the isues of having to scream over parents or coaches.

October 5 - Ohio Travel Cup- See tournament tab

October 6 - Ohio Travel Cup- See tournament tab

October 27 - Final date for Fall games to be played

Click here to see all calendar events.


Do you have a question about roster size?  I bet other people have the same question!  For the answer to this question, and many other commonly asked questions, please go to the Frequently Asked Question section of our website.  Click on INFO at the top of this page, then PROCEDURES.  You will find Frequently Asked Questions under LEAGUE PROCEDURE.  

Score Reporting

After each game coaches are responsible for reporting the final score to OHTSL for fall and spring.  You will need to login to the OHTSL website, www.ohtsl.com .   It is the responsibility of each community rep to add team contacts  to the OHTSL site, Any team or community contact that is listed can get their login information emailed by using the Forgot Login/Password link on the Login page. Enter your email address as it appears on the OHTSL site  The system will then send you your password. Username is your email addressOnce you are logged in you will need to click on LEAGUE/ENTER SCORE/click on your team/ EDIT/enter the score of the game/SAVE. If your email address is incorrectly listed please contact your community rep listed on the Information/contact page on the ohtsl site

Referee Fees For Fall 2019/Spring 2020

 (7v7)- U9,10       $30.00

 (9v9)- U11, 12 and including U13-15 9v9       $36.00

(11v11) - U13, 14 and 15 competitive division(D1, D2, ONLY) Use a 3 man system   

CR $40.00 AR1 $22.00  AR2 $22.00

(11v11)- U13, U14, and U15 non-competitive division( 3, 4, SW, East and West )-1 man referee system $42.00

If only 2 referees show up for a 3 man game the pay is $40 for the center and $22 for assigned AR.

Home Team Pays the referee before the game.

If a game is cancellled less than 24 hours prior to game and the home community Assignor isn't contacted by phone. Official gets full pay and home  community will get billed the official fee. 

US Soccer Upcoming Grassroots Licenses

US Club Soccer will be sponsoring upcoming US Soccer Grassroots Licenses:

US Soccer 7v7 Grassroots Coaching License (in person)

Saturday November 16, 2019

Time: 9am-1pm

Where: Sportsplex in North Olmsted (indoor Facility)

Cost: $55.00

Link: https://learning.ussoccer.com/coach/courses/available/21/details/5244

Coaches Connection

Looking for coaches/trainers who are looking to get involved with a local community.

Communities Seeking Coaches/Trainers:

  • Chagrin Falls (seeking female coach for U11/U12 girls)
  • Geauga Federation SC
  • Revere
  • Solon Soccer Club
  • Twinsburg AC 
  • Shaker Youth Soccer


If interested, please contact Director of Coaching, Marcie Schwartz, at doc@ohtsl.com