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.

2020 OHTSL Scholarship

2020 Scholarship info is now available.  Please click on Info/Scholarship and download documents to fill out completely.  If you have any questions please email secretary@ohtsl.com

Forms are due via email March 20th.  Winners will be contacted and posted April 13th.  Scholarship presentation will be May 2 at the OHTSL All-Star Game.

There will be 6 $1000. Scholarships available this year.

Looking for new Treasurer

The OHTSL is beginning a search for a new Treasurer. The board position will work closely with our current bookkeeper as well as the President and the board.

The role includes manageing all financials, attending all board and execuitve board meetings, Attending all events inclduing both tournaments and the OHTSL all star game.


If interested please contact Howard Klebanow OHTSL president at hklebanow@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


March 1 - Spring Team Declaration Closes at 12:00 p.m

Spring Season Dates April 19, 26, week of 4/27 and 5/3(if needed) May 3, 10, 17, 31 June 7. (June 14 make up date.)

March 6 - Ohio Indoor Travel Cup

Dates: March 6, 2020 - March 8, 2020

Location: Soccer Sportsplex - North Olmsted 

March 15 - Spring Bracketing and General Meeting


(Appetizers will be served...Please note there is a separate entrance for the party room towards the back of the parking lot.  You can not access the party room from the restaurant)

Girls Bracketing: 3- 4:00 PM

General Meeting 4:15-5:15 PM

Boys Bracketing 5:30-6:30 PM

March 17 - Open Spring schedule change period

Spring Season Dates April 19, 26, week of 4/27 and 5/3(if needed) May 3, 10, 17, 31 June 7. (June 14 make up date.)

April 12 - Close Spring schedule change period at Noon

Click here to see all calendar events.

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 9v9 Grassroots Coaching License (In Person)

Saturday March 14, 2020

Time: 9am-1pm

Where: Force Sports on Richmond Road in Bedford Heights (Indoor Facility)

Cost: $55.00

Link: https://learning.ussoccer.com/coach/courses/available/20/details/5404



US Soccer 11v11 Grassroots License (North Royalton, 4/11/20)

US Soccer D License (Kenston, 6/26-6/28 and 8/7-8/9)


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