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.


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


October 27 - Final date for Fall games to be played

January 13 - Spring Team Declaration Opens

Spring Season Dates April 19, 26, week of 4/27 and 5/3(if needed) May 3, 10, 17, June 7,14 . (June 20 make up date.)

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, June 7,14 . (June 20 make up date.)

March 6 - Ohio Indoor Travel Cup

Dates: March 6, 2019 - March 8, 2019 

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

Click here to see all calendar events.

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

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

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