U8 - U12 Program


Community programs offer a comprehensive soccer experience for players of all ages and skill levels. Our focus is to create an atmosphere and environment in training and competition where players are challenged to be creative and solve problems. The priority is on the individual player and the development of technically superior soccer players in a fun, rewarding setting. Great importance is placed on age appropriate activities and creating a child centered learning environment where building the player comes first, then the team.  Players will practice twice a week (on average) throughout the season in an academy style format which US Soccer determined as a “Best Practice.”  We implement and replicate many of the highest standards required by U.S. Soccer.

Bexley is a satellite program with the goal of players joining Sporting Columbus hub teams at the U11, U12 and/or U13 ages. 

Birth Years

Eligible players are players born in 2015 (U8), 2014 (U9), and 2013 (U10).  Additionally for girls only, 2012 (U11) and 2011 (U12).


The full year program is a six month program: August - October; March - May; teams will meet on average three times/week (practice twice a week and a game on the weekend). 

Game Information

Teams will play in a local league with games scheduled on Saturdays and/or Sundays (and/or possibly Fridays).

Training Location/Practice Days

spring schedule

The main training Location will be the Jewish Community Center, 1125 College Avenue, Columbus, OH 43209.  Spring practice schedules are TBD.


Any event is ala cart.  Event fees will range from $30 - $75/event and will be billed separately at the time of each event.   Event fees are only refundable to the extent a refund is received from the event.


For the 2022-2023 season, Sporting Columbus will be in year one of a two year uniform cycle (the current uniform cycle will end after the spring, 2024 season).  All players will need to order a full kit.  Uniform orders are placed online.  After you pay your deposit, soccer.com will send an instruction e-mail to all players regarding the uniform process.  Returning players will maintain their current number; uniform numbers for new players will be randomly assigned.  The uniform ordering process will begin around June 15.

Registration Schedule

Registration is open again for the spring season (which starts in March) and will remain open through January, 2023; afterwards, it will be need based.


Spring Only

Fee: $350 

This includes but is not limited to practices (outdoors, indoors, in person and/or online), friendlies and/or games.  These fees do not include events, travel and/or uniforms.

Facility Fee

All players will have a $25/player facility fee.  This fee is non refundable, non scholarshipable and non discountable.

Registration Process

All players are welcome – there are no tryouts for the Bexley program. Each player must register online and pay their deposit to join the program. All registration is completed electronically.  Click here to register (either log into your account or create a new account for new families and then choose Bexley Program - 2022-2023).  For new accounts, please be sure the player is listed as a household member prior to starting the registration.

For More Information

Please contact Jeffrey Warren


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