The fourth new club to commit to playing in the 2021 season of the Ohio Valley Premier League (OVPL) is Blast FC. Since 1986, Blast FC is the longest running club in central Ohio. Blast FC is committed to training young, passionate players who truly love the game of soccer as they place an emphasis on foot skills, physical and mental conditioning, and confidence. Home games for Blast FC will be played at Highland High School in Marengo, Ohio. Notable players who have worn the Blast FC shirt include Kristofer Strickler, Chris Leitch, Danny O’Rourke, Konrad Warzycha, Stefan Cleveland, Troy Perkins, and Emmanuel Appiah.
About Blast FC
Blast FC Soccer Academy was started in 1986 by Stan Clark and Lesh Shkreli. The goal of Blast FC is to help players of all levels reach their ultimate potential.
About the OVPL
The Ohio Valley Premier League (OVPL) was created to operate a competitive soccer circuit offering the only adult amateur competition throughout the tri-state (Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky) region. Player development is a central focus of the League, as the League strives to promote the region at a national level.
The OVPL seeks to grow the game of soccer in the region by providing a highly-competitive soccer league for men, women, boys, and girls of all ages. The League is sanctioned through US Club Soccer and provides access to competing in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, the nation’s longest running tournament.
About US Club Soccer
US Club Soccer will foster the growth and development of soccer clubs throughout the United States to create the best possible development environment for players of all ages in every club.