The Lexington Landsharks are the first member club to commit to playing in the inaugural women's division 2020 season of the Ohio Valley Premier League (OVPL). The Landsharks are led by the Head of Operations Jimmy Rue, Head of Coaching and Player Development Mike Donnelly, and the Director of Marketing and Player Relations Daniel David. The women's team for the Landsharks will be coached by Jim Borman. As a club, the Landsharks build from an extremely local player pool that brings pride to the city of Lexington.
With the formation of their women's team, the Lexington Landsharks have created the first-ever women's amateur team to compete at the regional and national level in Lexington. A Founding Member of the men's division of the OVPL, the Landsharks have created a pathway for men and women in the central Kentucky area for players to continue their careers from youth-to-adult. If you are interested in playing for the Landsharks, the men's and women's teams will be hosting open tryouts on March 15 and March 22.
Through the year, the Landsharks train at Next Level Lexington. During the OVPL, home matches will be at the Transylvania Athletic Complex.
About the Lexington Landsharks
The Landsharks are Lexington, Kentucky’s premier soccer team for adult amateurs. A dedicated staff and qualified staff provide an elite training environment for aspiring professional players in Lexington. The club helped three players develop to earn a spot on the first-ever FC Cincinnati USSDA teams.
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.