The second new organization to commit to playing in the 2021 season of the Ohio Valley Premier League (OVPL) is Soccer Field Academy. Soccer Field Academy, a youth development leader in Central Ohio, will play their home matches at Grove City Christian School in Grove City, Ohio. The Academy is led by James Field who has numerous years of experience in individual and club training, as well as experience in the MLS Youth Academy and USSDA.
James Field, Soccer Field Academy's Founder and Director shared, "Our Academy Men's Team is a committed group of young men who have been training and playing together at the highest level for the better part of 5+ years who are excited to compete at the next level. We have been impressed with the organization's professionalism and the competition platform that the OVPL has built. We are very excited to have our Men's team represent Soccer Field Academy and Central Ohio across the region. They aspire to represent OVPL in the US Open Cup."
About Soccer Field Academy
The Soccer Field Academy’s objective is to provide an environment of professionalism in which through focused and specialized individual player development within a small group or team environment. The Academy assists serious like-minded players to progress to the highest level and achieve their goals. The Academy is a club-neutral supplemental elite training program for boys and girls ages 9 to 22+.
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.