Welcome to the home of the Sycamore Arsenal Soccer Club!

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The Sycamore Soccer Club is a competitive-level soccer club located in Northeast Cincinnati , Ohio . This spring our club will fielded more than 40 select youth soccer teams in the U8 through U18/19 age groups both for girls and boys. Our teams play in the largest and most competitive league in Cincinnati , The Cincinnati United Soccer League (CUSL) (CUSLSOCCER.COM). Some of our most competitive teams play in the Buckeye Premier League (BUCKEYEPREMIER.COM).  League games are generally scheduled for Sundays are and are not scheduled before noon . All of the team have opportunities to play in age and skill appropriate Tournaments, However, children on the under eight year old teams will not travel outside of Cincinnati to play their games. Average cost is $325 per player per season which includes training, games, referees, fields, insurance, tournaments, a  5 day summer soccer camp for 14s and under, and much more.

 All Arsenal teams participate in at least two practice sessions per week conducted by a professional soccer trainer specializing in teaching soccer skills and tactics to youth players focusing on the age and skill level appropriate to each team. With multiple teams in each age the Arsenal can provide your child with soccer education and development opportunities consistent with their ever changing abilities.

 Arsenal trainers and coaches work are directed by our Directors of Coaching, Scott Rodgers and Stephen Hauter, and our Director of Coerver Training, the internationally renowned soccer educator, Charlie Cooke, ( Scott Rodgers was the Head Coach of Wright State University’s NCAA Division I women’s soccer team before joining the Arsenal .He and Stephen Hauter are each ODP State and Regional Coaches. Charlie Cooke played professionally in Europe on Scotland ’s World Cup team and for Chelsea in the English Premier League. Charlie was recently honored as one of Chelsea ’s greatest all time players by being named to their all century team on Chelsea ’s 100th anniversary! Charlie is known throughout the world as one of the great teachers of soccer development to youth players and is also the Director for Coerver Soccer in North America .

 The Arsenal provides multiple levels of competition. Our most accomplished teams travel and compete throughout the Midwest . Our 11 and 12 year old boys teams were recently finalist in the State Cup competition for OSYSA. Other teams play at less competitive levels, based solely upon their current skill and commitment levels. Please contact any of the Coaches listed to learn of their coaching philosophies.

 The Arsenal is also a partner in the Cincinnati United Premier Soccer Club ( for high school aged players that wish to play on a national level and are looking to continue their soccer playing in college. CUP has helped over 250 student athletes play soccer in college in the last 8 years at schools including Alabama, Louisville, Illinois, South Carolina, Ohio University, Bowling Green, Georgia, Auburn, Kentucky, Xavier, Cincinnati, Ohio State, Ball State, Toledo, Tennessee and Indiana.

The Arsenal practice and play in the local Sycamore area at the Blue Ash Sports Complex on Grooms Road, at the Blue Ash Recreation Center, at private fields on Kenwood Road and Cornell Road, and at the Posey/Hartman Arsenal Training Complex, which has been acknowledge by coaches, trainers and professional players as one of the finest dedicated soccer training complexes in the Midwest. The Complex is located 5 miles from Kings Island on Route 42 and is a 36-acre, fully equipped training and game complex strictly for Arsenal use. 


  After a successful pilot program this fall, the Sycamore Soccer Club is proud to announce the implementation of the U8/U9 Soccer Institute Program.  Charlie Cooke began this new program that brings together like-minded young players that focuses on improving their individual skills.   Players that are part of the U8/U9 Arsenal Soccer Institute Program are placed on teams of 8-10 players. In addition to the twice weekly training sessions, they play in weekly league games in the Cincinnati United Soccer League and may play in tournaments. The Sycamore Arsenal-World Class Soccer Training In Your Neighborhood.

If you have questions about the specific Sycamore ARSENAL teams or try-outs in general, please contact the coach in charge of that age group….listings are on Arsenal Team Information.  If you still need assistance, contact Kim Scheper (Director of Try-outs and Coaching, 317-9443). 

Thanks to all who helped make last year’s try-outs a big success.  See some of the photos below from try-outs…..