The coaching and training staff for Ohio Galaxies FC is one of the best in the area. Our training staff includes USSF and NSCAA licensed coaches, college coaches and coaches with extensive playing experience both at the collegiate and professional level. We offer a comprehensive training program with both indoor and outdoor training from November - June. Our program is designed for the soccer player who is looking to expand his/her skill level and compete at a competitive level of play.

Ohio Galaxies teams train at two of the finest soccer facilities in the Midwest: Athletes in Action and Ankeney Complex. With two full-sized synthetic turf soccer fields and an interchangeable football/soccer field, the AIA sports complex provides the Ohio Galaxies teams the opportunity to train effectively in the late fall and spring regardless of weather conditions. Ankeney Park serves as home field for league matches and provides the teams with excellent grass fields for training in the spring.  

The Ohio Galaxies FC program is founded on the principle of providing players with an athletic educational environment which will promote the development of their soccer skills, foster leadership and sportsmanship while promoting progressively challenging competition. Our goal is to give each player the athletic and problem solving abilities that will benefit them throughout life.  

Our program is designed to give the high school age player the opportunity to investigate and pursue opportunities to play soccer at the collegiate level and helps the student navigate the college soccer landscape, in order to determine the "best fit" for their level of play and their academic interests.  

Ohio Galaxies FC teams participate in a variety of leagues that are selected for the level of competition that is a best fit for each individual team. Ohio Galaxies FC teams participate in the USYS Elite 64 National League, Elite 64 Regional League, US Club Soccer ECNL-RL Ohio Valley Conference, ECNL-RL Great Lakes Alliance Conference, The OSA  Ohio State Soccer League (OSSL), the US Club Soccer Great Lakes Alliance Conference NPL League, the Great Lakes Alliance Premier League and the OSA Buckeye Premier League.  Ohio Galaxies FC teams typically play in 5-6 tournaments during the club season.  Tournaments are selected each season that meet the competitive level of each team.  Teams in the high school age groups will participate in both tournaments and college showcase events.

Ohio Galaxies FC teams are invited to participate in our club sponsored tournaments each year which include the Ohio Galaxies FC Showcases in March and our Fall and Spring Turf Fest events. By hosting these tournaments, we are able to help our families offset some of the cost of club soccer, while also giving our players the opportunity to participate in quality tournament events in their own backyard without the additional cost of travel.  

Ohio Galaxies FC communicates to our players and parents through a variety of means. The website provides up-to-date information about events with the organization.  Ohio Galaxies FC utilizes a Constant Contact email communication tool to provide regular updates to parents and players regarding club events and weekly training schedules throughout the club season. Each Ohio Galaxies FC team is provided a Team Snap account for team communication and team schedule information. Gotsport online player account management software is utilized by the club to handle online fee payments and player  registration.  

Ohio Galaxies FC player fees vary depending on the league(s) and tournaments in which each team participates. The fee includes administration costs, field rental fees, training staff fees, team coach fee, outdoor league fees, referee fees, tournament fees and team coach travel expense. Ohio Galaxies FC offers parents and players opportunities to offset the cost of player fees in 2 ways. The Kroger Rewards Program is a fee credit program in which credits earned through purchases at Kroger stores can be applied to player fees. We also offer players and parents opportunities to work additional volunteer shifts and earn fee credits based on the number of shifts worked throughout the year.  Ohio Galaxies FC player fees are nonrefundable.

For the 2024-2025 season, u13-u14 OGFC players will train outside twice a week in the fall and spring  with the team coach and will have an additional training session each week with the OGFC staff. In the winter, players will train indoors twice a week.  OGFC u15 - u19  players begin training in early November through mid December. Players train twice a week in the winter in January and February.  Spring outdoor training is a 12 week program beginning in late February and runs through the end of May.  

Ohio Galaxies FC recognizes that many factors are involved in selecting players in order to achieve a good competitive fit for a team. The training process will be used to access the player in the following critical area: Technical - receiving, dribbling, passing, striking the ball, heading; Tactical - speed of thought, speed of play, vision; Additional areas of assessment include - athleticism, fitness, response to coaching, pure speed. The tryout session will consist of four components: Technical assessment, Tactical assessment, small-sided games and full-sided games. Our focus is to continually expect the player to be faced with progressively challenging soccer and our program is committed to constructing teams each year with players of similar abilities.