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For soccer PLAYERS, PARENTS, and COACHES….your link to all things SOCCER !

News, Video, CollegeCamps, Training, tips for Players, Coaches, and ParentsTerminology, Tournaments, TriviaRules, Field dimensions and diagrams, Product Reviews, World Cup Schedule... your link to all things SOCCER !      

 We provide soccer players, parents, coaches, and administrators with reference information about SOCCER in America !         

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The Soccer Institute 


We facilitate the development
 of strength and character in every child that participates.

 TSi Premier FC
 Core Values

Participation in our club and training programs are open to boys and girls in the N. E. Ohio region.

The TSi Premier FC soccer
club based in Geauga County, Ohio provides professional coaching and year round  training programs to accelerate the growth of players in Ohio.

The TSi Premier youth club sponsored by The Soccer Institute shares our full commitment to providing a positive influence in the lives of our players. 

We welcome all children, regardless of race, creed or national origin.

We appreciate the support of the community, local   merchants, civic organizations and  corporate partners that support the great game.

TSi is pleased to provide
a service to our local
community by offering a healthy outlet where children and young
athletes can pursue their athletic development and dreams of playing soccer in a premier club, school, and ultimately college.

TSi Summer CAMPS  and Training Programs are open to players from all across the United States. 

Cleveland Airport is an hour from TSi Campus.

College Soccer
Our college soccer section provides services and resources for prospective college players:


Corporate sponsors 

The Soccer Institute is  seeking responsible
corporate partners and  philanthropists to further develop the national
training center facility and programs.

The Soccer Institute

facility plans include  
construction of a manor
house for the residential
Academy program,
additional outdoor fields,
expanded indoor training and fitness center, nature trails for jogging and horseback
riding, soccer tennis
courts, team buliding ropes and climbing wall, landscape/access and parking.
Programs include
expanded community outreach progams, camps, clinics, training, and soccer club growth.

Naming rights
for fields, manor house,
indoor arena, soccer tennis courts, tournament and summer camp
outreach program sponsorship available. 

The Soccer Institute Training Center 
Specializing in training programs, camps, club, and research of youth soccer coaching and player development. 

Facilities and programs to develop America's next generation of youth soccer players!

Start here !
Start your SEARCH HERE ....When the light turns GREEN  !

The Soccer Institute Resource and Reference Center is designed to be a useful aid for soccer players, parents, and coaches at the youth, high school, and collegiate levels.  We are committed to providing research, resources, and free content for the soccer community in the United States.  

The main links on our site pages Top Row  are for the TSi Training Center headquarters in Ohio.
The main links on our site pages Bottom Row are for our national soccer audience. 

We invite you to read the About Us page to learn more about The Soccer Institute and our developmental soccer programs and services offered at the TSi National Training Center campus headquarters in Ohio.  

We welcome your comments and suggestions.  You can contribute opinions, content, or cool links that you like to: or use the FEEDBACK FORM.   


 A - Z Guide: Soccer Institute Resource and Reference

   Age Chart - US Youth Soccer Player age chart  U9 - U18  for 2009-2010 Season   Click here
   Associations - National / International Associations (USSF, USYS, NSCAA, FIFA, UEFA)  Click here
   Associations - State Associations.  Click here
   Ball sizes  - Ball sizes for youth soccer players  Click here
   College Soccer - How to get recruited, NCAA RulesNCAA Eligibility and more.   Click here
   College Men's - Links to college Men's Soccer programs and rankings. Click here
   College Women's - Links to college Women's Soccer programs and rankings. Coming soon !
   Equipment & Product Reviews - Goals, Uniforms, etc....Beore you BUY ..Check with TSI.  click here
   Field - Diagrams, Dimensions (Adult & Youth), Fun Fields.   click here
   Goals - Dimensions (Adult & Youth), Safety Tips, buying guide. click here
   NCAA College Rules - NCAA Handbook, NCAA RulesNCAA Eligibility and more.   Click here 
   Rules - Youth, College, Professional, International, and Referee Sites. click here
   Size Chart for UNIFORMS - Youth and Adult Sizes.   Click here
   Tournaments - Tournament directory and links. Coming Soon !
   Trivia - Links to college Men's Soccer programs and rankings. Click here
   Video  - Soccer skills video, juggling, music video, international stars...  Click here
   World Cup  - World Cup Schedule, Groups, News, TV Schedule...  Click here

Phone:  440.286.8520        Email:

 The Soccer Institute - Training Center Programs & Services

   About US -  The Soccer Institute (TSi)  
   Director of Coaching - Mark Mallon 
   TSi ProgramsCamps, TSi Premier, Training
Summer Camps - Day, Resident, Teams

The Soccer Institute
conducts independent research and provides reviews of soccer products.  
Before You Buy ......     Check with TSi    ....for our soccer consumer report and product reviews.

Before you buy new goals, gadgets, uniforms, footwear, training or coaching materials...

Check with TSi for product reviews and our recommendations of the most reputable soccer manufacturers and companies for equipment and apparel.   Balls, Shoes, Uniforms, Camps, Coaching materials, Magazine subscriptions, Mail order products, online Internet vendors and soccer sites.

   Product Review section. 

The Soccer Institute - Training Center Programs & Services 

  A - Z Guide: Soccer Institute Resource and Reference

Start your Soccer Institute SEARCH HERE ....

We invite you to read the About Us page to learn more about The Soccer Institute and our developmental soccer programs and services offered at the TSi National Training Center campus headquarters in Ohio.  

We welcome your comments and suggestions. 
  You can contribute opinions, content, or cool links. 

 We invite you to read the page to learn more about and our developmental soccer programs and services offered at the TSi National Training Center campus headquarters in Ohio.   We welcome your comments and suggestions.      You can contribute opinions, content, or cool links. 

Soccer Institute - Get Your Boots and Get to Summer Camp !The Soccer Institute - Summer Camps are a great way to Kick Start your Season !
GET Your boots...... GET  to The Soccer Institute....GET KICKING !     


The Soccer Institute is dedicated to Youth Soccer Player Development in America.  The Soccer Institute provides summer camps, year round training programs, and a premier youth soccer club TSI Premier FC for youth soccer boys and girls U6 - U18 in Geauga County and the Cleveland Ohio area at our training center.

The TSi Premier FC premier soccer club and training programs are open to boys and girls ages U6 - U18. The premier soccer club and year round training programs are an extension of our commitment to player development in the USA.  (TSi Premier FC club information)

The TSI national training center headquarters is located in scenic Geauga County,  about 35 miles east of Cleveland in Huntsburg, Ohio.   The seventy acre training center campus provides indoor and outdoor fields, air-conditioned lake-side cabins for our residential training programs, summer camps, and tournaments.   Map/Directions

The Soccer Institute provides a lifetime of experience, dedication, and commitment to American soccer training and development programs, coaching methodology, and real life experiences as a player, coach, and director of coaching in youth club soccer, high school, and college soccer.....

We share our experience and expertise in youth soccer clubs, training, coaching, and the college soccer  recruiting process.  We research and evaluate every facet of Soccer in America to educate soccer players, parents, and coaches.  

We provide free content on our website and also provide regional and national services in the USA.

The Soccer Institute website.....

"America's #1 Soccer Resource" is dedicated to the development of Soccer in the United States.  The website provides soccer players, parents, and coaches with tips, training, fitness, nutrition, rules, camps, tournaments, product reviews, college recruitment and scholarships, as well as video and links to the best soccer sites, schools, and companies.

The Soccer Institute is proud to support America's youth recreational, travel, and premier soccer clubs, high school soccer, college soccer, US Development Academy, ODP Olympic Development Program, MLS, WPSL professional soccer, and the corporate partners that have invested in US soccer growth and development.

Companies like adidas, Nike, Gatorade, Snickers, Kohls, Home Depot, Philips, Chiquita, Coca-cola, Budweiser, Sony, Canon, GM, Soccer America and many more.  Thanks for making a difference for so many children!

The Soccer Institute - National Training Center headquarters in the Cleveland, Ohio region is home base for the Player Development Programs including camps, clinics, training programs, and the Premier Soccer Club.

The Soccer Institute provides regional and national services to the soccer community in the USA. (See below)

TSi starts with a local commitment to the game and incorporates a global perspective from our experiences in Europe with collegiate and club soccer trips to participate in tournaments and observe the World Cup competitions in Italy and France evaluating the latest tactical trends and top nations in world soccer.   

The Soccer Institute - coaching director ( Mark Mallon) has also attended the English and Scottish FA coaching schools for intensive 2-3 week International coaching certification programs as well as achieving the highest US coaching credentials including the USSF "A" License and the NSCAA "Premier Diploma" so our level of expertise is at the highest level in the United States.   

Our USA coaching colleagues and national network of friends include US National Team Head Coach - Bob Bradley and America's finest collegiate programs including recent NCAA Champions (Maryland, Wake Forest, Indiana, UCSB, St. John's) and top rated programs at Notre Dame, Ohio State, Akron, St. Louis, Creighton, Northwestern, University of California - Berkeley, Stanford, Santa Clara, Yale, Harvard, Brown, Rutgers, Clemson, UNC and many others....throughout the United States. 

See the testimonials page of endorsements which include six time NCAA Champion and leagendary collegiate coach Jerry Yeagley of Indiana University.  

Finally, our experience at the professional level; which includes a history of identifying and developing youth premier club players, high school all-Americans, and collegiate players that are now playing professionally in MLS.    Our professional relationships with top MLS player agents and former colleagues like 2008 MLS Coach of the Year Sigi Schmid (Columbus Crew 2008 Champions) provide insight into professional soccer in the United States.

World renown friends, colleagues, and associates include Franz Beckenbauer - World Cup Champion Coach (Germany), Louis Van Gaal - former Ajax & World club coach of the Year (Holland), Franz Hoek (former national team GK Coach in Holland), Dan Gaspar & Tony Dicicco (America's foremost GK trainers), Roberto Baggio - World Player of the Year (Italy), and current US Men's National Team Coach - Bob Bradley who coached at Princeton while our TSi Premier FC Director of Soccer - Mark Mallon was coaching at Yale '89-'92.

USA Mens National Team Coach - Bob Bradley
   Best wishes to the USA and Coach Bradley at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa !

    TSi welcomes your feedback and invites you to send us content about youth soccer coaching, 
    player development, clubs, facilities, and highlight articles for inclusion on our site.  Contact us