OSSCA News & Announcements

OSSCA Leadership Award Nominations

On behalf of the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association, head coaches are invited to nominate a player on their team for the “OSSCA Leadership Award,” presented by the Ohio Army National Guard. Please submit a nomination form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than Oct. 20, 2021. Only one male and one female nomination will be accepted from each school. The two student-athletes selected as winners will be invited to attend the OSSCA Awards Banquet in Columbus for recognition on Jan. 8, 2022.

Download application here: 2021 OSSCA Leadership Award Nomination Form.pdf

Iron Chat - USC - Friday, Oct 1, 12:30pm ET

Each month focuses on a specific area related to Growth Mindset, analyze how it can influence our thinking as coaches, and look at specific ways to apply this in practice.The series starts next Friday with former West Ham United and Nike development manager Andy Scott looking at how coaches provide feedback to their players.

Topic: Iron Chat #6 - Providing Feedback with Andy ScottTime: Oct 1, 2021 12:30 PM Eastern
Meeting ID: 761 679 7072
Direct Link: https://tiu-edu.zoom.us/j/7616797072

We look forward to seeing you live however, we’ll continue posting the links to the vimeo channel so you can watch at your leisure.


Iron Chat - USC - Friday, Aug 27, 12:30pm ET

Next week (Friday, Aug 27, 12:30pm ET) is Iron Chat time again, and this time out we’re joined by special guest Chad Busick from the Championship Mindset Podcast.  Chad is a Master Facilitator with Advanced Sports Technology, and has worked with college teams at the DI, DII, DIII, and NAIA levels as well as high school and competitive teams across various sports. Chad is going to be talking around the theme of Developing a Championship Mindset and will be sharing information about his formula for success both on and off the pitch.

As always, the direct link to the zoom chat is listed below, and we’ve attached the graphics for you to share on your social media.

Iron Chat #5 – Developing a Championship Mindset with Chad Busick

Aug 27, 2021 12:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Zoom Link https://tiu-edu.zoom.us/j/7616797072

Meeting ID (no password) 761 679 7072


For those of you who can’t attend the live event but still want to be a part of it don’t worry – we’ll post it out on vimeo at some point later that night.  However, if you do want to ask Chad a question then please message it over to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we’ll make sure we get him to answer it on the feed.


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