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Columbus United is one of the oldest and most successful soccer clubs in Ohio.
Established in 1988 as a Mens amateur team and 2015 for Youth Boys and Girls teams, 
Columbus United is now aligned with Everton Football Club's Academy as its first international affiliate partner in the United States.

35 YEARS OF SOCCER EXCELLENCE


SIMON DAVIS EARNS COACH OF THE YEAR TRIFECTA!!

Congratulations to Simon Davis, Columbus United's Executive Director and Director of Youth Soccer, for being named USYSA's 2023 Girls Competitive National Coach of the Year!!  This honor comes on the heels of Simon earning the State and Midwest Region Coach of the Year awards too!!  Well deserved Simon, well deserved indeed!!


Girls '10 Lions Win USYS National Championship!

Girls '10 Toffees Win USYS Presidents Cup National Championship!

 

 



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Our new uniforms featuring our sponsors
Gilly Hicks and Orthopedic One!!    
Get all your Columbus United team and
fan gear at our new online Capelli store!

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Orthopedic ONE is Columbus United's Official Sports Medicine Partner

Orthopedic ONE is the Official Sports Medicine Provider to Columbus United Soccer Club!

Click here for more information about our partnership!
 
Find a physician or location near you at: www.orthopedicONE.com

STEP INTO BETTER HEALTH: OUR PLAYBOOK FOR NEW YEAR HABITS THAT STICK

As we welcome the new year, it’s the perfect time to reflect on our habits and make resolutions for better musculoskeletal health. Incorporating simple lifestyle changes can make a world of difference in 2024. Try the following sustainable and attainable habits, and prepare to welcome a healthier, more vibrant version of yourself this new year!

• Keep Moving!
Did you know that strength training can reduce the risk of sports-related injuries by 33% and overuse injuries by 50% (British Journal of Sports Medicine)? The importance of regular exercise, stretching, and physical therapy cannot be overstated. These habits not only help to keep you fit for the pitch but also strengthen muscles and support joints for long-term orthopedic health. 

The stronger your muscles, the better your joint support and stability will be—in other words, you’ll experience less pain, improved mobility, better flexibility, and greater balance. You’ll also reduce your risk of injuries, strains, and sprains. If you’re already feeling pain, start with your Orthopedic ONE physician. Performing exercises prescribed by our specialists can help reduce or even completely alleviate your symptoms.

• Stretch it Out
Stretching is crucial for preventing stiffness, increasing flexibility, and improving performance. Simple stretches done regularly can alleviate tension in your muscles and joints. When you stretch, you promote increased blood circulation to the muscles, which aids in the muscle repair process and minimizes recovery time. Not only that, but stretching can contribute to better coordination and balance, reducing the risk of re-injury and falls.

• 10-Minute Tips
If you only have 10 minutes to squeeze in a workout, here are our recommendations for activities that promote orthopedic health:

Jogging, running, and sprinting: Pilates: Yoga: Full-body circuit:
Sometimes you just want to get a quick sweat on. Try doing intervals of jogging, running, and sprinting for 10 minutes. Warm up with a few minutes     of light running, then alternate between jogging and sprinting for short intervals. All you need is a mat or carpet to get in a good Pilates session. You can find resources online to help you structure your workout—compile 10 exercises and perform each for 60 seconds.

If you’re looking to de-stress, try yoga and meditation. Find a 10-minute yoga flow online, roll out your mat, and connect with your mind, body, and muscles.

To work your entire body, perform exercises like squat presses, burpees, walking lunges, and jumping jacks to get your heart rate up. Try to do a few sets of 12 repetitions, completing circuits one after another.


When it comes to your fitness routine, gradually increase intensity as your strength and endurance improve. Similarly, making minor dietary adjustments, such as reducing processed foods and increasing water intake, can lead to significant improvements over time. Nutrition plays a pivotal role—a balanced diet rich in vitamins, minerals, and nutrients supports bone density, aids in tissue repair, and helps maintain weight. By combining an increase in movement with a more nutritious diet, you’ll improve your orthopedic health one step at a time.
The goal is progress, not perfection! When you start small, you build a foundation for lasting change.

• Start with the Specialists
Our Orthopedic ONE team can be a great ally on your journey to a healthier 2024. Regular communication ensures that any emerging issues are addressed promptly, preventing potential complications.
Our providers can offer personalized guidance based on your unique circumstances, offering insights into suitable exercises and lifestyle changes that align with your goals.
Don’t hesitate to ask questions and share your concerns. Whether you’re planning a new exercise routine, adjusting your daily habits, or seeking advice for managing pain, our Orthopedic ONE specialists are here to support you. Healing is a collaborative effort, and we are committed to helping you achieve the best possible outcome.
As you step into the new year, seize the opportunity to jumpstart your wellness. By establishing these new habits, you’re enabling a healthier, more comfortable, and more mobile you for the years ahead.

Source:
The effectiveness of exercise interventions to prevent sports injuries: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials (British Journal of Sports Medicine)

SPORTS MEDICINE HOTLINE

Orthopedic ONE offers a Sports Medicine Hotline as a FREE resource to Coaches, Families and Athletes with any of its affiliated clubs or organizations.

Have a sports medicine related question or need? Connect with an Orthopedic ONE certified athletic trainer through our Hotline to assist with the following:

  • Address injuries that do not require emergency medical attention
  • Connect directly with an Orthopedic ONE certified athletic trainer
  • Get answers regarding general sports medicine care

Please note: If an appointment with a physician is needed, the athletic trainer can schedule you directly. Traditional physician appointment costs will apply.

Orthopedic ONE athletic trainers receive and respond to phone messages 7 days a week between the hours of 8 a.m. – and 7 p.m. Through the service, the athletic trainers on-call can also help families determine the next appropriate steps following an injury, including everything from facilitating an appointment with one of our orthopedic physicians to simply addressing your questions regarding sports medicine care and recovery. 

Please note: If an appointment with a physician is warranted, traditional patient visit costs apply.

Call our Sports Medicine Hotline at 614.827.8210 or email:
SportsMed@orthopedicone.com

WATCH or DOWNLOAD our Quick Guide to the Sports Medicine Hotline.

For more information about Orthopedic ONE and its sports medicine program, visit OrthopedicONE.com.


Where Legends Are Made


Winter Soccer Programs

We still have some spaces available in our Little kids soccer 2017-2015's at TOCA Indoor Soccer Center on Saturdays in January and February and our Winter Soccer Challenge program that starts at Stars Indoor Sports on Friday's in January. Click this link for more information and to sign up.

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2012 Girls Academy Trainings

Attention top 2012 female soccer players in Columbus Ohio.....This is a free program for 2012 female players who are interested in playing in the Girls Academy starting in August 2024. All players who register are invited to participate in their first practice, after that players will be invited back to future sessions based on performance. The Girls Academy is the most competitive girls league in the Midwest/Great Lakes area so we are looking for players who are interested in playing at a national level in the 2024/25 season.

Please email Simon@columbusunited.org for more information.

 

Columbus United Tryouts

We still have openings for players to join our teams for the 2023/24 season. We are looking for boys and girls 2017-2005's. Our 2017 and 2016's will only pay $500 for the whole year!

To participate please email adam@columbusunited.org to schedule a tryout.

Please click here to sign up now

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Read more about the Everton FC Partnership

We are delighted to announce that we have joined Everton's International Academy Affiliate Programme that will see the Club benefit from year-round assistance and guidance from coaches at Everton’s world-renowned Youth Academy.


NEW CLUB POLICIES

Columbus United has established the following club policies:
 - Anti-Discrimination Policy
 - Equal Opportunities Policy
 - Complaints Procedure

To view  these new club policies, click here:


Questions about our program

We have tried to answer all questions and explain what each team does for the fees in the Club fees under the sub menu of home Please look through this if you have any questions before calling Simon -614-638-2942 or sending any emails simon@columbusunited.org. 

We are very committed to our players and our families please understand that accepting a spot with our teams is a year long commitment. Breaking this commitment after accepting a spot you will still be required to pay the full season fees and you will not be accepted back into the club at a later date.


UNITED in ENGLAND!

Columbus United's U14 Boys and Girls teams and families took England by storm over Spring Break!!  This trip is an annual event for our U14 teams.  See more about this memorable trip here: columbusunited.org/unitedinengland 


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Columbus United's Active Legacy Players!!

- Simon Davis (Mens Open) and daughters Evie (Girls '08) and Zoey (Girls '10)
- David Burgin (Mens Open) and son Stephen (Mens Open)

We look forward to having many more legacy players join the Columbus United family!!


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Address:
Lewis C
enter, Ohio  43035

Phone:
614-638-2942

Email:
simon@columbusunited.org