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Did You Know??

1, Did you know the MSA has been around for 40 years as of 2017?

2, Did you know there are over 700 children that play Medina REC soccer, 450 for Medina travel (Classics & Rangers), and 120 in the Medina adult league?

3, Did you know MSA utilizes 5 locations with soccer fields that are used each season? There are a total of over 20 fields that were most recently used. (Number of fields depends on size of fields that are used each season)

4, Did you know that MSA has their own indoor facility The Hive which is located in Medina Township?

5, Did you know the MSA has their annual MIST Soccer tournament in Medina with over 150 teams competing from different cities and states? This tournament is in its 22nd year?

6, Did you know the Medina’s travel teams play in the OHTSL Soccer league which is a member of US Club Soccer?

7, Did you know that each Classic’s or Ranger’s age group has 2-3 teams in it? (Competitive and Academy)

8, Did you know that the cost of Medina’s travel programs are about 1/3 the cost of club soccer teams?

9, Did you know that both Classic and Ranger’s teams have paid age group trainers just like most club teams. These trainers are responsible for coaching the competitive teams and providing direction for the entire age group.

10, Did you know that current Medina Rec seasons are 8 games, Travel seasons are 8 games plus tournaments?

11, Did you know that MSA provides two $1000.00 scholarships to graduating seniors that have participated in MSA and played for the Medina High School teams ?

12, Did you know that to fix/repair a soccer field could cost up to $10,000.00 depending on the size of the field and how much damage there is?

13, Did you know that there are different areas you can volunteer with for MSA: The Board, MIST Committee, Team Managers, Scheduling Assistants, and Coaches?

14, Did you know that Medina Rangers has changed their colors over the years from red, white and blue, to red, black and white in 2014. For the 2016/2017 season they will be changing to match the Classics program with green, white, black and yellow?

15, Did you know that both of our travel programs - Rangers and Classics - work closely with the Medina High School Boys and Girls Soccer Coaches? On both sides, the High School coaches are coaching select MSA Travel teams. 

16, Did you know that MSA has a dedicated Technical Director that helps develop coaching curriculums, helps shape our coaching philosophy, and helps train many of our 400 travel players? 

17, Did you know that MSA can award “Scholarships” each season to players that don’t have the ability to pay?  No player is ever turned away because they cannot pay.

18, Did you know that MSA is responsible for all goals, nets, flags, field paint, Signs, Ref fees, mowing of grass, restrooms and field repairs each season?