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Rootstown Soccer Club


About Us

Club Mission Statement
The Rootstown Soccer Club (RSC) is a non-profit volunteer-run organization dedicated to youth player development and the growth of soccer in the community. 

We offer recreational and competitive levels of soccer with a focus on inspiring a passion for the game and empowering players to grow to their highest potential. 

We value our coaching staff and the importance of creating a positive coaching atmosphere. We believe that coach development will lead to better players and a stronger soccer program. 

We strive to reinforce the following values so that our players can succeed both on and off the field: 

- Respect for him/herself and others 

- Teamwork 

- Sportsmanship 

- Goal setting 

- Strength of character 

- Responsibility 

- Discipline 

- Commitment 

- Leadership 

Club History
The Rootstown Soccer Club has been around since 1993.  We currently have 200+ children from our local area participating in soccer through our club.


The current Constitution for the Rootstown Soccer Club: 2019 rsc constitution finalized version - treasurer edit.pdf

Available Leagues

*We offer participation in four programs during the Fall season: Lil Kickers, Recreational, PYSL and GAASA. 
- The Lil Kickers is a co-ed team made of 4U players (3 and 4 year olds).  All games are played on our fields.
- The Recreational teams are co-ed and play games against other Rootstown soccer players for ages 6U and 8U.  All games are played on our fields.
- The Portage Youth Soccer League (PYSL) teams play games against other teams in the PYSL league; which includes local clubs in Portage County.  The program is organized by the Kent Parks and Recreation Department.
- The Greater Akron Amateur Soccer Association (GAASA) teams play games against other teams in the GAASA league.  See the GAASA site for details about this organization: 
*Some of our players participate in local indoor soccer and futsal opportunities during the Winter season.  Ask your fall coach or contact the club at [email protected] to find out more
*We offer participation in four programs during the Spring season: Lil Kickers, Recreational, PYSL and GAASA.
- Please use this link to register for our Spring 2020 Lil Kickers and GAASA teams:
- In 2020: The Recreational teams will be organized through the Kent Parks and Rec soccer program; please write "Rootstown Soccer Club" in the Comments section during registration to be placed on a team with other RSC players.  Register through their website at

Rootstown Soccer Club Scholarships:
The Rootstown Soccer Club will offer 2 scholarships for graduating seniors which will award $500 to each winner.  The Rootstown Soccer Club Scholarship is being offered to qualifying players on the Rootstown High School team, and the Farkash Friends and Family Soccer Scholarship is being offered to qualifying seniors who do not necessarily have to be graduating from Rootstown High school.  Information about applying for the 2 scholarships can be found through these links: friends family soccer scholarship revised 2020.docx and rootstown soccer club scholarship revised 2020.docx

Our 2023 Board Members
President, Kate Byers

Vice President:Jen Curall
Commissioner: Tara Langston
Secretary: Denise Frick
Registrar: Michael Hendrix
Treasurer: Holly Wanchick
RSC Representative:Heather Baker

Board Meetings
The Rootstown Soccer Board Meetings are held (unless otherwise notified) on the second Sunday of each month at 5pm at the Rootstown Town Hall.

Meeting Minutes
Meeting minutes are now kept on file with the club; please contact the club if requesting more information: [email protected]
Past meeting minutes:
January 13, 2019  2019_01_13 rsc minutes.docx
December 2, 2018 2018_12-02 rsc board meeting agenda.docx
November 4, 2018 2018_11-04 rsc meeting minutes.pdf
October 7, 2018 2018_10_07 rsc board meeting minutes.docx

September 9, 2018 2018_9_9 rsc board minutes.docx
August 26, 2018 2018_08_26 rsc board meeting minutes.docx
July 29. 2018 2018_07_29 rsc board meeting minutes.docx
June 3, 2018 2018_06-03 rsc meeting minutes.docx.pdf
May 6, 2018 2018_05_06 rsc board meeting minutes.docx

April 15, 2018 2018_04_15 rsc board minutes.docx
March 4, 2018 2018_03_04 rsc board minutes.docx
February 11, 2018 2018_02_11 rsc board minutes.docx
January 14, 2018 2018-1-14-rsc board minutes.docx

Field Status

Open Open

Community Bible Church (02:43 PM | 04/21/16)

Open Open

Rootstown Middle School (02:45 PM | 04/21/16)

Open Open

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) (02:47 PM | 04/21/16)