Overview of locomotive programs



Locomotive SC administers two primary soccer seasons per year: Fall (August-October) and Spring (late March-early June).  Registration for the Fall season begins in June while Spring season registration commences in late December. There are are additional winter and summer program opportunities offered. 

All Locomotive programs fall into one of three categories: Entry Level, Recreation or Competitive. Entry level offerings include Locomotive Academy 4Us (formally PK Paws) and Locomotive Academy 5Us.The Locomotive Academy Program for 6 & 7 (2010-2011) year-olds is a transitional step from recreation soccer to the competitive game. Locomotive Recreation program (formally HRSL) offers fall and spring seasons for all interested players ages 6-12 (birth years 2005-2011). Middle and High School age players participate in MSSA and HSSA during the spring season only. HOSA's competitive program for players ages 6-19 (1999-2011) consists of three levels: Locomotive SC 8 (2009) and Locomotive '53 & Locomotive '76 (1999-2008).  Further details are available via the website Programs tab.


locomotive academy

The Locomotive Academy 4Us program (previously "PK Paws") is designed for three and four year old children operating in gender specific or coed groups as dictated by registration numbers. The program...

Locomotive Recreational Soccer League ages 6U - 13U


Recreational soccer allows interested boys and girls to play the game regardless of ability. For many, the Locomotive Recreation Program offers the perfect balance between cost and commitment...

Locomotive Middle & High School Recreational Programs


HOSA believes there is significant value in offering both middle school and high school age recreational level soccer. In the fall there is a program available to any middle or high school age player...

Locomotive SC 8

SC 8

The Locomotive SC Program for 8 year-olds (2009) is the gateway into full competitive soccer and closely mirrors our Locomotive '53 offering. Players attend tryouts but solely for evaluation, there...

Locomotive SC 9-19

Loco SC

The HOSA competitive program is comprised of two levels: Locomotive '53 and Locomotive '76 (formally Hilliard FC) for ages 9-19 (1999-2008). Teams are formed via tryouts conducted by Locomotive SC...

TopSoccer Program


Any child aged 4 to 19 with mental, physical or learning disabilities from the Central Ohio area may play in the TOPS program. Teams are formed from the players that attend each Saturday morning...