Sports Programs/Links

KANSAS YOUTH SOCCER

 
  • The Kansas State Youth Soccer Association, Inc. was officially recognized by US Youth Soccer/USSF in 1981 as the sanctioned youth soccer organization for the state of Kansas. The purpose of this association is to promote, foster and perpetuate the game of soccer in the entire state of Kansas. Kansas Youth Soccer is a not-for-profit. Invitational tournaments are held all over the U.S. and internationally that are open to affiliated teams. There are tournaments available for recreational, intermediate, and competitive teams. Kansas Youth Soccer sanctioned tournaments include the Kansas State Cup (competitive) as part of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, the Toyota Cup (classic) and the Kohl's American Cup (recreational). More Information go to  www.kansasyouthsoccer.com.

KANSAS RUSH SOCCER

 
  • The Kansas Rush Soccer Club is a not-for-profit, volunteer organization formed to promote the development of youth soccer in the Olathe area. Our goal, each season, is to provide each player with an enjoyable soccer experience through participation, skill development and team camaraderie. Kansas Rush philosophy is to offer the youth of Olathe the opportunity to participate in an organized soccer program without regard to their skill level. To stress the participation, enjoyment, sportsmanship, skill development, safety, and teamwork aspects of the game of soccer, rather than being a "win at all costs" program. To form recreational teams using a "neighborhood" concept following the boundaries of the Olathe School District's elementary schools as closely as possible. For more information go to www.kansasrush.com.
 

HEARTLAND SOCCER

 
  • Heartland Soccer Association is a nonprofit and educational youth soccer association   Heartland represents approximately 600 teams, (11,000 youth players), 2,000 coaches, and 300 referees per season in Johnson County, KS. For more information go to www.heartlandsoccer.net.

OGSA

  • OGSA is the largest youth sports program in the Midwest which welcomes more than 100,000 people to our complexes annually. Nearly 800 teams compete in over 2,500 games that are played on OGSA fields each year. OGSA serves more than 2,000 members locally ranging from 5 to 18 years of age, and hosts teams for tournament play from throughout the United States. For information on tournaments and leagues please go to www.olathegirlssoftball.com.
 

NAIA

 
  • The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics strengthens its commitment to student-athletes and strives to enrich their college experience by supporting academic achievement and character development. The NAIA approaches sport and activity as an opportunity to intentionally teach beyond the fundamentals through the philosophy of the NAIA Champions of Character program. By applying the five core values of respect, responsibility, integrity, servant leadership and sportsmanship the NAIA has the ability to maximize talent to the benefit of each individual. The association provides exclusive opportunities for over 45,000 young men and women to achieve academically while competing for the love of the game. NAIA member institutions award millions of dollars through athletic aid to eligible student-athletes and create an environment where competitive athletics, academic excellence and Champions of Character walk hand in hand. www.naia.org.

MIDAMERICA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY

 
  • MNU athletics are focused on holistic health, physical activity, spiritual, and intellectual advancement. Student-athletes strengthen their skills in teamwork, discipline, focus, and positive thinking, while maintaining outstanding grades and keeping faith first in their lives. Coaches serve as mentors in students' personal lives, challenging them to grow spiritually while they grow as athletes. MNU offers football, basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, and soccer for the viewing pleasure of the community. For more information go to www.mnusports.com.

OLATHE YOUTH BASEBALL

 
  • OYB is dedicated to all youth ages 6-18 who want to participate in the game of baseball in Olathe. OYB wants to enable youth to compete both recreationally and competitively - stressing fundamental player development. Leagues and tournaments are played throughout the summer season and more information can be found at www.olatheyouthbaseball.com.

NATURAL BASEBALL ACADEMY

 

  • Natural Baseball Academy is the premier indoor baseball/softball training facility in Olathe, Kansas. The facility offers over 15,000 sq. ft. of area with instructors available for private lessons (pitching, hitting, fielding, and catching) with an emphasis on the fundamentals needed to improve a player’s skill level. Four full length pitching tunnels, five hitting tunnels, and an infield area will provide the opportunity for a player to perfect their skills in a controlled environment. When a player walks into the Natural Baseball Academy, whether it's for a private lesson, tunnel rental, or for their team's practice they become part of our baseball/softball family. More information can be found at naturalbaseball.com.

OLATHE PARKS & RECREATION

 
  • The Olathe Parks & Recreation Department provides sports programs that improve the lives of local youth through participation in a safe, positive, educational, and fun environment. More information can be found at www.olatheks.org/parksrec.

OLATHE FAMILY YMCA

 

OLATHE RUNNING CLUB

 
  • Olathe Running Club focuses on preventing illness by helping people begin and/or maintain a recreational activity which leads to a healthier lifestyle with proven health benefits. More information can be found at www.OlatheRunningClub.com.

OLATHE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

 
  • Olathe has the fastest growing school district in the area, and the community that has been listed among America's Top 25 Places to Live and Go to School. More information can be found at www.olatheschools.com.

i9 SPORTS

 
  • i9 Sports offers youth sports leagues, camps and clinics for boys and girls ages 3-17 in today’s most popular sports such as flag football, soccer, basketball, T-Ball and cheerleading. More information can be found at www.i9Sports.com.

SMA SPORTS

 
  • Sports Management Associates, L.C. (SMA) is a management and consulting firm that specializes in serving the sports and recreation business segments. More information can be found at www.SMASport.com