For players looking to join Columbus Express, but you missed the first set of tryouts, we encourage you to register for Supplemental Tryouts.  

Players born 2003 to 2007, Supplemental Tryouts will be October 19, October 20, and November 10.  

For players born 2008 to 2015, please register at the link below and you will be contacted with a time and date to be evaluated within the team setting.  

Senior Teams Supplemental Tryouts (Boys & Girls 2003-2007) 

  • October 19 – 5:30-7:00 PM – Richard Wigh Soccer Complex
  • October 20 – 5:30-7:00 PM – Richard Wigh Soccer Complex
  • November 10 – 5:30-7:00 PM – Richard Wigh Soccer Complex  

Register for Supplemental Tryouts Here:  2021-2022 Supplemental Tryouts

PRE-ACADEMY (2014-2015)

Our entry-level program for up and coming players.  Learn the formative skills and attributes to build future success from our professionally licensed coaching staff.  

Our Pre-Academy program is based on the 4v4 model and is open to Boys & Girls born in 2014 & 2015. 

  • Pre-Academy Fees: $475 (August to June)

    • Additional Fees for Additional Events

For future tryouts and evaluations, please contact

ACADEMY (2012-2013)

Our Academy program is for Boys & Girls born in 2012-2013.  In the Academy, our players will learn and train in the 7v7 format and will start advancing towards a training environment that mimics our Junior & Senior programs.  

In the Academy, our staff focuses on enhancing the player’s technical ability while introducing tactical concepts.  Academy players at Columbus Express are challenged to be intelligent and skillful footballers that embrace working hard, creativity, and playing as a team.

  • Academy Fees: $790 (August to June) 

    • Additional Fees for Additional Events

For future tryouts and evaluations, please contact  


Our Junior & Senior programs are our most competitive formats.  

Our Junior teams compete in a Fall, Winter, & Spring range playing in a 9v9 (11U & 12U) or 11v11 (13U & 14U) format.  These players will be focusing on improving their decisions with the ball, improving their ability to move the ball, and understanding the tactical nuances of the game. 

At the Senior tier, our players are focusing on performance and competition.  These players (15U-19U) will train in a Winter & Spring model that closely imitates an environment that players will see during collegiate soccer.

  • Juniors Fees: $1525 (August to June)

  • Seniors Fees: $790 (November to June)  

    • Additional Fees for Additional Events

For future tryouts and evaluations, please contact  

2021-2023 UNIFORMS

A new two-year uniform cycle will begin in Fall 2021.  These uniforms will be in effect until the end of the Spring 2023 season.  

All players that participate in Columbus Express must purchase the complete training uniform and game uniform. 

Uniforms can be purchased through Soccer Village and TeamHubSports.  

It is recommended that once you are accepted into a program that you purchase your  training and game uniforms as soon as possible.  Due to an influx of players and complications with transit caused by Covid-19 there may be delays in production.  

Training Uniform

  • Training Top – Black

  • adidas Parma 16 Shorts – Black

  • adidas Copa Zone Socks – Black

Game Uniform

  • adidas MiSquadra Uniform – Orange

  • adidas MiSquadra Uniform – White

  • adidas Condivo Shorts – Navy

  • adidas Condivo Shorts – White (Juniors & Seniors Only)

  • adidas Copa Zone Socks – Navy

  • adidas Copa Zone Socks – White

Other optional items such as jackets, pants, long sleeve training and game uniforms, and backpacks are also available.