The Ohio Tigers Premier Football Academy Inc, known as The Ohio Tigers (O.T.A) was organized in December 2020 and incorporated into the current non-profit O.T.A in January 2021. This organization has been established to enhance and develop organizational structure for a competitive youth football program serving western stark county, while also positively shaping the young men in our area through mentorship, educational success, and giving back to the community. The organizations administrative structure (President, Vice President, Treasure, and Secretary) are all volunteer.

Coaches: FBI background checked, First Aid and CPR certified, concussion protocol certified, and USA Football Coaching Certified.

Mission: The O.T.A. mission is to strive to develop ELITE student athletes in the classroom, community, football field, and beyond. This will include basic and advanced football instruction, technique, discipline, and scheme on the field and a youth (big brother) mentorship off the field focusing on social and scholastic programs and activities.

Our Core Values:

  • Team above self
  • Integrity
  • Gratitude
  • Elite Mentality
  • Responsibility
  • Success

Our program goals are simple:

  • Academic success
  • Stewards of the Community
  • Selfless culture
  • Develop a football I.Q.
  • Play elite competition
  • Set the standard for youth football

Season Time Line: Competitive Skills Camp March 14, Beyond The Game Camp June 25, Pre-season camp June/July (equipment issue), Football Season July 26 thru Nov 13, 2021

Practice Location: 1 Paul Brown Dr SE, Massillon, 44646. The Paul and Carol David Athletic Facility “The Indoor”

Home Game Location: Paul Brown Tiger Stadium and or The Massillon Middle School Athletic Facility (depending on game schedule and HS sports schedule)

Registration: $150.00 Registration through April 12, then it goes to $200. Registration will start on March 14th at our first skills camp and continue up until the start of the season.

Equipment Provided: Riddell Helmets, Nike game jersey, Practice jerseys, Shoulder Pads

O.T.A. is. member of the Midwest Elite Youth Football Conference