Author Archives: Grant Burkhardt

Eagles Hire Matt Ogden as Head Coach

Matt Ogden becomes the third head coach in Columbus Eagles FC history | Ralph Schudel

Columbus Eagles FC is thrilled to announce the hiring of Matt Ogden as the club’s head coach. Ogden, who’s also the head women’s soccer coach at Capital University, becomes the third head coach in CEFC’s history. Ogden, a native of Preston, England, recently finished his fourth season as the Crusaders’ head coach. Capital won the […]

Eagles Sign Partnership With Celtic Football Club

Columbus Eagles FC become the first all-female partner club in Celtic Football Club's history

Columbus Eagles FC is proud to announce a momentous partnership agreement with Celtic Football Club, the internationally renowned club located in Glasgow, Scotland. The 3-year partnership deal makes the Eagles an international partner of the Celtic Soccer Academy and takes the club to a new level entering 2019. The Eagles are the first all-female partner […]

Eagles to Face Cincinnati as Part of 2-Match December Homestand

The Eagles play Cincinnati as part of a 2-match slate of friendlies in December.

The Eagles are back in action this December! The team scheduled two home matches at Resolute Athletic Complex before the start of 2019. First, Columbus hosts in-state rival Cincinnati Sirens FC on Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. in a rematch of last winter’s thrilling 6-5 Eagles’ win. Gates open at 6 p.m. and tickets are […]

Statement on the Passing of Jerry Zanelli

WPSL founder Jerry Zanelli passed away on November 21, 2018 | WPSL Photo

This week, Columbus Eagles FC learned of the passing of Jerry Zanelli, the founder of the Women’s Premier Soccer League. We offer our sincerest condolences to Jerry’s family during this time. Eagles’ owner/CEO Mark Wise offered these words on behalf of the club: Jerry was zealous in his support for the women’s side of our […]

Eagles Unveil New ‘Community’ Membership Tier, #SaveTheCrew Pledge Discount

2019 Season Memberships are on sale now and start at $40!

Columbus Eagles FC is thrilled to announce that its 2019 season membership packages include two new features: A “Community” membership level, and a discount for those who’ve taken the #SaveTheCrew season ticket pledge. The club’s three standard memberships – at the Individual, Friend, and Family levels – start at $40. Each membership level includes a […]

3 Eagles Named to WPSL All-Conference Team

Three Columbus Eagles FC players were named to the WPSL’s East Region All-Conference teams, which were announced by the league announced Thursday. Defender Megan Minnix and midfielder Ashley Gogolin made the Ohio Valley’s All-Conference team in their first season with the Eagles, and defender and captain Amber Kern earned her second consecutive All-Conference distinction. All […]

Our Letter to Austin City Council Regarding PSV, Women’s Soccer, #SaveTheCrew

Celebrating Erin Brockway's big goal at MAPFRE Stadium | Ken Tishenkel

On Tuesday, Columbus Eagles FC sent a letter to all the members of the Austin, Texas, City Council, in regards to their ongoing talks with Precourt Sports Ventures, the Columbus Crew, and PSV’s “support” of women’s soccer. The letter, written by Eagles CEO Mark Wise, is available below in its entirety. To Whom It May […]

Fans Vote Sargent As Eagles ‘Player of the Year’

Goalkeeper Hannah Sargent (right) was named the Eagles' Player of the Year by a fan vote | Ralph Schudel

Eagles fans have spoken (and clicked!): Columbus goalkeeper Hannah Sargent is the club’s 2018 “Player of the Year.” Sargent capped her stellar Eagles season by earning 29.1 percent of the nearly 2,000 votes cast in the week-long poll.  Eagles’ forward Erin Brockway finished second with 25.4 percent of the vote. Eryn Weber (19.5 percent), captain […]

Vote for Our ‘Player of the Year’

The 2018 Eagles set all kinds of records | Ralph Schudel

Ok, Eagles fans…you’ve followed along all year, and you’ve likely more than once said, “Wow, that [insert Eagle here] is incredible!” We know the feeling; we’ve said that loads of times, too! Now, though, you have the chance to vote officially for our 2018 Player of the Year. Pick one player from the list below – […]

The Eagles Will Be at the Arnold in 2019!

The Eagles will have a dedicated space at the 2019 Arnold Sports Festival's "Kids & Teens Expo" on March 2-3, 2019 | Arnold Sports Festival

Columbus Eagles FC is excited to announce that the club will have an exhibition space at the 2019 Arnold Sports Festival. The Eagles will be a part of the “Kids & Teens Expo,” which takes place March 2-3 in the Bricker Building at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. The Eagles will have a dedicated […]