Sports Organizations

This community information list is provided as a service. Athletic leagues listed are Mentor-based organizations that serve Mentor residents, youth and adult. The city does not run these organizations nor does the city govern the rules and bylaws of these organizations. Please use the contact numbers below to receive additional information about the league or sport.

Youth Leagues


Mentor Swim Team–Suburban Swim League
Boys & Girls age 15 & under
Greg Moran, President,
Registration: January – June


Mentor Soccer Club
Jeff Petro, President
For inquiries email us at
Boys and Girls Recreational teams – ages 5-18
Boys and Girls Travel teams – ages 8-14
Registration: April 1-June 15 (for both Fall and Spring seasons


Mentor Youth Basketball
Boys & Girls grades 3-6
John DeNoewer, evenings – (440) 479-9609
Registration: September-October


Mentor Youth Football Association
Red Division, Age 7-9, Up to 120 pounds
Gray Division, Age 10-grade 6, Up to 160 lbs.
(440) 954-4129
Registration: January 1 – the 4th Sunday in July

Cardinal Youth Tackle Football
C Division (7 yr old only)
Up to 125 pounds B Division (8-9 yr old)
Up to 135 pounds A Division (10-11 yr old)
Up to 160 pounds
(440) 567-1917
Registration January 1st – 1st Sunday in August


Mentor Youth Cheerleading Association
Ages 5 – grade 6
Contact:  Maria Sorge
Registration: May – July


United States Flag & Touch Football
Boys & Girls Ages 3-17
Mike Cihon (440) 974-8735
Registration: Year round


Mentor Area Rugby Club
Boys teams ages 14-18
John Hummel (216) 346-6065
Registration: January-March


Mentor Youth Wrestling Club
Ages 5-12
Jerry Shelley (440) 974-7025
Registration: October/November


Mentor Youth Lacrosse (MMSL)
Boys & Girls, Grades 3 – 8
Registration: November – March for Spring Season


Mentor Youth Hockey Association
Ages 5 – 15
(440) 974-5730
Registration: Returning players May
New player registration – June


Mentor Baseball
John Floriea, President
T-Ball age 4 & 5 coed
Youth Baseball age 6-17 coed
Adult Baseball age 18 coed
Registration: December – March

Mentor Girls Softball
Jackie Mone, League Director (440) 951-6782
T-Ball age 4-6 coed
Softball age 7-19 girls
Fast Pitch Softball age 10 – 18
Registration: January-March

Mentor Softball Association
Kathy Kozenko, Registration (440) 341-3623
Softball ages 4-6 co-ed instructional
Separate boys & girls divisions for ages 7 – 17
Registration: January – April

McMinn Baseball
Bob Loncar, President
Baseball age 5-18 coed
Registration: February-March

Adult Leagues


Mentor Men’s Over 30 Softball
Contact Mike Krakowski (440) 954-0801 for information

Mentor Women’s Softball
Contact Tracey Gockel, (440) 773-7459 for information

Mentor Women’s 40+ Slow Pitch
Contact Helen Hayes, President (440) 725-9585  for information

North East Ohio Hot Flashes, 50+ Slow Pitch
Contact Tracey Gockel, (440) 773-7459 for information

Mentor Adult Rec Softball – coed
Contact Martin Smoley (440) 257-3270 for information


Women’s 18 and Over Hockey
Contact Kristen Tackett  (440) 725-7909 or
We skate year round at the Mentor Ice Arena and beginners are welcome!

Men’s 35 and Over Hockey
Contact Mentor Ice Arena (440) 974-5730