College Prospects Northeast Ohio

CPOA Cleveland

Local CPOA Awards and Highlights


 Gary Kadow   

CPOA Northeast Ohio (Gary Kadow) has been featured on  local television, radio and several local newspaper articles since 1998.  CPOA has operated nationally since 1986.  Our geographic area has now expanded, and includes all high schools in the following counties:  Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Wayne, (all in Ohio) as well as Erie,Crawford and Warren Counties (NW Pennsylvania)

Gary Kadow with University of Central Florida Football Coach, George O'Leary

Local TV:  Comcast Cablevision Halftime Sponsor, and Guest for local high school football games.  Local TV commercials with Comcast Cablevision (Time Warner) High School Football Game of the Week (2003 through 2007).  CPOA Northeast Ohio and Gary Kadow also sponsor High School Basketball on Comcast (Time Warner).  A Special thanks goes out to Jeff Morganti And "Scholastic Sports Marketing" as well as Comcast Cable!!!!!    CPOA was also recently featured locally on FOX News in Cleveland, Chicago and Milwaukee, as one of the BEST COMPANIES to provide exposure for high school athletes!!!!

Please view this three minute news-clip about College Prospects from Fox News Chicago>>>

National TV:  CPOA has been featured on NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, ESPN Television with Mark Malone, HBO Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, The Sports Network of Canada.

Local Radio and Podcasts: 2010 through 2015 "Monday Night Varsity Chalk Talk" and a special THANK YOU to Former News Herald Sports Columnist, BILL TILTON and Cleveland WKNR Radio Personality, WILL BURGE, for the interviews and positive "PR" at the Hooley House Sports Grille, on Route 306 in Mentor.  This is a live show every Monday during high school football season in Northeast Ohio, featuring interviews with most local high school head coaches and star players. Also on Mondays in basketball season featuring local boys and girls high school and college teams from northesast Ohio. Ohio High School Football Network Live "PODCASTS", (Gary Kadow) on Prep Sports Ohio, Halftime Guest on Nauticom Sports Radio Network of Ohio,  High School Games of the Week, WELW 1330 AM, WERE 1300 AM.  Featured Guest on Local Sports Talk Radio on the Nauticom Ohio High School Football Weekly Show.

National Publications:   Wall Street Journal Article (June 2007) Featured Company (CPOA) in the book "College Admissions for the High School Athlete" written by Jack DiSalvo (2001) edition,

Local Newspaper Articles:    Cleveland Plain Dealer (The Locker Room) , Cleveland News Herald (Bill Tilton), Cleveland Sports Report, Cleveland Magazine. Ashtabula County Star Beacon, Mentor Monitor, Painesville Pride

Featured Speaker: At several Northeast Ohio High School Athletic Functions,

Member: Lake County Touchdown Club

Sponsor:  Offical Sponsor of the 2006 through 2010 College Prospects of America Lady Ranger Softball Classic at Eastlake North High School. And 2011 Lady Wolverine Classic at West Geauga High School.  2011 News Herald All Star Basketball Games at Lakeland Community College.  June 2011, 2012, 2013 News Herald All Star Football (Senior Bowl)Game at Mentor High School Osborne Stadium. -----Elvis Grbac QB Passing Camp at Berkshire High School June 2011, News Herald 7 x 7 football tournament at Mentor High School.

Partial Sponsor of Shannon Fence/College Prospects,----- 2009 & 2010-- 3rd in Nation, 2011, 2012 NABF Baseball and member of the Tri-State Summer Collegiate Baseball League

Partial Sponsor and Player (2007-2015) of Shannon Fence/College Prospects  SSUSA Softball Team 2009 (Over "50") 2nd Place in Las Vegas SSUSA World and 2008 (Over "55") Las Vegas Winter World Champions

Sponsor of CPOA Cleveland/Northern Ohio Printing 50 Major Tournament Softball Team

Regional Champions Toledo 2014, Morgantown 2013, Lansing 2012


Step Daughter (Danielle Leblang) University of Toledo Womens Soccer Mid-American Conference Champions ^^^^


Coach:   High School Varsity Girls Fast-pitch softball, Winter League Coach at Cleveland State University, 2007-2011

CPOA National Corporate Awards: 

(Gary Kadow) received: National "Outstanding Customer Service Award": (2002)

(Gary Kadow) received:  National Outstanding Customer Testimonial Letter Award" (2002) & (2000)


Local Highlights

(Gary Kadow) Has worked with over (400) Northeast Ohio Families since 1998

Three (3) local athletes have been named as 1st Team Collegiate All-Americans (See Hall of Fame)


(Gary Kadow)   Breakdown of  CPOA Northeast Ohio Athletes enrolled in college as freshmen (through 2009)

NCAA D-I (27%)    NCAA D-II (14%)   NCAA D-III (39%)  NAIA (15%)   NCCAA (2%)  NJCAA (3%)



To get information on how YOU can obtain a roster spot in college, receive financial aid, and earn your degree, please contact:

Gary Kadow CPOA Northeast Ohio 440-350-1937 (or) fill out this questionnaire:

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