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                                       We are no longer located on Bethel Road.
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COP Board Member Feature

Jeff Sherman

COP's newest member of the board is an avid jogger who participates in many local running events. He also serves as a volunteer for many COP events such as TOSRV and GOBA.

Favorite place to run? Any where outside.

Do you run in all weather? Yes -- except when there is ice and/or snow on the roads.  The colder, the better.

How many miles per week? 30 

How many events do you participate in each year? Five or so. 

What's your go-to meal before a running event? I run on an empty stomach.

Last good book you read? Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

If you could be any super hero, who would it be? Krypto -- Superman's dog.   :-)

Have you ever baked a cake and if yes, what was the occasion? I only bake meat loaf and turkey.  The occasion(s):  I was hungry!

Jeff is a certified public accountant (inactive status) and admitted to the practice of law in New York and on Ohio, Mr. Sherman has served as a legal counsel for the Ohio Department of Taxation.  .

He is an instructor for all four parts of the Becker CPA Review Course in Columbus, Gainesville, Raleigh, Boca Raton, Houston, and Atlanta.  A yearly presenter at the Ohio Tax Conference, he recently was a guest speaker at the Columbus chapter of the Association of Government Accountants.

You'll probably have a chance to meet Jeff at the next cycling or running event you participate in with us, so be sure to introduce yourself to our newest board member!


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Winter Pool Practice


The Winter Pool Practice Sessions give kayakers an opportunity to practice their paddle strokes, bracing and Eskimo rolls.

All Registrations handled at the door by the Event Leader

Cost: $12 for COP Members & $18 for Non-Members (Please bring the exact amount. Credit Cards are not accepted)


  • Boats must be spotlessly clean inside and out. This includes vacuuming out all sand.
  • Helmets are required in the pool.
  • No Swimming or other non-boating activities.
  • You may arrive early to unload, pay, and sign the waiver, but no one may enter the water until the designated start time for the session.

Bring your own boat and gear. If you don't have equipment, you can make arrangements in advance to get what you need from  No formal instruction is provided but folks are usually willing to help. For more information on pool practice or to volunteer, contact John Black by email using jd(dot)black2(at)ymail(dot)com.



Groveport Rec Center
7370 Groveport Road          
Groveport, Ohio 43125
Time: 10 am to Noon

Westerville Community Center
350 N Cleveland Avenue
Westerville, Ohio 43082
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm



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