As you have probably heard (my original story), the two US Soccer Development Academy programs here in the Metro area are combining into one new program, branded as the STLFC Academy that will begin play in the Fall. The branding points to the objective of developing players for Saint Louis FC, our professional team that plays in Fenton.
PHOTO GALLERY – STLFC Academy 1999-2000 ID
PHOTO GALLERY – STLFC Academy 2002 ID
The clubs began working on the combination in December, running a number of ID Sessions like the February session I covered. The goal is to establish the rosters for the combined teams. Those rosters will be named the first week of June according to Blake Decker, who’s interview you can see below. Decker is currently Boy’s Director for SLSG Illinois but has been promoted to run the overall STLFC Academy program which will include the four USSDA teams at U19, U17, U16 and U15 as well as including U12-U14 teams that will be maintained separately at the Illinois and Missouri clubs.
I’ve got more background to add but wanted to get this up now. Also coming are pictures from tonight’s sessions.
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