Calendar Year Conflict For High School Freshman Girls

A cryptic tweet today by Chris Kappler of Summit Soccer brought out a conflict that has arisen with the Calendar Year change by US Youth Soccer. Very refreshing to hear @SLSGelitegirls value the high school soccer experience and encourage this opportunity. #coexist — Summit Soccer (@summitsoccer026) January 25, 2017 The issue? For the U15 age […]

St. Louis Scott Gallagher SC re US Soccer Girls Academy Plans

I had the opportunity to meet with Scott McDoniel and Steve Pecher today at the World Wide Technology Soccer Park. They were kind enough to sit down with me and offer an update on their plans for the upcoming year and beyond. We talked about the Calendar Year mandate, Missouri State Cup, the ECNL and […]

Lou Fusz Hosting 19 Midwest Regional League Matches

It’s a big weekend here for Midwest Regional League play. There are a number of games going on at both the Lou Fusz Soccer Complex as well as SLSG Creve Coeur. I’ve got them categorized below by Age Group and Division from the youngest up. Join me pitchside for some quality games and then look […]

SLYSA Friendlies Open My Fall Club Coverage

The St. Louis Youth Soccer Association held their pre-season Friendlies, a tournament focused on training young and upcoming soccer referees while offering some early competitive games for the teams involved. I was on hand Sunday morning to get back into the swing of things as well. I will be increasing my Club coverage this Fall. […]

Lou Fusz Hosting MRL Soccer This Weekend

The Midwest Regional League is coming to a conclusion with some quality matches scheduled for the Lou Fusz Soccer Complex this weekend. It begins tonight with two great match ups. At 6pm it’s U16 Girls with the undefeated Futura Academy squad facing Lou Fusz Wipke. Wipke are defending State Cup Champions and its highly likely […]

My Last First – Lou Fusz Becher

The Last First. A bittersweet experience, the last time you’ll have pre-season gatherings and jitters, the last time you’ll set season goals with your team. All the emotions that brings. Coach Becher is not publicly an emotional type but there is no question about his connection with his team and what it means for not […]

Midwest Regional League Opens

The AFA Fillies 99-00 faced off against the KC Blaze Blue Angels Saturday evening in the second of three matches scheduled at the SLSG Creve Coeur soccer facility for First Division Red group play. The Fillies started well and had the first opportunity when outside midfielder #10 knocked one off the crossbar with the rebound […]