MLS2STL Fan Rally Monday at Ball Park Village

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber will return to St. Louis on Monday, March 27, to meet with fans in a celebration of the city’s soccer history and discuss the opportunity for an MLS expansion club to St. Louis. Garber will be joined by members of the SC STL ownership group, numerous local soccer luminaries, […]

Mike Ambersley Joins Lou Fusz Soccer

Mike Ambersley has been named Director of Player Development for the Lou Fusz Blue Star Development Program. He joins Lou Fusz SC following his retirement from a professional career that began when drafted by FC Dallas in 2006 following his graduation from Indiana, where he won an NCAA title in 2004. He was the first […]

Pat Noonan Joins Bruce Arena’s USMNT Staff

Taylor Twellman reported via Twitter this week that Arena has hired four coaches to join his U.S. side and it is his LA Galaxy coaching staff. He’s bringing four coaches with him from LA, opting for familiarity and trust above all else. Fox Soccer offers background on the group that includes Pat Noonan (Indiana/DeSmet), pictured […]

US Soccer Offers New Concussion Recognition Tools

U.S. Soccer released a new video on recognizing and managing concussions, highlighting the important role parents, players, coaches, referees and health professionals play in the return to play process. The video is part of U.S. Soccer’s Recognize to Recover (R2R) player health and safety program, and is designed to raise awareness of this important issue […]

Taylor Twellman on US Soccer Hall of Fame Ballot

Ballots have been finalized for the National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2016 elections, and voting will begin immediately for the Player, Veteran Player and Builder categories. Voting will continue for three weeks, and the results will be announced shortly after. Induction ceremony details for the Class of 2016 will be announced at a […]

US Soccer Announces New Concussion Protocol

Via the NY Times The United States Soccer Federation unveiled a series of safety initiatives Monday aimed at addressing head injuries in the sport, including a policy that sets strict limits on youth players heading the ball. The new guidelines, which resolve a proposed class-action lawsuit filed against U.S. Soccer and others last year, will […]

Josh Klein Named DeSmet Head Coach

I sat down with Josh Klein Tuesday following a morning training session. We talk about the big shows he has to fill in replacing Greg Vitello. Josh played for Vitello in the early 90’s and has spent the last 10 years coaching at DeSmet for Coach Vitello. He has some personal goals we discuss as […]

Is the USA Becoming a Soccer Country

A Panel Discussion held Monday at Graham Chapel on the Washington University campus, it featured Panelists: Grant Wahl, Sports Illustrated senior writer, Fox Sports analyst Dan Flynn, general secretary, US Soccer Federation Taylor Twellman, ESPN soccer analyst, 2005 Major League Soccer MVP Clark Hunt, founding investor-owner, Major League Soccer Moderator: Michael MacCambridge, adjunct instructor, “Soccer […]

Dan Flynn, Grant Wahl and Taylor Twellman at WUSTL

Is The USA Becoming a Soccer Country? That’s the title of a discussion panel that will feature the head of US Soccer, Dan Flynn (SLUH/SLU) along with Grant Wahl, Taylor Twellman and Clark Hunt. As in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Hunt’s! Featuring: Grant Wahl, Sports Illustrated senior writer, Fox Sports analyst Clark Hunt, […]

Taylor Twellman Headlines MAC Hermann Awards Banquet

The 2014 MAC Hermann Awards Banquet returns Friday, January 10th and will feature Taylor Twellman, former New England Revolution player and SLUH Billiken as the featured speaker. Twellman is now a Commentator for ESPN Soccer. The MAC will present the crystal soccer ball trophy to the top male and female collegiate soccer players in the […]