2017 CBC Dutch Touch International Soccer Camp

The St. Louis soccer scene will be invaded in July with players and coaches from Holland, for a once-in- a- lifetime camp, for the elite level players from the St. Louis area. The CBC-Dutch Touch International Camp will again be hosted at CBC High School and Cadet Park. The camp training sessions will be held […]

Jack Edwards – A Player to Know 

​In a conversation with Terry Michler Friday afternoon, we discussed a key player on his team. Jack Edwards is a junior who started for Michler as a sophomore at left-back. Edwards has now moved into a more familiar role as a defensive midfielder for the CBC Cadets. In this conversation, Michler uses a couple of […]

CBC Cadets Open Tryouts as High School Soccer Begins

Fall sports opened formal tryouts and practice today throughout Missouri. Monday, as Coach Michler noted, is the opportunity to be at their freshest before daily practices, in increasingly difficult heat conditions, continue this week and impact play. I heard Coach Michler’s comment as I traveled to Chesterfield to take in the initial day of what […]

Dutch Touch United Offers Summer Coaching Symposium

Coach Terry Michler and his partner Jan Pruijn are offering a Coach Training session in July. The three day session will include classroom and field sessions taught by the two gentlemen along with several Eredivisie Coaches who will be on hand. Check it out and register soon, space is limited. Dutch Touch United Present – […]

A St Louis Legend Is Stepping Away Soon

Sometime next month, a referee will signal the end of the final game of the soccer season for the Parkway South High School girls’ varsity. That last whistle will mark the end of the boys’ and girls’ high school coaching career of Al Trost, who is retiring at age 67. He leaves a lasting imprint […]

SLUH Prepares to Defend CBC Tourney Title Saturday

The Junior Billikens showed me why they are ranked at the top of the group locally with their comprehensive win over CBC Thursday, their second in two weeks against the Cadets. SLUH opened the scoring in the 16th when Trey Haman was sent down the right side with a wonderfully weighted diagonal ball from Matt […]

MCC Minute – Number 900 for Michler!

– While the league and non-conference matches were starting to heat up, CBC Head Coach Terry Michler notched his 900th career win while head coach at CBC at Chaminade on Saturday. This Week in the MCC CBC – the Cadets began their week on Wednesday at rival SLUH, coming up short in a 2-1 defeat, […]

CBC Cadets Shut out Jefferson City Jays

The Jefferson City Jays made their regular trek to St. Louis for a match at Christian Brothers College HS today. When last seen, both teams were losing in Districts after a two year run in 2012 and 2013 that included CBC winning the Class 3 title in 2012. They defeated Chaminade in the title game, […]

Dave Lange on Saint Louis Soccer’s McGuire Cup History

The following story is based on numerous interviews conducted during the writing of “Soccer Made in St. Louis: A History of the Game in America’s First Soccer Capital,” published by Reedy Press in 2011. A few copies remain, primarily from online booksellers. St. Louis teams in three age groups are heading to the U.S. Youth […]

Terry Michler Named National Coach of the Year

The National High School Coaches Association (“NHSCA”) is proud to announce the winners for its 2015 National High School Coach of the Year Awards. 2015 NHSCA National Boys’ Soccer Coach of the Year Terry Michler, Christian Brothers College High School, St. Louis, Missouri Terry Michler is America’s winningest high school soccer coach in America with […]