Missouri ODP Information Sessions Statewide

missouri ODP State team logo

This fall, the MYSA staff will be hosting a series of Q&A sessions for the Missouri Olympic Development Program! These Q&A sessions will cover all aspects of the ODP program, including tryouts, trainings, expectations, costs, and regional camp/showcase. MYSA staff will be on hand to answer any and all questions that parents, coaches, or players […]

ODP Girls Clinic in Columbia IL September 9th


Via IYSA – Free ODP Sessions that will be run by State Directors of Coaching. Limited space for those that want to register and will only accept 40 in each gender per scheduled time This is for players who are playing competitive and recommended by coaches. Parents will get a brief on the program following […]

St Dominic Friendlies 2014

2014-06-07 Sporting STL vs Lou Fusz Simon, U14 Boys semifinal

An early start to the Club season for local programs as the St Dominic Friendlies will host 57 matches beginning today. Girls from U12 to U17 and Boys in the U13 and U14 age groups will play. There will be pools set-up of four teams by age group and equal skill level that will play […]

Lou Fusz Geerling 00-01 Qualify for National League

2014-06-06 Missouri Rush win U13 Boys Quarterfinal match over Lou Fusz Caleca at Missouri State Cup

Congratulations to the Lou Fusz Geerling White 2000-2001 (formerly Lou Fusz Caleca/Geerling) squad who have qualified to play in the 2014-2015 US Youth Soccer Association National League. Details on the league can be found below from the announcement. The team, who lost to Missouri Rush in PK’s during the Quarterfinal round of the Missouri State […]

Sarah Schwegel of DASA Missouri Rush Power Soccer


I talked to Sarah Schwegel of the #8 nationally-ranked DASA Missouri Rush Power Soccer team, along with her Coach Dennis St John, recently. First, what is Power Soccer Power Soccer is the first competitive team sport designed and developed specifically for power wheelchair users. Athletes’ disabilities include quadriplegia, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, and […]

USYSA National Finals Being Streamed Saturday

2014 USYSA national FINAL logo

Via Soccer America – Georgia’s Concorde Fire Elite and New Jersey’s PDA Harkes will play Saturday for the McGuire Cup, the oldest trophy in youth sports, at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown, Md. Champions will also be crowned Saturday in three other divisions at the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships. All games will be available […]

Make Money – Entry Level Referee Course


Want to become a soccer referee? You can earn up to $50 per game refereeing in the SLYSA league and you can set your own schedule. Entry level referee class is scheduled for early August at the Kolping Kicks Soccer Complex. The fee is $65 Dates: 8/11/14 from 6pm – 10pm 8/13/14 from 6pm – […]

Jeremy Alumbaugh, St Louis FC GM, on Player Development


With the completion of the World Cup, player development has become the topic of conversation within the community. So I went to the fellow I know best, who trained my nephews and was instrumental in helping me set my focus on “serving soccer junkies” since I began this effort in 2005, to discuss the topic. […]

Futura Southland Forte U15 Girls Chasing National Title


Futura Academy Forte (MO) secured a spot in the National Championship with a second place finish in the National League Blue Division this past Spring. Futura was the only team in the group to go undefeated with a 4-0-3 record, and scored the second most goals in the blue division with 12. Futura fell in […]

US Soccer Development Academy Finals Saturday

SLSG Metro host Chicago Magic PSG in U18 Boys Academy soccer match

The semifinal field is set for the 2013-14 Development Academy Championships, which take place July 17 and 19 at U.S. Soccer’s National Training Center in Carson, California. On Monday, the U-17/18 quarterfinal winners included first-year club Bethesda-Olney, FC Dallas, the Montreal Impact and Players Development Academy. Tuesday’s U-15/16 quarterfinal winners featured Chicago Magic PSG, the […]