Academy FAQs

St. Louis CITY SC Academy is seeking homestay families to provide top soccer talent outside the St. Louis region. Part of the St. Louis CITY SC Academy’s goal is to bring a few athletes who intend to be a part of the best youth soccer development program in North America, representing the highest level of training and competition for young men aspiring to play soccer at the highest levels, including professionally in the United States and across the world.


  • Be connected to the STL CITY SC family and support the developmental pathway of an Academy Player
  • Make a difference in the life of an Academy player
  • Monthly $650* stipend to help defer expenses of housing an Academy player (1099 Taxable Stipend) 
  • STL CITY SC Academy players can serve as positive role models for younger family members
  • Develop lifelong relationship with a homestay player and his family