Dale Schilly, Academy Director
Local coach and soccer instructor Dale Schilly joins St. Louis CITY SC as Academy Director after spending the last 28 years in various roles within the local soccer landscape, establishing programs for youth teams and laying the foundation for player development models.
Schilly brings significant experience to his new role and will be responsible for executing the club’s goal of becoming a top nationally recognized academy program that develops well-rounded players at the youth levels. Additionally, Schilly will focus on implementing the club’s sporting philosophy to the academy coaching staff ensuring that St. Louis CITY’s playing style is maintained throughout the academy program.
Prior to joining St. Louis CITY SC, Schilly was the technical director and vice president of local club St. Louis Scott Gallagher, where he led the charge in the management of the club, developing coaching education and mentoring programs for both new and experienced coaches. He was also the academy director of the Saint Louis FC Academy and played a major role in helping the club transition to the MLS NEXT league.