Articles by Ric Campbell

SPIRITWEAR ONLINE STORE OPEN

The Dayton Dutch Lions FC have partnered with “Squad Locker” to present our gear online.  We plan on updating our offerings every 60-90 days to keep our spirit wear fresh and fun. If you order ASAP, you still have a chance to get prior to Christmas. Here is the order link to our store DDL ONLINE […]

Topic(s) Academy, Dayton Dutch Lions FC

DDL FC IN GREAT LAKES

Tampa, Fla. –  The Premier Development League (PDL) has announced their conference and division alignments for the 2018 season.  The Dayton Dutch Lions FC will be competing for a third straight year in the very competitive Great Lakes Division. General Manager Ric Campbell shared, “Nothing new for us regarding our placement, but we were surprised to […]

Topic(s) Dayton Dutch Lions FC

GRIEST TAKES THE HELM

DAYTON, OH. – The Dayton Dutch Lions FC have appointed Dan Griest to serve as head coach for the 2018 Premier Development League season. Griest, who also serves as a head coach with the Ohio Celtic Alliance youth soccer, will join the club immediately. “I am excited to announce Dan Griest as our new Head […]

Topic(s) Academy, Men

TEAM OF THE SEASON – FALL 2017

The Dayton Dutch Lions FC are pleased to announce the 2017 Team of the Season sponsored by ALT Architecture.  This team has 11 selections and 7 honorable mentions.  They were picked by the coaching staff for being the top 18 players week-in and week-out who gave their very best effort, demonstrated the core values and […]

Topic(s) Academy

TEAM REPORTS – 10/24

The Dayton Dutch Lions FC enjoyed a nice weekend of tournament soccer as all academy teams played in the Haunted Classic.  Several teams just missed making the finals as all the players gave a spirited effort. Please see the final ALT Architecture Team of the Week below as well as game reports from the tournament. […]

Topic(s) Academy

GAME REPORTS – 10/17

This was our final week of league play and the U13 Boys were in the Warrior Fall Classic. We finished giving a very good representation of Dayton Dutch Lions soccer.  We are very pleased with the progress we are seeing both individually and for each team.  Please see below our ALT Architecture Team of the […]

Topic(s) Academy

GAME REPORTS – 10/10

Another full week of games for the Dayton Dutch Lions FC as the Fall season is nearing its end.  We had two Games of the Week, as the U10 Boys were showcased on Wednesday and the U14 Boys on Saturday. Both of these teams were able to come into the office for a video analysis […]

Topic(s) Academy

ORANGE FAMILY AT UD

(October 4, 2017/Dayton, OH) The Dayton Dutch Lions FC youth Academy had the chance to attend and be part of the University of Dayton Men’s soccer match this evening. This is another club initiative to enhance our program, grow our youth players and support our local college teams. The University of Dayton competes as a […]

Topic(s) Academy

GAME REPORTS – 10/3

The Dayton Dutch Lions FC had a strong week of performances on the pitch.  They showed great improvement and should be proud of their efforts.  See below for our ALT Architecture Team of the Week and the game reports.         Game of the Week MVP – Rachel Game of the Week Highlights Video  […]

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GAME REPORTS – 9/26

As we hit the mid-point of our season and fall officially arrived, all of our teams had matches during a heat-wave week.  Temperatures were in the low 90’s as it definitely felt like summer instead of fall.  Each team worked hard and did all they could to stay hydrated. See below for our ALT Architecture Team […]

Topic(s) Academy

GAME REPORTS – 9/19

The Dutch Lions had a full week as all teams were in action with Sunday being a fun “DDL FC Tailgaiting” party for the three games scheduled.  Much fun was had and the teams competed in every match.  See below for our ALT Architecture Team of the Week and the game reports.     Game […]

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GAME REPORTS – 9/12

The Dayton Dutch Lions played 4 matches after the Labor Day weekend with mixed results.  See below for our ALT Architecture Team of the Week and game reports. GAME REPORTS: Age/Gender: U13G Location: DOC Stadium | West Carrolton High School Players: Ava B., Lauren, Sara, Alyvia, Hope, Shiloh, Mia, Ava P., Rachel, Laura, Kayden, Nicole, […]

Topic(s) Academy

SPAIN Dream Update

As we shared earlier, our boys U10 player Oliver, is spending 10 days training and playing games at the Barcelona Futbol Club.  We are so happy and proud of him.  With permission from the family, here is an update and some pictures.  You can see more on our facebook site. Day 1 – Players trained […]

Topic(s) Academy, Dayton Dutch Lions FC

SPORTS PERFORMANCE

We want to remind everyone that the next Sports Performance session is this coming Tuesday, Sept. 5 at the Doc Stadium on the campus of West Carrollton High School.  The session will run from 6:30 to 7:30. This fall, the Dayton Dutch Lions have introduced the Sports Performance Program to our Youth Academy teams directed […]

Topic(s) Academy

Game Reports – 8/29

This weekend the Dayton Dutch Lions played 5 matches all at the DOC Stadium on the campus of West Carrollton High School.  Many strong performances were on display including the U13 Girls victorious Game of the Week on Sunday.  See below for our ALT Architecture Team of the Week and Game Reports.       […]

Topic(s) Academy

Game Reports – 8/22

The fall season kicked of with two matches for our club in week one. It was good to get back on the pitch and give a strong effort after a busy summer break.  We look forward to a fun season. This year we will be recognizing our ALT Architecture Team of the Week and the Game of […]

Topic(s) Academy

2017 PDL and WPSL Season Photos

The Dayton Dutch Lions would like to thank our amazing photographer, Curt Cosenza! Curt flawlessly captures the action of both our men’s PDL and women’s WPSL games. The perfect timing of his shots provide us with amazing material to post on our website and social media. Below are the links to his 2017 Dayton Dutch Lions […]

Topic(s) Dayton Dutch Lions FC

HUDSON-GROVES IN ENGLAND

The Dayton Dutch Lions FC congratulate U17 Boys Senior Academy player, Lucas Hudson-Groves, in being the latest DDL player heading overseas.  Lucas will be spending at least the next 12 months in the academy of Basingstoke FC in Basingstoke, UK, which is in Hampshire, about an hour west of London. He has agreed for the […]

Topic(s) Academy, Dayton Dutch Lions FC

The Dayton Dutch Lions are proud to announce that Michael Yantz and Amass Amankona have been named to the PDL’s 2017 All-Central Conference Team. The Central Conference’s best Starting XI were voted on by the members of the conference. The Lions joined playoff qualifiers, Michigan Bucks, Thunder Bay Chill, and Des Moines Menace with two […]

Topic(s) Dayton Dutch Lions FC

First Step In Making Dream Come True

The Dutch Lions would like to congratulate DDL Academy player, Oliver Tucker, who has been selected to join the Barcelona All-Star Squad. Oli will travel to Barcelona in early September to train at the FC Barcelona Headquarters, play matches against Spanish youth academy teams, and watch two La Liga matches from reserved seats at Camp […]

Topic(s) Academy, Dayton Dutch Lions FC