Coaching Staff WPSL


Head Coach – Ian Richardson

Ian Richardson is in his first year in charge of the Dayton Dutch Lions FC Women’s program after spending the past two seasons as the programs assistant coach. Richardson brings a wealth of knowledge to the club and the program due to his experience at the college level as both the assistant of the University of Dayton’s Women’s program and, currently, the Urbana University Men’s program. Richardson started his coaching career at his alma mater, Lincoln Memorial University and Division II program Carson/Newman University.


Assistant Coach – Shane Smith

Shane Smith is the current DDL FC’s academy manager and former player of the Men’s Professional team. Smith played over 90 games in the USL PRO during his 4 years with the team.

Shane Smith played college soccer at University of Mobile, and also played with Houston-based indoor team Alamo City Warriors in the PASL, and in the USL PDL with Houston Leones.

  • DDL Soccer Complex

    DDL Soccer Complex

    All practices and games of the Dayton Dutch Lions FC Men’s team (USL PDL) and Women’s team (USL W-League) will be at the Dayton Dutch Lions FC Soccer Complex in West Carrollton. The stadium seats 3500 people. In 2014 the Dayton Dutch Lions FC and Dayton Outpatient Center (DOC) installed an new artificial turf field in the stadium. DOC Stadium was opened in May 2014 when former 2x “FIFA Best Player in the World” Ruud Gullit kicked off the game against LA Galaxy II in the USL PRO League.


    The address is: 5833 Student St., West Carrollton, Ohio, 45449

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