Articles by Ric Campbell

MENS PDL OPEN TRYOUT

The Dayton Dutch Lions FC is happy to announce its open tryout for the 2018 soccer season. The Lions currently play in the Premier Development League (PDL), the highest level amateur league in the United States Soccer Structure and have been a franchise of the United Soccer Leagues (USL) for the past 9 years.. Tryouts will […]

Topic(s) Dayton Dutch Lions FC, Men

TRAINING CANCELED – WED. 2/7

With the weather report projecting temperatures dropping by 5:00pm tonight, we are canceling training this evening.  We will resume on Friday. Have a safe and blessed day.  

Topic(s) Uncategorized

2018 PDL SCHEDULE RELEASED

DAYTON, OH — The Dayton Dutch Lions FC has announced its 2018 Premier Development League schedule, which will begin on Friday, May 18 and includes matches against the five teams in the Great Lakes Division. The schedule has the Lions playing the Michigan Bucks, Cincinnati Dutch Lions, Derby City Rovers and newcomer Lansing United three times […]

Topic(s) Dayton Dutch Lions FC, Men

DDL FC WOMEN TO TAKE 2018 OFF

Dayton, OH, January 31, 2018 – Dayton Dutch Lions FC has made the decision to not field a Womens Premier Soccer League team in the 2018 season.  The Lions will take a one-year hiatus, but look to feature a WPSL squad again in 2019.  Dayton has played at the highest level of women’s amateur soccer since its start […]

Topic(s) Women

U14 Match Canceled

The U14 Boys Indoor Match at SportsPlex has been canceled today, Sunday, 1/21. SportsPlex contacted me and let me know that the other team would not be able to show up. We will see you at training tomorrow….6:15 to 7:30 pm.    

Topic(s) Academy

2018 INDOOR TRAINING SCHEDULE

We have updated our 2018 training schedule that starts this Monday, January 8th.  Each of the sessions will now be 75 minutes long.  The majority of days and times are very close to how we ended last in December. We look forward to seeing you as often as possible.  This off-season training is YOUR TIME […]

Topic(s) Academy

HOLIDAY BREAK

Reminder to all that we are on “HOLIDAY BREAK” for the next three weeks from training.  Please enjoy time with family and friends, be safe and have a blessed holiday season. We, here at the Dutch Lions, wish you the very best as the year comes to a close.  We thank you for all of […]

Topic(s) Academy, Dayton Dutch Lions FC, Men

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. Here is the order link to our store DDL ONLINE STORE    

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  […]

Topic(s) Academy

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 […]

Topic(s) Academy

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
  • 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 WPSL) 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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    Dutch Lions TV
  • Oranje Legion

    Oranje Legion