The 2016/17 DDL FC Youth Academy Staff consists of:

Director of Soccer Operations – Marcus Rixon…..U15 Boys Orange and U13 Boys

  • UEFA B Coaching License
  • Canterbury Christ Church College, BA in Sports Science
  • Portsmouth University, CERT Education
  • Current DDL USL PDL Head Coach
  • Former Collegiate Coach Southdowns College, Portsmouth, England
  • Former Youth Coach Classic Eagles, Columbus, Ohio
  • Former Youth Academy Coach in England (Portsmouth, Chelsea, Havant and Waterlooville, Eastleigh FC)
  • Former Semi-Professional player with San Jose Earthquakes

Academy Coaches:

Bruno Lopes…..U17 Boys and U17 Girls

  • UEFA B Coaching License
  • Coerver Coaching Diploma
  • Current DDL USL PDL Assistant Coach
  • Former Youth Coach in Portugal (FC Ferreiras and Imortal DC)
  • With Dayton Dutch Lions FC since September, 2014

Liam Oliss…..U12 Boys and U10 Girls

  • USSF E License
  • Former College Soccer player at Sterling College
  • Former U20 player at Florida Gulf Coast Dutch Lions FC
  • Former DDL Academy player

Bradley Schluter….U14 Girls and U12 Girls

  • USSF E License
  • College Soccer player at Cedarville University
  • Current DDL FC PDL player
  • Former CDL FC PDL player

Paulo Pinto – Goalkeeping Coach

  • College Soccer player at Cedarville University
  • Former DDLFC PDL Goalkeeper

Mike Tucker…..U16 Girls

  • NSCAA Advanced Diploma
  • Former University of Dayton Womens Coach (22 Year Head Coaching Record of 313-124-34)
  • Coached 17 All-Americans, 59 First Team A-10 and 52 All-Ohio Selections
  • Former State Coach in the Ohio South ODP program in the U16 and U17 age groups
  • Former Youth Academy Coach Cardinals Soccer Club
  • Member of the Ohio Soccer Hall of Fame
  • Ohio Soccer Coaches Association Honor Award Winner

Ric Campbell…..U15 Boys Blue and U9 Boys

  • USSF E License
  • Former High School Head Coach (Miamisburg and West Carrollton)
  • Former Youth Academy Coach (SouthSide, Star City and SouthStars SC)
  • Camp Director Vikings Soccer Camp
  • Former College Soccer player at Judson University (3 Year All-American, Team MVP and Captain
  • Member of the Judson Athletic Hall of Fame
  • 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

  • Tickets

  • Dutch Lions TV

    Dutch Lions TV
  • Oranje Legion

    Oranje Legion