CUSA Soccer

Matt Schmidt

Coach's Name

Matt Schmidt, Director of coaching for the U13 & 14 program.

Teams Coached

Boys and Girls; 2006 Boys NPL, 2006 Girls NPL

Bio

I have been coaching soccer for 16 years. I have a Bachelor of Science in Education and a minor in Athletic Training (Wright State University, 1998). I received a Master of Business Administration in Management (Wright State University) in 2001, and possess an Associate of Applied Science in Accounting (Sinclair, 2013). I currently teach in Beavercreek City Schools where my two kids attend, and my wife is a teacher in Fairborn City Schools.

Birth Place

Springboro, OH

Coaching Education

USSF National B; USSF National C; USSF National D; United Soccer Coaches Advanced National Diploma; United Soccer Coaches Regional Diploma

Coaching Experience

CUSA - 2004-2005; Metro FC 2005-2014; CUP 2014-2016; CUSA 2016-Present

Coaching Philosophy

I teach players to understand the foundational skills to be effective in any system of play, and to be able to be effective anywhere on the field. Player development is key over winning games.

Quote

"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." Michael Jordan

Favourite Team

Liverpool FC; Borussia Dortmund

As part of our year-round training and programming and CUSA offers;

  • Twice per week training in Spring & Fall
  • 2-3 times per week training in Winter on turf under floodlights
  • Indoor Futsal sessions once per week during the winter
  • Pre-season Camp
  • Skills Camps and Clinics

If you are in the Dayton area, and beyond, CUSA is the best club to be at and will provide your player with the best training available in state.

Come out and train with us for a few nights, we guarantee you'll love the experience. Book a couple of training sessions with us http://www.cusasoccer.org/tryouts