Shane Smith

Director of Academy

Teams Coached

U6-U10, G11/12, B11/12, B09 Gold, B10 Gold, G09 Gold, G09 Black

Birth Place

Casa Grande, Arizona

Coaching Education

  • Coerver Youth Diploma

  • USSF Grassroots 11v11

  • USSF Grassroots 9v9

  • USSF Grassroots 7v7

  • USSF Grassroots 4v4

  • USSF F

  • United Soccer Coaches Small-side Games Diploma 4v4/7v7/9v9

Coaching Experience

  • Former club coach - Dayton Dutch Lions FC Youth Academy

  • Former Youth Academy Manager - Dayton Dutch Lions FC

  • Dayton Dutch Lions FC WPSL Assistant Coach

  • Dayton Dutch Lions FC USL PSL Assistant Coach

  • Ohio South ODP 2018

  • Centerville High School Boys 2018

  • Coerver Ohio 2017

  • Dayton Dutch Lions FC 2012-2016

  • Dragons Soccer Club (South Texas Soccer Association) 2010-2011

Playing experience

  • Dayton Dutch Lions FC

  • Houston Leones

  • University of Mobile

Coaching Philosophy

I want my players to play with confidence on the field! Developing their technical abilities, tactical knowledge, mental toughness, and love for the game of soccer!


"Play with happiness. Play with joy. When you have a football at your feet, you are free." -Ronaldinho


Man City.

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

CUSA Soccer Club

P.O. Box 750651, Centerville, Ohio, 45475


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