FC Dayton's WPSL Team was voted 'Franchise of the Year' in its inaugural season after finishing first in the Ohio Valley Conference, Western Division.
FC Dayton's WPSL Coach, Bradley Schluter, was voted 'Coach of the Year' in his inaugural season after finishing first in the Ohio Valley Conference, Western Division.
The WPSL player base consists of the best high school collegiate, and post-collegiate talent in the area and include Brandi Chastian, Julie Foudy, Alex Morgan, and most recently, Rose Lavelle, who played right here in Dayton!
The WPSL structure is unique in that players aged 16-30 can participate.
This provides young players the experience they need to prepare them for college, current collegiate players the opportunity to remain fit and develop their skills & post-collegiate players another opportunity to make the jump to the professional ranks.
For young players looking to play High School, Collegiately and beyond, there are no better role models to be exposed to than the professionally players of the WPSL.
The majority of a WPSL roster is made up of Division 1 women from the extended community area, meaning that these WPSL players came from the same High Schools and played for the same clubs as our aspiring FC Dayton youth players.
FC Dayton provides its current players with opportunities for development and provide a platform of elite-level soccer development that motivates young players to achieve their dreams, be successful and go as far as they can within the game.
Your support directly funds FC Dayton athletes by providing match and training equipment, travel & lodging, training and playing gear, athletic training services and much, much more.
FC Dayton is lucky to have an unbelievably qualified, energetic and dedicated staff for its WPSL team, with one Head Coach and three Assistants. From left to right we have:
Josh Hess, A-licensed goalkeeper coach who is Head Coach at Defiance College.
Shane Smith, all round, internationally known nice guy who is a former professional player, is the WPSL Team's Specialist Skills Coach.
Mike McCormick, Assistant Coach, Opposition Analyst and Game-Day Operations.
Bradley Schluter, Head Coach and Tactical Analyst for D1 University of Dayton Women's Program.
All in all, you couldn't ask for a better staff.
Our home games are played at Magsig Middle School in Centerville, Dayton.
If you, your friends or family, would like to come and support FC Dayton's WPSL Team, tickets are available on the gate or season ticket or individual home-game tickets can be purchased by clicking on the Register for Everything Button below.