ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Saint Louis FC announced an affiliation agreement with Impact FC from Litchfield, Illinois which will grow the club’s player pool and provide a pathway to the highest level for players at Impact FC.
The partnership provides opportunities for Impact FC players to train with STLFC Academy and Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) players and coaching staff. Coaches at Impact FC will also have access to STLFC Academy and ECNL coaching seminars and development courses. Likewise, players at Impact FC will have the opportunity to participate in STLFC soccer school sessions, enjoy STLFC first-team player appearances, and possibilities to train with St. Louis Scott Gallagher youth partners Feyenoord and AS Roma.
"We at Impact FC are excited to partner with a world class organization such as STLFC,” said Impact FC Director Travis Matthews. “They have a proven track record of developing top talent and we look forward to learning from them. We feel that an affiliation can only help our club and soccer in our area grow. We're especially excited to give our players a direct path to the U.S. Development Academy and the ECNL."