Soccer Coaches

Soccer instruction at Ozzie Smith’s Sports Academy in Chesterfield, MO is focused on developing sound technical skills. In addition, players are given a good understanding of the individual tactical components of the game.  Topics include foot skills, fast footwork, goalkeeper skills, and shooting and finishing.  In addition to our indoor training facility in Chesterfield, Mo we also offer soccer teams in St. Louis year round, and summer soccer camps across the midwest and Virginia.  Soccer camps are held in St. Louis, MO, Chesterfield, Mo, Webster Groves, Mo, Edwardsville, IL, Godfrey, IL, and Suffolk, Virginia to name a few.

RandolphRandolph Smith

Randolph started playing soccer at the age of 5. At the age of 16, he got his first international cap for his country as a Jr Lone Stars which was based in Atlanta.  After high school, he attended Georgia State University for 2 years and moved to Jacksonville, Illinois where he attended MacMurry College.  He then became an all American. After two years of playing at MacMurry he moved back to Atlanta and played at GA State which also landed him a spot on L’ville FC a developmental team and the Atlanta Silverbacks which is part of the USL pro league. Randolph still plays in a few Rec  and developmental leagues around Saint Louis and through out the United States. He has had a few offers to play overseas, but for now he thinks his calling is to coach and teach youth the game of soccer.

kurt_soccerKurt Robert Gilsinger

Kurt has been playing soccer since he was 3 years old and played a year up in all of his club seasons.  He played at Lafayette high school and got a 23-1-1 record his senior year, reaching quarter finals of state. Kurt played 2 years at STLCC where they went 18-1-2 his freshman year and were ranked 7th in the nation. His sophomore year they went 23-1, and were ranked 1st in the nation for 7 weeks straight, made it to nationals, ended ranked 5th in the nation. Kurt also plays semi pro soccer for an up and coming NPSL team called STL club Atletico.

IMG_5255David Randolph – Owner & Founder

Since opening in 1990, Ozzie’s David has taught over 30,000 students. David personally trains all of Ozzie’s instructors using a specific program designed to maximize each student’s potential. David has over 38 years of coaching and playing experience and he pride’s himself on teaching his students whatever is necessary to help them reach their potential. He stresses HARD WORK and DEDICATION to every aspect of each respective sport.