Douglas Cardosi (Papa Bear) is the Owner & Director of “Paws Goal-Keeper Academy” which is an official partner for LTSC Goal Keepers. Doug has been coaching soccer since 1990 and goalkeepers since 1992. He has coached all levels from Tots, Recreational, Club, High School, ODP State, ODP Regional, Division III, Division II, and Division I College goalkeepers.
Keepers who have played at these levels and who have gone on to play at the professional level and represent our National Teams. Doug holds his NSCAA Advanced National Goalkeeper Diploma and USSF "B" License and as served an Olympic Development GK Coach for the State and Regional level.
Doug employs the best GK coaches to teach the LTSC players the fundmentals, through technical and tactical coaching. Along with Doug, please see bio's for other age specific GK coaches through our coaches page.
The Lyons Township Soccer Club received the ODP Accreditation from Illinois Youth Soccer Association!
The Charter Standard for Olympic Development Program Designation provides recognition to clubs are well run and sustainable, with child protection and safety paramount. It also recognizes a club's commitment to coaching, player and coach development, and the raising of standards of behavior in the game; all of which are priorities for both the Olympic Development Program and the Illinois Youth Soccer Association.
Please click on the link below for full details of what The Charter Standard involves.
Soccer 2000, located in Downers Grove, is the club provider for all uniform and spiritwear needs. If you have any questions regarding your uniform or are in need of any additional uniform product, please contact the company at 630-241-9500 x 5 or via email at email@example.com.
Soccer 2000 also provides all members of LTSC a free membership into the S2K Premier Club. This membership provides a 10% discount on all additional items needed -- shoes, shinguards, balls, socks, etc.