Articles by Sid van Druenen

CDL falls despite good showing

The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, (0-1-0) started their 2017 season, with a 1-0 home loss, versus the West Virginia Chaos (1-1-1). After a 25 minute weather delay, the clouds cleared up, the sun came out and 300 fans where ready to watch a good game of soccer. From kick off the fans had the opportunity […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

2017 Summer Camps sign up now!

The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC has announced three soccer camps for youth soccer players in the greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky areas, for the summer of 2017. CDLFC summer camps are open to all skills levels and ages 6 to 18. Campers will have an opportunity to interact with high level college and former professional players […]

Topic(s) Uncategorized

CDLFC Soccer Clinics

As part of the “Partners in Soccer” project, the Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC will attend several training sessions of partner youth clubs and teams, assisting the coaches with the sessions and, in some cases, and depending on the needs of the club, even get to run the sessions, focusing on specific details the club or coach […]

Topic(s) Partners in Soccer

Brandon Ponchak new Director of Operations

The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC is happy to announce that Brandon Ponchak is joining the club as Director of Operations. Ponchak will be joining Technical Director Sid van Druenen and Head Coach Terry Nicholl and be mainly responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operations and club management activities. Ponchak will also join the coaching staff […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

What is the PDL?

With the 2017 season around the corner we wanted to take some time and share with you what the PDL, the league we play in, is all about. As described on the PDL website: The PDL is the proven developmental leader in North American soccer’s evolving tiered structure, the Premier Development League features 72 franchises […]

Topic(s) Men

CDLFC held Invite only Try Outs

This past Saturday, February 11th, the Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC held a invitational try out for the 2017 PDL season. Approximately 50 players attended the try out that ran from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at the Northern Kentucky University intramural fields. After registration the players where split in groups and rotated through 3 stations: a small […]

Topic(s) Men

Mark your calendar

The USL PDL has announced the Conference Alignment as well as the schedule for the 2017 season today. The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC will begin play at home, on May 21st, against the West Virginia Chaos. Kick off is set for 6.00pm and tickets will go on sale soon. Like the West Virginia Chaos, CDL […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

Prepping for Feb. 11th invite only try out

This Saturday, February 11th, the Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC will be hosting their yearly invitational try out for the 2017 PDL season. Approximately 60 players are expected to attend this try out and all of them have received an invitation to attend, from the club’s Technical Director, Sid van Druenen. “This is a very exciting […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC

How do we build our team?

In an interview with new Technical Director Sid van Druenen he will give us some insight on how the club is going about building the 2017 PDL team. CDLFC: How can players reach out and what would you like to see from them? SvD: Players can email me at s.vandruenen@cdlfc.com and they can expect an honest reply […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC

CDLFC’s New Direction

The goal of the Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC is to win the PDL National Championship and be a pathway for players that are looking for the best possible environment to pursue their dream of signing a professional contract. CDLFC’s new ownership group is committed to this goal by creating a highly professional environment for players […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC

Stovall drafted by Seattle Sounders

Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC’s center back Jake Stovall got drafted by the Seattle Sounders in the 3rd round of the 2017 MLS Superdraft. Stovall, a Centerville Ohio native and a Wright State University graduate, played for the Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC in the 2014, 2015 and 2016 seasons and played a vital role in helping […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men

Sid van Druenen added to the staff

The Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC is happy to announce that, Dutch native, Sid van Druenen is joining the club as our Technical Director. Van Druenen will be joining Richard Campbell, CDLFC’s club Director and Terry Nicholl, CDLFC’s Head Coach and will be mainly responsible for all soccer related aspects of the club while assisting in […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC

CDLFC extends ownership group

The Cincinnati Dutch Lions is excited to announce that local businessmen Hans Philippo and Robert Rack have joined Mike Mossel and Dr. Suresh Gupta as owners of the Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, LLC.   Hans Philippo (seen in the picture above), born in Lisse, the Netherlands is the new majority stakeholder in the club. Mr. […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC

PDL OPEN TRY OUTS ANNOUNCED

After finishing 2nd in the League in the first two seasons and qualifying for the play-offs in 2015, the Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC is aiming for another successful season in 2016. Besides bringing some players from the 2015 team back, the Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC is looking for additional payers and will be organizing open tryouts […]

Topic(s) Cincinnati Dutch Lions FC, Men
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