DSC Coaching Staff

Delaware Soccer Club has assembled some of the top soccer coaches in the region to oversee all of our soccer programming. Together the group brings a tremendous amount of high-level experience as both players and coaches at the club, college, and professional levels.

Their combined knowledge of the game and the latest coaching methods and philosophies provides DSC members with the highest-quality soccer programming. Perhaps most importantly, they all deeply believe in the DSC mission to develop the youth of our community in an inclusive and positive environment. 


Director of Travel: Asani Samuels

Samuels' background includes four years of Division I soccer, including three Regional All-American Honors and the Canisius Male Athlete of the Year Award. He competed for multiple years of professional soccer, earning the USL Finals MVP Award after leading the Rochester Rhinos to the 2015 USL Championship. He has coached many different levels at various clubs and has been a valuable presence on the DSC sidelines for nearly 10 years.


Director of House: Francesco Cardillo

Coach Cardillo leads the DSC House League Programming, bringing a wealth of soccer experience with him to DSC. He also currently serves as the Head Coach of the Men's Soccer Team at Buffalo State College. Along with more than six seasons of collegiate coaching, he brings with him a strong playing background, including earning two-time All-SUNYAC honors with the Bengals. 


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