Dave Lange


Dave Lange has covered soccer for various media outlets since the 1970s. He wrote or co-authored: Practice Makes Perfect: A Guide to Fun Training Sessions for 6–10 Year Olds, Cherishing Childhood, The First 100 Years of Community School, Webster University: A Century of Defining Moments, and Taming Troubled Waters: Dr. Henry Givens Jr. and the Transformation of Harris-Stowe State University, all from Reedy Press. He contributed a chapter to Soccer Frontiers: The Global Game in the United States, 1863–1913 (University of Tennessee Press, 2021). Lange coached youth soccer and holds a USSF National D coaching license and a coaching certificate from the Royal Dutch Football Association. He is Senior Lecturer at the University of Missouri–St. Louis and Adjunct Full Professor at Webster University.


Author Dave Lange joined us to discuss his new book available now that highlights the inaugural season for the club in the MLS.

 Dave Lange has covered soccer in St. Louis dating back to the 1970s, when he worked as a college student freelancing for the Suburban Journals. To say he brings a depth of knowledge to his new Reedy Press book about

Reedy Press is pleased to announce the release of Year One: St. Louis CITY SC, by Dave Lange.