Eagle Express Soccer Club Partners with FC Schalke 04

May 16, 2019- FC Schalke 04 of the German Bundesliga has formed a partnership with Nashville,
TN-based Eagle Express SC (EESC). The partnership was formed through Global Image Sports, the official youth development partner of Schalke 04.

Founded in 1904, Schalke 04 has won 7 German Championships, 5 DFB-Pokals, 1 DFL-Supercup, and 1 UEFA Cup. In the 2017-18 season Schalke finished 2nd in the Bundesliga to qualify for the UEFA Champions League.  Schalke’s famous youth academy, known as “Knappenschmiede,” is widely regarded as one of the best
developmental programs in the world, with graduates such as US National team star Weston McKennie as well as a plethora of stars across Europe such as Mesut Özil, Manuel Neuer, and Leroy Sané.

This partnership will provide EESC members with access to:
★ Camps with Schalke 04 Academy coaches - REGISTER NOW FOR 2019 SUMMER CAMP (JULY 8-10)
★ The Schalke 04 National Camp featuring the senior academy coaches
★ College and Professional recruitment advice
★ Tours to Germany with exclusive partner access to Schalke 04
★ Schalke 04 Coaching Diploma Courses
★ Coaching Education Resources
★ And more...

Barry VonLobstein, President of EESC, “Schalke’s developmental results speak for themselves. This partnership will be an amazing opportunity for our staff and players to learn from one of the best youth developers in the world. We can’t wait to host the coaches this summer and start developing a true
relationship with an amazing club.” Global Image Sports and Schalke 04 are very excited about this partnership with EESC, and are looking forward to a long and successful relationship. For more information contact Joe Davis at joseph@globalimagesports.com​ or Barry VonLobstein at ​coach.barry@eagleexpresssc.org​.