Going abroad is always a challenge. We're meeting the challenges with an efficient team and strong partners. We want to support clubs, academies and other entities to experience the beauty of international football activities and build sustainable bridges.
If you want achieve your goals and reach your dreams, you need personal aspects like talent, the hunger for success and discipline. But you also need the support of people who have expertise in the field of youth development, no matter if you are an individual, a coach or an organisation.
Football has the power to connect. In our connected and globalized world youth development also means develop internationally and understand cultures. We want to support young people by creating international and intercultural experiences through football and travel.
Our managing director Sebastian Schächter visited in December 2022 the German Embassy in Nairobi to close further cooperations.
2 days - 550 kids - 28 grassroots coaches! As part of a training tour in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, our new partner The Inspire Group organized training sessions for more than 550 kids with a total of 28 Kenyan grassroot coaches at various locations.
As part of the FESTAC A. African tour our partner The Inspire Group organized a CEO Networking Summit in Nairobi/Kenya. More than 50 CEO`s and high profile business leaders from Kenya took part at this event.
Already since 2018 our partner 1.FSV Mainz 05 from the capital of Rhineland-Palatinate activating the sister city initiative between Mainz and Louisville with various activities.
Together with our longterm partner Dallas Ayses we hosted our last camp for 2022 in Dallas.
Many former professional players from Germany and South Africa celebrate a fantastic closing event „Building Bridges to South Africa“ of the local German Club VfB Annweiler.
The club partnership between DSC Arminia and Maritzburg United is characterized by constant exchange.
Already since March 2020 (then still digital due to Covid19 restrictions), our partner DSC Arminia Bielefeld started its South Africa activities in Johannesburg.
Connecting our partner VfB Stuttgart with our longterm partner Forza Campiones V.I.P to conduct very successful youth football activations in Austin during their Trip with the first team last week.
We are very proud to host the U16 Team of the JFA Fukushima in Germany!
What an honour for Kazuhiro Nishimori from our current guest JFA Fukushima. Just after the game vs. The U16 Team of Eintracht Frankfurt he received the information that he will be nominated for the Japanese U15 national team to play vs. Spain in Valencia.
On Wednesday before the warm-up of the U16 game between Eintracht Frankfurt and JFA Fukushima there was the first half of the World Cup match of the Japanese against the German national team in Qatar
The South African city of Durban in the province of KwaZulu-Natal hosted the first World Football Summit on the African continent last week. Our partner DSC Arminia Bielefeld was one of the few German clubs to take part in this high-profile conference.
Fantastic to see how the club cooperation between Arminia Bielefeld and Maritzburg United works - great club-exchange in Bielefeld last week.
What an unforgettable experience for our Malaysian partner Destiny FC !The guests of our longterm partner from Southeast Asia had the opportunity to experience the match Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs. FC Bruegge live in the stadium.
After several very successful training sessions with more than 100+kids of the local German Club VfB Annweiler Peter Petersen, director youth of Maritzburg United had the honor to wrote a special note in the city’s goldon book!
The VfL-Youth Development Program in Vietnam get a huge media impact. Last week VTV7 and last saturday joined VTV9 - Nhịp Sống Phương Nam the digital sessions. A big thanks to Next Bundesliga Vietnam for having Takuma Asano for a a exclusive interview.
Soccer is more than a game, builds bridges and many friendships are formed far beyond national borders! It has always been our goal to use the power of the game and create unique experiences!
In Partnership with our Partner Pono Athletics and its CEO Chris Cleveland we held our first soccer camp last week in the competitive Hawaiian market.
As part of its international program in Vietnam, VfL Bochum held his 2nd "watching party" last saturday to the home game vs. Eintracht Frankfurt in Ho Chi Minh City. In the „Sese coffee shop“ 80 vietnamese fans celebrated and cheered the 3:0 victory against the UEFA Euro-League Cup Winner 2022.
After the very successful start last year in Germany with more than 150 players in one week, the visit of Parma`s sister city Worms, more than 150k reached people via different media channels, Parma Calcio was back in Southern Germany with another experience week.
After the huge success of our 4th edition for players born 2012 in July another group of players born 2009 arrived in Germany in August.
For the first time, a selection of players born 2009 from the American island of "Hawaii" travelled to Germany to test their performance level and compete versus German academies
For the 4th edition of our unique project "World Selection", 12 players born 2012 from five different countries and four different continents met for a week in Germany.
Together with its South African club partner Maritzburg United, Bundesliga club Arminia Bielefeld held an extraordinary camp for almost 130 children in Pietermaritzburg as part of its South Africa tour.
What a 1. FSV Mainz 05 e.V.- session in Nigeria 🇳🇬 last Friday !
Former DStv Premiership Player Sibusiso Mahlangu and Nhlanhla Vilakazi joined the Arminia kids-session in Johannesburg
Unforgettable day at the famous Betzenberg!
More and more former Arminia players getting involved in DSC's international youth programme. Arne Feick, another former Arminia player, took part in a digital Q&A session in South Africa and spent a lot of time with the participants.
Great success for Destiny Football DC from Malaysia. The team achieved a draw against the academy team of SV Waldhof Mannheim.
Before facing the youth academy of SV Waldhof Mannheim Destiny Football DC from 🇲🇾 get invited from the Vice President, Youth coordinator and director U12-U15 of the club to the City.
After many 05er-camps and coaching clinics in Malaysia since 2019 Destiny Football Development Centre visit the first time the Bundesliga club.
First ever visit of a malaysian Team at SpVgg Greuther-Fürth!
We are looking forward hosting our longterm partner Destiny Football Development Centre two weeks in Germany!
As part of its international program in Vietnam, VfL Bochum held his first ever "watching party" to the home game vs. FC Bayern Munich in Ho Chi Minh City.
What a unique opportunity for the coaches of the Mees Palace Academy from Jos/Nigeria. Long-time Mainz 05 professional Michael Thurk, current scout of the Bundesliga club, shared his experiences as a player, coach and now scout in a very entertaining digital coaching clinic.
Former VfL-professional and current assistant of the CEO Patrick Fabian led the participants on a virtual stadium tour through the dress rooms of the Vonovia Ruhrstadion.
Our partner DSC Arminia Bielefeld is intensifying its international activities in South Africa through a cooperation with Maritzburg United. The initial focus of the cooperation is on digital training sessions and advanced coach training as well as the exchange of knowledge in various areas, especially in youth development.
In 2014, Sebastian Schächter, the CEO of Schächter Sports, and Jake Doodnath, the director of the Canadian club “Toronto Skillz”, did something remarkable. They signed a contract between the companies, focusing on the development of Canadian talents and creating a pathway to Germany.
Huge motivation for VJSS-participants!
Björn Joppe, former professional player of VfL Bochum, shared his insights and big experience with the coaches from VJSS in Vietnam.
After numerous successful activations with digital coaching clinics and training sessions for kids from South Africa as well as other events, Arminia is considerably expanding its commitment in South Africa.
Thanks to HTV9 (Ho Chi Minh TV) for the report. We are very proud of the huge success of this amazing digital football development project in Vietnam and that so many media outlets report about the club.
Just before Christmas 2021 more than 100 players joined our International German Soccer Camp in Dallas. We are very proud about our fantastic partnership with AYSES Soccer Club and looking forward to great projects 2022.
Our partner DSC Arminia Bielefeld organized a fun soccer day for children in South Africa before Christmas!
Wormatia receives a signed jersey from multiple world goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. The jersey will be auctioned off shortly as part of a special campaign.
The connection between the cities Mainz and Louisville is already very close due to the city partnership.
VfL-legend Dariusz Wosz answered lots of Questions
VfL Bochum Football Development Program in Vietnam a huge success!
David Notoane, U23 national coach of South Africa and Ayanda Sigwili, CEO of our partner Dynasty Sports inspired with their training sessions in Germany all the participants. Beside that former South African international Bryce Moore shares his experience with the kids and coaches in a fantastic Q&A.
More than 30 kids from a local German club took advantage of the unique opportunity to participate in a digital Q&A with former South African international Bryce Moon. In a very entertaining event, Bryce gave the kids great insights and answered numerous questions.
Many children from the region south west palatinate in Germany had the unique opportunity to ask three-time Champions League winner Filippo Galli in a digital Q&A session.
Our CEO Sebastian Schächter and international Head Coach Markus Becker visit last week Georgia.
Last month FSV Mainz 05 was able to proof the sustainability of their international activations one more time. With the 21 year old Manuchim Ogundu the first participant of the clubs activities in Nigeria landed in Germany for one week to learn more about the club, his philosophie and had the chance to work on his strenghts.
After numerous joint events, we are very happy to annocunce Mike Raidt as our new Director Sports Germany.
Michael Weiss visited Camp in Annweiler/Germany
We are proud to announce that Nico Carrera, long-time participant in the Player Development Program of Schächter Sports, just had his first match with the professional team of Holstein Kiel.
Over the last weekend our CEO Sebastian Schächter and our Director of Sports Robin Hasenclever flew out to Thessaloniki for the first football camp with our new Partner Ajax Stars.
Fabrizio Hayer, former player of 1.FSV Mainz 05, shared his insights and big experience with the coaches from Chivas Louisville-Guadalajara Club of Kentucky.
Towards the end of their digital coaching program in the US, Arminia had another highlight planned for the participants.
The digital Arminia Bielefeld program for coaches from South Africa also exceeded all expectations. Numerous coaches from various south african clubs took part in the program and learned from coaches of the Akademia.
What a surprise for 35 children in Johannesburg. During a digital live-session, Arminia legend Tom Schütz suddenly dialed in and watched the performance of the kids during their session.
Another milestone in the activation of Bundesliga club Arminia Bielefeld in South Africa was the live session with Pretoria Callies FC, a club with a long history in South African football and currently playing in the second division.
The Arminia youth development Programm in South Africa ended with a special event. With many well-known personalities from sports, media, culture and art Sandra Hausberger and Jonas Hecking thanked on behalf of Arminia for great moments and the Organsiation of the past weeks.
Thanks to Paul Fass, head scout of the Academy of Mainz 05 for sharing great insights about the scouting philosophy of the club.
We are very proud supporting Arminia Bielefeld in their internationalization in South Africa, Japan and America.
In cooperation with the Midwest Premier Academy from Omaha, an extraordinary Arminia activity took place in the USA last Sunday. Together with Finn Holsing, youth director of Arminia Bielefeld, Carver Miller, born in Charlottesville, Virginia and current U17 goalkeeper at Arminia Bielefeld.
With another very prominent press conference and the first sessions, Arminia very successfully started its digital youth project in South Africa.
Yesterday we started with the scouting event where all the kids were evaluated and today coaches will receive a scouting webinar as the kickoff of Player/Club developmental program.
After his successful studies, Robin Hasenclever is the new Director Sports since yesterday and is responsible for all sporting matters in Germany and abroad.
Schaechter Sports and Football Academia, leading platform for youth soccer in Cyprus, will cooperate in the future.
In the future, Schächter Sports and My Football Space will work together in the field of international project and product development as well as marketing.
"Talking Arminia: Arminia and South Africa" was the topic of the first digital Arminia-Event in South Africa.
After the welcome words from Meba Karnapke (U10 Coach of the Mainz 05 Academy) and Andrew Uwe from Vandrezzer FC (Head Coach of the Vandrezzer FC development Team and a former Nigeria International) the first live-session with U10 Head Coach Meba Karnapke started at 10am.
Ajax Stars Thessaloniki is the first European partner to join the global network of Schächter Sports. The Ajax Stars Academy is based in Thessaloniki and is a very well organized academy with children aged five to twenty.
In collaboration with our partner, the club of Mainz 05, we hosted a top-class digital conference with participants from Germany and Nigeria ago as a starting point to connect the dots and activate existing structures
We are incredibly excited to say that our latest strategic partner works with us to create an additional pathway for talented players
Hirotaka Usui became the new head coach of Blaublitz Akita. The head coach in Japan is the director's next position. Akita won the J-league division 3 last season and will be competing in division 2 for the first time 2020/21. Usui was part of the Schaechter Sports coaching program two years ago.
At the end of the year, our global soccer network continues to grow. With the Bali Football Academy, Schächter Sports has found an ideal partner for a permanent presence in the Bali location.
Further exciting news at the end of the year for our organization. In partnership with Pono Athletics and its CEO Chris Cleveland, Schächter Sports once more strengthens its international activities by establishing presence in the competitive Hawaiian market.
Effective as of today, Schaechter Sports, one of the leading management companies in international youth soccer and the Metropolitan International School (MIS) with locations in Viernheim, Heidelberg and Mannheim will partner to connect soccer and education on the highest possible level.
1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig and Schächter Sport have signed a long-term cooperation agreement and are able to work together in the field of international and youth development In addition to international interests, such as Football camps, trainer training and (youth) friendship games, also abroad and in Germany, the international awareness of the 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig is to be i
We are extremely happy to announce our next partnership across the Atlantic! Midwest Premier Academy out of Omaha , Nebraska becomes the 15th partner in our international network!
When the referee blew the final whistle of the Under17 derby between SV Elversberg and 1. FC Saarbrücken on Saturday, September 6th, 2020 it was a very special moment for our former player development player Robert Balaban.
In the future, children and young people will have an extended football experience that goes beyond traditional training. The partnership that has been started aims to inspire children and young people for football - also or especially in these challenging times.
US - American Under17 national team player signed with Bundesliga 2 club Holstein Kiel this week, Carrera was part of the Schächter Sports Player Development Program for two years.
The German American Kickers (GAK) of Mercer County have entered into an exclusive partnership with Schaechter Sports, offering the highest level of youth development, coach education, cultural and player opportunities in Germany as well as bringing a European style youth summer camp to the central New Jersey region.
From today on, Schächter Sports, one of the leading companies specialized on international youth football concepts, will be presented in a new design.
The Schächter Sports International Team met for the first time in 2020. In a packed week, young football players from all over the world had the chance to meet new friends, play against teams from German elite academies and experience the fascination of German football and the Bundesliga in a unique and special way.
For Schächter Sports who is providing its global network with services like training camps, coaching clinics, participation in German elite academy tournamenrs and coaching and consulting in collaboration with its German professional partner clubs a long-term partnership with The Footballicious is the perfect next step in its expansion to Indonesia.
December 2019 will always be a great memory - for the first time in the history of Schächter Sports, the company was able to internationally activate on three continents in one week and even four in one month. In total six local activations in Asia (Singapore and Kuala Lumpur), Europe (Thessaloniki), Africa (Johannesburg) and North America (Louisville and Dallas) reached more than
After the successful start in summer 2019, the 05'er Fußballschule with a team of 1. FSV Mainz 05 coaches traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, again. In the capital of Kentucky, a twin city of Mainz, 40 children enjoyed professional training and unforgettable hours.
Schächter Sports had the chance to travel to South Africa and activate on the ground for the first just before Christmas. Being responsible for the football part of "MzansiNaija - Inspiring the Nation" cultural festival, our coaching team were able to prove how football converts strangers into teammates and at the end even friends.
In cooperation with its premium partner Kärcher, VfB Stuttgart spent an outstanding week in Singapore.
As of December 2019 Schächter Sports takes another step for its global expansion and intensifies its market entry into Thailand by working with one of the leading marketing and sponsoring consultancies in the market – Paul Poole.
Six South Korean talents have a great week behind them.
After several years of work focussed on building our network we take the next step of our evolution.
After the great start of our project "world selection", selected players from all over the world will again travel to Germany in January 2020 to compete and train at the highest level.
Schächter Sports enters the Malaysian football market with a strategic cooperation with Destiny FDC
Organized by Schächter Sports Takashi Okuhara, former player and current Academy director of FC Tokyo, visited the German 2nd Bundesliga club Karlsruher SC as part of his pro license course.
As part of its worldwide expansion, Schächter Sports visited Xuchang for a few days.
Schächter Sports and its partners were active in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America during the last summer holidays and inspired nearly 3,500 participants around the globe.
In cooperation with our partners 1.FSV Mainz 05 and Vandyke FC the second training camp of the 05er football school in Africa took place from August 26th to September 7th.
Numerous top academy teams met on 24/25 August 2019 at the Sportpark Husterhöhe in Pirmasens to play out this year's U13- VW Polo Cup.
Once again the U13 and U10 of our longterm partner Global Football Academy from Singapore took part in our top-class tournaments and spent great days in Germany.
Numerous highlights included the ten-day trip of the Toronto Skillz to Germany.
As part of the cooperation between E.S.F.A. and Schächter Sports, 21 talented and scouted U17 players from different camps in Greece and Cyprus traveled to Germany for a friendly match week.