Chad Liddle founded Darlington School Soccer Academy in 2004 and serves as director of the program. A member of the U.S. Soccer National Instructor Staff, he also serves as a coach for NSCAA and Region III ODP as well as an Id2 national scout for U.S. Club Soccer. Chad has traveled the world through the game of soccer, serving as an instructor for the International Sports Coalition in Africa and working with U.S. National Team program, the Bahamian Federation, Bermuda National Team program and Guyana Football Federation. In 2009, he negotiated partnerships with several EPL and Brazilian Clubs. Chad holds a USFF “A” license, an NSCAA Premier license and is a member of many other professional soccer organizations. As a player, he was the Georgia State Player of the Year, Atlanta Journal Constitution State and Gwinnett County Player of the Year, one of only 20 U.S. recipients of the Ford-Pele Scholarship, and a goalkeeper for NCAA Division I Winthrop University, Big South Conference. Chad holds a B.S. from Berry College and a M.S.M. from the University of Georgia. He and his wife, Darcy, ELA-8 P.E. teacher, have two sons, Alex (’20) and Landon (’22).
Other Experience: U.S. Soccer National Instructor; Staff; U.S. Soccer National Teams Goalkeeping Staff; U.S. Region III ODP Staff, International Sports Coalition - Coaching Instructor