Soccer Parenting Association - A movement for social change

About

Skye Eddy

founder

Skye is the founder of the Soccer Parenting Association with a mission of inspiring players by empowering parents. Skye is a sought after speaker for parents, coaches, clubs and players. A former professional player, Skye was a collegiate and youth All-American goalkeeper, Defensive MVP of the Final Four (1993) and State Champion track athlete. Skye has coached extensively in the youth and collegiate games. A MBA graduate of the University of Richmond, Skye has earned her USSF "B" License, the USSF National Goalkeeper License, the USSF Grassroots Instructors License, and is a sought after Coach & Parent Educator and Club Consultant.

Kelley Schmidt

director of club operations

Kelley grew up in Northboro, MA and played collegiately at Old Dominion University and then for the U.S.W.I.S.L. Hampton Roads Piranhas. She was the Head Coach at Division III Fitchburg State College (2004-2005) and then the Assistant Coach at the University of Richmond (2005-2007). She coached for many years in the youth game, has her D license, and is thrilled to be back in the game with Soccer Parenting after taking some time off to raise her children.

Derrall Stalvey

director of creative operations

An award-winning television and digital media executive for 20+ years, Derrall is using that experience to help advance the mission of Soccer Parenting. He graduated from the University of Tennessee and has managed newsrooms for ABC, FOX, and NBC affiliates. He produced/directed the 2020 documentary, “The Social Divide.” Derrall found his passion for the youth game through his children 10 years ago. He quickly engaged with his local club in Chattanooga, TN, first as a team manager and then at the board and staff levels.

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