Pete began his career with the Lou Fusz Soccer Club in 1992 when he joined the club’s first team. Pete earned all-state honors while at Chaminade, and participated in both the Olympic Development Program and the Adidas Elite Soccer Program. Pete continued his soccer career as a Georgetown Hoya. After college, Pete worked his way up to Vice President of the Lou Fusz Automotive Network; while simultaneously donating his time as the President of the Lou Fusz Soccer Club. It is Pete’s mission to teach young athletes the power of a positive attitude and the extreme value of teamwork, which he has seen first hand. Pete has a passion for helping the children of St. Louis get the best experience possible by learning soccer skills, and more importantly life skills, that will help them succeed after the sport.
Dan grew up in Philadelphia, attending Chestnut Hill Academy where was a 12x Varsity Letter winner. Heading south for college, Gargan attended Georgetown University in the Big East and was twice named Captain & MVP of the soccer team. Leaving college early, Dan began his 12-year professional career being drafted by the Colorado Rapids. He went on to play in over 200 professional games, highlighted by two Canadian Championships with Toronto FC and an MLS Cup championship in 2014 with the LA Galaxy. Since his retirement as a player, he has stayed active at the highest levels of the game, working as a MLS color analyst with Fox Sports. A firm believer in continuing education, Dan recently completed the USSF National B License and will be moving on to the A at first convenience. Dan’s experience at all levels of the game in this country provide Lou Fusz Athletic with great leadership and a vision for this club to continue to prosper and evolve.
Marc “Bridge” Lillibridge
Executive Director of Lou Fusz Football
Marc “Bridge” Lillibridge comes to LFA with experience at all levels of the game of football. Lillibridge is a natural leader, serving as captain for his Iowa State University Cyclones. After graduating college, Lillibridge enjoyed a nice professional career in the NFL suiting up for the Philadelphia Eagles, Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints and Amsterdam Admirals (NFL-Europe). As his playing career finished up, Lillibridge has stayed active and involved in numerous aspects of the sport. He held a 6-year scouting career that took off with the Green Bay Packers and continued with the Chiefs in Kansas City. In 2007, Lillibridge switched gears and became a contract advisor for some of the biggest names in the NFL; while also lending his expertise on ESPN, Sirius XM and Fox Sports as a football insider. Lillibridge currently hosts radio shows on 590 the Fan and ESPN 101.1 six years in the St. Louis area.
Lillibridge is actively involved in the St. Louis community, continually coaching at the high school and youth levels, while working off the field to help his athletes obtain college scholarships and understand the process. He is a member of the St. Louis Pro Players organization, Pro Football Writers Association, and National Football Foundation. He is also a tireless advocate for different social issues and was voted the MVP of St. Louis’ chapter of Real Men Wear Pink for breast cancer awareness.