Springfield ASC tabs Sven Gartung as coach

Springfield ASC tabs Sven Gartung as coach
USL League 2

The Springfield Athletic Sporting Club is coming into full fruition.  

The pre-professional USL League Two expansion men’s soccer team recently tabbed Sven Gartung as its head coach and selected Sacred Heart-Griffin High School as its temporary home with the inaugural season quickly approaching. 

Springfield ASC debuts at FC Wichita on Saturday, May 14 and opens its first home game on Saturday, May 21. Both games commence 7 p.m. 

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According to Gartung, the core of the team comprises of players from University of Illinois Springfield.  

“In general, everybody was really, really welcoming,” Gartung said of coming to the area. “That was amazing to see everybody’s open. Everybody’s trying to help me. They see what I’ve done here now so far with the training with the boys.