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Who We Are

Stovi Stars Soccer is Southwest Florida’s leading soccer training and player development program.

Whether you are new to soccer or excelling in the College and Pro ranks, Stovi Stars trainers are committed to each player’s individual development. Each session consists of confidence-building and skill refinement tailored specifically to you.

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About Stovi

Anthony Stovall “Stovi” is the Owner and Executive Director of Stovi Stars. Stovi has a passion to help players to be all they can be, both on and off the soccer field.

Playing Career


Chivas USA 05’, Charlotte Eagles 06’, Cleveland City Stars 07’-09’, FC Tubize (Belgium) 08’, TSV Sonnenhof (Germany) 08’, Rochester Rhinos 11’.
2008 CCS Fan Player of the year, 5-time player of the week honors, USL Champion


Greenville Lions 02-03’, Lafayette Swampcats 04’, California Seahorses 05’. 3-time PDL player of week honors.

High School:

Ridge View High, 3-time state honors, 3-time regional honors, 2001 South Carolina High School State Player of the Year, Record holder for assists & goals scored.

Coaching Career

20+ years coaching in South Carolina, California, Ohio and Florida.
Assistant Coach, Evangelical High School -2011, 2012, 2015
Head Coach, Evangelical High School – 2013 & 2014
Head Coach, Community School of Naples (CSN) – 2017 – Current


Color Commentator for ASun network
Sideline Commentator for ASun Network & ESPN3


NSEAA License Holder
USSF License Holder

Our Team

Anthony Stovall “Stovi”

Owner / Program Director

Joe Distaffen

Soccer Trainer

Chris Williams

Speed and Agility Trainer

Mark Bost

Speed and Agility Trainer


enrollments in our soccer programs


colleges have made offers to our players


of players have received college offers

* Updated July 2020


Florida Gulf Coast University
Kyle M
Michael W
Kaitlan P
Trevin M

Palm Beach Atlantic University
Kianna M
Kylee R

Eckerd College
Haley D
Abby E
Casey W

University of South Florida
Kevin R
Donovan H

Chowan University
David F
Nayson T
Bryan G

Shorter University
Seth C
Frankie R
Evan S
Zach M

Assumption University
Sebastian J
Nate N
Dylan R

University of West Florida

Lake Erie College
Kevin G
Bryan D

University of Tampa
Alan G
Haley P

Brown University
Max W

Eureka College
Jose D
Ismael F

Florida Atlantic University
Alex M
Jessica M

Jacksonville University
Ben C
Clayton N

Methodist College
Ryan C

Gardner-Webb University
Luis O
Ricardo H

Johnson University
Christian D

University of St Thomas
Christian D

Webber University
Auturo M

Stratton College
Daniel A

Shaw University
Caleb C

University of North Carolina
Jack B

Nova Southeastern University
Christian G

Thomas College
Luis M

Southeastern University
Caleb B
Grayson W

Marshall University
Karen R

Middle Tennessee State University
Taylor H

Lynn University
Kayla G

Georgia Southern University
Lawnson D

Bellarmine University
Christian F

Rollins College

Stetson University

York St. John University (England)

Belmont Abbey College

Friends University

University of Michigan
Abby K

Villanova University
Jessica A

Barton College
Dion G

Wisconsin Lutheran College
Erek L

University of Tampa
Vincent G

Eastern Florida State College
Hayden S

Barry University
Christian A

Southern Connecticut State University
Seth D

East Tennessee State University
Adam E

Fredonia State University
Morgan M

University of Central Florida
Kevin R

University of Eastern Florida
Tobias M
Sebastian J

Huntingdon College
Mackenzie P

Florida Institute of Technology
Emily S

Wright State University
Wayne W

Saint Michael’s College
Alex M

The Catholic University of America
Gabby D


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