Richard Jarrett was born in Wales in 1870, Richard played for his National Team scoring 3 goals in two International appearances. Richard came to St. Louis by way of Canada. Like many immigrants, he knew the history that the city of St. Louis had already garnered in the world of soccer. He was able to get a job that he held for over 25 years in the St. Louis City Assessors office. In 1918 through the 20’s, he helped coach the US Olympic Teams. Most impressive in his resume is that Richard organized and was the force behind the original St. Louis Muny Soccer League.