|Hi, I’m Alex Kos, the founder of Instepper. My soccer experiences and athletic body-of-work led to the inception of Instepper.|
I’m looking for passionate Mentors and members of the soccer community that want to team up with me to Change the World!
- Started playing soccer in Europe at age 5.
- Played competitively through high school and post-college until 28.
- 3-year All-American starting field goal kicker and punter at Brown University.
- Coached all 3 of my kids at the House and Comp level thru U12.
- Possess an E/D license.
- Invented and patented a soccer training device called Loopball.
- Loopball reinforced in a fun and memorable way the importance of using of the insides-of-the-feet when receiving a ball.
- Launched Loopball 1.0.
- The lessons-learned list is quite long.
- Refereed at the Club, high school, and college level.
- The “best seat in the house” reaffirmed every game that a confident FIRST-TOUCH is still lacking for most players.
- Implemented a youth referee mentoring program at Impact Soccer Club (now East Count Revolution).
- I was most impressed with how confidently high school and college-aged referees mentored younger referees.
- Started DIY Tether Soccer Ball during COVID.
- Blogging about “Improving Soccer in the United States (currently being migrated to this site).