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John Crouch
Director of Player Development

(john@kicksmart.com * 918-271-3436)

Along with Matt, John is responsible for player development with an emphasis on Technical Development where that is his strength.  His emphasis will center on the youngest ages where he has excelled.  He holds a USSF National C and National Youth License.  John played at Illinois State before transferring back to play and graduate at the University of Tulsa in 1990.

John has coached competitively for 20 years and has played and coached in the Olympic Development Program. He has a positive personality and philosophy about coaching that helps young aspiring players excel, and he also shares Positive Coaching Alliance tools and methods within the club.  He recently won the 2007 Oklahoma Responsible Coach of the Year Award for his respect for the game, officials, and opponents and representing that to his teams.