Tulsa SC President, Barry Williams, announced Kaspars Kokis will be joining the Tulsa SC coaching staff. “The addition of Kaspars to our Girls Junior Academy staff will simply make our club better overall. He brings 10+ years of coaching experience and will enhance our clubs ability to attract and develop players,” said Williams.
Tulsa SC’s Executive Director of Soccer Operations, Adam Burke said “I am always looking for exceptional coaches to bring on board and continue our goal of building one of the best Youth Soccer Coaching Staff’s in the country. I am very excited about Kaspars and the impact he will have on both our players and coaching staff. He takes great pride in his craft of coaching youth soccer and is very passionate about helping kids become the best version of themselves both on and off the field.”
Raised in Owasso, Oklahoma, Kaspars played collegiate soccer for both Rogers State University and Oral Roberts University. Upon graduating from college he went on to play for semi-professional teams Tulsa Athletic and the indoor team of the Tulsa Tornadoes. “As a coach, I am constantly trying to learn and grow so that I can have the best possible impact on the players I serve”, said Kaspars.
Kaspars’ passion and talent for coaching was quickly recognized where he started his coaching career in youth soccer at NEOFC where he coached for 4 years. From there he continued his professional growth in coaching at Westside Alliance SC where he helped lead the 2000 boys age group to a National Championship. Kaspars is also currently the Women’s Head Soccer Coach at Booker T Washington High School where he has experienced some tremendous success including a 2019-2020 undefeated season.
Kaspars will begin his duties with Tulsa SC on May 1st. When asked about coming to Tulsa SC he said, “I am extremely excited and grateful for this opportunity to continue my coaching career and development at Tulsa SC. I’m looking forward to working with the great coaches, families, and players in this club”.
Kaspars holds a US Youth Soccer National Coaching license.