Key People

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Ted Kroeten

Artistic Director and Co-Founder

Ted leads the way in rethinking and delivering player development --always championing kids and possibilities based on his experienced, dedicated, and innovative soccer career.  Ted holds the highest level coaching diplomas including the Brazilian Institute of Futebol "A", United Coaches Master diploma, and FC Evolution Pro,  he has studied at the top academies around the world including Santos, Sao Paulo, Palmeiras, Fluminese, Cerra Porteno, FC Porto, Cali, Hajduk Split, and Dinamo Zagreb.  He is considered a leader in the understanding and the delivery of free play (street soccer), how it works and how to apply it to provide a healthier and more sustainable sport experience.  Ted is a sought after speaker and his many podcasts and interviews continue to inspire the next generation of coaches and players

Andrei Gotsmanov

General Manager

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Andrei is dedicated to kids and providing an optimal environment due to his background as player and coach.

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Brian Kallman

Director of Play

Brian will lead the exciting conversion of the old Fun Zone roller rink into a world class play space for kids, adults and families. A Woodbury native, Brian had a distinguished professional soccer career in Minnesota spanning 9 years, and has had the pleasure to compete with, and against, some remarkable athletes including Romario (1994 World Cup Golden Ball winner, 1994 FIFA Player of the Year). Brian is an experienced youth coach at a variety of ages and is recognized for building strong relationships with players, parents and staff--motivating and developing players as leaders both on and off the field.