Alex Kao

Alex Kao


Playing Career:​​

  • Grew up in Paris, France

  • First club team was RED START 93 - a Second Division French League club where he played two seasons

  • Recruited by Paris FC, another French Second Division club known for their academy and player development

  • Moved to the US in 2014 where he played at Junior College in Division 1 for Louisburg College where he led the team to the first National Championship in school history

  • Finished his college career at the University of Connecticut (UCONN)​

  • After college, played for the Philadelphia Fury (NISA) and is currently playing for the Maryland Bobcats FC First Team


Coaching Experience:​

  • Coached in South Jersey for a year with the Washington Township boys and girls

  • Moved Back to Maryland and coached at the U17 EDP level

  • Head Coach of Maryland Bobcats FC Boys 2005 Gold team

Coaching Philosophy:

  • Alex's coaching Philosophy is very much influenced by the countries he lived in and by his current playing 

  • He calls his coaching style “unique” since as he combines the positive aspects of the different countries he has played in

  • Takes his role in developing players in tandem with being a mentor to the players he coaches

  • Soccer is a beautiful sport that he uses as a tool to teach
    life lessons