Steve founded Locker Soccer in 2004 when he discovered that there was a valuable connection between fun, sports and childhood development. He later founded Second Nature Sports in 2013 to share his coaching philosophy with others. He holds a Master of Education degree.
Steve has 16 years of collegiate head coaching experience including: 7 years at Harvard University, 3 years at the University of Rochester and 6 years at Otterbein College. Steve’s coaching career includes 8 League Championships, including 2 Ivy League titles. He has coached players that have been drafted by the MLS, several All Americans and over a dozen Academic All Americans.
His 1996 Harvard squad finished the season with the nation’s longest win streak that year (16 games) and finished the season ranked 7th nationally of all Division I schools. He played collegiate soccer for Penn State and internationally for Hannover 96 in Germany. Steve holds the distinction of being the first american to earn a professional coaching diploma from Germany
He has worked with A.C. Milan’s top team in Italy and has been the only American to be offered a position working with their youth players on their Academy staff. Steve resides with his wife Cindy and two children, Scott and Chloe, in Upper Arlington, Ohio.