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OSS Staff Profiles

Bob Jones : Vice President Ocean State Soccer Competitive Division

Bob was elected the new VP of OSS Competitive in June 2012.

Bob's soccer credentials include :
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Jeff Boldt :  Director of Coaching, Competitive Division
Jeff recently joined the OSS Competitive Management team as the Director of Coaching.  His soccer experience includes :
  •  OSS Recreation Coach for 7 years
  •  OSS Competitive Coach for 2 years
  •  Accreditations :
    • USSF Y2 License
    • USSF E License
    • USSF D National License
Michael Needham :   OSS University Instructor

Michael has joined the OSS team as an Instructor for the OSS University.  He is the new Head Coach of the URI women's soccer program and graduate from URI in 1996.  Michael comes back to RI from a successful 2-year stint as Head Coach for the New Mexico Sate.  Michael also has held assistant coaching positions at George Mason, UNLV and URI.  He has been actively involved in the Olympic Development Program and has worked at the United Soccer Academy in Florida as Director of Coaching.

Michael's soccer credentials include : 
  • Four year starter at the University of Rhode Island
  • Played professionally in Costa Rica
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma
  • USSF National A License
  • USSF National Youth Licensure
  • Olympic Development Program (ODP) Coach
  • Bachelors (URI) and Masters Degrees (Drury) in Physical Education
Jen Frisch :   OSS University Instructor

Jen has joined the OSS team as an Instructor for the OSS University. She is currently in her second season as Assistant Coach for the University of Rhode Island women's soccer program.  Jen has held assistant roles at the University of Pennsylvania, New Haven and Siena College. 

Jen's soccer credentials include : 
  • Four year starter at Central Connecticut College
  • New York Olympic Development Program player
  • Adirondack Lynx (Women's Soccer Premier League) player
  • Connecticut Football Club Head Coach, U17 and U14
  • USSF National D License
  • NSCAA National Diploma
  • Bachelors Degree (Central Conn) and Masters Degree (New Haven)


Steve Froberg :  OSS University Instructor 

Steve has joined the OSS team as an Instructor for the OSS University.  He has a well known history of both playing and coaching in the Rhode Island area.  He is the former head coach of the NK High School boys program and played at the University of Rhode Island, where he was team captain in his senior year.

  • Four year starter at the University of Rhode Island
  • APC Stingrays player
  • RI College Assistant Coach (1995-1997)
  • Northern Lightening Head Coach
  • NK High School Head Coach
  • USSF National B License
  • Olympic Development Program (ODP) Coach (2005 to present)
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach


Karl Spratt :  Goal Keeper Trainer

Karl is currently leading our Keeper Training sessions in the Spring of 2012.  Karl has an extensive soccer resume, including :

  • UEFA B License
  • UEFA B Goalkeeping License
  • NSCAA National Diploma
  • NSCAA Advanced National Goalkeeping License
  • Sunderland AFC Academy GK Coach : 2006 - 2008
  • USA Division 1 College GK Coach : 2010 - Present
  • Head Academy Goalkeeping Coach : New England Revolution : 2009 - Present
  • Regional Soccer Director : Challenger Sports : 2008 - Present

David Rush :  OSS University Instructor

David recently joined the OSS team and is the Vice President of Challenger Sports.  His soccer credentials include :

  • UEFA B License
  • NSCAA National Diploma
  • USSF Youth Module
  • Director of Nike Soccer Schools in the United Kingdown
  • Vice President of Challenger Sports
  • ODP and Premier Coach