Boerne Soccer Club is proud to announce Oti Gross as the newest addition to our FC Thunder coaching staff. Oti is returning to the club after embarking on a teaching career at Great Hearts and a brief coaching stint with SA City. Oti will continue his teaching role while coaching at FC Thunder.
“We are delighted to see Oti return to the coaching staff here at FC Thunder. As well as a talented coach and role model, Oti was always popular with players, parents and coaches and we look forward to having him back. It is another great boost to the club as we strive to provide the best quality coaches for the players and their development.” – FC Thunder DOC, Wayne Bartlett.
Oti was raised in Romania. After moving to the U.S. in his youth, Oti graduated from Trinity Christian College with a degree in Exercise Science in 2013 and was an assistant coach before moving to Texas. As well as playing college soccer, Oti played in the PDL for Chicago Inferno and then for Ventura County Fusion. In his 5th year of coaching, Oti brings to the club not only his experience, but his energy and passion for player development. He currently has his USSF D License.
“I am very happy to be back coaching at FC Thunder and am excited for the season to start. I believe that working with the coaches and families, we can have a great impact in the players’ lives. I can’t wait to get back to the fields!” – Oti Gross
Oti resides in San Antonio with his wife, Rebecca.