Staff Writer, Carelton J. Brown
NFL and US Youth National Team Soccer Player, John Matich, is the director at The Kicking System, a football/soccer kicking academy based in San Diego, CA.
Coach Matich played for the U17/U20 youth soccer national teams as well as earning a scholarship from Boston College from Mira Mesa HS in San Diego, CA.
Matich trains kickers/soccer players in his kicking academy year round in Southern California. From age 6 to 21 young players progress through a rigorous player development program. #TKS targets moving players from every age to making the next step and eventually into the professional level.
Thus far, results have been excellent with 60+ players earning a college scholarships.
Since its inception in 2004, Matich has developed a reputation at #TKS as being a positive but yet demanding coach with a prolific network of college and pro coaches. When asked about his experience with the Minnnesota Vikings, Matich said, "Minnesota was a special team at the time, and I had an opportunity to learn from Gary Anderson, the leagues (NFL) best kicker at the time. I am looking to pass on my knowledge on to our students."