Karl Ostrand

OFC Going Global

In 2002 Karl began coaching with Gladiator Soccer Club in Omaha, which later became Omaha FC.


He was the head coach of the 95/96 boys teams at Omaha FC. The boys he started coaching when they were 8 years old have now graduated and were 6 time state cup champions. 


He was the Director of Operations for Omaha FC and founded and directed The Omaha Futsal League.


Karl currently holds a Premier Diploma and Director of Coaching diploma from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.


In 2010, Karl and his family quit their jobs in Nebraska and moved to Cape Town, South Africa as volunteers.  Karl serves with Ubuntu Football Academy (http://ubuntufootball.com/) and continues to use soccer as a platform to mentor Africa’s future leaders through coaching boys teams, offering coaching education to local coaches, and volunteering as the Youth Director of Coaching at a local soccer club where the Ubuntu academy players play.

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