Corvallis, Ore. -- Oregon State men's soccer coach Terry Boss has Oregon in his blood. He grew up here with his brother Kevin, a former NFL tight end and Super Bowl champion with the New York Giants, and is back with the Beavers to bring the men's soccer program to new heights. Before the 2018, Boss sat down with KEZI 9 Sports Director Andrew Haubner for a longform interview, touching on topics such as...
1:11 - On growing up with his brother Kevin.
2:31 - The best memories he has of watching Kevin play.
3:31 - The most talented soccer player he's ever come across.
5:34 - On the direction of coaching in United States soccer.
6:14 - On what made Virginia soccer so successful as a program.
7:05 - What he wants to bring from UVA to Oregon State.
8:20 - On how easy the discussion was to come to Corvallis.
10:12 - What his team needs to improve on.
11:42 - On whether college soccer is unfairly maligned regarding the development of American players.
13:08 - On what rules should be changed.
14:55 - Where the drop off occurs in U.S. soccer's development.
15:40 - What the next step is for U.S. soccer.
16:50 - How to have the discussion with college players when European teams come calling.
18:18 - Where the next generation of U.S. soccer stars will come from.
19:31 - On how the USL PDL (now USL League 2) is a complement to the college game.
21:24 - On whether or not the college game will take a backseat to USL development leagues.
26:05 - On how collegiate soccer recruiting works.
28:35 - Best soccer play he's ever seen.