Mission

“KICS Promotes Soccer As An Opportunity To Build Community & Empower Youth.”


Vision

“To advance sports, health & life skills for Chicago’s children while also engaging the youth of the world.”


Programs


Chicago KICS Community Soccer League

Founded in 2006 and now serving over 1600 near south and near west families with year round, volunteer based community soccer. Serving families from the South Loop, Chinatown, Pilsen, Bridgeport, West Loop, University Village, Bronzeville, Kenwood, Hyde Park and beyond.

 

Chicago KICS Cup

“Empowering Global Unity” Founded in 2014 as an annual international youth soccer cup taking place in the heart of the city of Chicago. Team thus far have traveled from US, Guatemala, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Pakistan, China, Italy, Ukraine, Israel and Palestine.


 

Board of Directors

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Dr. Scott Hanlon: President
Dr. Scott Hanlon is a family physician and former commissioner of the Chicago Park District. Dr. Hanlon co-founded KICS Cup in 2013 to bring the youth of the world to Chicago to share opportunity, competition, camaraderie and cultural exchange.

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Matt Miller: Vice-President
Matt Miller is a former professional English player. Matt commits his time and dedication to youth players. Miller brings a wealth of soccer knowledge, experience and leadership to KICS Cup. Matt looks forward to providing opportunity through soccer by advancing the sport in the U.S. and the world for youth players.

Chicago SoccerTina Feldstein: Board Member
Tina Feldstein brings two decades of professional experience in innovative Management, Sales , Marketing, Business and Community Development, Event Planning, Real Estate and Public Relations. Tina has an unparalleled knowledge of Chicago and consistently demonstrates a true passion for driving opportunity.

chicago soccerQuinn Harris: Advisory Board Member

Quinn is a Certified Public Accountant and manages a diversified client base focusing primarily in the manufacturing and distribution, private equity, retail, transportation, insurance, real estate, oil and gas, and consulting industries.

Richard Smith: Advisory Board Member

Richard has over 35 years of investment experience. He is the Founding Principal, and serves as the CEO of SRC Capital Management, LLC. Mr. Smith received both a B.S. and a M.B.A. in Finance from DePaul University.