Will Kohler

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Will Kohler
Personal information
Full name William A. Kohler
Date of birth (1975-03-13) March 13, 1975 (age 46)
Place of birth Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1990–1995 FC DELCO
1993–1996 Harvard Crimson
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1999–2000 Boston Bulldogs 31 (1)
National team
1991 United States U17
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Will Kohler is a retired American soccer midfielder who was a member of the United States U-17 men's national soccer team at the 1991 FIFA U-17 World Championship. He won the 1991 USYSA U-16 championship with F.C. Delco.

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Nowadays, Will works in Venture capital and is a partner with Lightspeed Ventures Partners. [1]

Soccer

Kohler graduated from Lower Merion High School in Ardmore, Pennsylvania where he was a three time All State soccer player. He was a 1991 and 1992 High School All-American. [2] [3] He is a member of the Lower Merion Soccer Hall of Fame. [4] During high school, he also played for F.C. Delco from 1990 to 1995. In 1995, Delco went to the 1991 U-16 USYSA National Youth Championship game where Kohler scored in Delco's 2-0 victory over Countryside F.C. [5] [6] Kohler attended Harvard University, where he played on the men's soccer team from 1993 to 1996. [7] He graduated in 1997 with a bachelor's degree in economics. In February 1997, the MetroStars selected Kohler in the second round (fifteenth overall) of the 1997 MLS College Draft. They released him during the pre-season.

Venture capital

Kohler helped found Pointe Communications. He then began a career in venture capital beginning with Prospect Street Ventures. He was a principal at Prism VentureWorks. In February 2010, Kohler became a general partner with Summerhill Venture Partners. Since 2014, Kohler has been a partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners. [1]


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References

  1. 1 2 "Will Kohler" . Retrieved January 26, 2021.
  2. 1991 High School All Americans
  3. 1992 High School All Americans
  4. Lower Merion Soccer Hall of Fame
  5. Chargers lose bid for national championship The Tampa Tribune - Monday, July 29, 1991
  6. F.C. Delco: Will Kohler
  7. Harvard Crimson: Will Kohler