Phillip Koshi joined the Stevenson School faculty in the fall of 2019 as the Department Chair of the World Languages Department in the Upper School and teaches AP Spanish. He joined the Stevenson School soccer program as an assistant coach in 2019 and took over the reigns of the Pirate girls’ varsity soccer team in the spring of 2020. He comes to Stevenson from The Taft School in Connecticut, where he was assistant coach of the boys varsity soccer program. Taft is a perennial soccer power in the region, four-time New England semifinalist, and top five nationally ranked prep school. Phillip prepped at Regis Jesuit High School in Denver, Colorado, where he made the All-Colorado soccer team his senior year and played for the nationally ranked Colorado Rush soccer club. A four-year player at St Lawrence University in Canton, New York, he was recognized as a member of the NSCAA All-Region team, honored on the Upstate Collegiate Athletics Association All-Academic team, and was recognized with Liberty League All-Academic team honors. During his time at SLU, the team earned a combined record of 67-10-4, won the UCAA and LL championships all four years, and made four NCAA tournaments including two sweet sixteens, an elite eight, and a final four. Following his career at SLU, he played soccer in the Professional Development League, United Soccer League and Major League Soccer for the Cincinnati Kings and the Colorado Rapids. He earned his M.A. in Spanish at Arizona State University.