Step Forwards Sports Academy

Growing Confidence for Growing Children

Step Forward Sports Academy is a locally-based company bringing a combination of sports and fun directly to your preschool or daycare. We work hand in hand with school personnel to bring about the most appropriate and convenient program.

Within an environment of encouragement and positive reinforcement, the individual needs of the children of various abilities are met. Step Forward Sports Academy provides all necessary equipment and organizes activities with safety in mind. Our hope is to instill a passion for physical fitness and sports!

Neill Ouska

Founder/Director; Step Forward Sports Academy
Head Boys Varsity Soccer Coach; The McLean School (Potomac, MD)
Head Boys Soccer Coach; Potomac U-15 and U-16 Travel Team
Assistant Boys JV Basketball Coach; The McLean School

Neill Ouska is in his 6th year as the Founder of Step Forward Sports.  He currently is the Head Boys Varsity Soccer Coach at The McLean School in Potomac, MD.  He also is the Head Boys Soccer Coach for a Potomac U-14 and U-15 Travel Team and has been with Potomac Soccer since 2014.  He recently was the PE Teacher at The Primary Day School and had been there for 5 years.  

Neill Ouska was born in Bangkok, Thailand and came to the United States when he was three.  Neill grew up playing many different sports.  He played youth soccer with the Potomac Cougars and Baltimore Bays. While at Bullis High School, he was a member of the JV tennis and basketball team. He was a standout player on the varsity soccer team that went 17-1 and undefeated in IAC play 2005.  The team finished ranked #3 in the Washington Post, #2 in the Gazette, and #2 in the Washington Examiner. After high school, Neill went on to play Division 1 soccer at Mount St. Mary’s University where he was named NEC Rookie of the Week his freshman year. He graduated Mount St. Mary’s in 2010 with a degree in business and sports marketing. 


Youth Soccer Achievements
5-time member of the Maryland Olympic Development Team
Invited to the ODP Super Y League National Camp in 2005.
“Maryland Class of 2006 Boys Players to Watch” - 

High School/ College Achievements
4 year varsity member
3-time All - IAC Selection
2-time All - Met Honorable Mention Selection
All - Washington Examiner First Team Selection
All- Gazette Second Team Selection
NCAA NEC Conference Rookie of the Week


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