The Keeper Notes Crew

Jen Cooper

jen• Native Houstonian and publisher of Keeper Notes soccer e-newsletter since 2002
• Host of Keeper Notes Soccer Show on YSR 1560 since 2012
• Color commentator for Houston Dash home broadcasts and host of Mixxed Zone WoSo podcast since 2014
• Fundraiser for Trinidad & Tobago’s women’s national team
• Grassroots promoter for 2010 MLS All-Star Game, CONCACAF Gold Cup games in Houston and more
• Hosted first-ever women’s pro soccer games in Houston in 2002 & 2003
• Has traveled to Germany, Mexico, Canada, Poland, Panama, Trinidad, plus Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, DC, Denver, Honolulu, Kansas City, LA, New York, San Jose, San Diego & Seattle for the good of (watching) the beautiful game


Dwain Capodice, Dynamo dude & legal expert


Hannah Enad, Dash videographer/photographer


PK Ray Escamilla, gameday photographer/social media guru


FMF Rey Gallegos, FMF maven
gallegos2012• Former MLS-basher turned season ticket holder

• Has attended four World Cups (so far): USA 1994, Germany 2006, South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014

• Admits to attending Houston Hurricanes (NASL), Dynamos (USL) and Hotshots (CISL) matches back in the day


Hal Kaiser, Dash & Woso editor

Korea Game• Former editor of
• One-time resident of (among others): Chicago, New York, Seoul, Singapore, Paris, Brussels, London and Bangkok, closely following footy in each city.
• Proud shirt co-sponsor of Scottish lower league side, Haddington Athletic (the Hi-Hi’s)
• Recent convert to the women’s game (from the standpoint of obsessions) and now consistently in debt in order to follow it.

Joe Offebacher, “Der Kommissar” of Houston soccer• Has followed MLS since first match in 1996 in San Jose
• Lived in Portland and attended Timbers NASL m atches in the 1980s
• North American datascout for, a German website covering national teams, domestic leagues and Open Cup

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