Scoop started his career with Partizan, Serbia, which is one of the top academies in Europe. He moved to the United States to play indoor soccer for NY Cosmos with Pele, Beckenbauer, Chinaglia before moving to Chicago Sting where he was voted Rookie of the year. Scoop was successful in both the indoor soccer and outdoor soccer formats for many years with Miami, Washington DC, Kansas City, and Baltimore. He was a 5 time All-Star and was voted player of the year with Kansas City and Miami in 1990 and 1993.
Scoop was in the pool of players for the US National team in preparation for the 1994 World Cup. He retired from professional soccer at age of 42 and got into college and youth soccer coaching before he returned to the professional game as goalkeeper coach for the MISL Columbus Crew. In his first year of coaching, goalkeeper Andy Gruenebaum was voted Defensive player of the year, most improved player of the year and the club’s MVP!
Alexandra "Zandy" Soree