Cobi Jones

Cobi Jones

Keynote Speaker

Cobi Jones is a sports legend, maintaining the title of the longest standing member of the Los Angeles Galaxy dynasty of Major League Soccer. Cobi spent 15 seasons with the Galaxy, as both a player and coach from 1996 – 2010. He continues to work with the Galaxy as the Director of Culture and for more than a dozen years as the team’s TV and radio color commentator.  

A 2011 US Soccer Hall of Fame inductee, Cobi is a two-time MLS Cup winner (2002, 2005) with a storied international career with the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team. A permanent fixture with the team from 1992- 2004, he played in three World Cups (1994, 1998, 2002) and has the most international appearances for the Men’s side with 164 caps. He is also a US Olympian, playing in the first even men’s Olympic soccer tournament in 1992.  

Since 2010, Cobi has been a Fox Sports broadcaster, covering MLS, international soccer and both the FIFA Men’s and Women’s World Cups.  

A UCLA Hall of Famer and 1990 NCAA Champion with the Bruins, Cobi works closely with the LA2028 Olympic Committee, The Rose Bowl Institute, the LA84 Foundation, and a variety of other charities and sports foundations.  

Cobi joined the esteemed ranks as one of the founding investor owners of the National Women’s Soccer League’s, Angel City FC, bringing women’s professional soccer to Los Angeles. Cobi joins sports greats Mia Hamm, Julie Foudy, Serena Williams, actresses Natalie Portman, Jennifer Garner, America Ferrara and other notable names as part of the ownership group that is moving the needle for parity in sports.  

In an effort to work toward racial equality, improve the gender pay gap and continue to help elevate American soccer on a global level, Cobi works closely with US Soccer and the US Soccer Foundation to bring his passion and commitment to the beautiful game to another level.