Leo Kossaka
Leo  Kossaka


Sherbrooke, Quebec

Last College:
Saint-Exupery Secondary School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165


Montreal Impact Academy


2016 (Freshman Season)
Started in nine games with 18 appearances … made his first collegiate start in opener vs. Virginia Tech (Aug. 26) … had a shot on target vs. No. 13 UCSB (Aug. 28) … played a season-high 81 minutes against Rutgers (Sept. 18) … played in 41 minutes at No. 1 Maryland (Oct. 7) … made first postseason appearance in B1G quarterfinals at Wisconsin (Nov. 5) … totaled 826 minutes this season. 

Prior to Ohio State
Spent three seasons with Montreal Impact Academy from 2013-15 … made 20 starts as team captain of the 2015 squad that finished fourth at the USSDA finals … made 18 starts for his club team that finished third in the USSDA finals in 2014 … has represented team Canada twice on the U17 squad and won two championships with the Quebec team.

Son of Celso Kossaka and Simone Struminski … has one brother, Nicolas … was born in Curitiba, Brazil, before moving to Canada … would like to get drafted in the MLS after graduation or go into the business world … enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, photography and travel … lists greatest sports thrill as finishing first in the regular season of USSCA and finishing third in the playoffs as well as representing Canada … father, Celso, competed in fencing during college in Brazil and also created the Brazilian curling national team … finance major.