Soccer. Zohn was a soccer goalkeeper at Lexington High School and Vassar College, and played professionally for the Hawaii Tsunami and Cape Cod Crusaders of the United Soccer Leagues and in Zimbabwe for Highlanders F.C. He donated some of his winnings from Survivor to starting Grassroot Soccer, an organization whose goal is to "mobilize the global soccer community to combat the AIDS epidemic ...
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After playing professional soccer in the U.S. and Zimbabwe, Ethan Zohn went on to win the CBS reality show, Survivor Africa. He used his prize money to Co-found Grassroot Soccer (GRS), an international organization that uses Africa’s most powerful role models, pro-soccer players, to educate youth about the dangers of HIV/AIDS and making healthy choices in life.
He is a professional soccer player, having been employed as a goalie for the Highlanders Football Club (Zimbabwe), Cape Cod Crusaders (Cape Cod, Massachusetts) and the Hawaii Tsunami (Oahu, Hawaii). Zohn also played for the 1997 and 2001 U.S. National Maccabiah Team (Israel).
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Zohn played goalkeeper for Highlanders Football Club (Zimbabwe), Cape Cod Crusaders (Cape Cod, Massachusetts) and the Hawaii Tsunami (Oahu, Hawaii). He also served as an assistant coach for the Fairleigh Dickinson University (Teaneck, New Jersey) men's and women's soccer teams from 1998-2002.
Zohn would go on to win Survivor Africa and its $1 million prize. He later used some of that money to help found an organization, Grassroot Soccer, that has since blossomed into an organization spanning 24 countries. Soccer, Zohn believes, can be a force for tremendous good and Grassroot Soccer has proven it.
Ethan Zohn is a co-founder of Grassroot Soccer and a member of our business development team. In 2002, Ethan was the winner of CBS’s television prog... Read more. Kenneth "Kenny" Bhauti has worked for international NGOs since 2000, including PSI Zimbabwe, CNFA, and Grassroot Soccer, among others.
In 2002, Ethan used a portion of his Survivor: Africa winnings to help found Grassroot Soccer (GRS), an adolescent health organization that leverages the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize at-risk youth in developing countries to overcome their greatest health challenges, live healthier, more productive lives, and be agents for change in their communities. To date, the organization has reached over 13 million youth in over 60 countries with critical health information, access ...
Off the field, he was the assistant coach for the Fairleigh Dickinson University Men's and Women's Soccer Team in Teaneck, N.J. from 1998-2002. Additionally, since 1999 he has worked freelance as a brand name strategist/developer, responsible for creating names for newly invented products. Ethan is currently single and living in New York City.
A coach at FDU for four years, Zohn this year helped bring the men’s soccer team to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. The team finally succumbed to eventual champion North Carolina in triple overtime. “Maybe some of his survival skills rubbed off on us,” jokes Roland. Zohn currently resides in New York City and commutes to the Teaneck-Hackensack Campus during the season.
Ethan Zohn - Pro Soccer Player (Africa) Survivor: Africa winner Ethan Zohn first competed on the show at age 27. He returned a few years later for All-Stars , and came back nearly two decades later for the iconic Winners At War .