Phouthasak has loved soccer since he was a small child and is happy to be using his favorite sport to help children. Previously, he worked in the private sector for ten years and led his company's soccer team, playing in the Lao league for six years. He also brings five years of experience working as an administration and finance manager for several International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs). Phouthasak is the Laos Project Coordinator, overseeing the Spirit of Soccer Laos team which runs programs in Xieng Khouang Province, the most heavily bombed province in Laos. Phouthasak spends his free time playing soccer with his friends.