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Bob Kap Collection

Identifier: AR0885

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains the archive of Bob Kap, who served as the coach of the Dallas Tornado Soccer Club throughout the 1967-1968 season. Records of the group’s travels, activities, photographs, clippings publications, artifacts, and games they played during their world tour are contained within this collection. Also documented in the collection is the introduction of European style kicking by Bob Kap to the National Football League. Records of his meetings with football teams during the 1970s are here in the form of papers, photographs, and publications.


  • Creation: 1940-1978
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1967-1968
  • Acquisition: Date acquired: 11/00/2017

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is currently being processed. Portions of this collection may be unavailable during this time.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Biographical or Historical Information

Bob Kapp, or Bojidar Kapoustin, a Serbian soccer coach who came to the United States by way of Canada in the 1960s. Kapp became the coach of the Dallas Tornado Soccer Club during their world tour season from 1967-1968. Kapp is also known for intriducing european style kicking techniques to the National Football League. His approach to kicking has been a mainstay in football for decades.

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Language of Materials



The Bob Kap Collection contains papers, clippings, photographs, and films from the Dallas Tornado Soccer Club's world tour as well as from Kap's time with the Indoor Football League.

Arrangement Note

The collection is organized in four sections: papers, photographs, films, and artefacts. Each section is left in original order.

Method of Acquisition


Accruals and Additions


Bob Kap Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the University of North Texas Special Collections Repository

University of North Texas, Willis Library
1155 Union Circle # 305190
Denton TX 76203 US