The 6-foot-2, 190-pound senior forward led the Falcons to a 29-0-1 record and the Class 3 state championship this past season. Kraus amassed 45 goals and 21 assists, including one of each in Rockwood’s 2-1 win over Platte County High in the state final. The Missouri High School Coaches Association Class 3 Player of the Year, Kraus was also the St. Louis Post Dispatch Metro Player of the Year. He concluded his prep soccer career with 77 goals and 49 assists.
Kraus has maintained a weighted 4.0 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer on scholarship at the University of South Carolina.
A member of the Rockwood Summit Captain’s Council, Kraus has volunteered locally with the Special Olympics and as a youth soccer coach.