I had one on my first and second boards, but not on my current board. I'm able to keep my foot centered by pushing it against the rear binding now.
The only thing I miss about stomp pads is one of the ones I used to have had a boot-scraper bit on one side.
I told my kids, "Someday, you'll have kids of your own." One of them said, "So will you."
-- Rodney Dangerfield.