Meet The Coaches

We are proud to have the best coaches in youth soccer.

Coach Bethany

Bethany was born in Washington D.C. but now lives in Davidsonville, Maryland. Bethany attendeds Towson University where she studies business administration with a concentration in marketing. Bethany’s favorite color is yellow and frozen blueberries are her favorite snack! Bethany’s favorite hobby is playing her instruments and making music. She knows how to play the viola, trumpet, french horn, piano and guitar! Bethany’s favorite television show is Parks and Rec and Girlboss by is her favorite book. Bethany’s favorite place to vacation is Elkins, West Virginia. What Bethany is most looking forward to with coaching for Soccer Shots is watching her soccer friends blossom and get the confidence to try new things fearlessly on and off the field.

Coach Carrie

Coach Carrie

Carrie was born in Columbia, Maryland and she currently lives in Glen Burnie, Maryland. Carrie attended Howard Community College and studied nutrition. Carrie has a son named Leo and a dog named Ghosty. Her favorite snack is popcorn and her favorite color is blue! Carrie loves visiting Florida and her hobbies include running, playing soccer and listening to music. Carrie’s favorite televisions show is The Masked Singer and her favorite book is Looking for Alaska by John Greene. What Carrie is looking forward to most about Soccer Shots is Introducing a sport she loves to young children in a fun way!

Coach Elias

Coach Elias

Elias is originally from El Salvador, but now lives in Hanover, Maryland. He has a brother, sister and two dogs. Elias currently attends Towson University where he studies Biology. Elias enjoys going to the movies and his favorite movie is The Dark Knight. Elias’s favorite food is spaghetti and orange is his favorite color. Elias also enjoys reading and his favorite book is Maximum Ride. If Elias could choose any place to go on vacation, it would be Madrid, Spain. What Elias is most looking forward to with coaching for Soccer Shots is mentoring and having fun with the children.

Coach Loren

Coach Loren

Loren was born in Annapolis, Maryland and she currently lives in Linthicum, Maryland. She is working towards her degree at Notre Dame of Maryland with a focus in elementary education, so she can become a teacher! Loren has two brothers and a sister. Her favorite snack is Gold Fish and her favorite color is blue! Loren loves going to the beach. Loren’s hobbies include playing soccer or lacrosse, baking and spending time with her friends and family. Loren’s favorite television show is Friends and she loves the Harry Potter movie series. The Giver by Lois Lowry is Loren’s favorite book to read. What Loren is looking forward to most about Soccer Shots is being able to work with kids and having the opportunity to teach them the skills of her favorite sport!

Coach Maiya

Maiya was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania but currently lives in Glen Burnie, Maryland. Maiya attended Juniata College in Huntingdon Pennsylvania where she studied psychology. Her favorite snack is trail mix or rice cakes and her favorite color is emerald green. Maiya has four dogs and enjoys competitive swimming, as well as, hiking, playing soccer, or anything to do with animals. Maiya’s favorite television show is Stranger Things and her favorite book is Where the Red Fern Grows. What Maiya is most looking forward to about Soccer Shots is getting to share her passion of soccer and inspire kids to pursue the sport that has taught her so much throughout her own life.

Coach Robin

Coach Robin

Robin is originally from Eldersburg, Maryland but now lives in Arnold with her Husband, Ed, and her three children Teagan, Liadan and Kilian. Robin also has a dog named Duncan. Robin went to Messiah College, where she studied Nutrition and Dietetics. Some of Robin’s hobbies include playing and watching soccer and also running. Her favorite snacks are popcorn and icecream and her favorite color is aqua. Robin’s favorite movie is Back to the Future and she enjoys reading The Bible. If Robin could choose any place to go on vacation, it would be Ocean City, MD. What Robin is most looking forward to with coaching for Soccer Shots is getting the children interested in and excited about playing soccer.

Coach Saheli

Coach Saheli

Saheli was born in India but now lives in Crofton, Maryland with her mom, dad, brother, and dog named Bruno. Saheli attends The University of Maryland, College Park where she is studying Mechanical Engineering. Some of Saheli’s hobbies include running, hiking, and reading in her free time. Her favorite color is blue and her favorite snack is chocolate chip cookies. Saheli’s favorite television show is The Office and East of Eden is her favorite book. If Saheli could choose anywhere to go on vacation it would be Canada, as she used to live there. What Saheli is most looking forward to with coaching for Soccer Shots is teaching the children soccer while also putting a smile on her face. She can’t wait to be silly with the children while teaching and playing with them!

Coach Shelby

Coach Shelby

Shelby was born in Akron, Ohio and she currently lives in Odenton, Maryland with her fiancé Donte. She graduated from Malone University with a degree in Middle Childhood Education. Her favorite snack is watermelon and her favorite color is purple. Shelby’s favorite place is Disney and her favorite hobby is playing video games. Shelby’s favorite movie is How is Moving Castle and her favorite book is Alice in Wonderland. What Shelby is looking forward to most about working with Soccer Shots is building relationships with families and kids.

Coach Sarah

Coach Sarah

Sarah was born in Wheaton, Maryland but now lives in Annapolis with her dog Sonny! Sarah attended University of Maryland where she received her BS in Criminology, as well as, her BA in Women’s Studies. In her free time Sarah enjoys fishing and her favorite snack is branston and cheese on crackers. Her favorite television show is West Wing and her favorite book is Jane Eyre. Sarah’s favorite place to visit is Mackeyville, PA and she is most looking forward to the energy that this age group brings.

Coach Thierry

Coach Thierry

Thierry is originally from Cameroon but now lives in Laurel, Maryland where he enjoys playing soccer, watching documentaries, being in nature, and exploring new areas, cities, and countries. Thierry attended Salisbury University where he studied Exercise Science. Thierry’s favorite movie is Black Hawk Down and his favorite book is There is a River. His favorite color is blue and his favorite snack is coconut roasted almonds. What Thierry is most looking forward to about Soccer Shots is having fun with the kids!

Coach Mikayla

Mikayla was born in Annapolis, Maryland where she still resides with her dog, kitten, and turtle. Mikayla attended University of Maryland Baltimore County where she studied Photography and Psychology. Mikayla enjoys playing soccer and of course photography and her favorite snack is chips and salsa. Mikayla loves to visit Jekyll Island, Georgia and her favorite color is teal. Finding Nemo is Mikayla’s favorite movie and her favorite book is Harry Potter. What Mikayla is most looking forward to about Soccer Shots is being able to give children a positive and fun way to enjoy soccer.

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