My name is Nick and I’ve been playing soccer since I was 5 years old. I played soccer at Melbourne High School. I like to stay active with working out or playing pick up soccer with the other coaches.
Coach George began coaching with Soccer Shots in November 2018. He graduated from Florida State University in 2004 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and recently obtained his Teaching Certificate in Middle Grades Mathematics. George loves teaching, coaching and entertaining children of all ages. He currently resides in his hometown of Cocoa, Florida.
Sierra Gipson is a graduate from Florida Institute of Technology with her Bachelors in Psychology. She played on the women’s soccer team until her senior year of college. In her off time she loves spending time at the beach and with her family. Originally from Spring Lake, Michigan, Sierra now resides in Melbourne.
Coach Hannah began coaching with Soccer Shots in July of 2018. Hannah graduated from the University of Central Florida in May of 2018, and is currently working towards a dual masters degree in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management. Hannah was a starter for the UCF Women’s Soccer program throughout her four years on the team and loves having the ability to spread her knowledge of soccer to young players. Hannah loves animals, being outdoors, and the company of her friends and family.
Coach Russ started coaching with Soccer Shots in February 2018. He is super passionate for his love of the game of soccer. Russ has played soccer all his life, and he was captain of his high school team his senior year. His favorite thing about working for Soccer Shots is just having the opportunity to make a positive impact in the community. Russ likes to spend his free time playing and watching sports with friends and family.
Jason started coaching with Soccershots in 2018. Jason is currently attending Eastern Florida State College for his associate arts degree. He plans to further his education at UCF, where he will study exercise science and nutrition. Jason was starting center-back for Melbourne high. Where he received all star recommendations. Also played club soccer at Space coast soccer club.
Coach Chandler began with Soccer Shots in November 2017. He is a native of Villa Rica, Georgia and moved to Florida in 2013. Chandler attended Viera High School and played with Space Coast United Soccer Club. He has shown a great attitude and love for teaching children the beautiful game of soccer. Chandler is currently attending Eastern Florida State College and currently resides in Viera.
If you have a passion for positively impacting children through youth sports, we’d love to talk to you.