Coach Karlyn began coaching in December 2015. She is a recent graduate from Florida Tech with a Humanities Degree and was the starting goalkeeper for the Women’s Soccer team and played a huge role in helping them win their first ever Sunshine State Conference Tournament. Karlyn enjoys traveling with her friends and family and has a great attitude and patience with children. She has shown a willingness to educate and enjoys the children she has worked with so far. Karlyn graduated from Rockledge High School in 2012 and currently resides in Rockledge.
Coach Isabella began coaching in January 2016 with Soccer Shots. Isabella graduated with a Forensic Psychology Bachelor’s degree from Florida Tech and was a midfielder on the Women’s Soccer team. Isabella enjoys spending time with family and friends and has proven to be an excellent coach who makes sure the children she works with are enjoying their Soccer Shots Experience. She is currently attending grad school at Florida Tech. Originally from Satellite Beach, Isabella graduated from Cocoa Beach High School in 2012. She currently resides in Melbourne.
Coach Keara started in September 2016 at Soccer Shots Brevard County. A four-year letter winner at West Shore Jr./Sr. High School she was a member of Florida’s Olympic Development Team and a Region III Premier Finalist with Space Coast United Soccer Club. After high school she continued to play right midfielder/forward at the University of North Florida where the women’s team qualified for the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament three years in a row. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science with a minor in health education. Keara has volunteered and coached at multiple soccer affiliations in Brevard County and moved back to the area from Jacksonville where she was a regional director for Soccer Shots North Florida. Keara is currently attending grad school at UCF and resides in Indialantic.
Coach Lauren began coaching with Soccer Shots in January 2017. She graduated from Florida Tech in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and recently graduated with her Master’s in Business Administration. Lauren was the starting left defender for the Florida Tech Women’s Soccer team since 2012 and captain for her last 2 years. She loves going to the beach and baking for friends and family. Originally from Rochester Hills, Michigan, Lauren currently resides in Melbourne.
Coach Jessica has been a member of our Soccer Shots team since May 2017. She is a lifelong resident of Melbourne and was a member of the 2013 Melbourne HS State Champion Soccer Team. Jessica was named to the All Space Coast Second Team and All Cape Coast Conference during her senior year. She recently graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Lenoir Rhyne University where she was a starting defender for 4 years. Jessica absolutely loves working with children and helping them keep active. She currently lives in West Melbourne.
Coach Austin joined our Soccer Shots team in August 2017. A native of Greensboro, North Carolina, he played competitive soccer from age five through high school. As an adult, Austin participated in various adult soccer leagues and was a member on the Malmstrom Air Force Base soccer team. He is a twenty-year veteran of the US Air Force and holds Master’s Degrees in both Education and Organizational Management. Austin has previously coached youth basketball and baseball. He is married and has two sons and one daughter. They currently reside in Satellite Beach.
Coach Kelley became a member of our Soccer Shots team in November 2017. She is from Issaquah, Washington and was a member of the 2013 Liberty High School State Champion Soccer Team. She was a King-Co All State Second Team member and received Honorable Mentions. She is currently enrolled at Florida Institute of Technology where she is playing soccer and studying Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Kelley has been a forward her whole life but was recently converted in to a defender. Kelley has babysat and nannied for nearly eight years and loves working with children and showing them why soccer is her favorite sport. She currently lives in Melbourne.
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.
Coach Ciera began coaching in January 2018. She graduated from Florida Tech in 2017 with a Bachelors degree in Sports Psychology and EFSC as a certified EMT. Ciera was a starting center back defender for Florida Tech Women’s Soccer team since 2013 and served as captain her senior year. She played semi-professionally near the Orlando area for two years. Ciera loves medicine, her cat named Muffins and of course, soccer. She was born and raised in the Melbourne area where she currently resides.
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