Meet The Coaches

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

Coach Peter

Coach Peter

Assistant Director of Coaching

Coach Peter joined Soccer Shots in March 2013! He started as an assistant coach and is now our lead coach and mentor to new coaches!

Passionate about child development and building character, Coach Peter loves the opportunity to coach your children and have a positive impact. Besides playing soccer, Peter enjoys playing with his son, and he also plays in a band!

Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Sleepy Giant, Jail Break and Tag

Coach Mitch

Coach Mitch

Coach, Director of Multimedia Communications

Coach Mitch is our Director of Media Relations. You might see him at events with Coach Rachel!!

Even when he’s not working, Coach Mitch loves to be involved in soccer. Whether it be watching the sport on tv or joining in a pick-up game, he can never get enough soccer. He also enjoys going to the zoo and spending time with family and friends. Coach Mitch really likes that Soccer Shots is an opportunity for kids to learn, play soccer and have fun!

Favorite Sports Team: Crystal Palace FC
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Animal: Rhino

Coach Carissima

Coach Carissima

Coach

Coach Carissima played 4 years of Division I soccer at the University at Buffalo. She has always loved the game of soccer and has been playing since she was 5 years old! Coach Carissima currently goes to UB and is studying school psychology. In her down time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves sharing her passion for the game with others and is excited to be a part of the Soccer Shots team!

Coach Andrew

Coach Andrew

Coach

Outside of work, Coach Andrew enjoys being active, be it kayaking in the summer or skiing in the winter. He also loves to spend time with his friends, family, and two dogs! He really enjoys that Soccer Shots serves as a great place to learn valuable lessons while also developing skills to be successful in the sport of soccer.

Coach Kelly

Coach Kelly

Coach

Outside of work, Coach Kelly loves being active and enjoying all that Buffalo has to offer. Whether it be kayaking, biking, snowshoeing, live music, or going to a Buffalo Bills game, you can always catch her on the move with friends & family! Soccer Shots is important to her because it allows kids to be active and have fun while teaching them fundamental skills to help shape their future!

Coach Sandy

Coach Sandy

Coach

Coach Sandy is a former elementary school teacher and now works as the Assistant Director of Financial Aid at Daemen College. In her spare time she’s usually doing something creative like crochet or painting. She also enjoys bike riding, going to the movies, or exploring new places around town. Coach Sandy is thrilled to be a part of Soccer Shots and excited to watch her soccer students learn and grow throughout the seasons.

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