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
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Coach Dave joined Soccer Shots in the Winter of 2014/15!
Dave is a Physical Education Teacher, a trainer for NYS West, and the former men’s coach at Canisius College. Dave handles the hiring of new coaches and trainings!
Coach Kiki joined Soccer Shots in Spring 2015. Coach Kiki loves to coach, teach, and work with kids of any age. She coaches and plays on many teams, both soccer and lacrosse. Outside of sports, Kiki loves to read, paint, hike, and spend time with her dog.
Favorite Food: Watermelon, and pineapple pizza
Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Pirate’s Treasure
Favorite Place to Go: Ocean City, to play soccer on the beach
Coach Steve joined Soccer Shots in 2014 as a Soccer Shots coach! Steve is passionate about sports and loves working with kids of all ages. He truly loves being a part of childhood development and teaching kids not only soccer skills, but things like respect, sharing and honesty. Steve also enjoys playing basketball, playing board games and cooking.
Favorite Food: Seafood and bacon
Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Winnie the Pooh
Favorite Childhood Memory: A vacation to Cedar Point
Favorite Teams: Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Bandits, Everton FC, LA Clippers, New York Yankees
Soccer has always been a large part of Coach Luke’s life. He has been playing his whole life and is a seasoned coach at St. Francis High School. Outside of soccer he enjoys reading, and spending time with friends. He really likes that Soccer Shots is here to help find a child their passion early in life, and teaches them valuable skills along the way.
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Soccer Team: Liverpool
Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Sleeping Giants
Molly started as a Soccer Shots coach in Spring 2015. As an assistant teacher at a preschool, Molly loves the opportunity to coach and teach your children about soccer and have a positive impact on your childs development.
Favorite Food: Chicken Fajitas and Steak
Favorite Soccer Shots Game: The Body Part Game
Favorite Childhood Memory: Skiing with my family
Favorite Sport to Coach: Soccer
Favorite Sport to watch: Football
Outside of work, Coach Kalee likes to rollerblade, ski, and spend time with family and friends. She loves dogs, shopping and DIY projects. She really likes that Soccer Shots gets children involved in the sport at such a young age because it helps develop their motor and social skills.
Favorite restaurant: Tully’s
Favorite shows: Modern family and House Hunters
Favorite Childhood Memory: Playing soccer with my friends
Coach Adrianne joined Soccer Shots during the Summer of 2015. Outside of work, Coach Adrianne enjoys being outdoors, be it hiking in the summer or snowboarding in the winter. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends! She really likes that Soccer Shots promotes not only the importance of sport, but learning life lessons as well.
Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Superheroes and Villains
Favorite Food: Pizza and Sushi
Favorite Childhood Memory: Playing soccer with her friends, who are still her friends 17 years later
Coach Brie has always loved working with children. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, and doing arts and crafts. Brie believes that Soccer Shots is a great way to get kids active while learning the fundamentals of an engaging sport and having fun. She is both excited and honored to coach!
Favorite Food: Grilled Cheese
Favorite Place Traveled: Bolivia
Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Sleeping Giant
Coach Nick’s favorite part of Soccer Shots is that it teaches kids important real life lessons. Outside of coaching, he likes to play tennis, volleyball and other outdoor activities.
Favorite Food: Pizza with spinach
Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Sleeping Giant
Favorite Place to Travel: Boston during the Fall
Coach Tricia is a wife, new mother and former travel high school and college soccer player. She has been playing soccer since she was three and is very excited to continue her love for the sport by coaching and having fun with your little ones! Coach Tricia attended Kenmore West High School where she was the captain of her team, then ventured on to Medaille College, where she was the captain of that team there as well. Currently she stays home with her 7 month old daughter, however before that she was employed as a teacher assistant for a PreK class for children with disabilities.
Favorite food: Chicken Fingers
Favorite place I’ve traveled too: Ireland
Favorite Sports Team: USA Womens National Soccer Team
Coach Victoria is a student-athlete at Buffalo State College. Coach Victoria’s love for the game started when her parents signed her up for her first recreation league at age four. Playing on a travel team and throughout high school, her passion for the sport only got stronger which made it an easy decision to continue in college. She enjoys helping kids learn new skills and hopes they will grow to love soccer just as much as she does.
Favorite Soccer Shots Games: Volcanoes and Wake Up Mr. Fox
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Childhood Memory: Hanging out and playing games with my cousins
Favorite Sports Teams: New York Yankees
Favorite Place Traveled: London
Coach Rhonda grew up in Blasdell, NY and the beautiful, rural town of Colden. Coach Rhonda began playing soccer at the age of 8 years old. Coach Rhonda played soccer for about 10 years on the Town of Boston Youth Soccer League and the Town of Orchard Park Soccer League. Coach Rhonda also participated in gymnastics, dance, swimming, softball, and loves to ski in the winter. Coach Rhonda loves to read, learn new things, and travel to find new adventures. Soccer is a sport Coach Rhonda loves to play as well as help others to improve technique and learn an appreciation for the game. She is excited to meet everyone and work with your children to develop soccer skills in a fun, positive, and encouraging environment.
Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Ice Cream Cone Game
Favorite Food: Macaroni & Cheese and Raspberries
Favorite Childhood Memory: Family Travel Adventures in Florida and camping in the Northeastern US and Canada.
Favorite Sports Team: USA Gymnastics Team
Favorite Place Traveled: Europe
Coach Tom grew up in Western New York area. He has been playing soccer since he was 6 years old all the way through his high school years. He was both Captain of multiple travel teams as well as his Sweet Home High School JV and Varsity Team. Tom then went onto graduate from Buffalo State college with a degree in business. He currently works for a fortune 500 company in the Western New York area and has a 3 year old son enrolled in Soccer Shots. He loved what the Soccer Shots program provided for his son that he decided to come aboard as a coach. Tom is enthusiastic and excited to be able to have fun with the next generation of soccer players.
Favorite Soccer Shots Games: Sharks and Minnows
Favorite food: Hot dogs and Cheeseburgers
Favorite Childhood Memory: Playing sports with my bothers and friends
Hobbies: Anything outside such as playing sports, hunting, fishing.
Favorite Sports Teams: Buffalo Bills
Favorite Place Traveled: Bahamas
Coach Lindsay is a student – athlete attending Buffalo State, originally from Long Island. She has been playing soccer since she was 3. Growing up surrounded by soccer created a love for the sport and family around it. She hopes to help everyone find a love for soccer just like she did. Lindsay is a forward and loves heading the ball.
Coach Percy is a college student at State University College at Buffalo. Soccer is a an important part of Coach Percy’s life. From a very young age he has always been involved in soccer leagues and regular pick up game with his neighborhood friends (that was the most fun). In middle school and high school he was part of the JV and Varsity soccer teams and he was also part of the JV and varsity lacrosse and basketball teams. Coach Percy assists coaches in Public School 45, grades 2nd through 6th. He likes to see kids having fun while learning the game of soccer and wishes to mentor and/or influence kids in a positive way!
Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Animal Farm
Favorite Food: Baked brussel sprouts!
Favorite Child Memory: Flying kites with dad
Favorite Sports Teams: Brazil Soccer team, Peru Soccer Team
Favorite Place Traveled: Prague, Czech Republic.
If you have a passion for positively impacting children, we’d love to talk to you.