Meet The Coaches

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

Stephanie Marran

Stephanie Marran

Director of Coaching

Coach Stephanie is excited to be a Soccer Shots coach! She is passionate about child development and building character and loves the opportunity to coach your children and have a positive impact.

Relevant Degrees/Training: BA Sport Business, MS Sport Management, First Aid/CPR Certified.
Coach Steph loves Soccer Shots because she really enjoys being a positive role model for children as well as being surrounded by joy.
Most memorable moment playing sports as a child? Scoring five goals in her first soccer game, winning the National Championship.
Favorite movie as a child? Winnie The Pooh.

Favorite fruits and vegetables? Bananas and green beans.

Other Fun Facts? She loves to read, run, and watch hockey.

Nicole

Nicole

Coach

Relevant Degrees/Training: Coach Nicole is a certified PE teacher who works with young children. She has been playing soccer since she was very young and still plays today. First Aid/CPR Certified.
Coach Nicole loves Soccer Shots because she finds working with children rewarding and says their happiness is contagious.
Most memorable moment playing sports as a child? Sharing car rides to tournaments with friends.

Evan D'Elia

Evan D'Elia

Director of Coaching

Relevant Degrees/Training: BA Sports & Exercise Psychology, First Aid/CPR Certified.
Coach Evan loves Soccer Shots because he loves helping children develop as soccer players and people.
Most memorable moment playing sports as a child? Being nominated as a team captain of his first travel soccer team.
Favorite movie as a child? Hercules
Favorite fruits and vegetables? Bananas, blueberries, and broccoli
Other fun facts? He loves making music and skateboarding.

 

Kathryn

Kathryn

Coach

Relevant Degrees/Training: Former counselor at Imagination Preschool.

Coach Kathryn loves Soccer Shots because she loves helping children build confidence while playing soccer.

Most memorable moment playing sports as a child? Traveling with friends to different soccer tournaments and making it to the finals of the State Cup.

Favorite movie as a child? Toy Story                                              

Favorite fruits and vegetables? Apples and Carrots

Other Fun Facts? She loves dogs and enjoys working out.

Zach

Zach

Coach

Relevant Degrees/Training: Recruiter for Hofstra University men’s soccer, played for the Haitian national soccer team.

Coach Zach loves Soccer Shots because he really enjoys teaching children the fundamentals of soccer and being a good role model.

Most memorable moment playing sports as a child? Scoring his first goal.

Favorite movie as a child? The Lion King

Favorite fruits and vegetables? Blueberries, strawberries, and broccoli

Other fun facts? He enjoys playing soccer on the beach.

Kayla

Kayla

Coach

Relevant Degrees/Training: BA in Psychology, currently obtaining MS in Clinical Mental Health.
Coach Kayla loves Soccer Shots because she loves helping children achieve their goals and watching them accomplish new things.
Most memorable moment playing sports as a child? Winning the “Triple Crown” with her first travel team in East Islip.
Favorite movie as a child? Any Mary-Kate and Ashley movie
Favorite fruits and vegetables? Strawberries, blackberries, & broccoli
Other fun facts? She can play piano and loves going to the beach.

Peter

Peter

Coach

Relevant Degrees/Training: Master’s Degree in Secondary Education, Middle School Soccer Coach, Soccer Camp Counselor.

Coach Peter loves Soccer Shots because he loves seeing the joy children get from learning new skills and overcoming obstacles.

Most memorable moment playing sports as a child? Playing soccer with his friends all season and making playoffs every year.

Favorite movie as a child? Star Wars – Return of the Jedi        

Favorite fruits and vegetables? Apples and Carrots

Other Fun Facts? He knows a lot of fun facts about history.

 

Kaleigh

Kaleigh

Coach

Relevant Degrees/Training: Coach K has played soccer since she was very young, played on her varsity school team and has four years of collegiate soccer experience.
Coach Kaleigh loves Soccer Shots because she can share her passion and believes it is a wonderful program that focuses on self confidence, character building and fundamental skills all while keeping it fun!
Most memorable moment playing sports as a child? Having an excellent coach who believed in her!
Favorite movie as a child? Beauty and the Beast
Favorite fruits and vegetables? Bananas, raisins, and celery
Other fun facts? 
Her best friend is her dog, her favorite drink is milk, and her favorite ice cream flavor is cookie dough with black raspberry.

 

Morgan

Morgan

Coach

Relevant Degrees/Training: Graduate of Stony Brook University, soccer and lacrosse player.
Coach Morgan loves Soccer Shots because she loves helping children learn new soccer moves and score goals.
Most memorable moment playing sports as a child? Scoring goals and having a lot of fun with her first soccer team.
Favorite movie as a child? The Little Mermaid
Favorite fruits and vegetables? Blueberries, watermelon, and broccoli
Other fun facts? She loves to paint.

Killian

Killian

Coach

Relevant Degrees/Training: Studying Psychology at Stony Brook University.
Coach Killian loves Soccer Shots because he enjoys being a positive role model and helping children learn all the skills needed to thrive in life.
Most memorable moment playing sports as a child? Leading his team to a tournament victory despite being down 2-0 at halftime.
Favorite movie as a child? Shrek
Favorite fruits and vegetables? Pomegranate and asparagus
Other Fun Facts? He plays volleyball and actively helps his community by participating in campus cleanups.

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