Meet The Coaches

We are proud to have the best coaches in youth soccer. All Soccer Shots Charlotte coaches are employees, have CPR/First Aid certification, go through ProSolutions online training, and are DHHS background checked.

Coach Ashley

Coach Ashley

Hi! I am Coach Ashley. I am born and raised in Charlotte, NC. I am currently a preschool teacher at Cranfield Academy Providence. I love to cook and watch Panther football o Sundays. I fell in love with soccer at the age of five and have been playing soccer ever since. I can’t wiat to have a blast with your little one’s!

Coach Becca C.

Coach Becca C.

Coach Becca is originally from right here in Charlotte, NC! She graduated from  UNCC with a B.S. in Psychology,  and graduated from Liberty University with an M.A. in Human Services. When Coach Becca isn’t on the field with your kiddos, you can find her riding her bike, running, and doing anything outdoors! Coach Becca loves having the opportunity to impact your children through the game of soccer, and can’t wait to meet them!

Coach Casey

Coach Casey

Coach Casey is currently a student at UNC Charlotte. She is originally from Boston, Massachusets and has played soccer her whole life! Coach Casey is a natural on the soccer field, her very first soccer game as a child she scored 8 goals! Coach Casey is amazing and cannot wait to meet your kids!

Coach Connor

Coach Connor

Coach Connor is originally from all the way in Lowell, Massachusetts! He is currently attending UNCC to obtain an Associates Degree of Arts, and plans to also receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. He has played soccer his whole life, and likes to play any chance he gets. Coach Connor can’t wait to share his passion of soccer with your kiddos!

Coach Cory

Coach Cory

Coach Cory was born and raised in Matthews, NC. He has played soccer his whole life and aspires to play professional one day. He graduated from Porter Ridge High School and played varsity soccer for 4 years. Cory loves to take vacations to the beach and mountains. He can’t wait to coach your little one’s and play some soccer!

Coach Dana

Coach Dana

Coach Dana attends school at Johnson C. Smith University, where she plans to graduate in May of 2021.  She is a biology and chemistry major and enjoys learning about science.  Coach Dana played soccer as a child and began coaching at age 18.  She can’t wait to meet your children!

Coach Daniela

Coach Daniela

Coach Daniela was born in Long Island, New York, and moved to Charlotte 4 years ago. She is currently attending Central Piedmont Community College, and has five siblings! In her free time, you can find Coach Daniela playing soccer, or practicing with her photography. Coach Daniela can’t wait to meet your children!

Coach J

Coach J

Coach J grew up in Princeton, NJ, and tries to get “up north” as much as he can to visit family and friends. Not only does Coach J love coaching with Soccer Shots, he’s a very talented coach who was named the Mecklenburg County Special Olympics soccer coach. A fun fact about Coach J – he doesn’t like peas, but loves pea soup.

Coach Jacob

Coach Jacob

Coach Jacob currently serves as our Director of Development. A Charlotte native, Jacob is a graduate of the Big I (Independence High School) and played soccer professionally for over 10 years. He’s a father of 3 boys, and can be found playing in adult rec soccer leagues all over Charlotte.

Coach Jordyn

Coach Jordyn

Coach Jordyn moved to Charlotte, NC from Washington, DC, after graduating from Ferrum College with a degree in Health and Human Performance. She also received a minor in coaching and has her personal training certification! She has played soccer competitively for 15 years, and can’t wait to teach the game to your children!

Coach Josie

Coach Josie

Coach Josie was born in Long Island, New York. She moved here four years ago and loves living in Charlotte. Josie is the second oldest of 5 siblings. In her free time, she loves finding new coffee spots, playing soccer, and finding new places to explore. Coach Josie can’t wait to meet your children!

Coach Katie P.

Coach Katie P.

Graduating from Houghton College with a bachelors degree in Psychology and minor in Sports Ministry, Coach Katie moved to Charlotte taking a job in a Title I School. After seeing the need, and poverty in Charlotte she wanted to use soccer to do more. Loving what the company stood for, Coach Katie took a job at Soccer Shots hoping to work with their non-profit. A year later she founded Soccer F.C. with the goal of providing every child in Charlotte with the Soccer Shots experience.

Coach Katie S.

Coach Katie S.

Katie is originally from Northern New Jersey just outside of New York City.  She went to West Virginia University and graduated with a degree in Child Development, and Katie is currently enrolled at UNCC to get her masters in Early Childhood Education.  When Katie is not studying she likes to draw, photograph, or do anything that involves being outside.  She can’t wait to meet your kiddos!

Coach Katy B.

Coach Katy B.

Lead Coach

Coach Katy is originally from Winston-Salem, NC! She graduated from the College of William and Mary in 2017, with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Coach Katy is no stranger to the soccer field, as she has been playing soccer for 18 years! Coach Katy has a puppy named Charley, loves to hike, and spend time with her family. Coach Katy can’t wait to coach your children!

Coach Keaton

Coach Keaton is from Harrisburg, NC, and is currently a junior at UNC Charlotte studying Marketing and Psychology. He is also a member of the UNCC Track and Field team, and when he has free time, likes to exercise, watch movies, and hang with family and friends!

Coach Leah

Coach Leah

Coach Leah hails from Cleveland, Ohio, and she graduated from St. Francis College with a degree in Physical Education. She loves an active lifestyle that includes playing soccer, and in her spare time she enjoys traveling and watching soccer.  Coach Leah is so excited to meet your kiddos!

 

Coach Marissa

Coach Marissa

Coach Marissa currently lives in South End and works as a project manager for Bank of America. She is also a company commander for a military intelligence unit in the Army Reserve. She graduated from Queens University of Charlotte, and loves to hang with her two dogs and run around with kiddos on the soccer field!

Coach Mike

Coach Mike

Director of Operations

Coach Mike is the Director of Operations here at Soccer Shots! Although he is originally from Shelby Township. His favorite thing about working with children is the stories they tell, and the funny things they say. He is excited to meet your children, and hope that Soccer Shots becomes the best part of their week!

Coach Pat

Coach Pat

Lead Coach

Coach Pat grew up in a small town in northern New York called Saranac Lake! He earned a Bachelor of professional studies in sport management from Cazenovia College. In his free time, Coach Pat enjoys playing any sport under the sun, riding his mountain bike, and working on his cooking skill! Coach Pat can’t wait to meet your children!

Coach Thomas

Coach Thomas

Coach Thomas is from Albany, NY! He is currently attending UNCC to earn a degree in finance, and plays for the club soccer team there. When Coach Thomas isn’t on the soccer field, you can find him skiing or dirt car racing in his free time! Coach Thomas is great, and can’t wait to meet your kiddos!

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