Coach Andi is from Chattanooga, TN. She graduated last fall from Queens University of Charlotte with a Bachelors in Communication. When she’s not coaching, Andi enjoys spending time with friends doing just about anything active or outdoors – especially golfing, hiking, traveling, and playing tennis.
Coach Anna is originally from Raleigh, NC! She studies at UNC Charlotte and will be graduating in December with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. Coach Anna is no stranger to the soccer field. While in college, she was the goalkeeper for the Women’s Soccer team, and has been playing soccer her whole life! When Coach Anna is not coaching your children, you can find her working out, or spending time with her family!
Coach Anna recently moved to Charlotte from Columbia, SC, where she graduated from the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Psychology. She started playing soccer in elementary school and has loved it ever since! In her free time, you can find Coach Anna hiking or camping in the mountains, or spending time with friends and as many dogs as possible! Coach Anna can’t wait to meet your kiddos!
Coach Austin is from all the way in Phoenix, AZ, and is currently enrolled at Covington Theological Seminary. While he is new to the Soccer Shots team, he is no stranger to the soccer field! Coach Austin has coached 6 and 8 year olds, and spends his weekend being a referee in Rock Hill! Coach Austin can’t wait to coach your children!
Coach Becca is our Coaching Coordinator, and was born and raised here in Charlotte, NC. She started playing soccer in elementary school, and she received her Bachelors degree in Psychology from UNCC and Masters degree in Human Services from Liberty University. During Coach Rebecca’s free time, she likes to be at the White Water Center mountain biking, kayaking, or traveling to the nearest beach! She can’t wait to meet your kiddos!
Coach Beth is a Charlotte, NC native. She attended Charlotte Country Day where she was a three sport athlete! She graduated from Appalachian State in May with a major in Psychology and a minor in Exercise Science. While she is new to the Soccer Shots team, she has tons of experience working with kids! When she is not on the field with your soccer players, you can find her coaching the JV field hockey, and Varsity basketball teams at Charlotte Country Day. Coach Beth loves all sports, and can’t wait to share that passion with your kiddos!
Coach Brady is a Soccer Shots veteran with over 15 seasons under his belt. While Brady played soccer professionally for many years, he also played a little Arena Football. His father played for the Minnesota Vikings for 14 years, so it’s no surprise he’s got a little athletic ability. When he’s not coaching soccer, you can find him on the golf course perfecting his swing.
Coach Chase is from a small town called Williamstown in West Virginia, and de graduated from West Liberty University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Coach Chase grew up playing basketball, football, baseball, and soccer! When Coach Chase isn’t on the field with your children, you can find him spending time racing motocross, and doing ministry work! Coach Chase can’t wait to meet your children!
Coach Emily is originally from New Jersey! She moved in 2017 to begin working at a non-profit here in Charlotte, and has recently found her way to the Soccer Shots team. Coach Emily loves to spend her time at coffee shops, while reading a good book. She also loves spending time with friends, and can’t wait to meet your kiddos!
Coach J has been a Soccer Shots staple for several years now. He 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 recently named the Mecklenburg County Special Olympics soccer coach. A fun fact about Coach J – he doesn’t like peas, but loves pea soup.
Director of Development
Coach Jacob has been with Soccer Shots for over six years, and 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.
A Charlotte native, Coach Jenni attended Providence High School, and is a lifelong friend of Coach Sally’s. Jenni had an amazing opportunity to attend college in Hawaii, where she pursued broadcast communications. Coach Jenni loves running, painting, Cajun food, and drinking lots of coffee.
Coach Joe is originally from Dundee, New York, and graduated from Keuka College with a bachelor’s degree in dducational studies! Coach Joe taught Pre-K in New York, and coached college basketball. He loves to play sports, and spend time with his family. Coach Joe is new to the Soccer Shots team, and can’t wait to meet your children!
Coach Joel is originally from Vermont, but has spent most of his time in Wilmington, NC and Charlotte, NC. He is a junior at UNCC studying architecture, and has played soccer his whole life. He has traveled all over the east coast doing what he loves most, which is playing soccer! He has spent most of his life living in Wilmington, NC, and loves to surf when goes home to visit family. Coach Joel can’t wait to meet your kiddos!
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 Katie Y.
Coach Katie grew up right here in Charlotte, NC, and graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s degree in communications and political science! Coach Katie loves watching basketball and also cheering for the Carolina Panthers! Coach Katie has been playing soccer for her whole life, and can’t wait to coach the game to your children!
Coach Katy B.
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 Kyla is from Owings Mill, Maryland! She currently attends UNC Charlotte where she studies psychology and biology. Coach Kyla is no stranger to the soccer field, as she has played for 4 seasons with the Charlotte Women’s Soccer Team! Coach Kyla has two dogs, and is hoping to add another one to the family soon. She can’y wait to meet your kiddos soon!
Coach Laura was born and raised right here in Charlotte, NC! She recently graduated from UNC Charlotte with a B.S. in exercise science. When Coach Laura isn’t on the field coaching your children, you can find her playing with her dog, Rajah, who’s favorite toy is a soccer ball! Coach Laura can’t wait to meet your soccer players!
Coach Leo grew up just outside of DC in McLean, Virginia! He graduated from Clemson University, with a Marketing Degree. As a Brazilian American, he has been playing soccer since he was 3 years old and still enjoys playing! Coach Leo also enjoys spending time outdoors, hanging out with his friends, and loves using his drone for videography and photography! Coach Leo can’t wait to meet your kiddos!
Graduating from Houghton College with a bachelors degree in Psychology and minor in Sports Ministry, Coach Liz 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 Liz took a job at Soccer Shots hoping to work with their non-profit. A year later she founded QC Scores with the goal of providing every child in Charlotte with the Soccer Shots experience.
Coach Maria is a Charlotte, North Carolina native! She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science with a minor in Psychology. Coach Maria is no stranger to the soccer field, as she played soccer for years, and throughout high school! When she is not coaching your children, you can find her going for a run, hanging out with her friends, and playing with her dog, Tristan. Coach Maria is awesome, and can’t wait to meet your children!
Coach Megan H.
Coach Megan was born and raised in South Florida, until she moved to the Carolinas in 2011. When she’s not on the field, you can find her watching sports! She has an associates degree in photography from the Art Institute and spends most of her time being a photographer. Coach Megan can’t wait to meet your kiddos!
Coach Megan P.
Coach Megan studied Early Childhood Education, and is AFPA Youth Fitness Certified! She is no stranger to the soccer field, as she has played soccer since she was only 6 years old. She loves sweet treats, live music, and dancing! Coach Megan has been with Soccer Shots for a while, and can’t wait to meet your children!
Coach Michael is originally from Upstate New York. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports, playing piano, and playing golf! He is a big fan of the New York Yankees, the Tar Heels, and all things sports or music. When he’s not on the field with your soccer players, you can find him walking his husky/lab mix, Nessa. Coach Michael can’t wait to meet your kiddos!
Michelle grew up just a little outside of Charlotte, in Apex, North Carolina. This fall will be her third season with Soccer Shots. She is currently studying at UNCC, and when she is not coaching or studying, she practices Tae Kwon Do. Make sure to stay on her good side; Coach Michelle has her black belt, and isn’t afraid to use it.
Director of Operations
Coach Mike is the Director of Operations here at Soccer Shots! Although he is originally from Shelby Township, MI he is going on 6 years here in Charlotte, and coaching with Soccer Shots. 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 Monica currently attends UNCC, and she is pursing a degree in exercise science. She loves watching and playing sports of any kind when she is not studying or coaching. One of Coach Monica’s goals in life is to see Manchester United play in Manchester, UK. Monica can’t wait to meet your little ones!
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 Rachel is originally from Addison, Michigan, and I currently studying Sports Management at Queen’s University of Charlotte! In Coach Rachel’s spare time, she enjoys running, hanging out at the nearest coffee shop, and relaxing in her hammock! Coach Rachel can’t wait to meet your soccer players!
Coach Ryan is originally from right here in Charlotte! After spending her time for college at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC receiving her bachelor’s of science degree in Biology, she has made her way back to the Queen City! In Coach Ryan’s spare time, you can find her pinging, and playing with the nearest dog! Coach Ryan is new to the Soccer Shots team, and can’t wait to meet your children!
Coach Sally has been coaching with Soccer Shots for over 5 years. She grew up right here in Charlotte, NC and has played soccer her whole life. One of her first coaches was a coach from Soccer Shots, Coach Jacob (coach curly fries), so she knows from personal experience how awesome the coaches at Soccer Shots are. Sally’s claim to fame is her dog Bear. Bear is a St. Bernard that is almost twice the size of Sally!
Coach Sean was born and raised in Charlotte, NC! He is currently pursuing a bachelors degree in Computer Science. In Coach Sean’s spare time, he enjoys taking naps, playing with his dog, or riding his longboard! Coach Sean is new to the Soccer Shots team, and can’t wait to meet your kiddos!
Coach Skylar is a Charlotte, NC native! She graduated from Messiah College in Pennsylvania where she played collegiate soccer, and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Media and Marketing! Coach Skylar loves cooking, spending time with her family, and drinking coffee!
Director of Coaching
Coach Stephen hails all the way from Sevierville, Tennessee! He graduated from Columbia International University with a bachelors degree in humanities and Bible. He has played indoor soccer, and loves to read in his spare time! Coach Stephen and his wife, Autumn have 3 boys. Coach Stephen is our Director of Coaching, and can’t wait to meet your children!
Coach Tori grew up in Spotsylvania, VA! She graduated from Old Dominion University with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science with a minor in coaching. Coach Tori loves soccer, and was a walk-on for the Old Dominion women’s soccer team, and continues to play today! When Coach Tori isn’t coaching your soccer players, you can find her somewhere by the ocean, painting, or reading Harry Potter! Coach Tori is awesome, and can’t wait to meet your children!
Coach Tyler was born in Iceland, and has lived in Texas, South Carolina, New York, and is now here in Charlotte, NC! He enjoys watching all sports, and spends his extra time coaching a U6 and U8 soccer team for the YMCA. He is no stranger to the soccer field, as he has been playing soccer since he was 6 years old! Coach Tyler is new to the Soccer Shots team, and can’t wait to coach your kiddos!
Coach Virginia is a Charlotte native! She is in her last year at UNC Charlotte, with a major in public relations, and a minor in journalism. Coach Virginia played soccer her whole life, and is no stranger to the game! She loves to sing, meet new people, and explore. Coach Virginia can’t wait to meet your kiddos!
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