Coach Alex is from Lanham, Maryland. He likes to power down by watching his favorite show Dragon Ball Z and power up with chicken and PBJ. (Not at the same time, but they are both great!) Alex is currently studying Kinesiology and Human Development at University of Maryland College Park. The smiles on all the kids faces pushes him to inspire, motivate, encourage and be a supportive voice for them.
Coach Carmelo started with Soccer Shots in the summer of 2019. He was born and raised in Barquisimeto, Venezuela and is a father to a 6-month old baby girl. Carmelo’s favorite sport is soccer and his favorite team is Inter Milan. His favorite food is pizza or gelato. Outside of Soccer Shots, Carmelo enjoys traveling with his family or watching his favorite movie, The Terminator. If Carmelo could have any super power, he would want the ability to time travel! Carmelo’s favorite thing about being a coach is being able to share his passion for soccer with children.
Coach Bruce joined the team in the fall season of 2019. He was born and raised in Washington D.C. He is currently working towards earning his Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management. His favorite sport is rugby but his favorite sports team is the Denver Broncos. When Bruce isn’t coaching, he loves spending time with his four wonderful children. His favorite movie of all time is all the Batman movies. If Bruce could have any superpower, it would be to have Dragon Ball Z powers!
Coach Shea joined the soccer shots team in Summer 2019. She was born in Fort Worth, Texas and currently lives in Washington D.C. On soccer island, Shea loves getting to know the children in her sessions! In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking and exploring the D.C. area. She is also a soccer fan and her favorite team is Liverpool F.C. If Shea could have any superpower, it would be the ability to teleport!
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