Director of Coaching
Coach Andrew is our Director of Coaching and he grew up in St. Louis. He has been playing soccer for as long as his feet could kick a ball. He played throughout high school and even won a state championship. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State with a Sports Management degree and a minor in high fives! You can always find Coach Andrew playing soccer with his dog, Dory.
Director of Operations
Coach Jake is our Director of Operations and has been playing soccer for as long as he can remember. He came to Denver in 2013 to attend the University of Denver, from which he graduated with degrees in Biology and Film Studies and Production. When he’s not teaching his friends new skills on the field, you can find Coach Jake pursuing his hobbies of filmmaking, ice hockey, skiing, and go-karting, or working on Micro Sprint cars in the pits of the I-76 Speedway.
Coach Erica grew up in Ohio, where she graduated from Youngstown State University with an Early Childhood Education degree. She has been teaching since 2006, and even coached for Soccer Shots (Columbus) before moving to Colorado in 2012. Coach Erica used to live and play in the snowy mountains of Summit County and has recently moved to Denver. She enjoys traveling, camping, and hiking with her fiancé and dog, Teddy. When she’s not carrying around her bag of soccer gear, you can find Coach Erica on her bike or practicing yoga.
Coach Hannah is new to the Denver area, but it not new to soccer shots. She grew up in Pennsylvania where she coached soccer shots for three seasons. She has been playing soccer since the age of six, and played at the collegiate level at Penn State Harrisburg. She loves teaching her soccer friends the most important rule of soccer shot, which is to have FUN! Coach Hannah has a master’s degree in sport management, and loves kayaking and hiking when she’s not coaching.
Coach Jami is from New Mexico and has been playing soccer for 20 years. She got her bachelors degree in Health Sciences from UNM but spent a semester abroad playing soccer for Swansea University in Wales. She loves the outdoors and spending time in the mountains skiing, hiking, and camping.
Coach Jess is from Illinois and is new to Colorado. She’s going to school for athletic training at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She has been playing soccer since she was eight years old. She has played all throughout junior high, high school and some college. She started her coaching career in 2015 at her old high school, Plainfield North as the freshman boys soccer coach. She loves helping her soccer friends to succeed. On coach Jessica’s free time you can find her enjoying the outdoors.
Coach Kat is super excited to be a coach at Soccer Shots because she can do two things she loves- teach kids, and play soccer! Kat played soccer for 11 years all the way through high school! She spends her free time in the outdoors hiking, fishing, and kicking around a soccer ball!
Coach Katie has been playing soccer since she was six years old. She played all throughout junior high and high school, and has been coaching youth soccer since 2013. When she’s not coaching on Soccer Island, you might find her listening to her collection of old records. She also loves being outdoors, whether it’s playing in the snow or going for a hike. Coach Katie has a degree in baking and pastry arts from Johnson & Wales University- for your next soiree be sure to give Coach Katie a call!
Coach LA (Lindsay-Ann)
Coach LA has been playing soccer since she was 4 years old. She played soccer all throughout high school and into college. She enjoys helping her soccer friends learn cool new tricks while giving them skills to be a great team player, on and off the field! When she’s not coaching you can find coach LA teaching yoga, hiking, and painting.
Coach Nick has been playing soccer since the age of 3, and started at striker for his 4 years of varsity soccer. His favorite part of the game is scoring a goal with a header, and his favorite part of coaching is being able to help the children build character. When Coach Nick isn’t kicking, he spends his time with his camera or hitting the skatepark.
Coach Patrick has been watching and playing soccer since he was a mini. He played all the way up until high school and has not stopped watching. Coach Patrick graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in Sport and Recreation Management. He has coached others since the age of fourteen in various sports, but soccer is his favorite.
Coach Tyler grew up on the East Coast, but has been living in Denver for four years now. His love of soccer started by playing pick up games at the local rec center and from watching international soccer, particularly the World Cup! When Coach Tyler is not on Soccer Island, you can find him sampling pho all around Denver, visiting his parents in the mountains, and chilling with friends and family.
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