Meet The Coaches

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

Coach Abneet

Coach Abneet

I am currently in my third year in Bachelors of Kinesiology at the University of the Fraser Valley.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: Fall 2020 will be my first season as a head coach with Soccer Shots.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: Soccer Shots has a unique curriculum which allows each child to have fun while learning both fundamental soccer skills and valuable life skills.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids is being a part of their developmental process and seeing the smiles on their faces when they master new skills.

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Maple Nut

What is your favourite colour: Purple

Coach Amanda

Coach Amanda

First and foremost my job is being a mom to my two kids. I also work on our family dairy farm.

How many seasons have you been coaching with Soccer Shots: I have been coaching with Soccer Shots for 7 seasons now.

Why do you like coaching with Soccer Shots: I love to get out and be active while playing and teaching children my favourite sport. I love to see those “a-ha” moments when what I’ve been teaching all of a sudden clicks and the kids are so proud of themselves.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids is that I can have fun and act young again, and they (usually) don’t judge me!

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Chocolate chip cookie dough.

What is your favourite colour: Purple.

Coach Amrit

Coach Amrit

I am currently finishing my degree to pursue a career in health and medicine.

How many seasons have you been coaching with Soccer Shots: I have been coaching with Soccer Shots for 5 seasons now.

Why do you like coaching with Soccer Shots: I love the sport of soccer and it’s my passion to be able to pass on this love to the younger generation.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids is they are always smiling and carefree!

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Mint Chocolate Chip

What is your favourite colour: Blue.

Coach Anisha

Coach Anisha

I am currently finishing my degree and plan to continue my education in Natural Medicine.

How many seasons have you been coaching with Soccer Shots: I have been coaching with Soccer Shots for 12 seasons now.

Why do you like coaching with Soccer Shots: I love watching each child use their imagination to make the theme of the day really come alive. They are all so creative!

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids is seeing them smile and having the best time!

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Birthday Cake.

What is your favourite colour: Teal.

Coach Arjun

Coach Arjun

I am currently in my last year of studies, Majoring in Psychology and minoring in Philosophy through the University of Manitoba

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: I have been coaching with Soccer Shots for 8 seasons.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I like coaching with Soccer Shots because it is a very positive and fun environment.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids is the interactions I share with them that help me keep my soul young, and they encourage me to use my imagination.

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Mint chocolate.

What is your favourite colour: Red.

Coach Ashley

Coach Ashley

I am a third year criminology student at UFV. After I finish my degree I plan to go into policing.

How many seasons have you been coaching with Soccer Shots: I have been coaching with Soccer Shots for 6 seasons now.

Why do you like coaching with Soccer Shots:I like coaching at Soccer Shots because the curriculum we teach is about so much more than soccer, it’s about social interaction and learning developmental skills that will serve these children for years to come. 

What is your favourite part about working with kids:My favourite thing about working with kids is watching them gain confidence in themselves and grow into their personalities.

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Salted Carmel.

What is your favourite colour: Yellow.

Coach Brendan

Coach Brendan

I am in my first year at Trinity Western University studying for a Bachelor of Education.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: Fall 2020 will be my first season as a head coach with Soccer Shots.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I like coaching with Soccer Shots Fraser valley because it allows me to gain experience teaching others and they provide each of the coaches with any needed support or assistance.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids is being able to help them develop important soccer skills and social skills that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Mint Chocolate Chip.

What is your favourite colour: Blue.

Coach Danielle

Coach Danielle

I recently completed my undergraduate degree in August with a BA in English. I plan on getting my TEFL certification next and then go abroad to teach English!

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: I have been coaching with Soccer Shots for 18 seasons!

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I love coaching because I have the opportunity to get to know each child’s individual personality! Every child is unique and I like figuring out how to best help them grow, build up their confidence, and improve their skills throughout the season.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite thing about working with children is their incredible imaginations which makes each class entertaining and unpredictable. Whether they’re talking about different dinosaurs we can be or demonstrating the sound a giraffe makes, there is never a dull moment!

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough.

What is your favourite colour: Black.

Coach Devina

Coach Devina

I recently completed my PPE. I am currently pursing a career in elementary school teaching!

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: I have been coaching with Soccer Shots for 12 seasons.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I love working with Soccer Shots because each personality is so unique. Even though you may be teaching a child something, they are teaching you so much more.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite thing about working with children is their passion to continually learn new things.

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Chocolate.

What is your favourite colour: Orange.

Coach Dillon

Coach Dillon

In September 2020, I will be entering my first year of post-secondary education at the University of Fraser Valley and will be studying the Business Administration Diploma.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: Fall 2020 will be my first season with Soccer Shots.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: Being able to coach with Soccer Shots Fraser Valley is an immense achievement in my life because not only do they treat all their staff with respect but, they also create a community which feels like a home away from home.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids would have to be, the ability to share my knowledge with them and to watch them grow as not only amazing soccer players, but also respectful, fun and loving kids.

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Chocolate.

What is your favourite colour: Pink.

Coach Gina

Coach Gina

I just finished my degree in Biology at Trinity Western University. My plan is to continue my education by getting a Master’s Degree in Counselling.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: I have been coaching with Soccer Shots for 3 seasons.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I love working with soccer shots because we are able to provide an environment for children to grow as amazing little humans rather than just soccer players.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids is their smiles. My goal is to make sure every child has the best time in our class!

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Mint Chocolate Chip.

What is your favourite colour: Blue.

Coach Hannah

Coach Hannah

I am currently going into my fourth year at Trinity Western University where I am studying to become a high school Physical Education teacher. I am pursuing my bachelor’s degree with which I will graduate next spring, and then enter into my professional development year of teaching the next fall!

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: Fall 2020 will be my first season with Soccer Shots, and I am so grateful and excited to be joining this awesome team of coaches. I am looking forward to all this year is going to hold and connecting with so many amazing kids and families.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I love coaching with Soccer Shots Fraser Valley because it enables me to do something I love, while teaching and educating children all about it. I played soccer all growing up and I always looked forward to my weekly practices as a kid. I love being able to see that same excitement in the kids at practices and see how much they develop their skills and confidence throughout their sessions. It is SO rewarding to be a part of that process.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favorite part about working with kids has to be how much fun they are. Kids are filled with stories, laughter, and bring so much joy to those working with them. I love being able to develop meaningful relationships with these children and being able to earn their trust is such a special feeling. Whether it is hearing all about their favorite animal, or the awesome snack they had for lunch, kids are SO much fun.

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Peanut butter- chocolate chip cookie dough.

What is your favourite colour: Light purple or forest green.

Coach Harman

Coach Harman

I am in my 2nd year of Psychology at SFU.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: Fall 2020 will be my first season as a head coach with Soccer Shots.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I love being able to make a difference in a child’s life.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: I love being able to make an impact on their lives and make them smile.

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Cookies and cream.

What is your favourite colour:Green and black.

Coach Jakob

Coach Jakob

I am in my 3rd Year of Biotechnology/Business Administration at Trinity Western University

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: Fall 2020 will be my first season as a head coach with Soccer Shots.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I have enjoyed the fun work environment that emphasizes character development in each of the kids that comes through the program.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: Seeing them become excited and passionate about whatever activity it is they’re doing.

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Cookie dough.

What is your favourite colour: Emerald green.

Coach Jessica

Coach Jessica

I am currently a soccer coach and nanny.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: I have been with Soccer Shots for 13 seasons.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I love sharing my passion for soccer with the kids and being a good role model for them, someone they can look up to!

What is your favourite part about working with kids: How silly they are and their creative imagination never ceases to amaze me!

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Bubblegum

What is your favourite colour: Purple

Coach Juliana

Coach Juliana

I am going into grade 12 September 2020 at Walnut Grove Secondary.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: Fall 2020 will be my first season as a head coach with Soccer Shots.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I love coaching with Soccer Shots Fraser Valley because the curriculum ensures that the kids will always have fun while learning new skills.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids is helping them develop their skills and build up their confidence and I can always count on them to make me smile!

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Rocky road.

What is your favourite colour: Blue.

Coach Lindsay

Coach Lindsay

I am going into grade 12 September 2020 at Thomas Haney Secondary School. I plan to pursue a degree in physiotherapy in University.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: Fall 2020 will be my first season as a head coach with Soccer Shots.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I love coaching with Soccer Shots Fraser Valley because everyone is kind and makes it feel like a family. 

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids is seeing them learn a new skill that they have been struggling with and watching them smile when this happens. I love being a positive influence on a child’s life!

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Vanilla.

What is your favourite colour: Yellow.

Coach Miguel

Coach Miguel

I am currently getting my electrical certification at BCIT.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: I have been coaching with Soccer Shots for 8 seasons.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I love working with Soccer Shots because we are able to create a great environment for kids to have fun and fall in love with the game of soccer.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids is their energy. I love their story telling abilities, you never know what they are going to tell you next. 

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Chocolate.

What is your favourite colour: Blue and Red.

Coach Nate

Coach Nate

I am attending Trinity Western University and studying Environmental Studies. I am about to start my second year.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: Fall 2020 will be my first season as a head coach with Soccer Shots, but I am so excited to be here! I look forward to connecting with everyone and having fun

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: The program is so diverse and teaches more than just soccer. It’s a great way for kids to learn other skills that are valuable in life. I love seeing the kids grow throughout the season.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: Observing how the kids improve not only soccer skills, but other skills as well! I love acting like a kid and this is the perfect place to do it.

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Mint chocolate chip.

What is your favourite colour: Dark green.

Coach Paige

Coach Paige

I am currently in my fourth and final year of my bachelor’s degree, majoring in psychology at UFV.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: Fall 2020 will be my first season with Soccer Shots.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I love working with Soccer Shots because the curriculum allows children to not only build their soccer skills but to learn life lessons along the way.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids is I love sharing my passion for soccer. It is so rewarding to work with children and help them accomplish goals that they have work towards. 

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Mint Chocolate Chip.

What is your favourite colour: Light Blue.

Coach Randy

Coach Randy

I currently have a full time position at ICBC.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: I have been coaching with Soccer Shots for 12 seasons.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I love working with Soccer Shots because we create a really positive environment for kids, families and coaches.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids is making them laugh. Every class it is my goal to get everyone laughing!

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Strawberry.

What is your favourite colour: Red.

Coach Saher

Coach Saher

I am currently in my second year at Trinity Western majoring in Biology as a Pre-Dental student.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: Fall 2020 will be my first season with Soccer Shots.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I love working with Soccer Shots because of the fun, positive coaching environment.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids is helping their kids realize their true potential on and off the field, while having fun!

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Cookie Dough.

What is your favourite colour: Green.

Coach Sam

Coach Sam

I currently go to UFV and I am in my 4th year of my general studies degree. My end goal is to apply to the Teacher Ed Program and become a Kindergarten teacher.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: I have been with soccer shots for 2 seasons.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I love working with Soccer Shots because I love seeing the children build confidence and how excited they get when they learn a new skill.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids is they are curious, hilarious and fun.

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Cookies ‘n’ Creme.

What is your favourite colour: Light Blue.

Coach Simran

Coach Simran

I am currently in my fourth year at Simon Fraser University where I am studying towards a joint Sociology and Anthropology major, a minor in Criminology, and a certificate in social justice.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: I have been with Soccer Shots for 12 seasons.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I like working for Soccer Shots because of all the wonderful people I get to meet, whether it be fellow coaches,  kids, parents. Everyone is so nice and positive, they all create such a wonderful and friendly environment that makes coaching so enjoyable.

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids would have to be their energy and how impressionable they are. I absolutely love getting to play and teach these kids soccer, a sport that I love so much. And when I see a child smiling and having fun, or when I have a parent come up and tell me how much their child enjoys our soccer sessions, it warms my heart, knowing that I have the ability to positively impact a child in the 30-50 minutes I get to spend with them each week.

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Pistachio

What is your favourite colour: Purple

Coach Spencer

Coach Spencer

I am currently just working with Soccer Shots but plan to go back to school.

How many seasons have you been with Soccer Shots: I have been with Soccer Shots for 2 seasons.

Why do you like working with Soccer Shots: I love coaching with Soccer Shots Fraser Valley because I love bringing out my inner child and watching kids develop their soccer skills. 

What is your favourite part about working with kids: My favourite part about working with kids is seeing and making them smile.

What is your favourite ice-cream flavour: Mint Chocolate Chip.

What is your favourite colour: Pink and Purple.

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