Meet The Coaches

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

Coach JJ

Coach JJ

Director of Coaching

Coach JJ is our Director of Coaching and has been helping young players learn the game since he was 10 years old. He began by helping his father coach, and then became a player himself and played on several teams across NC.  Coach JJ enjoys sharing his passing for Soccer with our Soccer Friends.  He also loves rugby, traveling, and speaks 3 languages- Spanish, Serbian, and German. Next time you see Coach JJ be sure to ask him “Sprechen sie Deutsch?”

Coach Alex

Coach Alex

Coach Alex has a passion for the game of soccer and is excited to share the game with young players. Coach Alex has played soccer since the age of 3, from preschool YMCA programs to Club soccer. He also played for his high school as a goalie. Coach Alex enjoyed participating in a teacher cadet program with 1st graders in 2015 and is currently attending GTCC. When Coach Alex is not coaching on Soccer Island, you can find him watching Chelsea games, camping, biking, and playing FIFA.

Coach Bailey

Coach Bailey

Coach Bailey is a student at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she is studying business administration with a concentration in business studies. Prior to attending UNCG she was a starting forward for the Petrels of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia. Coach Bailey has played soccer for seventeen years and is looking forward to sharing her knowledge and her love for the game with all her Friends on Soccer Island!

Coach Kailyn

Coach Kailyn

Coach Kailyn is a graduate from UNC -Greensboro where she studied French and Political Science, as well as played on the UNCG Women’s soccer team. Coach Kailyn started playing soccer at the age of 3 and has only grown more passionate and in love with the game throughout the years. Off the field, Coach Kailyn enjoys being active, whether it’s traveling, hiking with her dog, or running races. Coach Kailyn loves meeting new people and can’t wait to play the beautiful game of soccer with many new Friends!

Coach Katie

Coach Katie

Coach Katie is a student at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, studying kinesiology with a concentration in physical education. She has not only played soccer since she was 3, but has also coached several soccer teams of different ages over the last 2 years. Coach Katie is very excited to teach the game of soccer to all her friends on Soccer Island!

Coach Madi

Coach Madi

Coach Madi is a student at Greensboro College where she is studying Exercise and Sport Studies with a concentration in Exercise Science. She has played soccer for 15 years and is currently playing soccer at Greensboro College. Besides soccer Coach Madi loves to paint, and play games. She is looking forward to sharing her love of soccer for the game with all her Soccer Friends!

Coach Philip

Coach Philip

Coach Phillip has a passion for the game of soccer and is excited to share the game with young players.  Coach Phillip is from Brazil, having recently moved to the Triad.  Soccer has been a part of Coach Phillip’s life since the age of 9. When Coach Phillip is not coaching on Soccer Island you can find him playing in soccer tournaments and pickup games, and spending time with his family.​

Coach Zoe

Coach Zoe

Coach Zoe grew up in Los Angeles, California, playing soccer, running track, and practicing karate. When she was 10 years old, she realized soccer was her one true passion. Since then, soccer has been a main part of her life, eventually leading her to captain the D1 UNCG Women’s Soccer team during her undergraduate business studies. Coach Zoe and her husband actually met through soccer, as they both played at UNCG! Many years of dedication, experience, and love of the game is what Coach Zoe brings every day to Soccer Island, and she enjoys sharing these with all her Soccer Friends!

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