WEATHER UPDATE

Shank Park 12:15pm session will be held inside at the Derry Township Recreation Center (608 Cocoa Ave, Hershey, PA), today April 19th. Please enter through front doors and walk up stairs to gym.

Meet The Coaches

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

Coach Maci

Coach Maci

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Maci joins the Soccer Shots team from Clarion, Pennsylvania. Maci currently attends Messiah College where she is pursuing a major in public relations and a minor in sports management. She is also a member of the Messiah women’s basketball team. Maci just recently returned from Puerto Rico where she was playing basketball! She loves having fun and being silly with the children. When Maci is not coaching or attending school,  she enjoys being outdoors or watching a movie.

Coach Tabitha

Coach Tabitha

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Tabitha joins us from Lebanon County and has been playing soccer since she was five years old. She currently is attending Messiah College, pursuing a degree in Human Development and Family Science. Tabitha enjoys playing soccer and volunteering in the community during her free time. She loves being able to positively impact the lives of people, especially children! Her favorite part about working with children is getting to learn all of their fun personalities.

Coach Maddy

Coach Maddy

Coaching Coordinator

Coach Maddy comes to us from Manheim, Pennsylvania. Maddy is a full-time member of the Soccer Shots Harrisburg & York team as a Coaching Coordinator. She loves working with children and sharing with them her love of soccer. She grew up playing soccer from a young age and went on to play at the college level. In her free time, Maddy enjoys spending time with her family and husband.

Coach Angie

Coach Angie

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Angie is a mother of two children and lives with her family in Grantville, PA. In her free time, she can be found scrapbooking or spending time with her family. Her favorite color is yellow! She is excited to see the look on your child’s face when they learn something new this season!

 

Coach Nicole

Coach Nicole

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Nicole is currently a junior at Elizabethtown College studying early childhood and special education with a minor in Spanish. She comes to us with years of soccer experience as a goalie and volunteer experience as a girls’ soccer coach at Lower Dauphin High School. To win her over, make sure you share your cotton candy with her! She is excited to teach your child and see them learn throughout this season!

Coach Mackenzie

Coach Mackenzie

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Mackenzie is a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. She earned degrees in Environmental Studies and Geography. She has been playing soccer since the age of 5. When she is not coaching she can be found venturing through the forests of PA with her coworkers at the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources or playing with her Golden Retriever puppy Moose. She cannot wait to help your child learn something new this season!

Coach Gina

Coach Gina

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Gina is originally from West Chester, PA and moved locally to attend Shippensburg University. She is currently working to earn her Master’s degree in Counseling. She grew up playing soccer and is passionate about giving your children the same positive experiences that she received. Gina has a passion for working with children and she cannot wait to see them thrive this season!

Coach Emily

Coach Emily

Soccer Shots Coach

Emily comes from Long Valley, New Jersey. She is currently a senior sports management major at Messiah College. In her free time she enjoys playing sports, hanging out with friends, baking, and cooking. Emily looks forward to working with Soccer Shots to help children develop their skills for the future!

Coach Kirby

Coach Kirby

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Kirby comes to us from Randleman, North Carolina. He is currently a senior at Messiah College where he studying Biology and is a member of the Messiah College Men’s National Championship Team. He has been playing soccer since he was very young and says that the sport has been an integral part of his life teaching him life lessons and shaping him into who he is today. In both his junior and senior years with the Falcons, he was named as a member of the First Team All-MAC Commonwealth Men’s Team. In his free time he enjoys traveling, reading, and playing tennis. He has a pet pig named Lucy who is trained to use a litter box! Coach Kirby is looking forward to the opportunity to teach children the fundamentals of the game along with life lessons that they can carry with them beyond their playing days.

Coach Gerard

Coach Gerard

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Gerard is a junior at York College who joins our team from Newark, Delaware. He is studying Recreation and Leisure with a minor in Entrepreneurship. He says his parents are the most important people in his life because they have helped make him become who he is today. When Gerard is not coaching or attending school, you can find him outdoors or spending time with his friends and family. He is a certified scuba diver. Coach Gerard is looking forward to teaching your child something new each week and making a positive impact on their life.

Coach Ann

Coach Ann

Soccer Shots Coach

A current resident of York, PA, Ann played four years of collegiate soccer at Millersville University while earning her Elementary Education degree. She also has a Masters in Special Education. She previously taught in the Cumberland Valley School District. Ann has remained active with soccer and children by playing in women’s leagues, as well as currently raising three children of her own. One way she found to pass on her passions for soccer, teaching, and children is through her involvement with Soccer Shots.

Coach Ryan

Coach Ryan

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Ryan is a student at York College studying sports management. She started playing soccer when she was five years old and continues to play as a member on the women’s soccer team at York College. She is excited to share her passion for soccer with the children and teach them important life lessons.

Coach Sam

Coach Sam

Soccer Shots Coach

A York native, Coach Sam attended York College and earned her degree in Psychology. She works for the Lincoln Intermediate Unit as a personal care assistance for children. She has also decided to go back to school to earn her teaching degree. When she is not studying, she plays on two co-ed soccer teams, swims, and loves spending time with her family and friends. She loves that children are always ready to learn and have fun! On the soccer field, her favorite move is the step-over turn. A few of her favorite things are seafood and the color pink!

Coach Kami

Coach Kami

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Kami grew up locally in Hummelstown and grew up playing soccer through high school. Coach Kami has extensive experience with children through Elementary Education studies, working as an aupair in Australia, and serving as coorindator of childcare at Gold’s Gym. Coach Kami is thankful for the opportunity to work with your child this season.

Coach Steve

Coach Steve

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Steve is currently a student at Dickinson College where he is pursuing a double major in International Business & Management and Philosophy. Originally from the Pittsburgh area, Steve began playing soccer at the age of 4 and continues to play today. Coach Steve has coached children in a recreational soccer league. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with friends, playing the piano, playing hockey, and running. He is most excited to continue serving children and impacting them through the game of soccer.

Coach Hannah

Coach Hannah

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Hannah comes to us from San Angelo, Texas where she grew up. Her family relocated in Central Pennsylvania, and she is currently attending Penn State Harrisburg pursuing her degree in psychology. Her career goal is to work as a clinical psychologist. In her free time, she enjoys painting and spending time with friends and family. Coach Hannah is excited about being a positive role model for children and is excited to be able to do that through Soccer Shots.

Coach Andy

Coach Andy

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Andy attends Messiah College and is pursuing a degree in Accounting. Andy spent the last two summers working with children on an Indian reservation. He also worked in a VBS Kids Club for multiple years and found Soccer Shots as he was looking for a way to continue to be involved with working with children. In his free time, Coach Andy enjoys fishing and playing basketball. He is excited to meet your child and see them learn and grow during the season!

Coach Molly

Coach Molly

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Molly is from Connecticut and attends Messiah College pursuing degrees in Marketing and English with Literature Concentration. She is active on several sports teams at Messiah including swimming and track and field. Coach Molly has experience working with children in various settings including teaching gymnastics. She is excited to see the joy on each child’s face and celebrate with them as they learn and grow.

Coach Scott

Coach Scott

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Scott grew up in Hanover, PA. He is currently a student at Elizabethtown College and is looking to attend graduate school in the fall to study Physical Therapy. He played soccer at Elizabethtown College on the men’s varsity soccer team. He is excited to use the game of soccer as an avenue to influence and teach young children. He enjoys being silly on soccer island and can’t wait to meet your child.

Coach Taylor

Coach Taylor

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Taylor grew up playing many sports including soccer, basketball, track, cross country, and volleyball. In her time playing soccer, she was able to travel all over the country to play. Coach Taylor attended Gettysburg College and graduated with a degree in Health Sciences. She then went back to school to become an Obstetric Nurse Specialist. She loves children and is so excited to get back into coaching with Soccer Shots. In her free time, Coach Taylor enjoys spending time with her husband and their puppy.

Coach Dalton

Coach Dalton

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Dalton can be found teaching PE at a private school in Maryland during the day and exploring Soccer Island at night with all of his soccer friends. He has coached soccer to various ages and strives to inspire and encourage children to enjoy sports and believes it will help them learn and grow through life. Coach Dalton is getting married in June!

Coach David

Coach David

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach David comes to us from Mexico! He is an international student at Messiah College where he is studying Business Administration and Marketing. He plays on the Messiah Men’s Soccer team in the position of winger. In 2017, the team won a National Championship. Coach David is excited to join the Soccer Shots team and have a positive impact on your child.

Coach Creasy

Coach Creasy

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Creasy is originally from Peru. He came the United States when he was 7 years old. Currently, he is pursuing a degree in Business Administration at Penn State Harrisburg. Coach Creasy has coached soccer to various ages. He is excited to continue to use the game of soccer as an avenue to teach and positively impact children.

 

Coach Lohan

Coach Lohan

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Lohan is originally from Brazil. Lohan has devoted much of his time recently to working with children in a refugee ministry. He is passionate about soccer and working with children which made Soccer Shots a perfect part-time job opportunity. Coach Lohan is looking to begin his studies at a university in the upcoming year. His favorite soccer skill is juggling. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family.

Coach Sydney

Coach Sydney

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Sydney is a student at York College and is studying Elementary Education and Special Education. She is a member of the York College Women’s soccer team. She has played soccer since the age of 2. Coach Sydney can’t wait to meet your child on Soccer Island. Her love of children and the sport of soccer makes this the perfect job for her!

Coach Shania

Coach Shania

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Shania is currently studying radiology at York College. She has always had a passion for sports. She is excited about the opportunity to combine her love of children and teaching with the game of soccer. She notes the most significant people in her life are her parents who push her to be the best she can be. In her free time, Coach Shania enjoys spending time with friends and family, going to state park, and spending time at the gym.

Coach Kiana

Coach Kiana

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Kiana grew up locally in Harrisburg. She is currently working full time and finishing up her college degree. Her experience includes working with children in various childcare centers over the past several years. Coach Kiana loves spending time outdoors with hiking and fishing. You will find her always on the go with her love of activity and fitness. Coach Kiana can’t wait to meet your child and see them smile on Soccer Island!

 

Coach Michaela

Coach Michaela

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Michaela is a senior at York College of PA studying Radiography. In her free time she loves getting outside, staying active, and spending time with friends. Michaela has been playing soccer since she can remember and can’t wait to share her love for the game with young children.

Coach Melissa

Coach Melissa

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Melissa comes to us with prior experience coaching children ages 3-12 .   As the mother of three girls, she has been involved for years coaching them at different levels.   She currently works  for Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries as a social media and special communications project manager.  Melissa is passionate about influencing children.

Coach Lindsey

Coach Lindsey

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Lindsey is a senior at York College, where she is pursuing a Rec Therapy degree. Lindsey grew up on a farm in New Oxford, Pennsylvania and is very close to her family. The most significant people in her life are her parents and grandparents. Lindsey’s favorite soccer skill is the bicycle kick, and her favorite part of coaching is watching the children learn the new moves she has taught them! You can find Lindsey relaxing with friends or watching TV when she has free time.

Coach Sarah

Coach Sarah

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Sarah comes to us with years of experience working with preschool children. She first was introduced to Soccer Shots when her son participated several years ago. She is passionate about impacting children. Sarah lives in Dover with her husband and her three sons.

Coach Maria

Coach Maria

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Maria is a senior at Elizabethtown College, she plays soccer and is studying International Business. Maria loves spending time with her family and friends. She is looking forward to coaching this season and seeing the children’s excitement and joy when they walk on to soccer Island!

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