Kara is originally from Ellicott City, Maryland still lives there with her Australian Shepherd. Kara attended the University of Mary Washington and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Biology while there she also played varsity Soccer. Her favorite movie is Bridesmaids and her favorite tv show is the office. She enjoys visiting Ireland and her favorite book is The Kite Runner. Her favorite color is blue and her favorite food is anything with Peanut Butter. Kara spends her free time playing soccer, traveling, and baking.What Kara is looking forward to most about Soccer Shots is working with children and passing on her love for the game.
Xavier is originally from Prince George’s County but currently resides in Crofton, Maryland with his cat named Bubba. Xavier is currently attending UMBC in Baltimore, Maryland. A few of Xavier’s favorite foods include apple pie, applesauce, or anything just plain apples. Xavier enjoys playing Soccer and Video games in his free time and his favorite color is Green. His favorite movie is The Dark Knight Trilogy and his favorite book is Harry Potter. What Xavier is most looking forward to being a Soccer Shots Coach is teaching children the sport he loves while having fun!
Brandon is originally from Cameroon but currently lives in Silver Spring, Maryland. He is currently attending Howard Community College studying Criminal Justice. His favorite book is The Color of Water and his favorite movie is Black Panther. He loves visiting Bora Bora and enjoys all types of cuisines. In his free time Brandon enjoys staying active by playing soccer and running. Brandon is most excited to have fun with the kiddos on Soccer Island by teaching his favorite sport in a way that is age appropriate.
Angelina was born in Fishersville, Virginia but now lives in Glen Burnie, Maryland. Angelina is currently enrolled in college pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in business and marketing. She has a pet Yorkie named Sparky. Angelina’s favorite snack is fruit and her favorite color is purple! Her hobbies include traveling, dancing and drinking coffee! Angelina’s favorite television show is This is Us and she loves the book Becoming Michelle Obama. Her favorite place is to visit is Canada. What Angelina is looking forward to most about Soccer Shots is having fun while teaching soccer skills as well as life skills to the kids!
Elton is originally from Trinidad and currently lives in Odenton, Maryland where he enjoys playing soccer and biking with his two daughters. Elton attended the University of the District of Columbia where he studied Business Administration. Elton’s Favorite show is Martin and when he’s not watching martin he likes to enjoy a piece of chocolate cake. His favorite color is blue and his favorite place to vacation is in the sunny state of Florida. What Elton is most looking forward to about Soccer Shots is being able to teach children about his favorite sport of Soccer.
Bianca was born in Louisville, Kentucky and currently lives in Laurel, Maryland. Bianca currently attends UMBC and is studying sociology. Bianca’s favorite color is yellow and Quaker Chew Chocolate Chip Bars is her favorite snack. Some of Bianca’s hobbies include playing the guitar and piano, reading and writing. Bianca’s favorite city is Portland, Oregon. Their Eyes Were Watching God is her favorite book and her Bianca’s favorite television show is Will & Grace. What Bianca is looking forward to most about Soccer Shots is getting better and working with kids and playing soccer.
Drew is born and raised in Maryland and currently lives in Columbia and has two cats. Drew attended Frostburg State University where he received his Bachelor’s of Science in Recreation and Parks Management. Drew’s favorite color is purple and Goldfish is his favorite snack. Some of Drew’s hobbies include playing soccer, volleyball, skating, and playing FIFA. If Drew could choose anywhere to go on vacation it would be Hawaii. What Drew is most looking forward to with coaching for Soccer Shots is teaching the children!
Justin is originally from Washington D.C. but currently lives in Columbia, Maryland with Sweet Pea his cat and Butter his dog. He loves spending his time playing soccer, watching anime and playing his PS4. Justin is a big Ravens fan and his favorite color is purple. He enjoys visiting Hilton Head Island and his favorite snack is bananas. He’s excited to share his passion for soccer with the kiddos on Soccer Island.
Elias is originally from El Salvador, but now lives in Hanover, Maryland. He has a brother, sister and two dogs. Elias currently attends Towson University where he studies Biology. Elias enjoys going to the movies and his favorite movie is The Dark Knight. Elias’s favorite food is spaghetti and orange is his favorite color. Elias also enjoys reading and his favorite book is Maximum Ride. If Elias could choose any place to go on vacation, it would be Madrid, Spain. What Elias is most looking forward to with coaching for Soccer Shots is mentoring and having fun with the children.
Filippo was born in Alexandria, Virginia and he currently lives in Ellicott City, Maryland with his wife and dog named Snoop. Filippo attended Towson University where he studied majored in philosophy and minored in psychology. His favorite snack is Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and his favorite color is carolina blue. Filippo’s favorite hobbies are playing video games, making music and playing the guitar and singing! Three of Filippo’s favorite places to visit include Ireland, St. Lucia and Disney World! Filippo’s favorite book to read is The Fault in Our Stars and his favorite television show is Game of Thrones! What Filippo is looking forward to most about being a Soccer Shots coach is creating genuine relationships with all of the kids while playing his favorite sport!
Loren was born in Annapolis, Maryland and she currently lives in Linthicum, Maryland. She is working towards her degree at Notre Dame of Maryland with a focus in elementary education, so she can become a teacher! Loren has two brothers and a sister. Her favorite snack is Gold Fish and her favorite color is blue! Loren loves going to the beach. Loren’s hobbies include playing soccer or lacrosse, baking and spending time with her friends and family. Loren’s favorite television show is Friends and she loves the Harry Potter movie series. The Giver by Lois Lowry is Loren’s favorite book to read. What Loren is looking forward to most about Soccer Shots is being able to work with kids and having the opportunity to teach them the skills of her favorite sport!
Marlee is born and raised from Columbia, Maryland and has three sisters, one brother, and a dog. Marlee attended Towson University where she received her Bachelor’s in Psychology. Marlee’s favorite color is blue and her favorite snack is pretzels. Some of Marlee’s hobbies include hiking and binge watching Grey’s Anatomy, which is her favorite television show. Marlee’s favorite book is Wonder. If Marlee could choose anywhere to go on vacation it would be California. What Marlee is most looking forward to with coaching for Soccer Shots is seeing the children smile because they learned something new or because they are proud of themselves!
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Michelle is currently living in Columbia, Maryland with her siblings and dog. Michelle attended Prince George Community College where she studied early childhood education. Her favorite color is pink and her favorite snacks include tacos, chicken wings and fruit smoothies. Michelle’s favorite hobby is to spend time with friends and family. Her favorite book is The Giver and her favorite television series include Riverdale, Greys Anatomy and The Fosters.
Oliver is originally from West Midlands in the United Kingdom, but now lives in Columbia with his wife Darcy and dog, Max. Oliver went to school in the United Kingdom as well, where he attended Stourbridge College. Oliver’s favorite hobbies just include anything soccer or sports related! His favorite movie is Drive and The Great Gatsby is his favorite book. Oliver’s favorite thing to eat is Cadbury’s chocolate. What Oliver is most looking forward to with coaching for Soccer Shots is having fun with the children!
Shelby was born in Akron, Ohio and she currently lives in Odenton, Maryland with her fiancé Donte. She graduated from Malone University with a degree in Middle Childhood Education. Her favorite snack is watermelon and her favorite color is purple. Shelby’s favorite place is Disney and her favorite hobby is playing video games. Shelby’s favorite movie is How is Moving Castle and her favorite book is Alice in Wonderland. What Shelby is looking forward to most about working with Soccer Shots is building relationships with families and kids.
Tyler is originally from New Jersey, but now lives in Frederick, Maryland. Tyler attended Delaware Valley University where he studied Restaurant and Food Service Management. Tyler has one younger brother and two cats named Sampson and Zoe. His favorite color is blue and crab legs are his favorite food. Some of Tyler’s hobbies include cooking, golf, skiing and fitness. Tyler’s favorite movie is Step Brothers and his favorite book is Harry Potter. If Tyler could choose anywhere to go on vacation, it would be the Bahamas. What Tyler is most looking forward to with coaching for Soccer Shots is teaching the youth and helping his community.
Jacob was born in Ellicott City, Maryland and still resides there with his dogs. Jacob is currently enrolled at Howard Community College. His favorite television show is The office and his favorite book is Lord of the Rings. Jacob’s favorite snack is oranges and his favorite color is blue. Jacob enjoy sports, as well as, photography and videography and his favorite place to visit is Hawaii. What Jacob is most looking forward to about Soccer Shots is working with children and having lots of fun!
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