Originally from Ukraine, Dima has over 7 years experience playing on a professional level in Ukraine. He also has over 8 years coaching experience working with different ages. Dima has a USSF license “E”. He has been coaching in Texas for the last 3 years. Dima is passionate about instilling a love of soccer to kids of all ages and is excited for the opportunity to teach kids important concepts such as respect, teamwork, sharing and others.
Diane, who as military kid says she is from no where, grew up swimming and playing soccer for various clubs and her high school team prior to an injury which led her to her degree in Athletic Training from the University of Montana. In this role she has worked with multiple schools, sports, and age levels. She has also coached youth soccer and swimming for many years. She is passionate about sports ministry, loving on people, helping young people be successful in achieving their dreams, training and competing in triathlons, traveling, her family and dog Pixie.
Coach Abraham was born in Nigeria, but came to the United States when he was 12 years old. He is currently working towards getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at University of Houston-Downtown. He has been playing soccer since he was a child and is very passionate about the sport. He is the oldest of 3 children. In his spare time he enjoys playing and watching soccer, reading novels, watching movies, and hanging out with family and friends.
Coach Kasara was born in Port Lavaca, TX and recently moved to Houston, TX. Kasara graduated from Texas Tech University in Decemeber 2015 with her B.S. in Exercise and Sport Sciences with a minor in Psychology. She has been an athlete her whole life who loves playing sports, basketball being her favorite. Kasara loves that soccer is really fun to play and coach. She is passionate about coaching and enjoys helping children learn. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, watching sporting events, traveling, and hanging out with family and friends, and relaxing with her cat Toby.
Born and raised out of Houston and the youngest of 4 boys Abayneh has been playing soccer his whole like with clubs such as Texas heatwave and Texas Rush Academy (now Dynamo). he went on to play NCAA Div. 2 at Eastern New Mexico University where he graduated with a bachelors in psychology with a minor in coaching. He is aspiring to be a coach at the competitive level but is excited to instill a love of the sport at every age. He loves everything that comes with playing the sport of soccer as well as the lessons learned through the game.
Coach Ejike was born in Nigeria, and recently moved to Houston, Texas. He has a degree in computer science. Ejike has been playing soccer from the age 6. He played in youth soccer clubs from childhood to teenage years, he also played soccer in college in Nigeria. He has worked with kids in both sports and also as a music and computer science teacher. He enjoys watching sports, music and spending time with family.
Coach Niko was born in Ecuador, and moved to Houston, Texas when he was 3. Niko has been playing soccer since he was 3 with clubs like the Classics and Texans academy. And also played division 2 professional in Ecuador for Club America Deportivo. He is currently getting his bachelors in Marketing from the University of Houston. In his spare time he enjoys playing soccer, traveling and reading books. He wants to help other young soccer players reach their full potential and learn about the fundamentals of soccer and how it can help in life as it has been a big part of his.
Coach David was born in Nigeria, but came to the United States when he was 15 years old. He has just completed a Master’s Degree in Project Management. David has been playing soccer for as long as he could remember. He played soccer at the collegiate level with Wayland Baptist University, he also played soccer with the Texas tech men’s club team. He has experience working with kids in sports and as a math tutor. In his spare time, he enjoys playing soccer, sports analytics and hanging out with friends.
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