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.
Born and raised in Houston Texas, Coach Francisco has been playing soccer for multiple clubs since the age of 3. Growing up he always enjoyed playing soccer but his true passion for the sport was discovered in coaching. He has coached for 5 years in Houston for multiple clubs and organizations including the YMCA and various schools in the Houston ISD. His goal is life is to teach the kindness and good morals to the generations that follow. In his spare time he enjoys coaching his 2 year old nephew who will one day play for the Houston Dynamos.
Coach Ray is originally from Kenya. He has been in love with the game of soccer ever since he could walk. After playing up to the professional level back home, he immigrated to the U.S., to Houston, in 2003 in pursuit of his Civil Engineering degree while at the same time playing for Houston Football Association league. He has been coaching various youth select clubs throughout the city including the Texans SC, Dynamos, AC Milan for the last 10 years as well as working with Rice and Texas A&M University soccer programs. Teaching young ones about the game is more than a passion to Ray, it’s a calling.
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