Meet The Coaches

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Anika Johnson

Anika Johnson

Owner/Director

Anika (also known as Ani), a West Michigan native, started her soccer journey in Kalamazoo when she began playing for TKO Premier. Following her youth career, Anika moved to Chicago, IL where she played soccer and ran track and field at North Park University. She loved to score goals! Her performance at the college level landed her on the CCIW All-Conference team and earned her the opportunity to play in Jönköping, Sweden. After her playing career came to an end, she began coaching in Texas at Texas A&M Soccer Camps and Soccer Shots Austin. Life brought her full circle and back to Kalamazoo where she graduated from Western Michigan University and began pursing her passions as an entrepreneur. Anika spends her free time thrifting, staying active and cheering on her WMU Broncos. Her biggest fan is her kitten Elliott who is super sassy and looks like a cow!

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