Meet The Coaches

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

Coach Aaron

Coach Aaron

Co-Owner/ Director

Aaron is originally from Dublin, Ireland and came to the United States when he was 15 in 2009 to attend high school at Ridgecroft School. From there he went on to earn a Bachelors Degree in Science from Tennessee Wesleyan University in Athens, Tennessee. While at TWU he helped the Bulldogs win a Regular Season Championship, a Conference Tournament Championship, and also helped TWU reach the National Tournament for only the 2nd time in the school’s history. After his time at TWU, Aaron always felt like Tennessee was ‘HOME’ and is excited to bring his passion for children and soccer back to Tennessee and make an impact serving the community

Sarah is originally from Merry Hill, North Carolina where she attended Lawrence Academy. After graduating from Lawrence she attended Wake Tech Community College and Majored in Cosmetology and General Education. While in college Sarah spent a great deal of time visiting Tennessee and fell in love with the scenic views and culture. After College Sarah worked as a Stylist and Assistant Manager at E.A Wells Hair Design in Raleigh, NC. In May 2017 Sarah and her husband Aaron decided to buy a Soccer Shots and move back to the Volunteer State to serve the community She is eager to make an impact on the community and work with the children of Memphis!

Coach Sarah

Coach Sarah

Co-Owner/Director

Sarah is originally from Merry Hill, North Carolina where she attended Lawrence Academy. After graduating from Lawrence she attended Wake Tech Community College and Majored in Cosmetology and General Education. While in college Sarah spent a great deal of time visiting Tennessee and fell in love with the scenic views and culture. After College Sarah worked as a Stylist and Assistant Manager at E.A Wells Hair Design in Raleigh, NC. In May 2017 Sarah and her husband Aaron decided to buy a Soccer Shots and move back to the Volunteer State to serve the community She is eager to make an impact on the community and work with the children of Memphis!

Coach Danielle

Coach Danielle

Program Coordinator

Danielle is a Navy wife and Mom to a 3 year old daughter. She moved to Millington, TN in July of 2018, but is originally from Jacksonville, FL. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management in 2012. She started coaching youth soccer when she was 16 years old in Ingleside, TX. She had a great  experience as a volunteer coach while living in Japan with her Navy family, and most recently was the Youth Sports Coordinator at a Navy base in Georgia. She loves Mickey Mouse and Disney World. Hide and seek is her favorite game to play with her daughter, and she is so excited to be working for Soccer Shots!

Coach Will

Coach Will

Director of Coaching

Coach Will grew up in Forth Worth, Texas. He moved to Stillwater, Oklahoma to attend Oklahoma State University, where he earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Strategic Communications. While in college he gained coaching experience by assisting and leading the Stillwater High School and Junior High Pioneer tennis teams for three successful seasons. After college he moved to Memphis to continue his education, but later decided to follow his passions of youth and sports development and began his career toward athletic directing. Coach Will loves to play softball and tennis, and especially now, soccer.

Coach Ali

Coach Ali

Certified Coach

Coach Ali was born and raised in California. She moved to the Memphis area in 2008. Coach Ali has been playing soccer since she was 5 years old. She had the opportunity to play soccer at a collegiate level at LSU-Alexandria. Coach Ali loves to travel, outdoor activities, and to spend time with family and friends.

Coach Christion

Coach Christion

Certified Coach

Coach Christion is from Memphis TN. He has played sports his entire life, inlcuding soccer, which he started at 6 years old. He also coaches the Germantown Highschool Football team in addition to coaching at Soccer Shots. Coach Christion is currently attending the University of Memphis where he is pursuing a degree in History. He hopes to one day become a History teacher! In his spare time he loves to read and write, and once he graduates college he would love to become a motivational speaker and teacher. He is a former college football player and high school basketball player, and his favorite foods are pizza and hot wings!

Coach Dee

Coach Dee

Certified Coach

Coach Dee was born and raised in Memphis, TN. He was played baseball for Dyersburg State Community College before attending Alcorn State University where he finished his baseball career and college degree. Coach Dee enjoys playing video games, eating junk food, hanging out with friends and family, and his favorite color is green! Being heavily involved in sports is one of his biggest joys, and he loves spending time with children!

Coach Cam

Coach Cam

Certified Coach

Coach Cam was born and raised right here in Memphis, Tennessee. He is a freshman Computer Science major at The University of Memphis. He loves playing sports like flag football, ultimate frisbee, ping pong, and soccer. He also love to play video games and watch cartoons.

Coach Rachel

Coach Rachel

Certified Coach

Coach Rachel was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and is new to the Memphis area. She has been working with children as a teacher, coach, and mentor for five years. Coach Rachel will graduate from the the University of the Memphis in 2022 with a Bachelor’s in Social Work. In her free time she enjoys doing volunteer work, running, and going to the beach. Coach Rachel is so excited to meet new friends on Soccer Island!

Coach Kerry

Coach Kerry

Certified Coach

Coach Kerry was born and raised in Memphis, TN. He graduated from Bethel University in May 2010 with a degree in Music Education. He loves sports and started playing soccer recreationally 3 years ago. In addition to sports, he loves music and plays the saxophone! When he’s not making music or playing sports, he’s spending time with his beautiful wife, Satin, and daughter, Seven!

Coach Allie

Coach Allie

Certified Coach

Coach Allie was born and raised in Savannah, Georgia.  She is currently a student at the University of Memphis where she also plays on the soccer team.  She has been playing soccer since she was eight years old and it has always been a dream of hers to share her passion of playing soccer with others. She plans to graduate in 2022 with a Bachelor’s degree in nursing.  In her free time she loves paddle boarding, playing with her dog, and spending time with her friends.

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