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 Alex

Coach Alex

Coaching Coordinator

Alex was raised on a small farm in Russellville, Alabama but moved to Memphis in October of 2017. She has been a tutor and mentor for children ages 2-13 for 4 years. She has also been a children’s athletic coach for 3 years. She loves spending time painting, playing the guitar, hiking, horse back riding, kayaking, and spending time with friends and family.

Coach Hannah

Coach Hannah

Certified Coach

Coach Hannah is from O’Fallon, Missouri. She moved to Memphis this past fall to attend the University of Memphis to study Nursing. She is dedicated to working with young children. In the past she has worked with children ages 2-13 as a camp counselor, coach, and mentor.

Coach Kelly

Coach Kelly

Certified Coach

Kelly is originally from San Jose, California where she attended De Anza college. While there she played volleyball, soccer, and ran track. In 2016 Kelly transferred to the University of Memphis where she continued her track and field career while obtaining a degree in Professional Studies. After graduating in May 2018, she. Decided to stay in Memphis and joined Soccer Shots in the hopes of impacting children while coaching the game she loves. 

Coach Chandler

Coach Chandler

Certified Coach

Chandler was born and raised in Memphis Tennessee and played football, basketball, and soccer in grade school. He attended Belhaven University in Jackson Miss before transferring to the University of Memphis, of which he is currently enrolled as a Sports and Leisure management major!

Coach Sean

Coach Sean

Certified Coach

Coach Sean was born in Memphis Tennessee where he has lived most of his life. He has recently moved back to Memphis from Virginia where he was stationed with the U.S Navy! Sean is experienced Coach in a multiple sports. He has coached basketball at his church and local AAU team. Sean is very passionate about teaching young children new skills and confidence in sports!

Coach Danielle

Coach Danielle

Certified Coach

Danielle is a mom of a 3 year old daughter and a Navy wife. 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 time coaching 7 and 8 year olds 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 coaching for Soccer Shots!

Coach Ally

Coach Ally

Coach in Training

Coach Ally!

Coach Irving

Coach Irving

Certified Coach

Coach Irving is from Douglasville, Georgia and is here in Memphis to attend Christian Brothers University. Coach Irving has amazing experience with young children as his last job he was Pediatric Dental Assistant and loves teaching young children about soccer and proper oral hygiene.

Coach Hunter

Coach Hunter

Coaching Coordinator

Coach Hunter was born and raised in Olive Branch MS. He graduated from University of Mississippi with a degree in Psychology/Neuroscience in 2017. After graduating he moved back to Memphis to further his education. Hunter has always loved working with young children and worked as a tutor and mentor for the Boys & Girls Club. He loves making music and spending time outdoors exploring!

Coach John

Coach John

Certified Coach

Coach John grew up in Clarksville Tennessee and moved to Memphis 4 years ago after graduating college. He has played soccer since he was 3 years old and still plays on Sundays now! He loves spending time eating pizza with his 2 dogs and playing video games.

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