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 Danielle

Coach Danielle

Program Director

Danielle is a Navy wife and Mom to a 5 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 Ali

Coach Ali

Director of Coaching

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 Geo

Coach Geo

Certified Level 2 Coach

Coach Geo was born in California and moved to the Memphis area when he was 10. He has been playing soccer since he was 3 years old and has loved it ever since. Coach Geo is a former college soccer player and is now focusing in getting a degree in Computer Science. He is a huge soccer fanatic and hopes to share his passion for soccer to those he coaches. Coach Geo loves soccer, soccer, soccer, and food.

Coach Cameron

Coach Cameron

Certified Level 2 Coach

Coach Cameron has lived in Memphis his whole life. He started playing sports when he was 5. He graduated from Whitehaven in 2018, and he plans on studying to be an airplane mechanic. He started working with kids at daycare centers at the age of 15 and loved it ever since. He loves Jesus, working out, and tacos.

Coach Erika

Coach Erika

Certified Coach

Coach Erika is a Senior at the University of Memphis obtaining a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health Sciences. She is from Memphis, but currently residing in Oakland TN. Erika has always had a passion for soccer since her youth! She loves watching her favorite teams play whether it’s basketball, soccer, or football. Coach Erika cannot wait to meet her soccer friends on Soccer Island!

Coach Yordi

Coach Yordi

Certified Coach

Coach Yordi is from Clinton, North Carolina. He started to play soccer at the age of 4 and have been in love with the game ever since. Coach Yordi is currently attend Christian Brothers University and majoring in Engineering Management, with a concentration in Construction Management. During his free time, he enjoys to working out, read, and go to church. Coach Yordi is thrilled to have the opportunity to share his love for soccer with our friends and cannot wait to meet them on Soccer Island!

Coach Brandon

Coach Brandon

Certified Coach

Coach Brandon is 19 years old and has lived in Memphis his whole life. He graduated from White station high school in 2019 and currently attends the University of Memphis. Brandon has been athletic all his life having played football, basketball ,and baseball on a number of different teams. He is happy to be apart of Soccer Shots and super excited to coach .

Coach Madison

Coach Madison

Certified Coach

Coach Madison was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the second oldest out of five children. Coach Madison is currently pursuing a degree in education with a focus in special education. Coach Madison loves yoga, hiking, and spending time with her little brother.

Coach Adria

Coach Adria

Certified Coach

Coach Adria is a senior in High school at SBA. She was born in Dallas Texas, and moved to Memphis when she was two years old. She plans to gain a degree pre-medicine and enroll with the U.S Air Force scholarship program. She had been working with Soccer Shots as a volunteer for over two years before she became a certified coach. She has played soccer since she was 4 and also run track and cross country. Her passion is being active, food and making people laugh. I love being able to mentally and physically stimulate the children and brighten up their day with soccer.

Coach Dave

Coach Dave

Certified Coach

Coach David is a husband to his wife Anna. Father of 2 children, one boy and one girl, whom are very active in soccer. He moved to Tennessee in 2015 where he married the love of his life from High School. He graduated college in Texas and grew up in Arkansas playing sports. He has coaching experience with children from 4-18 years old. He loves coaching and giving children a brighter outlook on life. After collegiate sports, David became a public speaker and traveled around the US and the world. Once that phase of his life ended he set out to find what his passion was. Coaching became this passion and now has become a coach for multiple sports. He holds a US coaching license for soccer. He also loves the identity of soccer shots and what it is giving to young children. He loves coaching, playing sports, food and his family.

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