Tyler is currently attending Douglas college; studying kinesiology and looking forward to being a physiotherapist in the near future. Tyler is not only fluent in English, but fluent in sign language! Tyler spends a lot of time curling, running, and doing outdoor activities. Tylers favourite thing about Soccer Shots is working with our little soccer stars and knowing that he can influence their passion for the game and putting a smile on their face.
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Melissa is currently a full-time teacher with School District 43; specifically working with children diagnosed with various exceptionalities. In addition, before becoming an educator, Melissa accumulated years of experience as a Behaviour Interventionist. These experiences, coupled with her numerous coaching and playing accolades throughout her soccer career, has led Melissa to her most recent passion of providing all children the opportunity to learn and play soccer. Melissa looks forward to empowering children with the tools to gain confidence, build characters and love the sport of soccer.
Olivia is a recently graduate of Simon Fraser University in the health sciences stream with current aspirations to work in the health care system. Since she can remember, Olivia has played soccer. Thus, Olivia enjoys playing soccer in both recreational and competitive environments while also coaching the next generation. Olivia loves soccer shots due to its emphasis on character development; ensuring each child learns more than just soccer skills.
Entering her senior year of high school, Mackenzie loves to do anything that involves exercise. She has an immense passion for music and has a long-term goal of entering the field of music therapy. Mackenzie chose soccer shots because she loves knowing that she is helping children not only learn new skills of a sport but also assist them in their growth as people.
Julia has been playing soccer since she was 5 years old and continues to play at a high level in the Metro Women’s Soccer League. Julia is working towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, with the hopes of becoming a paediatric nurse. She is passionate about working with children and helping them build character. Julia loves working for Soccer Shots, not only because it’s a fun environment to work in, but each week the children get to learn important values.
Nicholas is currently enrolled at the University of the Fraser Valley working to obtain his Bachelors in Kinesiology; aspiring to be a physiotherapist one day. Nicholas loves working in environments with people. Nicholas chose soccer shots because he is able to share his passion for soccer through a fun, positive environment that promotes the whole well-being of the child; physically, emotionally, and socially.
Brittany is currently attending the University of Fraser Valley studying kinesiology, hoping to become a physiotherapist one day. She has been playing soccer since she was 4 years old and currently plays for the University of Fraser Valley women’s team. Brittany enjoys being a coach at soccer shots because she loves the fact that she gets to impact children’s lives by not only teaching them her favourite sport, but also developing character.
If you have a passion for positively impacting children through youth sports, we’d love to talk to you.