Level 2 Coach
Coach Paul was born and raised in Metairie, Louisiana. He began playing soccer at age 6, and he continued playing soccer, baseball, and other sports throughout his childhood. He attended Holy Cross School and graduated with a B.S. in Psychology from the University of New Orleans, and his next step is to pursue a Master’s degree in Therapy. Coach Paul has spent time in Tegucigalpa, Honduras building homes for those in need and playing soccer and other games with the children there. Coach Paul is eager to teach children soccer while helping build their character through teamwork, respect, and fun! Coach Paul is CPR Certified and has his United States Soccer Coach F License.
Level 1 Coach
Coach Addy was born in Seattle and grew up in Northampton, Massachusetts. He recently graduated with a Bachelors in Engineering Physics from Tulane University, where he was also on the sailing team. Every summer Coach Addy coaches sailing in Michigan and now he also coaches the Jesuit High School sailing team here in New Orleans. After being on soccer and basketball teams throughout his childhood Coach Addy joined Soccer Shots for the chance to help give kids some of the experiences he had. He believes that the lessons in teamwork, confidence and respect learned in organized sports are important for every child. Coach Addy hopes he can teach these values to the kids while also learning from them and their amazing imaginations every single day. Coach Addy has his United States Soccer Coach F License.
Level 1 Coach
Coach Marco was born and raised in the historic city of New Orleans, LA, and is a 4th generation New Orleanian from his mother’s side. His father is from Quito, Ecuador and came to North America when he was 20 years old. Soccer, being the number one passion of the Ecuadorian people, is where Coach Marco learned his desire and love for the game. Along with his love of the game of soccer, Coach Marco also has a strong passion for music, and is very active playing music on the praise and worship ministry at the church he attends. Coach Marco is also a student at Loyola University of New Orleans pursuing a degree in Music Therapy, as well as getting certified as a Spanish to English Legal and Medical Translator at the same university. When Coach Marco isn’t coaching soccer, he also works with clients who have high functioning exceptionalities and who are on the spectrum. Working with kids and introducing them to the fun game of soccer gives Coach Marco a great sense of purpose which he feels is very rewarding and very grateful to be a part of the Soccer Shots Organization.
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