Meet The Coaches

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

Abner Casanova

Abner Casanova

Head Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Blue
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Scissors
  3. Hometown: Newark, Delaware
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: 7 Years Coaching
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Captain Underpants only because all the kids say I look like him.
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots:  Inspiring Kids to Believe in Themselves and being better individuals.  Also I love showing children the love I have for Soccer!

Joshua Noon

Joshua Noon

Head Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Green
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Step Over
  3. Hometown: Agana Heights, Guam
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: Coached Soccer for 8 years (children 2-18 years old)
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Batman… he’s the best… need I say more?
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots:  Being able to teach children the sport that has shaped my life.

Leeza Hartzog

Leeza Hartzog

Head Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Red
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Roll Over and Shielding
  3. Hometown: Jacksonville, Fl
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: Coached for Soccer Shots of North Florida for 6 years
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Captain America because he is Red, White and Blue.  Plus his shield is awesome!
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots:  Getting to interact with children and showing them how fun soccer is!

Camela Manfredi

Camela Manfredi

Head Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Aqua Blue
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Shooting with the laces
  3. Hometown: McChord AF Base, Wa
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: 14 years working with youth and 6 years of coaching
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Wonder woman is a leader in the fight for justice and her motto is strength, love and grace.
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots:  Witnessing the smile on players faces when they score a goal!  High fives change lives!

Spencer Groves

Spencer Groves

Head Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Blue
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Step Over
  3. Hometown: Chattanooga, Tn
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: Fernandina Beach High School Assistant Coach,  5 time Tennessee D1 State Champion.  Future University of North Florida Collegiate Player.
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Flash because he is the latest superhero there is
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: I am able to teach children the best sport in the world, while implementing good character traits in their lives.

Sami Klesko

Sami Klesko

Head Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Teal
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Step over
  3. Hometown: Ft. Lewis, Wa.
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: Playing 24 years and coaching for 14 years
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Batman because he is awesome
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots:  Being able to work with children of all ages and all aspects of life.  Being able to implement the love I have of the game into our children, so that they can grow and do something positive in their lives.

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