Meet The Coaches

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

Giorgi Baratashvili

Giorgi Baratashvili

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Black
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Drag Scissors
  3. Hometown: Tbilisi, Georgia
  4. Experience: Played Professionally for Dinamo Tbilisi Football Club (Georgia), Terjola Football Club (Georgia), Orebro SK (Sweden) and LA Galaxy II (USL), Academy Coach at Shevardeni FC
  5. Favorite Super Hero:  Spiderman because he helps saves peoples lives everyday.
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: I’m the happiest when I am on the field playing the beautiful game.  I am so excited to spread the love of soccer to my players!

Derek Gebhard

Derek Gebhard

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Purple
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Stepover
  3. Hometown: Severna Park, Maryland
  4. Experience with coaching and playing: Played at Florida Gulf Coast University before playing professionally for the Jacksonville Armada and the Oklahoma City Energy.  Coach Derek helped with many players clinics.
  5. Favorite Super Hero: The Flash because he’s super fast!
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Being able to impact kids in a positive way!

Brennen Adams

Brennen Adams

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Black
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Cruyff
  3. Hometown: Southbury, CT
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: Collegiate Player Lasell College, u6-10 Soccer coach for JFC
  5. Favorite Super Hero: The Hulk because he’s unstoppable!
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Being able to have an impact on the development of the younger generations and watching them grow.

Alec Rowe

Alec Rowe

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Blue
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Pull Back
  3. Hometown: Pittsburg, PA
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: Previously coached for 4 seasons at Soccer Shots of Central Alabama
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Ironman
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Seeing happiness on the children’s faces!

Employment Opportunities

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