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Meet The Coaches

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

Paula Sinche

Paula Sinche

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Green
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Inside Cut
  3. Hometown: Quito, Ecuador
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: 4 Seasons with Soccer Shots, coached at elementary school prior
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Spiderman because he can climb anything and can see incredible views
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Interacting with kids and having a blast.  Smiles=Success

Jaime Weenink

Jaime Weenink

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Teal
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Pull Back
  3. Hometown: Bay City, Michigan
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: 2 Seasons at a Soccer Shots, Collegiate soccer player Alma College
  5. Favorite Super Hero:  Super women because “she’s got style” haha
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Teaching children a sport that I love.  Seeing smiles is very rewarding

Haley Patton

Haley Patton

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Light Blue
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: I’m a goalkeeper lol so tip over
  3. Hometown: Jacksonville, Fl
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: Spent one year as an assistant teacher at University Christian school, coached 2 seasons at Florida Elite
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Spiderman because swinging is cool!
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Teaching the next generation the sport I love.  Inspiring confidence in players is such a special privilege.

Nikki Mejido

Nikki Mejido

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Blue
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Pull Back
  3. Hometown: Miami, Fl
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: 6 years experience coaching, Summer Supervisor for South Dade YMCA
  5. Favorite Super Hero: The Flash because he’s super fast like me 😉
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Watching the children score their first goal ever!

Urie Deshommes

Urie Deshommes

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Royal Blue
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Ronaldo Chop
  3. Hometown: Miami, Florida
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: Teacher and 16 years of playing experience
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Wolverine
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Making a positive impact on children’s lives.

Employment Opportunities

If you have a passion for positively impacting youth through sports, visit our employment portal to view Soccer Shots job opportunities.