Director of Coaching
Mel graduated from Mid-America University with a BS in psychology where she played soccer and collected many conference, regional and national accolades. She has many years of experience coaching competitive and academy soccer and holds several national coaching licenses. Mel loves that Soccer Shots curriculum is aligned with early childhood guidelines and the impact the Soccer Shots coaching staff is able to make in the community!
Director of Operations
Blake first began playing soccer at the age of seven in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan. She continued playing competitive soccer on the defensive line for 10 years. After graduating high school she went on to study psychology at Oakland Community College and Oklahoma State – OKC. She has many years of experience working in youth programs and has a passion for investing in her community. Her favorite part of working for Soccer Shots is getting to see the positive impact the coaches and the curriculum have on children and their families.
Full-Time Coach/Admin Assistant
Coach MaKayla joins Soccer Shots from Houston, TX where she attended Texas Southern University. At TSU she played soccer while earning a Bachelors in Health Studies and a Masters in Kinesiology. MaKayla was the team captain, earned many awards in the SWAC conference, and coached as the graduate assistant. She has coached many soccer camps and enjoys being able to give back and impact the youth through soccer.
Originally from Senegal, Africa. Coach Mouhamadou “Mo” attended State University New York Canton, where he played soccer for two years, receiving multiple accolades such as player of the week, player’s choice of the year, coaches player of the year, and all American first team. He transferred to Mid-America Christian University to play two more years of soccer. He also received national accolades and conference title. He has four years of experience working with children in youth camps. A passion of his is working with youth of all ages, he loves bringing positive energy to the littles having fun! He loves that Soccer Shots not only teaches skills to youth but also strong values they can use in the future such as respect and sportsmanship.
Coach Brooke has been playing soccer since she was the age of four in Oklahoma and in Wisconsin. She is currently a student studying criminal justice at the University of Central Oklahoma. Brooke loves coaching because she’s able to make children smile just as much as she did as a kid playing soccer.
Helen is a Biology major at Southern Nazarene University. She is studying to become a Physician Assistant that works in pediatrics. Soccer Shots combines two of Helen’s greatest passions, soccer and working with children. Her passion for soccer started when she played high school varsity soccer for two years. Since then she has played intramural soccer and regularly plays soccer to relax. She has experience volunteering with children by teaching Sunday School and volunteering as a tutor.
Coach Victor “Vic” has three years of experience coaching youth soccer and six years of experience as a player. He holds an associates degree in general studies with a concentration in kinesiology. He loves being part of the Soccer Shots team that shares the same passion for sportsmanship and health and wellness.
If you have a passion for positively impacting youth through sports, visit our employment portal to view Soccer Shots job opportunities.