Coach Shannon was born and raised in Massachusetts. She’s worked at daycare centers south of Boston, where she fostered her love for working with children. After receiving a Bachelors degree in English from UMass Amherst, she continued to work at summer camps, academic institutes, and elementary schools. Coach Shannon played Volleyball and ran track all throughout high school, and is happy anytime she can get outside and play!
Coach Ivana has been playing Soccer much of her life, through college and on adult leagues. She has been coaching children ages 1-10 for 6 years now and has a passion for working with children. She has super high energy and brings it to every session she coaches! She loves being silly and making the kids feel that they can achieve whatever they put their mind to!
Coach Jahsi was was born and raised in the Bronx, NY. He attended Mt. St. Michael Academy, where he played varsity Soccer for three years (and was Captain for 2 years!). He attended Penn State University where he played PSUAC Soccer for two years. He also made the PSUAC All Academic team both years. His coaching career started in high school, where he volunteered at my middle school to coach boys basketball. He is looking forward to sharing his love of Soccer with your child on Soccer Island!
Coach Alessia’s favorite Soccer Shots games is Volcanoes! Her favorite skill to teach is the pull back move and her favorite soccer team is Juventus! She is going to school to become a nurse and has a little pet gecko named Quinn! She can’t wait to meet you on Soccer Island!
Coach Travis grew up in West Haven, CT. He has loved playing Soccer since he was a kid. He played at Western Connecticut State University as well as semi-professionally for Danbury United. Travis is the freshman boy’s soccer coach at Wilton high in ct.Travis has a master’s degree in social work from Fordham University and hopes to have his own practice one day.
Coach Meg started playing soccer when she was 11 in California. She continued to play through high school, but was injured her senior year and decided to continue soccer just for fun. She attended UC Davis where she played on as many local leagues as possible (sometimes 4 at a time). She moved out to the East Coast to attend the University of Delaware to become a physical therapist. She’s excited to work with kids and share her love of soccer with them.
Coach Justin has played soccer all his life playing in tournaments in Hawaii and Florida. Sharing the passion of soccer and never giving up are huge goals of mine and being able to share that with the next generation is great.
Coach Chelsea was born and raised on Long Island, NY. She started playing soccer at the age of three and was captain of both her High School and College teams! Coach Chelsea LOVES Soccer Shots because it is a perfect mix of her two favorite things, working with children and soccer! When not on the field you can find her spending time with her family and shuffling her 2 children, Nathan and Kinley back and forth between Soccer, Baseball and Gymnastics practice and games! Coach Chelsea loves the opportunity Soccer Shots has given her to make a positive impact in the lives of children through the game of soccer.
Coach Kevin was born and raised in Birmingham England. He moved to NY in 2009. Coach Kevin has been playing soccer all his life and continues to do so today on adult leagues. When not coaching you can find him kicking a ball around with his two children Nathan and Kinley or watching his favorite team (Aston Villa) play!
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