Coach Sheena grew up in Greenburgh, New York where she was first introduced to the game of soccer by her dad. She grew up playing the sport with him and on her junior varsity and varsity high school’s team. Her love of exercise and sports continued into her college years. She holds a bachelors and masters degree in exercise physiology. She enjoys working with children and loves to watch them grow as both people and athletes. In her spare time, she loves to go on runs, hikes, and go on adventures!
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 Alessia was born and raised in Westchester County, NY. She has played soccer since the age of 6 as a goalie! She graduated from Sacred Heart University with a B.S in Psychology and will be attending nursing school this fall. She has played on various school and travel teams throughout Harrison and Mamaroneck. She has the passion to positively impact children of all ages, especially throughout her time volunteering at the YMCA, Playsmart Camp and coaching with Soccer Shots!
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 Meredith is from Connecticut and was All State and Captain or her soccer team at East Lyme High School. She was a part of the Southeastern Premier soccer team and continued playing all 4 years of undergrad at Stonehill College, and was captain her Senior year! Coach Meredith is currently getting her Masters at Mercy College for Physician Assistant studies. Coach Meredith loves working with children and has often volunteered as a coach in her hometown.
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 Liz loves playing sports! Ever since a young age she’s played Soccer and Softball. Involvement in these sports ignited her desire to pursue a degree in Exercise Science and is now allowing her to coach and share her passion for sports! She was born in Bronx, NY, attended high school in Manhattan where she played competitive Soccer and Softball. Her experience with children began with working as a YMCA counselor and coordinating after school programs for Harlem RBI.
Coach Shana grew up playing Soccer and Field Hockey. Throughout her many years of playing, she focused on challenging herself to always get to the next skill level. She has over 19 years of experience working with children in a public school. She received her Masters in Elementary and Special Education from Manhattanville College in 2001. Coach Shana enjoys playing Soccer with her daughters, who are 8 and 3 years old. She was born and raised in NY and is exited to be a part of the Soccer Shots team!
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. Coach Travis has a master’s degree in social work from Fordham University and hopes to have his own practice one day!
Coach Lauren has been playing Soccer since she could kick! She started on her high school varsity soccer team when she was only in 7th grade and won many awards throughout her career. She played on the Womens US U18 Team and took home the gold medal in the Gothica Cup! She loves being there to watch kids grow into such amazing young children and to watch them succeed in what they are learning. Coach Lauren loves hiking, swimming and anything outdoors. She is excited to be a part of Soccer Shots because she loves seeing children smile and laugh when they score a goal!
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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