Meet The Coaches

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

Coach Sarah

Coach Sarah

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Sarah comes to us with years of experience working with preschool children. She first was introduced to Soccer Shots when her son participated several years ago. She is passionate about impacting children. Sarah lives in Dover with her husband and her three sons.

Coach Ann

Coach Ann

Soccer Shots Coach

A current resident of York, PA, Ann played four years of collegiate soccer at Millersville University while earning her Elementary Education degree. She also has a Masters in Special Education. She previously taught in the Cumberland Valley School District. Ann has remained active with soccer and children by playing in women’s leagues, as well as currently raising three children of her own. One way she found to pass on her passions for soccer, teaching, and children is through her involvement with Soccer Shots.

Coach Lindsey

Coach Lindsey

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Lindsey is a senior at York College, where she is pursuing a Rec Therapy degree. Lindsey grew up on a farm in New Oxford, Pennsylvania and is very close to her family. The most significant people in her life are her parents and grandparents. Lindsey’s favorite soccer skill is the bicycle kick, and her favorite part of coaching is watching the children learn the new moves she has taught them! You can find Lindsey relaxing with friends or watching TV when she has free time.

Coach Sam

Coach Sam

A York native, Coach Sam attended York College and earned her degree in Psychology. She works for the Lincoln Intermediate Unit as a personal care assistance for children. She has also decided to go back to school to earn her teaching degree. When she is not studying, she plays on two co-ed soccer teams, swims, and loves spending time with her family and friends. She loves that children are always ready to learn and have fun! On the soccer field, her favorite move is the step-over turn. A few of her favorite things are seafood and the color pink!

Coach Maddy

Coach Maddy

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Maddy comes to us from Manheim, Pennsylvania. Maddy is a full-time member of the Soccer Shots Harrisburg & York team as a Coaching Coordinator. She loves working with children and sharing with them her love of soccer. She grew up playing soccer from a young age and went on to play at the college level. In her free time, Maddy enjoys spending time with her family and husband.

Coach Nicole

Coach Nicole

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Nicole is currently a junior at Elizabethtown College studying early childhood and special education with a minor in Spanish. She comes to us with years of soccer experience as a goalie and volunteer experience as a girls’ soccer coach at Lower Dauphin High School. To win her over, make sure you share your cotton candy with her! She is excited to teach your child and see them learn throughout this season!

 

Coach Angie

Coach Angie

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Angie is a mother of two children and lives with her family in Grantville, PA. In her free time, she can be found scrapbooking or spending time with her family. Her favorite color is yellow! She is excited to see the look on your child’s face when they learn something new this season!

Coach Morgan

Coach Morgan

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Morgan is from Harrisburg, PA and is working full-time for an insurance company! Morgan has coached with Soccer Shots now for over four seasons. In her free time, she enjoys playing soccer with her twin. Morgan is looking forward to watching the children learn and improve throughout the season. Her favorite food is pizza and you can find her on Soccer Island juggling.

Coach Melissa

Coach Melissa

Soccer Shots Coach

Melissa is originally from the Harrisburg area and grew up playing soccer for local teams, including LDC and Challenge United. After playing high school soccer at Hershey, Melissa went to Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, to continue her soccer career. After two years, Melissa came back to Pennsylvania and graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. in recreation, park and tourism management. For the last seven years, she worked in the hospitality industry with Hershey Entertainment and Resorts, but soccer never truly left her life. Since college, she has been an instructor for Soccer Shots, as well as the JV coach for the Milton Hershey High School girls’ soccer team. Melissa lives in Hershey with her husband Brenton, daughter Grace and son Bryce.

Coach Steve

Coach Steve

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Steve is currently a student at Dickinson College where he is pursuing a double major in International Business & Management and Philosophy. Originally from the Pittsburgh area, Steve began playing soccer at the age of 4 and continues to play today. Coach Steve has coached children in a recreational soccer league. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with friends, playing the piano, playing hockey, and running. He is most excited to continue serving children and impacting them through the game of soccer.

Coach Dalton

Coach Dalton

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Dalton can be found teaching PE at a private school in Maryland during the day and exploring Soccer Island at night with all of his soccer friends. He has coached soccer to various ages and strives to inspire and encourage children to enjoy sports and believes it will help them learn and grow through life. Coach Dalton is getting married in June!

Coach Shania

Coach Shania

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Shania is currently studying radiology at York College. She has always had a passion for sports. She is excited about the opportunity to combine her love of children and teaching with the game of soccer. She notes the most significant people in her life are her parents who push her to be the best she can be. In her free time, Coach Shania enjoys spending time with friends and family, going to state park, and spending time at the gym.

Coach Kiana

Coach Kiana

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Kiana grew up locally in Harrisburg. She is currently working full time and finishing up her college degree. Her experience includes working with children in various childcare centers over the past several years. Coach Kiana loves spending time outdoors with hiking and fishing. You will find her always on the go with her love of activity and fitness. Coach Kiana can’t wait to meet your child and see them smile on Soccer Island!

Coach Michaela

Coach Michaela

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Michaela is a senior at York College of PA studying Radiography. In her free time she loves getting outside, staying active, and spending time with friends. Michaela has been playing soccer since she can remember and can’t wait to share her love for the game with young children.

Coach Kelley

Coach Kelley

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Kelley is ecstatic to be joining the Soccer Shots team! She has grown up in Carlisle and will be a senior at Messiah College. She is studying to earn her degree in Musical Theatre with a minor in Disability and Family Wellness. She loves working with children especially because they are so carefree! She aspires to open a theater and dance company for children one day. A few fun facts about Kelley are that she loves pizza and red pandas. Be sure to ask Coach Kelley what her favorite joke is when you see her on Soccer Island!

Coach Connor

Coach Connor

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Connor is from Palmyra, Pa and recently graduated from Arcadia University with a BS in Sports Management. He enjoys spending time with my friends, playing soccer, lacrosse and listening to music. He is very excited to be a part of the Soccer Shots team! He loves the children’s enthusiasm and energy when on the soccer field. A fun fact about Connor is that he has traveled to six different countries! Look for Connor juggling on Soccer Island as it is his favorite soccer skill.

Coach Noella

Coach Noella

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Noella is from Baltimore and came to Pennsylvania to attend PSU Harrisburg and major in electrical engineering. Noella is so excited to be coaching your children! She has been playing soccer since she was three years old and is excited to share her passion with your children! She loves watching the growth in the children and making an impact on their lives! Coach Noella has a twin sister along with a younger sister and baby brother. Noella is ready to pass on her love for soccer to the children at Soccer Shots!

Coach DeeAnne

Coach DeeAnne

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach DeeAnne grew up in Spring Grove and worked as a Special Instructor and Service Coordinator for Early Intervention for 17 years! She is a Penn State fan and enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons playing games, watching a movie, or watching her sons play basketball and baseball! DeeAnne enjoys the stories that children tell her and how imaginative they can be, so she is excited to experience more of that on Soccer Island!

Coach Meredith

Coach Meredith

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Meredith has joined our team coming from previously coaching with Soccer Shots in Baltimore! Meredith currently attends Elizabethtown College and is student teaching in order to received her Early Childhood Education degree and graduate in December 2018! Meredith loves working with children and seeing their energy and willingness to learn. Coach Meredith enjoys watching college sports and is a huge Penn State fan! Look for Coach Meredith to do her favorite soccer move on Soccer Island, the pull-back!

Coach Gabby

Coach Gabby

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Gabby is from York but currently works in Hershey at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Gabby loves to watch children learn new skills and see them practice until they finally get it! In her free time she likes to run and play with her puppy, Kaiser, as well as spending time with her parents and two little sisters. Gabby loves sushi and the color aqua. She can’t wait to see your children on Soccer Island!

Coach Dillon

Coach Dillon

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Dillon is from Maryland but came to York College to play lacrosse and obtain his elementary education degree. He is currently student teaching in York. Dillon enjoys watching children grow and get excited about the progress that they make. In his free time, he enjoys rollerblading, skateboarding, cooking with his girlfriend and watching movies. He’s excited to make an impact with children on Soccer Island as he does in the classroom!

Coach Sam

Coach Sam

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Sam is from Easton, PA and is currently attending Messiah College studying elementary education. Sam has played soccer since she was five years old. She enjoys working with children because of their excitement and curiosity in all that surrounds them. In her free time, Sam likes to read, run, be outside, and spend time with her family and friends.  She even spent the last two summers in Colorado hiking and working! You can find Sam on the field this season showing control!

Coach Gabby

Coach Gabby

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Gabby recently graduated from Messiah College with a degree in Exercise Science. She enjoys going on runs and hiking with friends! She plans to go to graduate school to be an occupational therapist. She loves any food from Chipotle and also loves the color pink! Last year Coach Gabby ran the Hershey half marathon. She enjoys working with children and sees it as such a rewarding job! She is excited to make an impact on children in a new way.

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