Coach Kyle was first introduced to soccer at the age of 4 years old. Since that moment, Kyle has been involved in soccer as a player, coach & camp director. Kyle played collegiate soccer and earned the United Soccer Coaches All-American award. In his final year at Lancaster Bible College, Kyle captained the team, and was recipient of the Donald Urey Award, presented to the male student-athlete of the year. Graduating from LBC, with a degree in Youth Ministry, Kyle worked throughout college as a Soccer Shots instructor, in the off-season. Before making the decision to pursue soccer as a career path, Kyle served as a youth pastor for nearly 4 years. During that time, Kyle began his coaching career at Garden Spot High School. After receiving his Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership from Cairn University, he transitioned to Clarks Summit University, a NCAA Division III member, as the head coach of men’s soccer program.
Coach Matt is our Coach Coordinator for the Augusta area.
Having moved over with his family from Cornwall, England, Matt comes with nearly a decade of PE teaching and coaching a variety of sports for ages 3+ years old. Sport and child development is Matt’s passion and is very excited to improve your child’s physical skills and interactive levels within soccer. As Coach Coordinator, Matt’s main aim is to ensure your coach is providing the best learning experience for your child.
Outside of Soccer Shots, you will find Matt playing Rugby for a local team or walking his dog.
Coach Dylan is a senior at Clayton State University, majoring in Psychology. Dylan has been playing soccer for 15 years and coaching soccer for over 4 years. He has coached a wide range of age groups from 18 months to 18 years old, and is a licensed GHSA coach. Soccer is Dylan’s passion, and he is excited to inspire and build the values that playing sports with others presents, such as teamwork, perseverance, and confidence.
Coach Nicolle, who is currently studying at Augusta University, majoring in Elementary Education. Coach Nicolle is passionate to teach children inside the classroom and on Soccer Island. Nicholle brings exceptional knowledge and early education guidance to the Soccer Shots families. Nicholle enjoys traveling and spending time with friends.
Coach Ladarius, a graduate of Grovetown HS, enjoys working with children and seeing them grow and have fun. I also am a substitute teacher as well. I have worked with children over the past years and they are my passion.
Coach Kevin is 20 years old and currently attending Augusta university to pursue a career in education and coaching in a high school. He has been playing soccer since 12 years old and has now ventured into coaching the sport he loves. Having already settled with coaching at Soccer Shots, Kevin hopes to increase his experience with every season going forward.
Coach Cesar comes to Soccer Shots as a previous Soccer Shots parent. He loved his child’s positive experience and growth and seeks to replicate that to other children. Coach Cesar has spent his career in the military and is currently pursuing master’s degree in environmental science. Coach Cesar enjoys spending time with his wife and children.
Coach Allison started her coaching career at Athens United after playing four years of Division II soccer. She currently holds a National D License and has coached ages from 9-14. She has been involved with soccer since the age of 4 and it has become her passion. She enjoys being able to share her passion of soccer with younger age groups and watching them develop on the field.
Coach La’Kiera is pursuing her masters degree in Mental Health Counselling at Troy University. She is also behavioural therapist for children with autism spectrum disorder. Coach La’Kiera has played soccer for 4 years in high school and continues to play recreationally. As one of our new coaches, she comes with enthusiasm and eagerness to coach your children at Soccer Shots.
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Coach David comes to Soccer Shots Augusta after 3 years as a missionary in Africa, where he operated short-term missions trips for adults 18-21 years old. Prior to his missions work, David was on staff at a daycare that provided care for after school children. David and his wife are long time residence of the CSRA and are delighted to be back serving the children in the community.
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