Lexi is from Carroll County and is currently attending Towson university studying Marketing. She has been with Soccer Shots since Spring 2020 and is super excited to help your children learn to play soccer and hope they love it as much as she did. She has one younger brother and a cat named Sandy that loves to steal your pillows. When not coaching with Soccer Shots she can be found reading, watching Animal Planet, Say Yes to the Dress, or eating all the BBQ pringles and fruit in her house.
Coach Kalyn joined Soccer Shots in May 2019 as an intern. Kalyn, a New Jersey native, lives in North Carolina with her parents and dog but is currently attending Towson University. She loves to swim, go to the beach and try new restaurants in the area. She enjoys eating sushi and watching her favorite movie, Remember the Titans. She is staying in Baltimore to share her passion for sports with children and watch them grow.
Meet Coach Kate! She joined Soccer Shots in Winter 2019. Coach Kate is a teacher and likes to workout, walk her 3 dogs and eat pizza in her spare time! Her bubbly fun personality, her background in education and her love for children and soccer makes her the perfect fit for Soccer Shots. She can’t wait to see children start to love the game as much as she does!
Coach Melinda has been coaching with Soccer Shots Baltimore since 2013, she is better known as “Coach M” to her soccer players. Coach Melinda is a loving mother of 2 boys and lives in Harford County. She believes that a Soccer Shots coach has the privilege to guide children through stages of development via the game of soccer. Coach M loves that our Soccer Shots curriculum disguises legitimate soccer skills as Fun or silly. Also expressing that the kids don’t even realize how much soccer or sportsmanship ‘content’ they are receiving. The children experience working on gross motor skills, coordination, and character development. Coach Melinda loves that we can teach them so many great things that come along with the game of soccer.
Coach Melissa was welcomed to our team in the Fall of 2018! Her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts and a completion of a Primary Teaching Credential Program at California Lutheran University led her to become a middle school and Pre-K teacher.In Coach Melissa’s free time, she loves spending time with her 3 kids, husband and their big dog named Apollo! Her favorite part of being a coach is seeing the smiles and excitement on the kid’s faces as they play. Coach Melissa also loves seeing their confidence grow when they master a new skill. Even though it’s tough to choose, Coach Melissa’s favorite part of the curriculum would be scoring goals! She says seeing their faces light up when the soccer ball hits the back of the net is the best!
Coach Noah started coaching with Soccer Shots during our 2018 Spring season. His favorite part of being a coach is personally embracing and embodying the theme because it allows the soccer players to imagine, create, and enter their own individually perceived realities. Coach Noah’s favorite part of the Soccer Shots curriculum is the warm-up because that is when he is able to help his soccer friends immerse themselves in the theme of the session. Coach Noah is a busy bee while pursuing a B.S. in Economics with a focus on statistical analysis, working with Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment, Towson University track team, and the Baltimore Ravens. When Coach Noah is not busy working or coaching he enjoys long runs with friends!
Coach Dean starting joined Soccer Shots in the Spring of 2019. Coach Dean is currently attending Morgan State University pursuing a B.S. in Social Work. Dean enjoys warm weather, the great outdoors, and loves reading and writing poetry. As a Soccer Shots Coach, Dean is excited to see the potential and growth in children’s skill level & personality while having fun!
Coach Paige joined the Soccer Shots coaching staff in the Fall 2019 season! She looks forward to making a connection with each child and teaching them valuable lessons. Paige currently attends Goucher College pursuing a French Major with an Education Minor. She really enjoys soccer, singing, roller skating and even lacrosse!
Coach Miranda joined our team in our Fall season of 2019 and consistently looks forward to teaching young kids how to have fun with team sports! Miranda attends Towson University studying HealthCare Management and enjoys pizza, catching up on tv shows, playing field hockey and hanging out with friends and family!
Coach Karina joined Soccer Shots during the Summer of 2019 and was most excited about sharing her love of soccer with the kiddos and also seeing them challenge themselves while having a fun time! When Coach Karina is not on soccer island she enjoys hiking with her puppy Milo and snacking on some guac and chips!
Coach Melissa was welcomed to the team in the Fall season of 2019! Coach Melissa was born and raised in Maryland, playing soccer and lacrosse from the age of 4 until she went off to graduate from West Virginia University where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with a Minor in Business Administration. When Melissa is not busy coaching she enjoys staying active and hanging out with family and friends. Her favorite part about Soccer Shots is entertaining and being silly with the kiddos while teaching them and seeing them learn at the same time!
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