Meet The Coaches

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

Stephanie Marran

Stephanie Marran

Director of Coaching

Stephanie grew up in Patchogue, New York and currently resides in Bayport. Soccer was her first sport as a child and loved it so much she continued to play throughout her four years in college at Saint Leo University in Florida. Stephanie has such a huge passion for sports she even played four years of college lacrosse at both Saint Leo and Adelphi University where she won a National Championship. She recieved a Bachelors degree is Sport Business and a Masters degree in Sport Management. Stephanie joined the Soccer Shots team in 2015 where she started as a coach and became the Director of Coaching as both her love of the sport and passion for children quickly became evident. Stephanie is also continuing her education at St. Josephs College for a Masters in Childhood Education and Special Education. She loves being a positive role model and truly enjoys teaching and getting silly with the kids.

Favorite Food: Sushi

Favorite Ice Cream: Coffee

Passions: Family, Health, and Sports

Coach Kevin

Coach Kevin

Head Coach

Coach Kevin was born and raised in Suffolk County, Long Island where he attended Patchogue-Medford High School. He’s always had a passion for sports, especially both soccer and basketball. Kevin later attended and graduated from SUNY Brockport where he continued his soccer career. Today, Kevin coaches both soccer and basketball at Riverhead High School. He loves being a coach at Soccer Shots because he gets to introduce the great game of soccer to so many young kids and show them how fun the sport is. Kevin is a huge supporter of both Newcastle United as well as the New York Knicks. He can’t wait to see you out on the field!

Coach Devon

Coach Devon

Coach

Coach Devon has been playing sports his whole life. He was a three sport varsity athlete and he has a passion for soccer and fitness. Devon studies exercise science at Farmingdale State and he also works as a personal trainer. When not coaching soccer he’s likely at the gym or rock climbing! Devon wants to make exercise fun and for your child and for them to look forward to moving their body every day!

Coach Dylan

Coach Dylan

Coach

Coach Dylan grew up on Long Island, New York and has a vast amount of experience with sports, coaching, and children. Coach Dylan attends Stony Brook University with a major in history and secondary education. He has taken courses on child psychology and has coached many sports throughout many ages from toddlers to adults. Dylan is very excited to get children moving and improve their coordination.

Favorite Food: Salmon

Favorite Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip

Passions: History, Education, and Health

Coach Anthony

Coach Anthony

Coach

Coach Anthony is originally from Brooklyn but moved to Long Island at a young age. He studies Marine Vertebrate Biology at Stony Brook University. While Anthony’s athletic background is in high school track and field, he has been coaching youth soccer for the past five years. He is very passionate about soccer and when he is not coaching, he is usually watching the game. Anthony enjoys helping kids become the best soccer player that they can be!

Coach John

Coach John

Coach

Coach John grew up outside New York City on Long Island, New York. He has been playing soccer from the young age of three and has always had a passion for the game of soccer. John is currently a student at the University of Tennessee majoring in finance and is involved with the University’s club soccer team. John has always found joy in developing children’s soccer skills as he has previous experience in coaching children with disabilities and has worked with Soccer Shots in Knoxville, Tennessee. John is excited to continue working with Long Island’s youth to help all come to love the game of Soccer.

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate

Passions: Soccer Baseball, Family, and Friends.

Coach Angely

Coach Angely

Coach

Coach Angely grew up on the East End of Long Island. Her passion for sports began at an early age, especially for soccer and basketball. Angely is currently attending Suffolk County Community College and majoring in Marketing while also playing on their soccer team. Angely is very excited to work with Soccer Shots and be able to share a love of the game.

Favorite Food: Pastas

Favorite Ice Cream: Cookies and Cream

Passions: Family, Friends, and Sports

Coach Dennys

Coach Dennys

Coach

Coach Dennys grew up in Suffolk County and has played club soccer since the age of 8. Soccer is Dennys all time favorite sport and is passionate and dedicated to anything soccer related. Dennys coaches 2 youth teams at the Brentwood Soccer Club and continues to always strive to make soccer fun and enjoyable for everyone involved. Coach Dennys is looking forward to seeing all the happy faces on Soccer Island!

Favorite Food: Cheeseburgers

Favorite Place: Tampa, Florida

Favorite Ice Cream: Cherry

Coach Alyia

Coach Alyia

Coach

Coach Alyia grew up in Upstate New York and has played many sports. Coach Alyia attends Stony Brook University for a Masters in Social Welfare. She is eager to show the children valuable social and soccer skills in the upcoming season. Soccer is Coach Alyia’s favorite sport to play and coach!

Coach Eva

Coach Eva

Coach

Coach Eva grew up Long Island and is currently attending Stony Brook University for Phsyical Therapy. Eva has worked as a summer camp counselor and volunteers at an after-school program to help kids stay active. During her free time, Eva loves to go to the beach and spends lots of time with friends and family.

Favorite Place: Universal Studios

Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

 

Coach Ted

Coach

Coach Ted is a lover of fitness and grew up playing sports. He attended SUNY Delhi and graduated with a bachelors in Sport Management. His passion is to get children moving and staying active. Ted wants to use Soccer Shots to introduce a love of the game. Coach Ted is very excited to teach and have fun with his little athletes!

Coach Allie

Coach Allie

Coach

Coach Allie has been playing soccer since she was a little girl. She was a three-sport athlete throughout high school and college. She has a passion for fitness and staying active. She looks forward to working with your child and helping them fall in love with the sport just like she did!

Coach Angelica

Coach

Coach Angelica grew up in Suffolk County and has played soccer since she was 5 years old. Growing up she played not only soccer, but also basketball and softball. She attends John Jay College in Manhattan with a major in forensic psychology and a minor in cybercrime. Angelica hopes to make soccer your child’s favorite time of the week and to make memories that will last a lifetime!

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Place: London

Favorite Ice Cream: Cookies and Cream

 

Coach Ben

Coach Ben

Coach

Coach Ben is a passionate soccer fan as well as player. He grew up on Long Island and graduated from Longwood School District. Ben enjoys playing video games, learning new things, and working on cars. Ben brings lots of experience working with children and can’t wait to see your little one on Soccer Island!

Coach Sam

Coach Sam

Coach

Coach Sam has been playing soccer for as long as she can remember. Sam brings vast experience working with children from being a soccer coach, a swim instructor, and even a music teacher! Sam recently graduated from Berklee College of Music and in addition to Soccer Shots, she currently teaches music through a program at Bellport Middle School. She is so excited to meet you on Soccer Island!

Sweet or salty: Sweets

Favorite Superhero: Batman

Favorite Soccer Player: Cristiano Ronaldo

Coach Moises

Coach Moises

Coach

Coach Moises has played soccer since he was a child. From youth travel team to high school varsity, he has gained plenty of experience in the sport that he hopes to share with your child in a fun way! Moises studies to become an electrical engineer at Suffolk County Community College. When he is not studying or coaching, Moises enjoys staying active in the gym and spending time with his dogs. Coach Moe loves to have fun and strives to show each and every child a great experience here at Soccer Shots!

Coach Connor

Assistant Coach

Coach Connor has had a passion for soccer since a young age. He’s been playing soccer his entire life. When he is not out on the field, hes hanging out with his dogs or training his younger siblings in different sports. His favorite professional soccer play is Neymar and likes to play just like him. He’s excited to be working with Soccer Shots because he wants younger children to fall in love with the beautiful game like he did. He can’t wait to see you on Soccer Island!

Coach Victoria

Assistant Coach

Coach Victora grew up playing soccer like her older brother and younger siblings. She also did cheerleading ever since she was 6 years old. Next year she plans to attend SUNY Albany and be part of their pre-law program. Victoria hopes to give your child a positive experience through soccer.

Favorite Food: French Fries

Favorite Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip

Favorite Color: Purple

Coach Annie

Coach Annie

Assistant Coach

Coach Annie has always loved staying active. Annie is currently studying at Stony Brook University for a Masters in Social Welfare. She is p[assionate about helping kids reach their true potential and has experience with kids who have specific needs and abilities. Annie is super excited to meet all the children and to share some smiles and laughs!

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