Meet The Coaches

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

Matt

Matt

Owner

What do you do outside of Soccer Shots? I try to spend as much time outdoors and playing with my kids as possible

Favorite Soccer player: Xavi Hernandez

Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Knock out

Random Fun Fact: I had a pet monkey as a kid

Shake

Shake

Director of Coaches

What do you do outside of Soccer Shots? I work for a travel management company and I help coach CIU’s men’s soccer team.

Favorite Soccer player: Cristano Ronaldo

Favorite Soccer Shots Game: What time is it Mr. Fox?

Random Fun Fact: I love a Chick-fil-a spicy chicken sandwich with extra pickles

Abi

Abi

Program Coordinator

What do you do outside of Soccer Shots? I am a first time mom!

Favorite Soccer player: Alex Morgan

Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Volcanoes

Random Fun Fact: I lived in Greece when I was in high school

Taylor

Taylor

Coach

What do you do outside of Soccer Shots? I play soccer, travel, and hang out with friends and family

Favorite Soccer player: Weston McKennie and Carli Lloyd

Favorite Soccer Shots Game: What time is it Mr. Fox?

Random Fun Fact:  I am a certified archery instructor.

Abe

Abe

Coach

What do you do outside of Soccer Shots? I play soccer, coach a high school soccer team, and I coach technical training sessions for soccer with Mind & Power Training

Favorite Soccer Player: Messi

Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Sharks and Minnows

Random Fun Fact: I play on the Soda City FC team

McKenzie

McKenzie

Coach

What do you do outside of Soccer Shots? I play soccer at Columbia International University and I like to travel

Favorite Soccer player: Kevin De Bruyne and Julie Ertz

Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Red light, green light

Random Fun Fact: I went paragliding in Switzerland

Victor

Victor

Coach

What do you do outside of Soccer Shots? I am a student at the University of South Carolina

Favorite Soccer player: Andrea Pirlo

Favorite Soccer Shots Game: The carrot game

Random Fun Fact: I do everything with my right hand, but golf and bat with my left

Max

Max

Coach

What do you do outside of Soccer Shots?  I am a student at USC
 Favorite Soccer Player: Neymar
 Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Volcanoes
 Random Fun Fact: I don’t play soccer

Danny

Danny

Coach

What do you do outside of Soccer Shots? I am a referee in my spare time

Favorite Soccer Player: Ronaldinho and Romario

Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Space invaders/aliens

Random Fun Fact: I love spicy food

Kirsten

Kirsten

Coach

What do you do outside of Soccer Shots? School, play soccer, workout, and hang out with friends

Favorite Soccer Player: Messi

Favorite Soccer Shots Game: All of them

Random Fun Fact: I grew up in Taiwan

Vaishnavi

Vaishnavi

Coach

What do you do outside of Soccer Shots? I’m a full time student and I’m in the army

Favorite Soccer player: Ronaldo

Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Red light, green light

Random Fun Fact: I have a 2 year old German Shepherd

Sam

Sam

Coach

What do you do outside of Soccer Shots? I am a USC student

Favorite Soccer player: Gareth Bale

Favorite Soccer Shots Game: Red light, green light

Random Fun Fact: I made a door for Shaq’s treehouse

Evan

Evan

Coach

What do you do outside of Soccer Shots? I have a wife named Lindsey and a 2.5 year old daughter named Felicity who I love to spend time with in the backyard and in the garden

Favorite Soccer player: Cristiano Ronaldo

Favorite Soccer Shots Game: What time is it Mr. Fox?

Random Fun Fact: I have 3 dogs and 7 chickens

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