LOCATION CHANGES 6/27-7/9

ALL WHEATON SEVEN GABLES SESSIONS 6/27-7/9 WILL TAKE PLACE ON FIELDS F/G, WHICH ARE ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE PARK. Enter via Winners Cup Circle.  GPS address nearby is 28 Winners Cup Circle.

Meet The Coaches

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

Sharis Sienkowski

Sharis Sienkowski

Coach Sharis

I have enjoyed sports all my life including track & field, basketball & soccer in high school and on the women’s rugby team at the University of Illinois.  I am an adapted PE teacher and have taught general education, bilingual education and health. My goal is to help children learn the basic skills of soccer, but more importantly about their physical, emotional and social health.

Alex Zhidro

Alex Zhidro

Coach Alex

I played soccer at a young age through the Wheaton Park District and continued to play throughout high school. I love playing, watching, AND coaching! My goal is to help kids learn and improve their soccer skills while having the most FUN possible! I’m hoping that their sessions with us will be enjoyable and memorable!

Jonny Nham

Jonny Nham

Coach Jonny

Soccer is my favorite sport and I played all through high school. My goal is to make a positive impact in the lives of children through the game of soccer. I believe that playing soccer can teach valuable life lessons and provide holistic personal development through challenge, teamwork, and physical engagement.

Madde Elliott

Madde Elliott

Coach Madde

I currently play college soccer at Purdue Fort Wayne and am majoring in Elementary Education. I have some previous coaching experience with Fort Wayne United. I’m super excited to get to know our youngest future soccer players and help them excel.

Dom Sanchez

Dom Sanchez

Coach Dom

I began playing soccer at the age of 3, and continue to play for my high school and club teams.  I have played several positions but prefer midfield and have played against competitive teams from across the U.S. My goal is to share my love of soccer with the kids while encouraging them to have fun with the game and improve their skills.  When not playing soccer, I enjoy watching European soccer, especially Tottenham Hotspur.

Masha Skuratovsky

Masha Skuratovsky

Coach Masha

I grew up playing and watching soccer and played on a travel team in middle school. Growing up, I also had a passion for dancing and began dancing at the age of two and by age 8 was competing and performing in shows. As an adult, much of my career has been spent working with children in various positions including a daycare teacher’s assistant, dance instructor and private kindergarten teacher.  In more recent times, I was a Soccer Shots coach and Area DirectorI am very passionate about working with this ag group and teaching them the great sport of soccer!

Shirley Chun

Shirley Chun

Coach Shirley

I was active in gymnastics, track and field, swimming then played soccer for Downers Grove North High School. I love coaching this age group and have had a blast inspiring and teaching our soccer friends new skills and silly games!

Sejal Rhodes

Sejal Rhodes

Coach Sejal

I’ve played soccer for close to 15 years and I’m excited to teach kids about the sport I’m so passionate about. I aim to coach them in a fun and relevant way!

Maya Stone

Maya Stone

Coach Maya

I have experience with private soccer training, as well as, led the Neuqua Valley summer soccer camp and Footloose summer soccer camp. I am excited to be a Soccer Shots coach because you get to act like a kid while teaching the young athletes how to play soccer. Plus, the coaching staff is so welcoming and nice and when I show up to coach a session, it never feels like a job, just a fun time! My goal is to teach a variety of new moves everyone can practice and use when we play different games. Fun fact about me is that my juggling record is 2,542!

Miranda Mahoney

Miranda Mahoney

Coach Miranda

I have been playing soccer since I was four years old, and was a captain for my high school soccer team this past season. I am very excited to share my love for soccer with kids and be a part of their soccer journey. At the end of the day, my goal as a coach is to get kids excited about soccer and ensure they have fun learning with Soccer Shots. In the past, I have enjoyed working with children during Vacation Bible School at my church and at a local preschool.

Ivan Deckert

Ivan Deckert

Coach Ivan

I have been playing soccer all my life and continue to enjoy playing with friends in my free time. I really love teaching kids about my favorite sport and challenging them to learn new skills. Fun fact about me is that I was born in Russia.

Sami Raslan

Sami Raslan

Coach Sami

I have been playing competitive soccer since a young age and also played 2 years of varsity soccer at Hinsdale Central High School.  I have a huge passion for teaching the beautiful game and having an impact on the lives of children in any way possible.

Jonelle Zellek

Jonelle Zellek

Coach Jonelle

I played soccer all four years in high school and was voted captain my senior year. I also ran cross country in Jr. High and High School. I am looking forward to being a good role model and developing a comfortable rapport with my soccer friends. I will teach them how to be respectful while having a good time and hope to have a positive impact on them.  A fun fact about me is that my first time on an airplane was when I jumped out of one to go skydiving!

 

Ygor Brito

Ygor Brito

Coach Ygor

I’ve began playing soccer at 3 years old and am excited to give the kids a similar experience. I hope this will include developing a passion for soccer early on, having fun, playing with friends and experiencing personal achievement. I will be playing soccer at Judson College this fall. Fun fact is that I am from Brazil!

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