Meet The Coaches

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

Coach Callista R.

Coach Callista R.

Owner/Operator

Callista is the owner and operator of Soccer Shots Grand Rapids. Along with this role, Callista loves getting on the field and coaching our Soccer Friends! Callista has many years of experience and training in childhood development and has participated in athletics since childhood. Callista has a genuine passion for leaving a lasting impact on the children we serve and making it a unique experience for everyone involved.

Coach Mary E.

Coach Mary E.

Director of Coaching & Community Relations

Coach Mary has played and coached a variety of sports throughout her life, including 17 years of playing soccer. She has many years of experience working with children as a coach, camp counselor, and youth specialist. Mary is truly passionate about what we do at Soccer Shots and passes that on to our coaches who are trained to be the best in the industry. When Mary is on the field, she truly excels in engaging the children with creativity and excitement.

Coach Amani P.

Coach Amani P.

Coach

While coach Amani is pursuing a career in criminal justice, she loves spending time with children and unleashing her inner child with them. Amani’s special trait is service. She truly loves spending her free time serving those around her, and actively makes time to put others first. Coach Amani also has a long history in Soccer. She has a lot to teach children about being respectful and having fun with others and is excited to bring this to Soccer Island!

Alli W.

Alli W.

Coach

Coach Alli is full of energy and leadership all at once! Alli loves to goof around with children and also loves to serve as a role model. Alli can’t help but to be silly with children and make sure they are enjoying what they’re doing. She has a passion for soccer and taking care of others, and truly understands how to create an environment where children want to learn. When coach Alli is on the field, everyone is having a goodtime and growing so much!

Coach Nina A.

Coach Nina A.

Coach

Coach Nina always brings positivity and smiles to Soccer Island. She has an abundance of experience in camps and playing soccer and is always ready to pass on her knowledge to the next child. Nina loves to have fun and feels she can truly make a lasting impact on each child she meets.

Employment Opportunities

If you have a passion for positively impacting youth through sports, visit our employment portal to view Soccer Shots job opportunities.