Ashley has lived in Gwinnett County most of her life. She was a PreK teacher for 10 years and has a degree in Early Childhood Education. She enjoys spending time with her family. When she is not on soccer island you can find her off on adventure with her boys.
Coach Christina is originally from Boston, Massachusetts, but moved to Atlanta, Georgia with her family. While living in Georgia, Coach Christina found her passion for soccer. After playing for 3 years in high school, she turned her attention to developing her knowledge for soccer, youth sports, and mastering specialization positions in the game. Coach Christina is currently attending Georgia Gwinnett College for a bachelor’s in Criminal Justice and a minor in Business Administration. When Coach Christina is not on the pitch, she can be found spending time with her family/friends, volunteering, or planning her next fun adventure
Coach Jennifer was born in central Florida. Throughout her youth, she played youth co-ed soccer. She played intramurals in college. She earned a bachelor’s of arts in Psychology from University of Central Florida. She has been teaching elementary school for 16 years. She is a mom to three active teenagers. She has coached soccer at the recreation level for 8 years and was referee for a year. In her spare time, Coach Jennifer loves to run and does a lot of 5ks around town.
Hi, I’m Natalie! I reside in Suwanee, Ga and I graduated from Auburn University in May 2020 with a degree in exercise science. I am currently a graduate student at Brenau University studying to get my doctorate degree in occupational therapy. I have played soccer for 14 years and I hope to become a pediatric occupational therapist.
I have been doing Soccer Shots for a few months now and I absolutely love it. In my spare time I enjoy shopping, playing video games, and painting. I am the oldest of three and majoring in Psychology at GGC. Live your truth – Taniyah
Juan Carlos is a local to Gwinnett moving to Georgia from Ecuador in his teens. He is a big fan of professional soccer while having his own background in the sport including a big soccer focused family, high school team experience, and working at the local soccer field into his early 20s. An average day for Juan includes his career as a Georgia Licensed Realtor while chasing around his active toddler. He looks forward to encouraging team building skills through soccer fundamentals with your child in the coming seasons.
Hello! My name is Kilian Duke, I am a senior in my last semester at the University of Georgia studying Environmental Economics and Management. Growing up as a military brat, I moved around the US quite a bit but would definitely consider central Texas my home! I have played soccer since I was 4 and have not stopped loving it since. I am a huge nerd when it comes to video games and anime and love nothing more than to put smile on people’s faces.
My name is Malick Ndape , 36 years old , former professional soccer player, I am from Cameroon in the West part of Africa . I am married with two kids . I started my soccer career some 20 years back and I have enjoyed the beautiful game across different countries and continent . After my playing days I got involve with coaching because I am passionate about soccer . So far I am enjoying it and looking for ways to help young folks better understand the game . Thanks .
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