Ryan is originally from West Virginia and recently moved to the area to work with Soccer Shots. He graduated from American Public University in 2020 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport & Health Sciences. Ryan has been coaching soccer for the past 11 years and has spent the last seven years as a high school soccer coach. Ryan is excited to work with Soccer Shots and help children fall in love with the game of soccer, just as he did as a child.
Kalen first started playing sports at 3 years old, and his very first sport was soccer. Football did become his primary sport as he played for 13 years and coached for 4 but he has brought that passion for sports and working with kids to Soccer Shots since summer 2020. The coaches that he had as a child inspired him to create the same kind of positive impact on the youth of today. With three kids of his own Kalen fully understands how vital programs like Soccer Shots can be to children. When Kalen isn’t out on soccer island he is often reading, writing, or gaming but he always has at least one of his kids joining in on the fun!
Coach Ben is currently located in Timonium Maryland. He is a senior at Towson University majoring in business administration with a concentration in marketing. He enjoys spending his time playing sports, playing video games, and spending time with friends. He has played travel and club soccer his entire life. Coach Ben is excited to have the opportunity to make a positive impact on children’s lives, just like other coaches did for him when he was young.
Ben is a native of Frederick County, MD. He graduated from the University of Maryland in May of 2019 with a degree in Kinesiology. He then spent the next two years working as a Marketing Assistant for NC State Athletics in Raleigh, NC. Ben has always had a passion for soccer, having grown up playing youth soccer for 6 years. In June 2021 he joined the Soccer Shots team. Ben is looking forward to bringing his passion for soccer to working in youth sports!
Coach Tyler is originally from New Jersey and now lives in Mount Airy, Maryland. He is a part time coach that has been with Soccer Shots since 2018. He works full time as a Pricing Analyst at Elite Spice Inc. located in Jessup, MD. Some of his hobbies include cooking and playing golf. Tyler’s favorite part about coaching is being a good role model and seeing the kids grow and build confidence throughout the season.
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