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Meet The Coaches

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

Coach Sam

Coach Sam

Soccer Shots Coach

A York native, Coach Sam attended York College and earned her degree in Psychology as well as earning her teaching certificate. She works for the Lincoln Intermediate Unit as a preschool teacher. When she is not studying, she plays on two co-ed soccer teams, swims, and loves spending time with her family and friends. She loves that children are always ready to learn and have fun! On the soccer field, her favorite move is the step-over turn. A few of her favorite things are seafood and the color pink!

Coach Dalton

Coach Dalton

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Dalton can be found teaching PE at a private school in Maryland during the day and exploring Soccer Island at night with all of his soccer friends. He has coached soccer to various ages and strives to inspire and encourage children to enjoy sports and he knows it will help them learn and grow through life!

Coach Jessie

Coach Jessie

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Jessie grew up in Seattle, Washington and has been playing soccer since she was five years old. She enjoys being outside, hiking, and spending time with family and friends. A fun fact about Coach Jessie is that she does not like chocolate or peanut butter. She is excited to work at Soccer Shots because she desires to see children fall in love with this sport just as she did when she was their age.

Coach Kim

Coach Kim

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Kim lives in Stewartstown, PA with her husband, Coach Dalton! She is a full-time pre-kindergarten teacher in Baltimore, where she loves learning alongside her friends. She is also currently working on getting her Master’s Degree from Towson University in Early Childhood Education. One fun fact about Coach Kim is that she grew up active in many activities, some of which include Horseback Riding, Swimming, and Irish Dancing! She is excited to meet her friends and to be creative on Soccer Island!

Coach Kendall

Coach Kendall

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Kendall grew up in Bucks County, PA, and moved to South Central PA after graduating from nearby Messiah College. She graduated from Messiah in May 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Health Science and Exercise Science. Her goal is to go to graduate school to become an Occupational Therapist. When growing up, she played soccer and competed in gymnastics & diving. Currently, she works full time for the Vista School, and in her free time, she is a volunteer coach for the Area M Special Olympics.

Coach Cass

Coach Cass

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Cassidy is a full-time student at Messiah University. She is originally from Quarryville, PA, and has lived there her entire life. She grew up swimming competitively in the summer and playing soccer for the rest of the year. She currently plays on the club team at Messiah! A fun fact about her is that the summer before her senior year of high school, her high school soccer team traveled to Peru to play soccer and serve kids, and while there, got to go to Machu Picchu! She loves to coach at Soccer Shots because she loves the game of soccer and working with children. They can always turn her bad days into good ones!

Coach Allison

Coach Allison

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Alli has spent most of her years in PA with brief adventures to North Carolina and Washington state and currently resides in Carlisle. She grew up playing many sports such as soccer, softball, street hockey, volleyball, basketball and enjoyed continuing to play soccer for Geneva College. She’s excited to coach for Soccer Shots because kids and soccer is a fun mix! Alli is currently mom and homeschool teacher to one extroverted little boy. When she’s not teaching kids soccer, you can find her in nature, in the garden, in the kitchen, or building relationships with other moms!

Coach Emma

Coach Emma

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Emma is from Harrisburg, PA. She graduated from Messiah University with a Bachelor’s of Social Work degree and is currently studying to get her Master’s of Social Work from Millersville University. In her spare time, Coach Emma loves to play games, spend time with family, watch movies, and enjoy being outside! She loves working with kids because of their energy and excitement. Emma played soccer for years while growing up and is looking forward to sharing her love of the game with her friends on Soccer Island!

Coach Colleen

Coach Colleen

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Colleen is from Manalapan, NJ. She is a senior occupational therapy student at Elizabethtown College. Some fun facts about Colleen are that she loves iced coffee, she studied abroad in Ireland for a semester, and she has visited Vietnam. For the past three summers she has worked as a paraprofessional at a school for children with Autism.  I have played soccer for as long as she can remember and now is so excited to combine her passions of working with children and playing her favorite sport.

Coach Dustin

Coach Dustin

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Dustin is originally from New York, but currently resides in Mechanicsburg with his wife and two daughters. He is the Sports and Fitness Director for the United States Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, where he programs youth sports, fitness, nutrition and outreach activities for our military youth. He loves having the opportunity to work with children every day to not only introduce them to sport, but also help develop their knowledge, skills and abilities while empowering them to be the best they can be. He was a multi-sport athlete who grew up playing every organized activity he could. His family loves traveling to Long Island (New York) to spend time with extended family.

Coach Lyndee

Coach Lyndee

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Lyndee is from Seven Valleys, PA. Growing up she played soccer, softball, and basketball. She is currently a student at Elizabethtown College studying occupational therapy, and she play on the women’s soccer team. During the summers, she works a part-time job at Miller Plant Farm. She is excited to work at Soccer Shots, because she loves soccer and can’t wait to teach children soccer skills and life skills.

Coach Colin

Coach Colin

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Colin is originally from Mt. Airy, Maryland but moved to Harrisburg in 2021 from Johnson City, TN. His background includes working in youth ministry to plan and implement programming, recruit and train volunteers, and develop curriculum. Colin is a fan of all sports, but his first love is baseball. He loves the Baltimore Orioles, Buffalo Bills, and Washington Capitals the most. Colin is excited to work at Soccer Shots and to recruit and train high level coaches who will make a huge impact on the lives of kids and families!

Coach Kysha

Coach Kysha

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Kysha is an Admission Counselor for Keystone/Red Rock Job Corps. She is from Harrisburg, PA but moved to Virginia in 2017. She graduated from Hampton University, in Hampton, VA in 2013. She met her fiancé while she was in Virginia. She enjoys spending time with her family including her 2 sons. Her favorite sport is tennis and played growing up. A fun fact about Coach Kysha is she loves to travel.

Coach Ellie

Coach Ellie

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Ellie has lived in Hershey, Pa her whole life. Growing up, she played basketball, field hockey, and softball but now is focused on basketball as her main sport. Coach Ellie loves listening to music, playing with her dog, Simba, and spending time with her family and friends. Her favorite place to be is the beach, but she loves to travel and explore new places. She is so excited to be a part of Soccer Shots, because she loves working with children, and believes there are so many life lessons that can be taught through sports!

Coach Hannah

Coach Hannah

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Hannah is currently completing her graduate program for Occupational Therapy through Saint Francis University. Her hometown is Hershey, Pa and grew up playing soccer since she was a little girl. She also ran track & field and cross country while at Saint Francis. Coach Hannah loves all things outdoors as does her entire family. A fun fact about Hannah is that she can do a backflip! Coach Hannah is excited to meet her soccer friends and teach them more about that game!

Coach Morgan

Coach Morgan

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Morgan grew up in Old Town, Maine and is currently living in York, PA. She was first introduced to soccer when she was five with a local club and continued playing all the way up through high school. Back in Maine, Coach Morgan worked with children as a substitute teacher. After having that opportunity, she knew that working with kids was truly her passion, and she is excited to continue her journey with Soccer Shots.

Coach Hunter

Coach Hunter

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Hunter is originally from Califon, New Jersey. A senior at Messiah University, Coach Hunter grew up playing soccer and wrestling. He currently wrestles for Messiah. Coach Hunter just completed an internship with the Jacksonville Jaguars doing Stadium Operations this past summer. Fun Fact: Coach Hunter is a triplet! He has 2 sisters. He is excited to work at soccer shots and help kids have fun and build character!

Coach Emily

Coach Emily

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Emily played soccer since she was six years old, and she was able to play through college at the University of Virginia (4 years) and at Penn State (1 season). After she graduated college, Coach Emily was able to continue being involved with soccer via coaching at Penn State soccer camps, and playing in adult women’s leagues. Currently, she is a wildlife biologist for the Pennsylvania Game Commission as her full-time job.

Coach Lu

Coach Lu

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Lu was born and raised in Brazil and moved to the US almost 6 years ago to study English to improve her career. She currently works full-time for the County of York and does some babysitting on occasion. Coach Lu is a very active person, loves to exercise, be outdoors, and interact with people. She has worked in daycare back in Brazil prior to her exchange program and loves being involved with the development of the little ones while they discover new things. She is passionate about the work she does and the work she is starting with Soccer Shots!!! Coach Lu is looking forward to being on Soccer Island!

Coach Amy

Coach Amy

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Amy was born and raised in McKeesport, PA and currently resides in Mechanicsburg, PA. She has played softball, volleyball, and track and field growing up. Coach Amy has been a massage therapist for 20 years and has worked with the Hershey Bears, Madeira Chiropractic and owns her own business called “First Touch.” Her hobbies include painting, refurbishing furniture, shopping, and watching and cheering for her 4 children in all of their activities. Coach Amy is excited to not only have fun with our soccer shots friends but teach them that you can do anything you put your mind to on and off the field!

Coach Hannah

Coach Hannah

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Hannah is from Lancaster, PA! She is in her last year of an occupational therapy program at Elizabethtown College with hopes to be a pediatric OT! She played softball from kindergarten throughout high school, and did competitive Irish dance for 10 years. She loves to hike, run, and spend time with family and friends. Coach Hannah is super excited to be a Soccer Shots coach because she really likes the mission and is excited to help kids be a part of a team!

Coach Samra

Coach Samra

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Samra is a full time special education teacher, born in Bosnia and Herzegovina but has lived in Erie, PA most of her life. She is bilingual- fluent in Serbo-Croatian/Bosnian. Coach Samra played soccer and basketball through high school and enjoyed staying active. She enjoys going to hot Pilates classes and spending time with her husband, Joshua and their two dogs, Dewey and Athena. She has a Masters Degree in Education and is finishing up her principalship certification. Coach Samra is looking forward to meeting new families and having fun on the field!

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