Originally from Ukraine, Dima has over 7 years experience playing on a professional level in Ukraine. He also has 10+ years coaching experience working with different ages. Dima has a USSF license “E”. He has been coaching in Texas since moving here. Dima is passionate about instilling a love of soccer to kids of all ages and is excited for the opportunity to teach kids important concepts such as respect, teamwork, sharing and others.
Diane, who as military kid says she is from no where, grew up swimming and playing soccer for various clubs and her high school team prior to an injury which led her to her degree in Athletic Training from the University of Montana. In this role she has worked with multiple schools, sports, and age levels. She has also coached youth soccer and swimming for many years. She is passionate about sports ministry, loving on people, helping young people be successful in achieving their dreams, training and competing in triathlons, traveling, her family and puppies.
Originally from England, Christian grew up in Texas playing soccer competitively and coaching during his high school summers. He received his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and has a passion for child development. He enjoys spending time with his friends and family and has recently taken up fostering animals for local shelters with his girlfriend, Shelby. Christian finds great enjoyment seeing his soccer students developing their skills on the field as well as their respect, patience, persistence and honesty for themselves and each other.
Coach Macey is born and raised in Humble, Texas. She is currently working towards a degree in Sports Business. She became interested in soccer while in middle school and has loved the sport since then. In her free time she enjoys cooking, baking, and watching Formula 1.
He has been playing soccer his whole life and loves sharing and teaching it to others. He is currently in college and is persuing a degree in psychology. He moved a lot growing up and knows what it’s like to be the new kid. He likes to think that his past experiences help him connect and relate to children who have similar stories. He is excited and motivated to teach the next generation of soccer stars!
Born and raised in Houston, he is a dedicated and enthusiastic coach, passionate about guiding and inspiring young minds through the world of soccer. Excited to be a part of the Soccer Shots program, his coaching style is positive, encouraging, and tailored to each child’s needs, helping them develop both as players and individuals. From organizing fun drills to instilling valuable life lessons, he strives to create a supportive and exciting environment where kids can learn, grow, and develop a lifelong love for soccer.
Vadym was born and raised in Ukraine. He graduated from the National University of Physical Education and Sports in Ukraine with a focus on coaching. He also holds a soccer referee license. Before moving to the USA, he worked as a soccer coach in Ukraine at the Dutch children’s academy “FOOTBIK” and the children’s football academy “Shakhtar” with children from 2 to 9 years old. Vadym’s goal is to share his knowledge, experience, and love for football with future champions.
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