Meet The Coaches

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

Coach Alex

Coach

Coach Alex joined Soccer Shots in the Fall of 2018. Prior to joining Soccer Shots Alex served 11 years in the US Air Force. Alex loves the game of soccer and working in the community. He has taught children on Sunday and coached various sports at the youth level. Alex was born and raised in east Tennessee and loves growing the game of soccer. In his free time Alex enjoys spending time with his family and sharing his passion for soccer with his children. Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Pistachio Favorite Soccer Shot Game: Don’t Feed the Monkeys! Hometown: Maryville, TN Passions: Family, God, Soccer

Coach Connor

Coach Connor

Coach

Connor grew up in central Kentucky and has played soccer for most of his life. His love for the game started at a young age playing in recreational leagues and continued to grow through years of playing and coaching at many levels. Connor and his wife Linsey moved to Knoxville with their daughter in the Spring of 2021. He believes that the right coach can make an impact that changes a generation. He is excited to bring his passion and experience along with the excellence of Soccer Shots, to the children of Knoxville. Favorite Food: Pineapple Birthplace: Lexington, KY Favorite Ice-cream: Vanilla Passions: Sports, Hiking, Family & Friends

Coach Talon

Coach Talon

Coach Talon was born and raised in southern California and has a passion for sports unlike any other. He grew up playing all sports including varsity soccer in high school. His experience working with a youth travel baseball team inspired him to pursue a career in youth athletics. It brings him joy to be part of young athletes’ growth and development while being a positive role model for kids. Passions are sports, his family, and loves to play disc golf. Favorite Food: pizza and cheesecake.

Tyler Kohn

Tyler Kohn

Coach

Coach Tyler was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, but has lived in East Tennessee most of her life. She played soccer for 13 years before accepting an academic scholarship to college and letting soccer go to pursue her education. Since completing her degree in theatre in December of 2020, she has returned to one of her lifelong loves: the game of soccer. She knows the way this game can impact young lives for the better and is determined to help foster growth and development in the lives of the children she works with. Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Strawberry. Favorite Food: Angel Food Cake. Passions: Art, Nature, Family, Soccer, and her sweet cat, Roux.

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