Meet Eli, our passionate Program Coordinator! Born and raised in Tell City, IN, Eli has dreams of becoming a fine dining chef and lab tech in the future. However, his heart truly belongs on the soccer field, where he thrives on having fun with the kids and coaching them to be their best. With an unwavering dedication to the sport, Eli’s favorite soccer club is Louisville City. When he’s not sharing his love for soccer, you’ll find him cooking up culinary delights in the kitchen, honing his soccer skills, or diving into the world of computers. Eli’s energy and enthusiasm are infectious, making him an invaluable part of the Soccer Shots team!
With a journey that started with us in Spring 2022, Eli now proudly serves as our Program Coordinator in Lexington since August 2023, driving the spirit of Soccer Shots to new heights.
Hailing from the beautiful state of Delaware, Ryan has been sharing his love for the game with Soccer Shots since 2019.
When he’s not on the field, he can be found pursuing his education at Asbury University Seminary. Ryan’s off-field passion? Savoring the flavors of Maryland steamed crab. His dedication to coaching shines through in his favorite aspect of Soccer Shots: witnessing the players’ remarkable growth and improvement throughout each season.
Born and raised in Whitesburg, Kentucky, Sam brings her passion for soccer and a nurturing spirit to every coaching session. Her favorite aspect of Soccer Shots is witnessing the incredible confidence-building journey that children embark on through the game of soccer.
Currently pursuing her education at Eastern Kentucky University with aspirations to become a physical therapist, Sam has been making a positive impact on young athletes since joining our team in the fall of 2022. With her unwavering dedication and enthusiasm, she’s helping shape the next generation of soccer stars, both on and off the field.
Born and raised in Versailles, KY, Abi has been an integral part of the Soccer Shots Central Kentucky team since June 2022.
With a background in volunteering in youth ministry, nannying, and working at a childcare center, Abi brings a wealth of experience and a genuine passion for working with children to her role. Her favorite aspect of Soccer Shots is witnessing the incredible transformation in kids’ confidence throughout the season as they not only develop their soccer skills but also form strong bonds with their teammates and coaches.
If you have a passion for positively impacting youth through sports, visit our employment portal to view Soccer Shots job opportunities.