Coach Lauren is a student at University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is majoring Psychology. She began playing soccer as a field player but switched to goalkeeper when she was 11. She still enjoys playing field positions and likes practicing juggling and the step-over move. When she’s not coaching or studying, she likes to hike around Wisconsin with her friends. She also enjoys watching the English Premier League with her dad. Her favorite part about coaching is seeing confidence grow in each soccer friend from developing new soccer skills and just having fun!
Coach Andy was raised in Madison WI. He comes from a soccer family, his father and cousin were some of the founding members of the Madison 56er’s soccer club. Coach Andy has been playing soccer since age 12 and played varsity all four years in high school and was on the undefeated MATC team for several years before graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Communications. Coach Andy has coached children of all ages from preschool to high school. He has also coached soccer for various local soccer clubs for 25 years and was Coaching Director for Verona Area Soccer Club. Coach Andy is excited for the opportunity to be part of the Soccer Shots team and help youth develop their skills for future success. When Andy is not coaching, he enjoys photography, barbecuing, playing euchre and hanging out with family and friends.
Coach Kenny is currently a Physical Education teacher at Sherman Middle School. He grew up on the east side of Madison and graduated from UW-Stevens Point in 2020. Growing up he played lots of sports. In his free time he enjoys playing video games, hanging out with friends and family, and playing sports like bowling, disc golf and Ultimate. He is super excited to be coaching and being a part of Soccer Shots.
Coach Rachel grew up in Janesville, WI and began playing soccer at the age of four. She continued to play club soccer through Milton Soccer Club, and played for Janesville Craig in high school. She currently attends the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is majoring in Psychology with a minor in Education, with a plan to become a School Psychologist. Coach Rachel loves working with youth, and is excited to be a part of the Soccer Shots team. In her free time, you can find her doing various outdoor activities, including fishing, hiking, and swimming
Coach Ian is currently attending school at UW Eau-Claire and studying Business Management. He loves playing sports. He played both basketball and soccer throughout High School. He also has experience coaching a variety of youth sports. He is excited to a part of the Soccer Shots team.
Coach Sam grew up in Greenville, Wisconsin and is currently studying Actuarial Science at UW-Madison. Sam loves watching soccer. He looks forward to each soccer session and enjoys teaches kids while having fun! Some of his hobbies include running, puzzles, reading, playing chess, and watching movies.
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