Meet The Coaches

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

Coach Taylor

Coach Taylor

Executive Director - Northern Indiana/Fort Wayne

Hometown: Dayton, Ohio

Favorite Food: Pomegranate

Favorite Sports Team: USWNT

Favorite Activity (Outside of soccer): Reading

Best part about coaching kids: helping children learn character words and how to apply them while also experiencing their joy as they learn a game I’ve always loved

Coach Kyle

Coach Kyle

Director of Operations - Northern Indiana

Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio

Favorite Food: Pepperoni Pizza

Favorite Sports Team: Cleveland Indians

Favorite Activity (Outside of soccer): Going to the Zoo with my family and painting Nutcrackers

Best part about coaching kids: Making kids laugh as they learn new skills and concepts

Coach Rachel

Coach Rachel

Director of Operations - Fort Wayne

Hometown: Holly, Michigan

Favorite Food: Ice Cream

Favorite Team: US Women’s National Team

Favorite Activity (Outside of soccer): Being outside with my family and our dog!

Best part about coaching kids: The best part about coaching young children is watching a child come out of their shell. Seeing a child grow in confidence as they learn to play is amazing!

Coach Sam

Coach Sam

Assistant Director of Operations - Fort Wayne

Hometown: Spring Arbor, Michigan

Favorite Food: Pizza or Tacos

Favorite Sports Team: Detroit Tigers & Lions, Buffalo Bills, & USWNT

Favorite Activity (Outside of soccer): anything that involves hanging out with my family and friends

Best part about coaching kids: Seeing a kid “get it” for the first time and the smile on their face when you welcome them onto Soccer Island.

Coach Emily

Coach Emily

Assistant Director of Operations - Northern Indiana

Hometown: Granger, Indiana

Favorite Food: Scrambled Eggs

Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Cubs

Favorite Activity (Outside of soccer): hanging out with friends

Best part about coaching kids: Seeing the kids smiles and seeing how much they grow from day one to the last day!

Coach Dylan

Coach Dylan

Fort Wayne

Hometown: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Favorite Food: Seafood

Favorite Sports Team: Arsenal

Favorite Activity (Outside of soccer): watching soccer, football and basketball.

Best part about coaching kids: seeing how much fun they’re having and watching their faces light up when they do something great

Coach Hunter

Coach Hunter

Fort Wayne

Hometown: Harlan, IN

Favorite Food: Apple Pie

Favorite Sports Team: Michigan Football

Favorite Activities (Outside of Soccer): Hiking and Snowboarding

Best part about coaching kids: seeing them learn and develop skills

Coach Brigid

Coach Brigid

Northern Indiana

Hometown: South Bend, Indiana

Favorite Food: Wings and Pasta

Favorite Sports Team: Notre Dame

Favorite Activity (Outside of soccer): Cooking and Baking

Best part about coaching kids: watching the growth from beginning of the season to the end

Coach Sydnee

Coach Sydnee

Fort Wayne

Hometown: Casper, Wyoming

Favorite Food: Pasta

Favorite Sports Team: Portland Thorns (NWSL)

Favorite Activity (Outside of soccer): spending time outdoors, finding new places to explore and/or painting

Best part about coaching kids: seeing kids grow in confidence and skill throughout the season

Coach Cassie

Coach Cassie

Northern Indiana/Fort Wayne

Hometown: Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Favorite Activity (Outside of soccer): knitting hats and being around friends and family

Best part about coaching kids: watching them grow and learn new skills

Coach Alexis

Coach Alexis

Fort Wayne/Warsaw

Hometown: South Whitley, Indiana

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Favorite Sports Team: US Women’s National Team

Favorite Activities (Outside of Soccer): Reading, Writing, Drawing and Painting

Best part about coaching kids: passing on her love for the game to her players

Coach Brooke

Coach Brooke

Northern Indiana

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Favorite Activity (Outside of soccer): spending time with friends and family

Best part about coaching kids: they always brighten up my day, and I hope that I leave the same impression with them

Coach Lauren

Coach Lauren

Northern Indiana

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Best part about coaching kids: it brings so much positivity into my life while also allowing me to make an impact on others.

Coach Chris

Coach Chris

Fort Wayne

Hometown: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Favorite Food: Tacos or Pasta

Favorite Sports Team: Manchester City

Favorite Activity (Outside of soccer): Cooking

Best part about coaching kids: enjoying the time with the kids and seeing the smiles.

Coach Victor

Coach Victor

Fort Wayne

Hometown: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Favorite Food: Sushi

Favorite Sports Team: Liverpool

Favorite Activity (Outside of soccer): trying new restaurants, photography, baseball and hanging out with friends

Best part about coaching kids: being part of their process in learning something completely foreign to them, and seeing the improvement in the span of weeks

Coach Shubham

Coach Shubham

Northern Indiana

Hometown: Granger, Indiana

Favorite Food: Tonkotsu Ramen

Favorite Sports Team: Notre Dame Sports, Chicago Bulls, and Leeds United

Favorite Activity (Outside of soccer): being outside, playing sports like basketball and tennis, “gaming” and listening to music

Best part about coaching kids: becoming a pivotal role model in their young careers but also being their friend and seeing them smile

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