Meet The Coaches

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

Lindsey Patton

Lindsey Patton

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Purple
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Around the World
  3. Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: Division 1 soccer player at Florida Gulf Coast University and ran soccer camps at university.
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Spider Man because he can swing on a rope and climb buildings
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Being able to teach the sport I love to the younger generation and have fun while doing it.

Brayden Van Gelder

Brayden Van Gelder

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Blue
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Maradonna
  3. Hometown: Mound, Mn
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: 2 years experience with 2-5 year olds in Minnesota and  played competitively throughout higschool
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Batman because he fights for good!
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: I love coaching children and watching them enjoy the sport the same way I did when I was their age.

Kacey Bazler

Kacey Bazler

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Purple
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Juggling
  3. Hometown: St Augustine
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: Volunteer at elementary schools, tutor program in college. Played soccer 14 years
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Black Panther and Black Widow
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Teaching the players live lessons through a game I have enjoyed all my live.

Shayleese Vazquez

Shayleese Vazquez

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Red
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Speed Dribbling
  3. Hometown: Weeki Wachee, Florida
  4. Experience: I coached at a basketball camp for 3 summers with children 2-14.
  5. Favorite Super Hero:  Thor. He’s strong and I actually named my dog after him.
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Getting to watch the children fall in love with the game as their skills progress.

Jennifer Binkley

Jennifer Binkley

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Purple
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: I played goalkeeper so goalkeeping 🙂
  3. Hometown: Jacksonville Fl
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: Travel soccer for 12 years camp counselor at YMCA for several years
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Spiderman because I like his webs!
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Interacting with players and positively impacting their lives!

Brendan Morrison

Brendan Morrison

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Orange
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Stepovers
  3. Hometown: Marathon, NY
  4. Experience with coaching and playing: Coached u10 soccer team in New York
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Spiderman he can swing between buildings and that looks fun!
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Teaching children the fundamentals of the sport I love

Abby Barron

Abby Barron

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Pink
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Step Over
  3. Hometown: Franklin, TN
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: Sports camps, private coaching and played at Johnson University
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Scarlet Witch because shes an absolute boss!
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: The Craaaaazy dances duhhhhhhh! lol

Harlley Fiorentino

Harlley Fiorentino

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Blue
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Shooting
  3. Hometown: Inverness, FL
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: Multiple years coaching children and is majoring in elementary education.
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Flash because he’s so fast just like me 🙂
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots:  Being able to work and help children!

Mariah Haberle

Mariah Haberle

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Blue
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Shooting (I was a striker 😉)
  3. Hometown: Plymouth, Minnesota
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: ENCL Player through Highschool, Division 1 soccer player at North Dakota State University & Ran Soccer Camps
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Wonder Woman, Girl Power!!!
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Being able to teach the next generation about a sport I grew up playing, and most importantly seeing all the smiling faces!

Tony Marasco

Tony Marasco

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Red
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Pull Back
  3. Hometown: Tampa, Fl
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: Coached Minor league ice hockey and played soccer basketball and Hockey while growing up!
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Ironman because he doesn’t have super powers It all comes from his brain.
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Seeing how happy and excited it makes children!

Connor Murphy

Connor Murphy

Coach

  1. Favorite Color: Royal Blue
  2. Favorite Soccer Skill: Pull Back
  3. Hometown: Jacksonville, Fl
  4. Experience with kids/coaching: Camp Counselor for Renaissance Youth Summer camps for 5 summers.
  5. Favorite Super Hero: Spiderman because his quirkiness is hilarious!
  6. Favorite part about Soccer Shots: Being able to have a part in developing the next generation of athletes.

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