Meet The Coaches

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

Coach Nate

Executive Director/Owner

Nate has over 25 years of experience playing soccer and working with kids. He holds his Bachelors of Science degree in Sports Studies from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Nate has extensive experience running various children’s programs, previously holding positions with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego and The County of San Diego Parks and Rec Department. With over 18 years of experience in early childhood education, it is clear that Nate has become a devoted advocate of early childhood development and education through sports programs.

You can reach Coach Nate directly at [email protected]

Coach Jackie

Coach

Coach Jackie is from Las Vegas and has played soccer since she was a child, including previously playing on various club tams throughout the valley. Over the past several months Coach Jackie has taught hundreds of Soccer Shots children to love the game of soccer here in Las Vegas! Coach Jackie is passionate about working at Soccer Shots because of the joy that children bring to each class!  The magic is in the moment they master a skill, throw their hands up in the air, and yell, “I did it, Coach!”

Coach Alexia

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Coach Alexia has been a lead coach for Soccer Shots in 2020! She has a passion for working with young children and teaching them the game of soccer in a fun and upbeat way. Coach Alexia has played soccer most of her life and really enjoys seeing children develop their skills on the soccer field. In addition to working for Soccer Shots as a lead weekend coach, Alexia holds her cosmetology license and practices her craft at local salons throughout the valley.

Coach Anna

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Coach Anna joined our team back in 2020 as a lead weekend coach, she currently works as a full-time elementary school teacher at a local academy as well. Coach Anna is an amazing asset to Soccer Shots, she believes that soccer is a great team sport that helps children learn about teamwork and respect.  Having always work with young children Coach Anna is extremely passionate about having a positive impact on each and every child she coaches. It’s important for her to be able to develop relationships with families and children to help build confidence in her new soccer friends. Coach Anna believes a great soccer experience can be very rewarding and fun for your little ones!

Coach Clara

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Coach Clara joins us from New Hampshire! Before moving to Las Vegas Coach Clara worked as a performer for many different shows throughout the country, most recently as an Actor, Dancer, and Ice Skater for Enchant Christmas Las Vegas. She has also previously worked at Disney World as a Character Attendant. Coach Clara loves working with children because she has the opportunity to watch them grow and explore the word around them.  She is so excited to meet your little ones and provide them a great soccer experience!

Coach Mark-David

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Coach Mark-David is currently working on two Bachelor’s degrees, one in Molecular Biology and another in Political Science at the University of Nevada-Reno. Mark-David has been with Soccer Shots since early 2022!  Coach loves being involved in our local community and previously worked as a Peer Leader for the University of Nevada where he created an inclusive environment through communal relationships with students in order to assist freshman students in their transition to college. He loves working with kids really enjoys teaching the sport of soccer to younger generations! His outgoing and kind personality makes him a great addition to our team!

Coach Virginia

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Coach Virginia attended the University of Nevada Las Vegas where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science! She has a strong passion for health and wellness. She is currently in the process of becoming a certified personal trainer through ACE. Coach Virginia has over 5+ years experience working with children ages 2-17. She was president of the Rotary Club of North Las Vegas where she started their foreign exchange student program! Coach Virginia loves to travel and see the world! Her outgoing and kind personality it what makes her a great addition to our team!  We don’t just teach kids how to play soccer, we teach them patience, discipline, sharing, balance, gross motor skills, sportsmanship, etc…. but most importantly how to have fun! She can’t wait to meet your child and have fun on the field playing soccer!

Employment Opportunities

If you have a passion for positively impacting youth through sports, visit our employment portal to view Soccer Shots job opportunities.