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]
Sr. Soccer Coach
Coach Anna joined our team back in 2020 as a lead weekend coach. She previously worked as a full-time elementary school teacher at a local academy. 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. She believes a great soccer experience can be very rewarding and fun for your little ones!
Coach Andrew (AJ)
Sr. Soccer Coach
Coach AJ is a great asset to our Soccer Shots Team. While he may be new to Soccer Shots, Coach AJ is a PE teacher at a local private school and has coached children for over 10 years. Coach AJ joins us from Utah where he coached children ages 2+ in soccer for over five years. He loves working with kids and really enjoys teaching the sport of soccer to younger generations! His outgoing and kind personality makes him a great addition to our team! When not on Soccer Island Coach AJ spends time with his family outdoors enjoying our Southern Nevada weather.
Sr. Soccer Coach
Coach Gabriel is passionate about working at Soccer shots because growing up, his coaches taught him many valuable lessons that impacted him positively. Coach Gabriel wants to be able to hold that same impact on others and help children foster a love for the sport to create lifelong memories.
Coach Eden has been working with children and coaching soccer for the past few years while attending school. She recently played for the University of Nebraska Women’s Soccer Team before moving back home to her native Las Vegas where found Soccer Shots and has become one of our amazing coaches! Her experience of working with youth and her passion for sports made coaching for Soccer Shots an easy match. The magic is in the moment they master a skill, throw their hands up in the air, and yell, “I did it, Coach!”
Coach Aile recently graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Psychology, she is currently working on her master’s degree at the University of Nevada- Las Vegas! Coach Aile has tons of experience working with children ages 2-10. Her outgoing and kind personality is 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!
Coach Mikaela has been working with children for over 6+ years! She played varsity soccer throughout high school! Coach Mikaela loves to travel and has even done volunteer work in El Salvador. Her outgoing and energetic personality is a perfect fit for Soccer Shots, and we can’t wait for our soccer friends to meet her on the field!
Coach Hannah is an exciting new addition to Soccer Shots of Northwest Las Vegas, but she is no stranger to working with children. Coach Hannah has her master’s degree from Western Governors University. Recently, Coach Hannah has missed working with children since she moved over to the corporate world. Coach Hannah is passionate about working at Soccer Shots because of the joy that children bring to each class!
If you have a passion for positively impacting youth through sports, visit our employment portal to view Soccer Shots job opportunities.