Nate has over 20 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 15 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.
Coach Conner is from Las Vegas and has played soccer for over 15 years, including previously playing for Faith Lutheran High School and professionally throughout the United States. Over the past year Conner has taught hundreds of Soccer Shots children to love the game of soccer here in Las Vegas! Conner was recently promoted to our Operations Specialist position where he will still have an active coaching roll but will also be hitting the ground running with expanding our programs! Coach Conner 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 Conner is passionate about helping each Soccer Shots team member find their drive and bringing challenge to help them achieve their goals.
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 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 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 Eli joined Soccer Shots in 2020 and is now a lead coach! Prior to working for Soccer Shots she taught both elementary and high school classes throughout California and Nevada. Eli recently went back to school to get her degree in nursing and loves being involved in our local community. Coach Eli has played soccer most of her life and really enjoys teaching the sport to younger generations! 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!
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