Coach Imani originally from Miami, Florida and a Caribbean background, Soccer has always been a big influence in her life! In her Youth, Coach Imani played many sports, include soccer, volleyball, MMA, Dance and track and field. With a passion for athleticism, Imani has a passion for nurturing the youth. She has 7 years of experience in child care and took a couple of classes in Child Development. With a passion for soccer and an awareness for youth development, coach Imani drives herself to deliver the an Excellent Experience of growth and fun for the children!
Coach Lilly is from Kansas City where she grew up with her two brothers, her parents, and her grandmother. She started playing soccer when she was 5 years old, and played on multiple club teams throughout her experience. She also played on her high school team! Lilly will be graduating from Kansas State University with a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education in December 2021. In her free time, she likes to draw, listen to music, and to spend time with her pet bunnies and her family!
Coach Julian was born and raised in Kansas City. His current favorite color is white because it can become any color. He went to ArchBishop O’hara High School and then continued his education at Rockhurst University where he earned his Bachelors in Sports and Exercise Science. Coach Julian has been playing soccer since he was three and plays where and whenever he can. His favorite sports team is Real Madrid and favorite skill is the maradona. He has just over 4 years working with children of all ages. His favorite part about coaching is being able to see kids just enjoy themselves and have fun.
Coach Ashley works for the Olathe Public School District as a first grade teacher. She has always loved working with kids from nannying to teaching to coaching. Growing up she played soccer and later found a love for tennis. Ashley’s goal is to help children to grow socially, academically and social emotionally through the use of sports in their lives. Coach Ashley believes that through sports (specifically soccer) children learn life long skills such as confidence, teamwork, hard work and self worth.
Coach Hannah is a native Kansas Citian who started playing soccer when she was five years old. Growing up, she played on several club teams and for her high school team. Coach Hannah received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas, and she is currently pursuing her MBA from UMKC. Coach Hannah enjoys attending and listening to musical theatre, watching soccer and college basketball, and spending time with her two dogs, Copper and Izzy.
Coach Val has been playing soccer since 5th grade and has had a passion for the game as long as she could remember. She loves soccer because it brings people together from around the world. A big travel enthusiast, Coach Val studied abroad in Spain her senior year of high school, where she got to attend multiple Real Madrid games, her favorite soccer team. She continued her education at Kansas State University, where she obtained a B.S. in Marketing. CoachVal now works in Kansas City at a marketing agency, and during her free time enjoys coaching and making an impact on children, just as others did for her.
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