Meet The Coaches

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

Coach Dav

Coach Dav

Owner/Executive Director

“Coach Dav” has always been passionate about soccer and sharing his love for the game with others. Dav was born and raised in Mexico, and attended Messiah College in Pennsylvania, where he was a four-year member of the NCAA Division III powerhouse men’s soccer team. He was a winger for the Falcons, and he helped them to the 2017 Division III National Championship.

Upon graduating, he joined the Soccer Shots Harrisburg & York franchise where he led all aspects of the Coaching Department as Director of Coaching for over two years. Coach Dav is now excited to bring Soccer Shots to children in the Fairfield County community!

Coach Kelley

Coach Kelley

Owner/Director of Coaching

“Coach Kelley” has always had a passion for helping children grow and develop through different activities. Kelley is constantly energized and ready to have fun with her friends on Soccer Island! She attended Messiah College in Pennsylvania, and completed her B.F.A. in Musical Theatre with a minor in Disability & Family wellness.

She has been in multiple productions, and some of her favorites have included performing alongside children. What she enjoys most about working with children is their natural ability to bring creativity and imagination to every situation. She is excited to continue bringing joy to children in Southwest Connecticut.

Coach Erika

Coach Erika

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Erika is originally from Long Island, New York and is currently living in Fairfield, CT while studying to be a pediatric nurse at Fairfield University. She has played soccer her entire life starting at age 4 and currently plays for the Division I team at Fairfield University. In her spare time, Coach Erika loves going to the beach, reading books, going for walks, and just being with friends and family. She is super exciting to be coaching with Soccer Shots and can’t wait to help make a positive impact on children’s lives and hopefully begin their love for soccer!

Coach Lucas

Coach Lucas

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Lucas is so excited to be a part of the Soccer Shots team! Born in Bridgeport, CT, Lucas always had a passion for the sport of soccer. Lucas is current student at the University of Connecticut where he plans on getting his bachelor’s in Sports Management. He is bilingual in English and Portuguese. Lucas is so excited to share what he knows about soccer to a new group of learners.

Coach Taylor

Coach Taylor

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Taylor is originally from Trumbull, CT. Growing up, she practiced a variety of sports including soccer, karate, and dance. She then went on to get a bachelor’s degree in business management with a minor degree in dance from Manhattanville College and a master’s degree in sports management from the University of New Haven. When she’s not coaching for Soccer Shots you can find her training with the Joffrey Ballet School, teaching kids dance throughout Fairfield County and for a week each summer she works as a camp counselor at a summer camp for kids with Epilepsy. She’s excited to work at Soccer Shots because she loves working with kids, teaching them new things, and watching their passion for something grow.

Coach Fredy

Coach Fredy

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Fredy was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala, and currently resides in Norwalk, CT. He has been playing soccer since the age of 3 and has only played soccer growing up. During his spare time, Coach Fredy loves to play soccer on his own, watch Netflix, hang out with his family, and loves to do arts and crafts with his two younger brothers. Some of Coach Fredy’s fun facts are that he has a pet ferret named Jasper, he has played soccer in Guatemala and has played on the U-23 Guatemalan National team, and he speaks three languages. Fredy is excited to join the Soccer Shots team because he loves to teach children the best soccer skills and loves when the children have fun and are excited to play soccer.

Coach Brian

Coach Brian

Soccer Shots Coach

Coach Brian is originally from Stamford, CT. He is passionate about soccer, as he always played growing up and enjoys passing on his knowledge and expertise of the game to future generations. In his spare time, Coach Brian enjoys spending time with friends and family. He is excited to join the Soccer Shots team, and contribute to our mission to positively impact children throughout southwest Connecticut!

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