Soccer Coaching Staff
Jamie is a founding member of the PPA. He leads the team of program directors and coaches with a focus on creating the highest-quality experience for every player, parent, and coach in the organization.
Background: Captain of American University and DC United U23 team. First team all-patriot league and scholar athlete. Received a Bachelors Degree from American University.
Girls Development Program Director
For any questions about the Development Soccer Program, please reach out to Steven at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Steven leads the Development Program which focuses on creating a dynamic soccer environment and providing opportunities for players of all skill levels to hone and improve their skills. Steven was born and raised in Mexico City. After moving to the US and sustaining career-ending injuries, Steven decided to dedicate himself to academia while coaching on the side. After obtaining his Masters in Climate Finance, he spent a couple of years focused on environmental and economic applied research. However, he is excited to leave research behind to share his passion for the game with the next generation.
Nik is a founding member and guides the PPA Soccer Programs as the Technical Director. His focus is on developing the PPA Coaching staff, building and improving the PPA curriculum, and working to ensure the highest quality experience for all of our players. Nik employs a holistic approach to engage players and set them on a pathways towards success.
Background: Named 1st team all-met and Northern Virginia Player of the Year in H.S.. Went on to captain D.C. United U20's to two National Semi-finals as well as a 4 year starter at American. Nik received 1st team all conference as well as a Bacheors Degree from AU.
Premier Soccer Director
For any questions about Girls Soccer, please reach out to Annie at: email@example.com
Annie leads the PPA Girls Program with a focus on building competitive teams and programs that instill PPA Life values. Annie pulls from her extensive experience as a star club player, college player, and professional. In High School Annie broke the single season goal scoring record and became the schools all time leading goal scorer. After graduating Annie attended Fordham University where she captained the team and won All A10 Conference honors. After graduating from college Annie played with the Chicago Red Stars.