Coach Kelli loves coaching and bettering athletes. She has coached many fundamental camps for kids ages 4-14. She enjoys helping them improve their basic soccer skills through games and drills. Kelli also coached women’s High School Varsity soccer for two years in Washington and was a certified soccer referee. She has worked as a soccer trainer doing one-on-one coaching, helping players build the skills to take them to the next level of play.
Kelli has played soccer her entire life! She began playing at age 4, started playing competitive soccer at age 10 and played college Division 1 soccer on scholarship. She has received soccer training from professional players including players from the Seattle Sounders’ team and Brazil’s national team. Throughout high school Kelli played on a Premiere 1 team as well as on her varsity high school team. Kelli played forward and sweeper throughout her career. As a varsity player, Kelli was a Seattle Times state player of the week, four year All-league team member, team MVP and league MVP. She served as team captain on her High School and Club teams. In addition to soccer, Kelli ran varsity track and was on a 3A State Champion team – participating on the first place girls’ 4 x 100 & 4 x 200 relay teams.
Coach Brittany coached youth soccer camps and skill clinics through Eastern Washington University for 5 years. Brittany serves as a personal trainer working with players ranging from ages 6-18 on individual soccer skills. Her goal as a coach is to increase player’s confidence, abilities, and skills in all areas of the game.
With over 20 years of experience with the game, Brittany has played soccer at all levels. Brittany played varsity soccer, basketball and track in high school. Her senior year she was named Conference Most Valuable Player and first team All-State. Brittany played competitive youth soccer and helped her high school win a state title in track and field. She attended Eastern Washington University on a full ride soccer scholarship. At Eastern Brittany broke the school record for most goals scored in a single season, most career goals and most game winning goals. In her junior year of college she was ranked 23 among all NCAA Division 1 players. Brittany led her team to the NCAA Championships for the first time in 4 seasons and was named first-Team All-Big Sky League for 2 years in a row.
Both Coaches continue to play coed soccer.
Coaching Experience: Allison began coaching when she was in high school by providing small group trainings for middle school athletes and working at NW Soccer Camp on Whidbey Island in the summer. Her first job was as a certified soccer referee. Currently she works as a private and semi-private trainer of both soccer and track athletes. Allison was the middle school soccer, track, basketball, and tennis coach for Seattle Academy until 2012. In addition to this experience, Allison is currently a swim instructor for Seattle Parks and Recreation and certified to train and certify lifeguards. Allison is passionate about coaching athletes of all kinds and soccer is her primary area of expertise.
Highlights of Athletic Career: In high school, Allison played Club Soccer for Eastside FC and for her school team, Seattle Academy. She received All-League MVP for Division 1A in High School and was team captain. Allison played Division 1 soccer for the Women’s Varsity team at Columbia University. In 2007, the Lions took the IVY-League championship and participated in the NCAA tournament for the first time in the school’s history. Allison also received an award for “Academic-Athletic Achievement”. In addition to soccer, Allison also competed for Columbia’s Varsity track team in long jump and as an alternate for the 400meter relay team. Allison sustained a knee injury that prevented her from competing her senior year. Her injury inspired her to coach with a vested interest in injury prevention and encouraging players to listen to their body and properly prepare for the demands of their activities.