Coach Patricia Cochra-Shaw (Ms. Trish)
Patricia Cochran Shaw (Trish) was born and raised in Acworth, GA, where she currently lives with her husband and their beautiful daughter, Atlanta. "Ms. Trish" is a very dedicated teacher who has years of experience of working with young children in the preschool environment. She has filled many roles working in childcare centers around Kennesaw and Acworth, and now is enjoying coaching Soccer Champs! Trish's enthusiasm and creativity combined with her love for fun and the outdoors make her a great soccer coach! Each of her lessons is carefully planned for her students to learn new skills and succeed, and she helps them each to accomplish their goals through the love, patience, fairness, and compassion she shows to each child. She is an active advocate of creating a positive, beneficial learning environment for her students, and she loves to see the smiles on the faces of those who have just accomplished a challenging task for the first time!


Coach Brandy Parker
Brandy Parker has been involved in athletics of all kinds since elementary school. She first began to focus on soccer in 8th grade and continued into her first two years of college. Brandy has been an assistant coach, head coach, as well as a soccer referee. She is enjoying the opportunity greatly! Brandy is also a dance teacher for CMD, known for her expertise in instructing young children. She is married and has a seven year old son.


Coach Elise Williard
Elise Williard was born in raised in Georgia. She currently attends Kennesaw State University, and is completing a degree in International Affairs. Elise first experienced soccer in High School, at the 2008 Euro Cup. After experiencing the thrill of soccer, she proceeded to join a soccer club at her high school. Always playing for fun and not for competition, Elise wanted to share her enjoyment of soccer with young children. She looks forward to enriching the lives of children through soccer.


Coach Mary Catherine Baker
Mary Catherine grew up with one older brother, and always tried to be a part of whatever he played - football, basketball, street hockey, and many other sports. She started playing T-ball at 4 years old, and was a member of school varsity teams and rec league travel teams, and church teams, playing basketball, soccer, baseball, softball and others. Mary Catherine received a bachelor's degree in Education from the University of South Carolina- Columbia. She currently teaches middle school mathematics in Richland County. Mary Catherine resides in Columbia, SC with her husband, dog and cat, and stays active at the gym, running, and playing basketball.


Coach Megan Ware
    Megan is a fun loving, energetic coach with many years of soccer experience.

Born and raised in Sunny St. Pete, Florida, she started her Soccer Career at the age of 3, and continues to enjoy playing the game today in local adult leagues. Megan played throughout high school, where she was Co-Captain her sophomore year, and Senior Captain her Junior and Senior years. Like many of her soccer teammates, Megan also Lettered in a variety of other Varsity sports such as Swimming, Tennis, and Cross Country Running. Her jersey was retired and mounted in the school upon graduation, to commemorate her achievements.

After graduation, Megan was invited to come back to help coach the very team she used to play on! Her good attitude and love for the game of Soccer helped the Osceola Warriors get to state championship series that year!

She is always excited for a chance to play soccer. It's even more exciting to watch the Soccer Champs learn the game, and find their own love for this awesome sport called Soccer!