Community Outreach Director
Outreach Director, Tennessee
Meghan played for the nationally ranked Brentwood Soccer Club's
Real Madrid and won State Cup eight times. She graduated from
Franklin High School, in Tennessee, with high honors in 2008.
In high school Meghan volunteered at St. Bartholomew's Church
where she helped feed homeless men and women in the Nashville
Meghan attended Arkansas State University where she played soccer
collegiately for four years. She graduated cum laude in August
2012 with a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science. During her
college years Megan participated in several volunteer opportunities
including visiting the elderly in hospice, painting public parks,
and taking part of the massive cleanup and rebuilding process
of her hometown after the devastating flooding in 2010. Also,
during her senior year Meghan was an intern at the Vanderbilt
Dayani Center for Health and Wellness.
Upon graduation, Meghan has coached a U-8 boys soccer team and
the Junior Varsity Girls team at her alma mater, Franklin High
School for 4 years. In 2014-2015 Meghan coached the U/11 Girls
for the Tennessee Football Club.
She was a research assistant for Dr. Saori Ishikawa in a study
correlating elderly women's bone health and daily activity.
Currently Meghan is attending medical school at DeBusk College
of Osteopathic Medicine at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrodate,
Tennessee. She is the Outreach Director of Tennessee for Goals
Beyond the Net. Meghan has successfully established a partnership
with the Tennessee Soccer Club, organized donation drives, and
is networking with other organizations to facilitate partnership
Romual is responsible for player development in the Jacmel United
Football Club (JUFC). He attends all practices and assists coaches
with training strategies. He is also responsible for conducting
weekly Coaches' Clinics to enhance our coaches knowledge. In addition
to his Director duties, Romual conducts weekly goal keeper training
and coaches two teams in the JUFC.
Romual Pierre is originally from Jacmel. Romual trained with the
Haitian National team when he was on the U/20 team. He is currently
the director of a radio station and an evangelical leader of the
(HDR) radio alarm time, 93.7 FM. He played soccer as a goal keeper
and also midfielder on several teams. His coaching experience includes
working for Save The Children in 2010 as a coach. During that time,
his team won the championship and he was selected as Best Coach
of the Year 2010-2011. Romual's goal is to continue to develop his
knowledge as a coach and trainer. Using this knowledge, Romual wants
to prepare JUFC to compete at the international level.
Special Projects Director
Joel Paul, Community
Director for Sustainability
English School Teacher
Sofia is currently
student at Wakefield School in the Plains, Virginia and was awarded
the Archwood Scholarship upon her arrival freshman year. She has
been playing soccer since the age of 4 and continues to competitively
play. Sofia is motivated in making an impact for Goals Beyond
the Net through her passion for soccer, and her vision for leadership.
Gracie has been at
Wakefield School in the Plains, VA for 12 years and is now currently
a Junior. She enjoys art, music, and sports, her favorite being
soccer. She is interested in learning ways in which to make education
and healthcare available in impoverished countries, which is what
originally interested her in Goals Beyond the Net.
Allegra is a student
at Wakefield School in The Plains, Virginia. Her family is originally
from Argentina, but have been living in the United States for
about 11 years. Allegra's favorite sport is soccer, and has played
for Wakefield and for clubs outside of school for a number of
years. Apart from soccer, she also enjoys horseback riding and
reading. Soccer was the reason she initially became interested
in Goals Beyond the Net.
Catherine has attended
Wakefield School for thirteen years. She enjoys playing soccer
and volleyball in her pasttime. Catherine is the middle child
of five, and loves to work with children.