Skye is a former youth and collegiate All-American soccer goalkeeper, state champion track athlete, and professional soccer player. She also has a valuable and diverse background as a collegiate and youth coach, sports organization Board Member, business-person and sports parent which enables her to connect with her audiences in a uniquely empathetic, responsive and engaging manner. Skye is the founder of the Institute for Soccer Parenting (SoccerParenting.com) which is quickly becoming the goto resource for parents in the soccer world. With a mission of elevating the game by engaging and educating youth soccer parents, SoccerParenting.com serves as an educational platform with frequent interviews and articles.
A former professional player, Skye was a collegiate and youth All-American goalkeeper, Defensive MVP of the Final Four (1993) and State Champion track athlete. Skye has coached extensively in the youth and collegiate games. A MBA graduate of the University of Richmond, Skye also holds her USSF “B” License and USSF National Goalkeeper License and is a coach-educator for the NSCAA. She has coached at all levels of youth sports from U-5 recreation to the U.S. National Team programs through Training Centers and Youth National Team Camps.
The parent of both a high level and recreation level soccer player, Skye understands the unique demands and requirements of youth sports at all levels and more than anything, she has a passion for ensuring that youth sports provides all families an opportunity to enjoy time together in an empowering and enriching environment.