Kansas City Scott Gallagher Soccer Club

Jaime Velez - Coach Spotlight Sept 2020

Jaime Velez - Behind the Shield

HOMETOWN:  Bogota, Colombia

 

HIGH SCHOOL:  San Viator

 

COLLEGE:  University of Saint Mary

 

WHAT TEAMS DO YOU COACH:  KCSG Academy 02 Girls, KCSG Pre-Academy 09 Boys-Kansas, KCSG Elite 09 Boys Kansas, Shawnee Mission North High School Varsity Boys

 

PLAYING EXPERIENCE:  High school and college in Colombia

 

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE ATHLETE:  Michael Jordan

 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FOOD:  Everything that is from Colombia but I love BBQ as well

 

WHAT DO YOU DO IN YOUR FREE TIME:  Coach and watch Soccer.

 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE QUOTE:  “Hard Work Beats Talent When Talent Doesn’t Work Hard”

 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE KCSG SHIELD VALUE And WHY:  PASSION - when you do something with passion you are putting everything on. Passion motivates me to be better every day.

 

WHY DO YOU COACH FOR KCSG:  They care about the kids and coaches.