Kelly Sims is STA’s Girls Academy Director and behind Executive Director Shane Bullock, is the longest serving staff member currently working at STA.
During her time at STA, Kelly has forged herself an ever growing reputation in the game. She has become one of the few females in the country to undertake her U.S Soccer National A Youth License and U.S Soccer Talent Scout License.
She currently serves as the United States U15 Girls Youth National Team Assistant Coach (where she won a CONCACAF Championship in 2022) and is also a US Youth National Team Network Scout and was previously a member of the U.S Club Soccer Id2 Boys and Girls National Staffs.
In addition to the work she performs on the field at STA, Kelly has been instrumental in the off field and community based initiatives ran by the club, namely our Hope For The Holidays and #STAstrong cancer campaigns along with developing our Leadership Program.
A member of English professional sides Arsenal and Reading along with playing for the Jersey Blues here in N.J, Kelly is another with a wealth of experience to share with all of our players that we are fortunate to call one of our own.