Jakki is a graduate from AACC and is a graduating Senior from the University of Maryland. Her favorite sport is soccer with experience as a USSF referee for 10 years and a futsal referee for 8 years. Her experience as a player from the age of 6, and still playing, has made her understanding of sports an asset for this position. If she is not playing soccer she enjoys playing floor hockey in the adult leagues.
Coach Jakki has worked her way up from volunteering at age 13 to now acting as the Director for the ASKA program. She has experience with coaching younger children in the sports camp environment from the age of 2 up thru high school age. With her referee, athletic and work experience she is the perfect individual to run this program.
One of the qualities that makes her unique is her studies at UM. She is fluent in the Japanese language and is able to read and write Katakana. She has also learned to read and write the Persian language of Farsi. Her love of two very different hobbies, origami and reptiles keeps her a very interesting person.
She will continue to run the program with excitment and new ideas to keep the youth interested in sports and athletics. It is her goal to share her passion for sports to young athletes and their parents.
"Keep them playing and keep their brain thinking." Jakki 2016