TYKIEM BOOKER, DIRECTOR OF DELAWARE GIRLS SOCCER INITIATIVE
Tykiem brings a wealth of experience to the Delaware Girls Soccer Initiative. Ty was born and raised in Brooklyn NY and moved to Delaware in 1999. Air Force reserve veteran and former police officer, Ty completed his MBA in 2017 and is now finishing his second master's degree in Sports Administration. He has worked in youth soccer since 2006 starting with the YMCA and transitioned to Kirkwood in 2012.
Ty started the Urban Athletic Futbol Club in 2017 to provide at risk youth a path to get into college.
IMRAN KHAN, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF DELAWARE GIRLS SOCCER INITIATIVE
Imran was born in Suriname and lived in the Caribbean for most of his childhood. He attended Goldey-Beacon College where he played on the men’s soccer team. Imran graduated with an undergraduate and master’s degree. Passionate about youth development for both boys and girls, Imran believes in helping others whether it be donating equipment, uniforms, or soccer balls to impoverished youth worldwide and exposing them to the game of soccer.
“I look forward to creating opportunities for our youth players for generations to come.” -Imran Khan
Trish has played club soccer since the age of 8 years old and has played through high school and college. Trish currently plays soccer for the Westmont Soccer Club in the Tri County Women's League. She has 8+ years coaching experience with local youth clubs. Trish holds a USSF D License and coaches soccer at Chichester High School in PA.
Trish graduated from Cabrini University with a B.A. degree in Psychology and a B.S. degree in Mathematics. She also earned a Master's degree in Psychology from LaSalle University. Trish currently works as a Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapist assisting individuals with cognitive impairments resulting from brain injury or other neurological disorder.