Director of Player Development
USSF National “D” License
Coach Christine Drummond began playing soccer at a young age, moving into competitive in 3rd grade for the club now known as CSC. She went on to play varsity soccer at Patrick Henry High School and some varsity soccer at Washington University in St. Louis, though she mostly enjoyed playing intramurals. She refereed soccer at the age of 12 and continued through college.
Coach Christine coached PYSL recreational soccer for a year and coached the All-Star team at the conclusion of that season. She has coached competitive soccer with the Vaqueros since 2003. Coach Christine’s teams have won numerous tournament championships, she led a team to the State Cup Championship, and advanced through several brackets in Presidio League.
Christine is currently the Director of Player Development, where she provides leadership for player and coaching development in the PYSL program, and also serves as a Camp Director. She was named Vaqueros Coach of the Year for the 2005-2006 season.
Coach Christine loves to coach and uses the opportunity to infuse her athletes with the love of soccer that she has. She strives to create an environment where her players can have fun, enjoy the game and the spirit of competition; develop as a soccer player, technically, tactically, mentally, and physically; and grow as a person — developing character and life skills so they can discover more about themselves.
Our staff includes coaches from our Vaqueros program and current collegiate players.
Our entire professional coaching staff is dedicated to creating a fun environment for player development. The friendly coaches make camp enjoyable and challenging for players of all levels.
Speed & Agility Clinic
Shawni Flint – Technical Director/Speed & Agility Coach
Following her playing career, Shawni’s passion for working with young athletes, combined with her knowledge and experience in the sports performance field, led her to create Accelerated Performance where she could invest into the lives of the local athletic community. Her goal is to help young athletes set and achieve their goals, both on and off the field. She strives to instill a hard work ethic and passion for sports that was instilled in her from a very young age. Being a competitive multi-sport athlete growing up, she truly enjoys working with young athletes and pushing them to the peak of their athletic potential. Shawni has trained hundreds of youth, high school, college and pro level athletes to increase their speed and overall performance on the field. Growing up playing sports and now working with athletes of all ages and levels of ability has been a dream come trueShawni Flint, owner of Accelerated Performance, brings a wealth of experience to the sports training field. A San Diego native, she attended San Diego State University as a full scholarship athlete on the Division I Women’s soccer team as the starting center mid/sweeper. During her collegiate career she captained the team for 3 years and was also honored as “Player of the Week” in Soccer Buzz Magazine. Before college, Shawni was also a 4 year Olympic Development Player as well as the Grossmont North “Player of the Year” 2 years in a row. Having played at the State, Regional, National, Collegiate and Semi-Professional level she has a lot of knowledge and experience to give back to the community that gave her so much growing up. Along with soccer, Shawni also played travel softball and ran competitive track.
- 4 Years Competitive Assistant Goalkeeping Coach for Poway Vaqueros, Scripps Ranch, and San Marcos Matrix.
- 12 Years Competitive Level player for FC Heat, FC San Diego, and CV Manchester Academy.