Nikolay Sakhin, Trainer

Coach Nikolay Sakhin has been a part of the Skillz Check coaching staff since 2018. Nikolay’s passion for the game blossomed early while playing street hockey and then youth hockey in his native Ulan-Ude, Russia. After moving to the United State in 2007 at the age of 10,

Nikolay played club soccer for Aztec Soccer Club and was a three-year varsity player and senior captain for the Danvers High School boys soccer team. Nikolay played one year for Colby-Sawyer College (NH) before transferring to Salem State College where he graduated with a bachelors degree in sport and movements science.

In addition to his work with Skillz Check, Nikolay has coached club soccer and has been a primary coach for Danvers Youth Soccer for several years.