Hometown: Oakland, CA          College: Carleton College 

  Arielle Koshkin  

Ari is the Associate Director of Woza Soccer. 


Born and raised in Oakland, California, Ari Koshkin graduated in 2014 from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. While at Carleton she played defensive center midfield for the women's varsity soccer team, winning back-to-back MIAC championships and making an appearance in the NCAA tournament. Ari completed a degree in Biology with a minor in Environmental Studies. In college, she spent a term studying in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, studying the conflict between conservation and development across rural Ethiopia. During her summers in college, Ari led backpacking trips for high school students with Overland Summers from 2012-2014.


Since graduating, Ari has taught science and lead backpacking trips for the High Mountain Institute in Leadville, Colorado, led a college study abroad program in Australia, and worked in an aquatic ecology lab in Boulder, Colorado. 

Leading for two summers with Woza, Arielle loves traveling back to South Africa. No matter where Ari is, she loves to find pick up games around the world to connect with locals, students, friends, and meet new people. 



Woza Soccer is a registered  501(c)(3) nonprofit,

EIN  46-5028056

Woza offered financially accessible international summer service trips for high school and college soccer players, using the game to create connections across cultures and support Sport for Development and Peace organizations around the world. With soccer, service work, and cultural immersion at the heart of each itinerary, we strove to broaden the perspectives of players by demonstrating their abilities to connect with people of all backgrounds and engage long term in soccer-focused social impact. 

(206) 900-5436    info@wozasoccer.com    

Though our doors are closed as of fall 2020, our legacy and spirit live on through our alumni, partners and beneficiaries.