Michael Mobilio, Director of Operations
Michael has been apart of the game of soccer in Metro Vancouver for a variety of years. Throughout this time, Michael has amassed various coaching and playing experiences; earning numerous coaching certifications at the community and high performance level as well as various playing accolades such as collegiate honours. Since completing his Kinesiology degree in 2018, Michael has developed an immense passion for community development; specifically through children sport. With Soccer Shots, Michael is able to foster his passion of soccer to provide all children with not only the best soccer, but best sport experience to positively impact their lives.
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Jordan Campbell, Director of Operations
Jordan has been coaching and playing soccer for numerous years; accumulating experiences at the recreation and club level. Being directly involved in sport, Jordan developed a passion for sport development; specifically in recreation. Jordan has accumulated over seven years of experience in municipal recreation and is passionate about the development of children through sport. Jordan believes that Soccer Shots not only implements a great physical program for children, but is also a program which children can develop great values. Jordan wants to provide the community with the best sport experience for all children and families which is why he chose Soccer Shots.
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Brittney Zacharuk, Director of Program Development
Brittney joins our leadership team as our new Director of Program Development. Brittney will be responsible for engaging our partnered childcare centres and ensuring our program brings immense value to our childcare communities. She possesses an array of experiences related to Soccer Shots and has a great passion for our program; she is an amazing addition to our team! Brittney recently completed a History degree from the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) alongside a decorated 5-year varsity career with the women’s soccer team at UFV. She is also now one of the assistant coaches of the women’s program at UFV. Brittney spends much of her time dedicated to coaching youth soccer as she believes children sport is essential to child development. Brittney loves Soccer Shots as it provides further opportunity for communities across Metro Vancouver to learn and love the sport of soccer.
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If you have a passion for positively impacting children, we’d love to talk to you.
The “Three Cs” – Coaching, Communication and Curriculum
The foundation of Soccer Shots is our relentless commitment to providing best-in-class coaching, communication and curriculum.
The best coaches in the business
- Every Soccer Shots coach must complete our comprehensive training program to receive certification.
- All Soccer Shots coaches are trained in the use of developmentally appropriate techniques.
- Coaches are routinely evaluated and undergo ongoing training.
- Our coach selection process evaluates not only the ability to coach soccer, but also the ability to engage and inspire children.
An exceptional customer experience with ongoing communication
- You will receive a weekly summary of what your child is learning at Soccer Shots.
- We proactively communicate cancellations due to weather or other circumstances.
- Our staff understands the importance of timely, responsive communication.
Expert-approved curriculum that aligns with early childhood education standards
- Our developmentally appropriate curriculum places an emphasis on character development and skill building.
- Our program is created under the guidance of childhood education specialists, professional soccer players and experienced and licensed soccer coaches.
- We constantly re-evaluate and update our curriculum to stay current with childhood education standards.
Our Vision: To provide a beloved growth experience for every child; a remarkable experience for every family.
The History of Soccer Shots
Our founding partners, Jeremy Sorzano and Jason Webb, were soccer teammates both in college and professionally. They formed Soccer Shots® in 1997 after recognizing a lack of quality soccer programs for children under age 8. They shared an entrepreneurial spirit, a deep love of soccer, and a passion to inspire children to live fit and healthy lives.
The success of Soccer Shots in Charlotte, NC and Harrisburg, PA, where Sorzano and Webb first launched their businesses, led to several of their friends and former teammates wanting to get involved. In 2005, Soccer Shots began franchising and opened its first four franchises in OH, DE, FL, and PA. The business opportunity began to attract more soccer entrepreneurs, and Soccer Shots has enjoyed growing around the country and into Canada.
In May of 2009, Justin Bredeman, another former college soccer teammate, became the third Soccer Shots partner. Justin brought with him eight years of experience from Auntie Anne’s, Inc., a pretzel franchising company, where he led a team that supported nearly 800 franchise units. His deep understanding of the franchise business model also comes from the knowledge gained from his five years of owning and running a Soccer Shots business of his own.
From its humble beginnings, Soccer Shots has grown beyond Jeremy and Jason’s biggest dreams, with over 200 territories across 37 states and Canada. There were over 440,000 enrollments into Soccer Shots programming in 2018.
The business is consistently recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as the #1 Children’s Fitness Franchise in the U.S. And today, Soccer Shots is positioned as the best-in-class children’s soccer program with a focus on character development.
And while the accolades are appreciated, our mission remains focused – positively impacting children’s lives.
Soccer Shots Franchising, LLC is based in central Pennsylvania, just east of Harrisburg. Learn more about franchising with Soccer Shots at soccershotsfranchising.com.
Stronger Youth. Beyond the Game.
We believe that soccer is a powerful vehicle for positively impacting youth. Through our partnership with the U.S. Soccer Foundation, we aim to impact children who live in underserved communities through quality soccer programs that support their physical and personal development.