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Soccer Shots offers three core programs to meet the developmental needs of children ages 2 to 8. It’s way more than just learning the game of soccer. We aim to build character, skills and confidence while also having a whole lot of FUN. We’re committed to providing safe, positive experiences through the game of soccer. It’s the reason parents trust Soccer Shots. Each of our three core programs teaches the right skills at the right age. Explore our programs to find the perfect fit.EXPLORE OUR PROGRAMS
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Soccer Shots is the most trusted and engaging children’s soccer program for ages 2 to 8. Join the best coaches in the business, on Soccer Island for age-appropriate soccer skills, character-building, and FUN!
We’re committed to providing safe, positive experiences through the game of soccer. It’s the reason parents trust Soccer Shots. Each of our three core programs teaches the right skills at the right age. Explore our programs to find the perfect fit. Each Soccer Shots franchise is individually owned and operated.
Bobby fell in love with soccer in 2002 and has enjoyed coaching youth soccer ever since. After getting his feet wet coaching at the YMCA, he moved on to club and school coaching. During that time, Bobby coached youth soccer year round at all levels: indoor, outdoor, 3v3, girls, boys, coed, pre-school through U19. During 2004 through 2006, he was Director of Soccer and head coach for a private school in the OKC area. He holds state level coaching licenses. In addition, to coaching soccer, In 2016, he brought Soccer Shots to the northside of the OKC area and expanded to the southside in 2019. Bobby also teaches chess to kids. He holds dearly the concept of having fun and learning along the way and truly believes success is judged by size of the child’s smile. Bobby looks forward to sharing his passion for teaching kids through Soccer Shots and the wonderful game of soccer.
Mak first began soccer at 4 years old in Oklahoma City. She continued to play through high school and college, and was captain for both her club and high school teams. Mak continues to love being a team leader as our new Director of Coaching. She has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and is bilingual in English and Spanish and hopes to apply these skills every day to create an inclusive environment for the children and staff alike. While she started her Soccer Shots career as a coach for the Philadelphia location, she is happy to be a part of her home state’s youth soccer experience. Her favorite part about being a Soccer Shots coach is getting to explore the creative minds of the children and use their fun ideas to expand the possibilities of fun on the field!
Coach Ty is from Bartlesville, OK where he was Captain for the High School Varsity Squad. While in high school, he coached a U-4 coed team, a U-8 girls team, and ran various private trainings and camps. Additionally, he played club soccer for Northeast Oklahoma FC and even won a 3v3 National Championship with some of his teammates. Ty studied at the University of Oklahoma, where he played on the Men’s Club Soccer Team. During his time at OU, he gave back to the local community by raising awareness and funds for Oklahoma Children’s Hospital Foundation and Royal Family Kid’s Camp! Coach Ty is now a full-time senior coach for Soccer Shots OKC, training and raising the bar for his fellow coaches. His favorite part about being a Soccer Shots coach is having the opportunity to allow kids to learn soccer fundamentals in a fun and safe environment!
Coach Cate’s first experience with soccer began in early elementary school when she played for a local league with North OKC Soccer Club. She went on to manage her high school soccer team for three years during which time she gained important skills in communication, group management, and teamwork. Coach Cate began working with children after earning her certifications to teach preschool at a mother’s-day-out in Yukon, Oklahoma. This sparked her passion for early childhood education. She spent years working as a live-in special needs nanny to children of varying ages where she gained important insight on the significance of nurturing every child’s individual mind to ensure equal opportunities for growth. Coach Cate believes in the power of shaping young minds through teaching kindness, self-empowerment, and the importance of caring for others and she arrives each day to soccer island with that goal in mind.
With over twenty years of recreational and competitive soccer experience and nine years of coaching youth athletes, Coach Trevor makes an excellent addition to the Soccer Shots OKC team! Trevor graduated from his hometown of Mustang, Oklahoma and later attended the University of Oklahoma to study business administration as well as earned two Personal Trainer and Nutrition Specialist certificates. Additionally, he is a senior coach assisting in the training of his fellow coaches. Coach Trevor is excited to share the imagination of children as they explore soccer island learning about life values, developing key gross motor skills, and having fun in a comfortable rewarding environment. “Guiding little feet as they make their mark on the world on the same fields that my little feet once did, has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.”
Coach Rachel began playing soccer at the age of four and played through high school. While getting a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma, she was a competitive rower and played soccer to build friendships. Rachel was drawn to Soccer Shots for their efforts to develop positive character traits at a young age. She has a wealth of soccer knowledge she is excited to share with the next generation of soccer players!
Coach Maria first started playing soccer at 3 years old in Louisville, Kentucky. She has played throughout her whole life on various school and club teams. After graduating from her high school in Fort Worth, Texas she began playing soccer and studying psychology at Oklahoma Christian University. She now has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Central Oklahoma. Over the past couple of years, Coach Maria has worked as a lifeguard and has coached children on swim teams. Coach Maria is most excited about sharing her love for soccer and giving children a fun experience to look forward to each week!
Coach Bella is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and first started playing soccer at 3 years old. Soccer has always been a big part of her life and she continues to find a love for the game years later. In college, she played at the Division 1 level for Youngstown State University and received a dual bachelor’s degree in psychology and biology and is now pursuing her Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling at the University Of Oklahoma. Coach Bella is excited to help children build their self-esteem and spark that love of soccer that she experienced when she was first starting to play!
Coach Andrew has played soccer in Edmond, Oklahoma since he was 4; playing all the way through high school! Currently he is pursuing a bachelor's degree in psychology with hopes of going to law school. Andrew has always had a passion for playing soccer so coaching was a natural extension. He is grateful to have the opportunity to make a positive impact in kids’ lives. Andrew is most excited to provide the love of the game and give the same character building he received during his youth soccer experience.
Coach Derrick began playing organized soccer at the age of 4. He was able to use that early knowledge to develop into competitive soccer in high school as well as for his Norman Club team. This is where he earned all-state and all-district awards playing for a junior college! While he is currently applying for an OT program after finishing his undergrad, he fully buys into the idea of developing young children to not just learn soccer and develop social skills, but to enjoy it as well!
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“and super instructors!“
“and Coach Leo is the best coach. He always tries to re-engage kids when their attention may be on something else or if they run off the field. He takes the time to make them feel welcome and comfortable.“
“So patient and sweet! They take the time to include every kid, work with their strengths and work on their weaknesses!“
“We’ve had three different coaches since we started Soccer Shots, and all of them have been great instructors, remembered the kids’ names, and did an excellent job getting all of the kids to participate. We’ve already recommended to several friends“