Meet The Coaches

We are proud to have the best coaches in youth soccer.

Jamie Messmore

Jamie Messmore


Coach Jamie has a passion for soccer and the Peoria community. Moving to Central Illinois after graduating from Illinois State University, she met her husband Joe. Together, they have two children, Scarlett and Audrey. An avid soccer player and fan since the age of 5, Jamie knows first hand the benefits and structure the sport can provide to children at a young age. She looks forward to bringing the stellar curriculum and fun that Soccer Shots provides to all Peoria area children.

Victoria Alves

Executive Director

Coach Victoria grew up with a soccer ball at her feet in New England. She graduated from Illinois State University and moved to Peoria with her fiancé.  She currently has her USSF D License and Level One Goalkeeping Diploma.

In her free time, Victoria enjoys spending time training Goalkeepers in Central Illinois, spending time with her fiancé, and going on adventures with her dog!

As a former player, coach, and soccer super fan, Victoria knows the benefits of getting involved in organized sports. The developmentally appropriate curriculum, structure, and basic skills Soccer Shots provides, makes this a valuable program for any child in Peoria.

Employment Opportunities

If you have a passion for positively impacting youth through sports, visit our employment portal to view Soccer Shots job opportunities.