Meet The Coaches

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

Joe McCain

Joe McCain

President/Integrator

Coach Joe moved to San Diego from Arkansas to attend graduate school at San Diego State University where he led an international research project on the Coronados Islands of Mexico. He has played soccer his entire life, and has been coaching and working with kids for over fifteen years. He loves working with Soccer Shots, making kids laugh, and talking with his students. Coach Joe is passionate about education, positive communication, and the important role that sports and physical activity play in a child’s development.

 He is an archeologist and has an archaeological project on the Coronados Islands of Mexico.
 He used to live on a small farm with his cats, ducks, chickens, and goat.
 Favorite quote: “When you come to a fork in the road, take it”
–Yogi Berra

Coach Josh

Coach Josh

Program Director

Coach Josh grew up in California and has played soccer his entire life. He loves working with Soccer Shots, making his students laugh, and surfing with Coach Joe. Coach Josh is a Padres fan and loves watching any team that Messi is playing for.

Coach Phil

Coach Phil

Program Coordinator and Elite Coach

Coach Phil has been in the Soccer Shots family for over three years. He
came for the soccer, but he stayed for the fun that comes with teaching
kids. He is a certified soccer coach, referee, and substitute teacher who has
taken courses in early childhood education.

 Originally from Huntington
Beach
 His dad was his coach when he
was the age of his current
students
 He makes a mean chowder!

Coach Greg

Coach Greg

Program Coordinator

Coach Greg is a Program Coordinator with Soccer Shots San Diego. He loves cashews, Mt. Dew, and working with kids. Coach Greg likes the LA Dodgers, but we won’t hold that against him!

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