From the Sidelines
Local Leadership Information
Jason Webb, Executive Director & Founder:
A native of Central PA, Jason played soccer collegiately at Messiah College and professionally with the Charlotte Eagles and Harrisburg HEAT. Jason has worked extensively with young soccer players over the past fifteen years and has contributed significantly to the development of the national Soccer Shots curriculum. Jason is an active member of the NSCAA and currently resides in Hummelstown, PA with his wife Mandy; daughters Ella, Clara and Lyla and son Noah.
Melissa Haldeman, Program Coordinator:
Melissa is originally from the Harrisburg area and grew up playing soccer for local teams, including LDC and Challenge United. After playing high school soccer at Hershey, Melissa went to Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, to continue her soccer career. After two years, Melissa came back to Pennsylvania and graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. in recreation, park and tourism management. For the last seven years, she worked in the hospitality industry with Hershey Entertainment and Resorts, but soccer never truly left her life. Since college, she has been an instructor for Soccer Shots, as well as the JV coach for the Milton Hershey High School girls' soccer team. Melissa lives in Hershey with her husband Brenton, daughter Grace and son Bryce.
Soccer Shots' outstanding crew of instructors consists of local professional soccer players, local college soccer players, and other highly qualified and motivated soccer coaches. Their #1 goal is to ensure your child is having a good and safe time while learning basic soccer skills, teamwork, and fair play.
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