Our 2020 Winter Indoor Seasons are open for enrollment and start in January! Programs for ages 2-8.

About Us

As the premier Children’s Soccer Experience, our mission is clear – at Soccer Shots Frederick, we aim to positively impact children’s lives.

Local Information

Ashley Franta, Regional Director

Ashley was born and raised in Harrisburg, PA, but now resides in Baltimore, MD with her husband and dog.  She is a graduate of Misericordia University in Dallas, PA, where she played soccer and majored in Elementary Education/Special Education. As a member of the women’s soccer team, Ashley served as a team captain and was an All-Conference player and MVP. Prior to her position as Regional Director for Soccer Shots, Ashley served as a Program Director and Program Coordinator. She also taught first grade, has experience in government relations, and spent two years as an assistant coach at the high school level.

Phone Number: 202-957-8252
Email Address: [email protected]


Camilo Beltran, Executive Director

Camilo is a former Maryland regional and state champion soccer player from Bethesda Chevy Chase High School. Camilo also grew up playing for the Bethesda Soccer Club where he won multiple championships and accolades. Camilo attended University of Maryland College Park where he majored in finance with a minor in marketing and Spanish business culture. Camilo has been coaching youth soccer in Northern Virginia for more than six years. His positions have included the Potomac School in Mclean, the Great Falls High Performance Academy, and NCSL and WAGS travel teams for the Reston Soccer Association. Camilo holds a USSF D License.


OPERATIONS


Kylie Cragg, Administrative Program Coordinator

Kylie has been playing soccer since she was 6 years old in her hometown of Rochester, New York.  Kylie received her Bachelor’s of Science in Sport Management from SUNY Brockport. While at SUNY Brockport Kylie studied art and history abroad for 4 months in Granada, Spain. Kylie continued to participate in soccer throughout college as she was a part of her college’s club team. Kylie credits her participation in soccer from childhood to adulthood as what drew her to Soccer Shots. Kylie enjoys the ability to incorporate her passion for the sport of Soccer into her career while also being able to empower and engage children.

Phone Number: 202-957-8252
Email Address: [email protected]


Kristene Mumby, Public Program Coordinator

Kristene first played soccer with her brothers at the age of four and stayed a part of her life throughout her High School and College years. In High school she played Soccer and Ran track. While attending The University of Maryland-College Park Kristene continued to play soccer while studying Family Science. Kristene coached for Beach FC, as well as, returned to  coached soccer for two years at the high school she attended. 

Phone Number: 410-429-0241
Email Address: [email protected]

 


Angelina Pruto, Assistant Administrative Program Coordinator

For Angelina Soccer became a part of her life at the age of 5 when she played for a local league in her hometown of Fishersville, Virginia. Angelina received her Associates in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Graphic Design at Anne Arundel Community College and is currently pursuing her Bachelors in Business and Marketing at The University of Maryland Global Campus. Angelina began with Soccer Shots as a coach in 2019 and is currently the Assistant Operations Coordinator for the Howard/Annapolis/Frederick area.

Phone Number: 202-957-8252
Email Address: [email protected]

 


COACHING


Jerel Walker, Director of Coaching

Jerel, also known as J.W., is a former Division 1 Head Coach. Jerel comes to Soccer Shots from Howard Community College where he served as Academic Advisor in the Department of Athletics. Before arriving at HCC, he worked as an adjunct professor at Holmes Community College and an Athletic Administrator at Jackson State University. Jerel has a Master’s degree in Sport Management and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership.

Phone Number: 606-212-6192
Email Address: [email protected]


Cheyenne Novreske, Coaching Program Coordinator

Cheyenne grew up in Hanover, Maryland, and started playing soccer at the age of 7. She continued to play soccer through out high school and for a year at Anne Arundel Community College. In high school, she volunteered as a coach with her club team which lead her to want to work with young children. She coached with Soccer Shots for one year prior to her current position.

Phone Number: 202-957-8252
Email Address: [email protected]

 


Kaitlyn Dorn, Assistant Coaching Program Coordinator

Kaitlyn began playing soccer at the age of 4 participating in tournament leagues, travel & recreational soccer throughout high school and into college. Kaitlyn attended Middlesex County College where she received her degree in Criminal Justice. After College she created, managed and played on a travel team she formed with former Soccer Players from her years at Middlesex County College. Kaitlyn discovered Soccer Shots after enrolling her son in a program in California. She credits her incredible experience as a Soccer Shots parent as the deciding factor to pursue a career with Soccer Shots. Kaitlyn started as a Coach in 2019 and currently holds the position of Assistant Coaching Program Coordinator. 

Phone Number: 202-957-8252
Email Address: [email protected]

 


 

Employment

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Career Opportunities

The “Three C's” – 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

  1. Every Soccer Shots coach must complete our comprehensive training program to receive certification.
  2. All Soccer Shots coaches are trained in the use of developmentally appropriate techniques.
  3. Coaches are routinely evaluated and undergo ongoing training.
  4. 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

  1. You will receive a weekly summary of what your child is learning at Soccer Shots.
  2. We proactively communicate cancellations due to weather or other circumstances.
  3. Our staff understands the importance of timely, responsive communication.

Expert-approved curriculum that aligns with early childhood education standards

  1. Our developmentally appropriate curriculum places an emphasis on character development and skill building.
  2. Our program is created under the guidance of childhood education specialists, professional soccer players and experienced and licensed soccer coaches.
  3. 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 1998 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.

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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.