Coaching for Success

Coach-Mentor Victoria’s Story For the past two years, I have worked with Soccer for Success as a coach-mentor. During that time, I’ve seen the program evolve to a truly transformative and engaging endeavor that is changing lives. My work involves coaching 15 energetic and loving, 3rd- to 5th-grade girls of all differing soccer levels. I’ve played the […]

The Healthier Choice

Fourth-grader Alexandra has been a part of Soccer for Success for four seasons now. Over the course of the past few years, her coaches have watched Alexandra experience a tremendous transformation. The child who used to eat chips, candy, and other junk food has gradually turned to healthier choices: fruits, vegetables and water. Alexandra’s attitude has improved, […]

Giving The Game

For Louis, a 13-year-old in Centreville, Va., choosing a service project for his upcoming bar mitzvah was easy. Soccer is a big part of Louis’ life — he’s been playing for nine years. So when tasked with picking a project that would help to make the world a better place, Louis chose to spread the […]

The Full Circle

At the age of 13, Daniel joined Soccer for Success. He joined to play soccer, not knowing the mentorship and support he would also receive. While at times he could have a rebellious attitude of his own, Daniel was always respectful to his team and coach-mentors. After two years, he graduated from Soccer for Success and began high […]