From the Field Category: In the News


Soccer Shots Named to Entrepreneur’s “Top 100 Franchises for Less Than $50,000” List

Are you as excited for France Fever as we are? With a Soccer Shots franchise, you’ll have an opportunity to share your passion for the sport all year long, while positively impacting your community every day. The momentum behind celebrating the Cup is not slowing down and now is the time to be a part […]

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Working with Childcare Centers

Partnering with local childcare centers, preschools and schools is one important component of the Soccer Shots proven model. Our franchise partners across North America are able to provide enrichment programs with our proprietary curriculum that aligns with state standards and encourages inclusive, child-centered activities in a safe, positive and fun environment.   The Soccer Shots […]

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11 Top Rated Youth Sports Franchises Worth Investing In

Soccer Shots ranks #1 on the Franchise Business Review list of 11 Top Rated Youth Sports Franchise Brands. Read more

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Entrepreneur’s Top 100 Franchises for Less Than $50,000 in 2019

Soccer Shots landed on the list for the top franchises that can be started for less than $50,000. These companies were ranked based on scores they received in Entrepreneur’s 2019 Franchise 500 ranking. Read the article  

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Soccer Shots Ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Top Franchises for Less Than $50,000” List

Premier Children’s Soccer Franchise Ranked as a Leading Low-Cost Franchise   HARRISBURG, Pa. – Soccer Shots, the engaging children’s soccer program best known for its focus on character development, announced today that it has been ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Top Franchises for Less Than $50,000” list. Notably, the brand was rated number 25 on the […]

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Soccer Shots Adds VP of Marketing and Communications

Premier Children’s Soccer Franchise Appoints Ashley Mitchell to Support National Initiatives and Rapid Growth   March 07, 2019 // // HARRISBURG, Pa. – Soccer Shots, the engaging children’s soccer program best known for its focus on character development, announced today its appointment of seasoned brand management professional Ashley Mitchell to Vice President of Marketing and Communications. […]

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Soccer Shots Featured by Ingram’s: Kansas City Business Magazine

We were recently featured by Ingram’s: Kansas City Business Magazine to discuss our Kansas City growth plans. The greater Kansas City area is currently riding a soccer wave, with the ongoing popularity of Sporting Kansas City, a bid to become one of the 10 U.S. cities involved in the 2026 FIFA World Cup and coming […]

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Timeout: What are the Numbers?

Ready to get the ball rolling with Soccer Shots? Here are a few numbers you should know.   From its humble beginnings, Soccer Shots has grown beyond its founders biggest dreams, boasting 206 locations throughout the United States and Canada. And while the brand continues to reach new heights, its mission remains focused – to […]

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Top 5 Qualities of a Successful Soccer Shots Franchisee

The success of each local business, the strength of our brand, the unit growth of our system and the financial strength of our franchising company all boil down to one critical variable – the people. For the right person, Soccer Shots franchise ownership is rewarding and lucrative. Have you ever wondered what it takes to […]

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Soccer Shots Ranked as Top Children’s Soccer Franchise

Soccer Shots announced today that it has been named to Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500® list, considered the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Soccer Shots has been rated as the top children’s soccer franchise and was ranked in the top half of the list overall. The prestigious award validates the progress the company […]

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Soccer Shots Warms Up to Make a Powerful Strike for Franchise Growth in 2019

Premier Children’s Soccer Franchise Plans for Expansion into New Communities; Sets Objective of Serving One Million Children by 2022   February 06, 2019 // HARRISBURG, Pa. – Soccer Shots, the engaging children’s soccer program best known for its focus on character development, announced today a game plan that sets the stage for aggressive growth across […]

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Forbes 2018 List: Best Franchises to Buy

Forbes presents its list of 60 brands across the country—grouped by cost and ranked based on insider data including growth rates, earning potential, market adaptability and more. The purpose of this ranking was for Forbes to give people who are looking into buying a franchise a bird’s eye view of how different franchises’ health and […]

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FBR’s Top 100 Franchises for Less Than $50,000

Buying a franchise doesn’t have to break the bank. Below you’ll find the Franchise Business Review’s top franchises that can be started for less than $50,000, ranked based on their scores they received in Entrepreneur’s 2018 Franchise 500 ranking. Soccer Shots ranked #24! >See FBR’s Top 100 Franchises Under $50,000

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Soccer Shots Opens Franchise Support Center

Soccer Shots, a franchise company that provides an engaging children’s soccer program with a focus on character development, today announced that it will unveil its new 16,000 square foot headquarters on Thursday, April 5. This joint venture between Soccer Shots Franchising and Soccer Shots Harrisburg/York is three times larger than its previous headquarters and able to […]

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The annual Urban Soccer Symposium Begins!

Soccer Shots CEO Justin Bredeman had the pleasure of kicking off the 12th Annual Urban Soccer Symposium for 2018.  The Urban Soccer Symposium, which is presented by Soccer Shots, is taking place now through March 25. The Urban Soccer Symposium hosts community leaders and speakers from across the nation who are dedicated to improving the field of […]

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Soccer Shots Welcomes New VP of Operations

Soccer Shots is excited to announce the addition of a new member to our team! Mike Mercado joined our team on January 3 as our new VP of Franchise Operations. His role oversees curriculum, technology, events and the Operations Specialist Team. He also holds a seat on the SSF Leadership Team. Mike comes to us […]

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FBR’s Top 50 Franchise Opportunities for 2018

For their top 50 franchise list for 2018, the Franchise Business Review surveyed approximately 30,000 actual franchise owners, representing 334 franchise brands, to identify the Top 50 Franchises. This ranking is based on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance. Soccer Shots is proud to be recognized by the Franchise Business Review as a top franchise for 2018! […]

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U.S. Youth Soccer Partnership

Soccer Shots Named Official Two to Five-Year-Old Soccer Program of US Youth Soccer Partnership creates soccer enthusiast pipeline that begins with Soccer Shots’ curriculum-based program and continues through local US Youth Soccer Clubs    HARRISBURG, Pa. (Dec. 12, 2017) – Soccer Shots, an engaging children’s soccer program with a focus on character development, recently announced […]

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FBR’s Top Franchises for Veterans

November 7, 2017 | by Eric Stites Thank you to those who have served! Soccer Shots is proud to be recognized by the Franchise Business Review as a top franchise for veterans. >Read the full article

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FBR’s Top Sports and Fitness Franchises for Kids

Franchise Business Review surveyed hundreds of franchisees from dozens of child fitness brands to help identify the Top Sports & Fitness Franchises for Kids based exclusively on the satisfaction and reviews of actual franchise owners. Read the full article   October 20, 2017 | by Michael Kupfer

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Soccer Shots Franchising - Top Franchise Award Winner

Franchise Business Review’s Top 50

Thanks to the positive feedback provided by our franchisees, Soccer Shots Franchising was recognized as one of Franchise Business Review’s Top 50 Franchise Opportunities. Out of more than 30,000 individual franchisee survey responses, representing more than 334 leading franchise brands, we ranked #22. Not only that, but we came in at #6 in our franchise […]

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More Joy, Less Scoring

From the stands, the soccer match might have looked a bit odd. The coach was singing most of the directions and applauding players for being good listeners. But the goal wasn’t scoring — it was learning the basics of the sport and thinking positively about themselves and others, and the 12 preschoolers at Celebree in […]

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Soccer Shots Turns Passion Into Career

Franchise Business Review conducted a Q&A with Raleigh-Durham franchise partner, Trey Alexander. During the interview, Trey talks about the support he receives as a franchisee, how long it took for him to make a profit and the best part about owning a franchise. Read the full article    July 15, 2016 | by Emma Pearson

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Soccer Shots featured on CNBC

Alex Woods started with Soccer Shots as a part-time coach to make extra money during his professional soccer career with the Charlotte Eagles. Little did he know, his coaching gig would turn into a business opportunity that now allows him to manage a team of 30 people with a gross revenue of $1.5 million in […]

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