Kick It Miami

location: Hialeah, Miami

May 2017 - Present

Context

Impacts

  • Brand new signature soccer programme launched in partnership with the Miami FC and the City of Hialeah

  • Supported by Italian soccer legend and Miami FC Head Coach Alessandro Nesta

  • High quality soccer coaching will be delivered by local soccer academy: J10 Fútbol Academy, which was founded by internationally renowned street soccer star Jason Jayzinho Quezada

Programme outline

The programme provides 45 boys and girls aged 7 to 12 with access to a sports and educational programme.

  • Soccer programme delivered by J10 Fútbol Academy, where children learn and grow in the game with consistency and discipline individually and as a team

  • Training sessions twice a week, for a total of 9 months

  • The coaches will place an emphasis on teaching discipline and building social skills

  • Life skills workshops will focus on nutrition, education on health and well-being, and motivational mentorship talks.

Partners