Kick It Miami
location: Hialeah, Miami
June 2017 - March 2018
City of Hialeah is one of the largest cities in the United States, with 19.7% of families living below the poverty line
Kick It Miami was launched with the local community, using sport as a vehicle to create new opportunities that help children learn and develop
The programme provides 45 boys and girls aged 7 to 12 with access to a sports and educational programme.
High quality soccer coaching delivered by J10 Fútbol Academy, founded by internationally renowned street soccer star Jason Jayzinho Quezada
Gives access for children with families of low income to participate in regular sport activities
- In partnership with the Miami FC and the City of Hialeah Parks and Recreation
The coaches place an emphasis on teaching discipline and building social skills and children grow in the game individually and as a team
Training sessions twice a week, for a total of 9 months with life skills workshops that focus on nutrition, education on health and well-being, and motivational mentorship talks.