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PA West Soccer and Soccer Shots Formally Announce Partnership


SOCCER SHOTS Partners with PA-West Soccer for programs for kids 2-5

PA West Soccer is excited to announce a new partnership with Soccer Shots, a soccer program focusing on character development for children ages two to five years old. The local Pittsburgh Soccer Shots owner and team have met with PA West Soccer and want to provide this opportunity to the local Pittsburgh clubs.

PA West Soccer President, Keith Renner, expressed his thoughts on the new affiliation, “We’re excited to begin working with Soccer Shots. We think our partnership provides our clubs with turnkey programming that has proven success and helps fill a need.”

This new partnership enables local Soccer Shots Operators and local member clubs to form alliances and share resources to create a participant pipeline that begins with Soccer Shots’ curriculum-based program. Once participants age out of Soccer Shots they can move on to the club level for more competitive play.

“Soccer Shots Pittsburgh is thrilled to partner with PA West Soccer and be endorsed as an opportunity to provide soccer programming for children ages two to five-years-old, an age group we’ve served since 2011,” commented Soccer Shots Pittsburgh owner, Anthony Calvano. “This mutually beneficial partnership will offer PA West Soccer and Soccer Shots an opportunity to build on some existing programs and launch new ones, and help build PA West Soccer club membership. Most importantly, this partnership lays the foundation to increase participation in the sport among young children across the country.”

About Soccer Shots Pittsburgh


Owned by former Pittsburgh Riverhound professional soccer player Anthony Calvano opened up business in January 2011.  Now we’re running our program in over 100 different locations throughout the greater Pittsburgh area.  Soccer Shots is an engaging children’s soccer program with a focus on character development. Our caring team positively impacts children’s lives on and off the field through best-in- class coaching, communication and curriculum. Our coaches are the best-trained in the business. Our expert-approved curriculum is age-appropriate and aligns with childhood education standards. In addition, we provide an exceptional customer experience and ongoing communication with parents.

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About PA West Soccer

PA West Soccer Association is the largest amateur sports organization in Western Pennsylvania serving 50,000 youth and adult players. PA West Soccer Association is affiliated with over 130 youth clubs, 8 leagues, 7000 active coaches, 2100 referees and thousands of volunteers. 

In-house programs for U5 to U19 and travel programs for U10 to U19 are among the leagues offered for competitive and recreation play. The Classic Division is offered for U12 to U19 players seeking a higher level of play. TOPSoccer offers soccer programs designed for children with special needs. PA West Soccer Olympic Development Program identifies players for regional and national team consideration. Adult leagues are available for the adult player.

PA West Soccer Association members receive numerous benefits and services to support their club activities. The association offers coaching license programs, player development clinics, referee training and certification courses, referee development and assessment, a variety of tournaments, a State Association newspaper - Touchline, a video library, medical and liability insurance, and much more.




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