Soccer Star – San Diego is an online reality TV show which showcases local soccer talent, local clubs, businesses and the City of San Diego. The show offers young players between the ages of 18 and 23 the chance to begin their professional soccer career through a training agreement with the San Diego Flash Soccer Club. The Flash is coached by renowned English Premiership soccer player and Fox Soccer Analyst Warren Barton.
The show, which concluded filming in late June, saw the 11 finalists participate in matches, skills challenges and be educated on life as a professional sportsman.
Soccer Star Producer, Ryan Ginard, said that the opportunities stemming from this show for local players should not be underestimated, especially given one of the Flash players (Ryan Guy) signed a contract last year with the New England Revolution on the word of Coach Barton and two players from the recently completed 2012 campaign (Captain Adrian DuBois and midfielder Sergio Valle-Ortiz)
“Dreams are created on the back of innovative projects such as this. Players who feel they have fallen through the cracks get a genuine shot at kick-starting a professional soccer career.
“This show is unique in that there is nothing like this out there in the U.S. and we hope that aspiring soccer players will be able to relate to it and be inspired to continue to work hard on and off the field to achieve their goals” Ginard said.
Soccer Star – San Diego was created, filmed and produced locally with no budget. Advertising dollars were sourced from a crowd funding website and producers are excited by the premise of the show and what it could do for the exposure of soccer nationwide if picked up by a network.
The video can be found on the all new Soccer Star – San Diego website http://www.soccerstarsandiego.com
Producers will also be holding a special preview party of the show for San Diego Soccer fans tomorrow evening (Wednesday July 25) at the Bare Back Grill, Gaslamp. The event kicks off with a viewing party from 5:30pm for the MLS All-Star vs. Chelsea FC match with a special clip of the upcoming TV pilot following shortly after.
The Bare Back Grill is located 624 E St (between 6th Ave & 7th Ave) to RSVP your spot email firstname.lastname@example.org