Shooting Stars Program


MVLA is excited to offer Winter and Spring Shooting Stars program, a skills based series of sessions based on the MVLA curriculum. Led by MVLA Coaches Marianna Sullivan and Kayley Sullivan, this program is open to Kinder and 1st graders (players born in 2012 & 2013) who are looking to improve their technical ability in a positive, exciting, and challenging environment. The Shooting Stars Program provides an opportunity for children to develop dribbling and shooting skills, coordination and spatial awareness while having fun playing with their friends.

Register for our 2019 Spring season below! Fall 2019 Registration will be opening in April.

Program Information

  • Open to boys and girls in Kinder & First Grade (born in 2012-2013). *TK/PreK (born in 2014), please check our Comets page for more information! Please contact Coach Kayley ( with questions.

  • Recommended that players bring water, and size 3 soccer ball.

  • Wearing cleats and shinguards under soccer socks is encouraged.

  • We have the option to hold up to 2 make-up sessions in Winter, and 1 in the Spring.

  • Our ball mastery sessions use skill-based games to promote individual time on the ball and real PASSION for playing soccer.

  • For more information please contact Coach Kayley (

  • MVLA provides a need a based financial aid program. For further information and to apply click here

Spring Session

  • Spring session will run April 8 through June 6, 2019 (8 weeks; no sessions week of April 15-19).

    • Offered on the following days - pick which works best for you:


About Coach Marianna Sullivan  
Coach Marianna has been playing and coaching very young players for twenty years and has designed, staffed and run her programs for various clubs and training companies.  She has coached ages 3-18, including ECNL teams and high school teams back in Virginia. She currently coaches the 2007 & 2012 girls at MVLA. Marianna holds TOVO Academy Barcelona training certificate, NSCAA Premier Diploma, USSF C and National Youth Licenses.

About Coach Kayley Sullivan  
Coach Kay has been coaching and teaching for ten years in Virginia, where she staffed and ran programs and camps for young players. A certified Early Childhood Educator, Coach Kay taught PreK with KIPP DC and coached with the Girl’s DA prior to moving to California this year.  She joins MVLA as their Director of Community Programs, and acts as the Volunteer Assistant Coach with Stanford Women’s Soccer. Kayley holds TOVO Academy Barcelona training certificate, USSF D and National Youth Licenses. 

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