Irishman Shane Carew is coach of the California State University, Monterey Bay soccer program. Chasing the Goal follows former League of Ireland and US college player's attempts to interject himself in a new community that produces world-class talent yet is faced with difficult living conditions.

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Irishman Shane Carew is coach of the California State University, Monterey Bay soccer program. Chasing the Goal follows former League of Ireland and US college player’s attempts to interject himself in a new community that produces world-class talent yet is faced with difficult living conditions.

Set amongst the backdrop of the rural Salinas Valley, which produces an estimated 65% of the USA’s agriculture supply and is home to an immense immigrant population, the short film series dives deep into the struggle to recruit in that environment, the adversity of flourishing in those circumstances and the desire to win.