Where Our Children Play

About Joel

Joel Franco is a versatile and passionate professional who combines his love for film and sports in multiple roles and skills. He has over 20 years of experience as a producer/director, creating compelling and artistic stories for feature films and television. He also has a strong background in physical education and coaching.

Currently, he is the head soccer coach of the varsity girls team at Desert Pines High School, where he leads and empowers the young athletes to achieve their potential and goals. He is also the founder and leader of Chesapeake Films, a full-service film and television production company that blends talent and creativity to produce engaging and commercial works. 

Additionally, he is the executive director of Where Our Children Play, a global organization that supports children involved in sports with resources and networks. Franco’s vision, leadership, and dedication drive him to excel in his diverse and fulfilling endeavors.