The Team

FirstPoint USA currently employs 23 sports staff and 119 talent scouts, all sharing their expertise from the worlds of sport, education and business. Our aim is simply to come together, using our years of knowledge and expertise, to deliver a comprehensive and respected service to talented sportsmen and women.

We work hard, we have fun, and we work with young men & women we are proud of.

Executive Board

The FirstPoint International Executive Board is made up of hugely experienced and knowledgeable minds from the world of sport and business. Their links to football and sports industry ensures FirstPoint remain best in class at providing athletes with scholarship and admissions placement to US colleges and universities.

Andrew Kean

Founder & Chief Executive

Andrew Kean

University of Cincinnati

Brendan Flood

Director & Shareholder

Brendan Flood

John Banaszkiewicz

Director & Shareholder

John Banaszkiewicz

Paul Fletcher MBE

Director & Shareholder

Paul Fletcher MBE

John Davies

Chief Financial Officer

John Davies

Senior Leadership Team

The Senior Leadership Team manages all daily operations at FirstPoint and helps to ensure that every academic and sporting opportunity is being maximised on behalf of our student-athletes and their families. The SLT oversee all departments, delivering a standard of excellence across our offices in London, Manchester and Glasgow; whilst further developing relationships with over 2,500 American colleges and universities.

Andrew Kean

Founder & Chief Executive

Andrew Kean

University of Cincinnati

James Mason

Chief Operating Officer

James Mason

 

John Paul Boyle

Head of Operations

John Paul Boyle

Hartwick College

Ryan Kelly

Head of Digital Media

Ryan Kelly

Glasgow Caledonian University

Nicolle Crawford

Head of Client Services

Nicolle Crawford

 

Brendan McGroarty

Head of Clearing & Promotions

Brendan McGroarty

University of Glasgow

Martin Peterson

Marketing Manager

Martin Peterson

University of West Scotland

Kenny Brannigan

Events Manager

Kenny Brannigan

Anniesland College

Dean Kelbrick

Head Of Partnerships & Scouting

Dean Kelbrick

University of Pretoria

Sports Consultancy Team

George Thomson

Sports Consultant

George Thomson

Lewis University

Ross Leebody

Sports Consultant

Ross Leebody

Olympic College

Annabel Prior

Sports Consultant

Annabel Prior

Louisiana Tech University

Callum Macaulay

Sports Consultant

Callum Macaulay

University of Mississippi

Max Cullen

Sports Consultant

Max Cullen

Olympic College

Clearing & Promotions Team

Kris O'Neil

Clearing & Promotions Consultant

Kris O'Neil

Reinhardt College

Craig Hughes

Clearing & Promotions Consultant

Craig Hughes

Webber University

Gary McDonald

Clearing & Promotions Consultant

Gary McDonald

McPherson College

Martin Lavelle

Head of Rugby

Martin Lavelle

 

Client Services Team

Nicolle Crawford

Head of Client Services

Nicolle Crawford

 

Nicola Isaac

Client Services

Nicola Isaac

Coatbridge College

Rebecca Stewart

Client Services

Rebecca Stewart

 

Allyson Leckie

PA to Chief Executive

Allyson Leckie

Glasgow Caledonian University

Gemma Thomson

Client Services

Gemma Thomson

 

Kaitlin Hughes

Client Services

Kaitlin Hughes

 

Digital Media Team

Ryan Kelly

Head of Digital Media

Ryan Kelly

Glasgow Caledonian University

Martin Peterson

Marketing Manager

Martin Peterson

University of West Scotland

Emma Mayberry

Digital Marketing Executive

Emma Mayberry

Glasgow Caledonian University

Scouting Team

Craig Middleton

Academic Consultant

Craig Middleton

 

Matt Elmer

Sports Scout

Matt Elmer

UCFB Wembley

David Welsh

Sports Scout

David Welsh

Barton College

James Bloomfield

Sports Scout

James Bloomfield

 

Craig Henderson

Scout

Craig Henderson

Dartmouth College

Gary Murray

Sports Scout

Gary Murray

 

Ross McLean

Sports Scout

Ross McLean

 

Oyebade Onigbogi

Sports Scout

Oyebade Onigbogi

 

Ian Hunter

Strategic Partner

Ian Hunter

 

Danny Berry

Sports Scout

Danny Berry

 

Gary Anderson

Sports Scout

Gary Anderson

 

Rotimi Aremu

Sports Scout

Rotimi Aremu

 

Gonzalo Anero

Sports Scout

Gonzalo Anero

Polytechnical University of Madrid

Lewis Cullen

Sports Scout

Lewis Cullen

 

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