Category Archives: class of 2016

Former Client – George Northwood

Former FirstPoint USA client, George Northwood, has recently completed the first year of his rugby scholarship at the University of Mary Washington. We recently caught up with George to find out about his experiences in the states so far, and to get some advice for prospective student athletes.  George tells us that he has been […]

Former Client – Top 5 Tips Before Heading Out to the US

Campbell Gibson is a former client here at FirstPoint USA and has recently completed the first year of his soccer scholarship at the University of South Carolina. Before heading out to the states, Campbell was a member of the Scottish Youth Football Association for four years; and played with Harmony Row FC where he was […]

MLS Player Combine For One Of Our Own!

He’s a teammate of former Ballon d’or winner Kaka as well as former AC Milan and Italy star Antonio Nocerino. He is also seen by some as one, if not the best young player in the MLS and already has 19 appearances for Canada. Of course we are talking about Orlando City’s Cyle Larin who […]

Congratulations Steven McAra!

Where are you from and what’s your sporting background? I am from Kirkintilloch, which is 7 miles outside of Glasgow town centre. I have played football for many Junior League football teams from 2005 – 2015; I also was involved with my primary school football team. 7 a side league games on a weekly basis. […]

Congratulations Jamie Berrisford!

    Where are you from and what’s your sporting background?  I am from Stonehaven, a small seaside town just south of Aberdeen.  I started playing rugby when I was 5 with Mackie academy FPRFC and stayed them until age 12 when we joined with Ellon RFC (another local club) and played with the joined clubs for […]

Tim Spencer Joins FirstPointUSA

We’d like to welcome Tim Spencer to the FirstPointUSA family. Tim has this to say upon joining us. “I was born in New Zealand but now live in Ireland and hold both citizenship I have experience in many different sports but predominantly rugby and athletics. I have just finished my leaving certificate exams the results of […]

Alex Rimmer Is Heading To USAO

  I am from Warrington and have played football for as long as I can remember. It’s not just been football all my life, I’ve played cricket, competed in triathlons and golf. However, football has always been the main focus, I’ve played for many local teams around my area, only notable team would be Manchester […]

Ayanda Tshuma Is Heading To Charleston!

  Where are you from and what’s your sporting background? I’m from South Africa. I grow up playing sports all my life since primary school. I always want to be the best and always strive to be the best in all sports that I played or took part in when I was in school. I played […]

Congratulations William Newton!

Where are you from and what’s your sporting background? I live in a small town named Melton Mowbray in the Leicestershire area. Having an attraction to sport and naturally being very competitive at a young age, it enticed me into getting involved into as many sports as I possibly could – football was what I […]

Campbell Mason’s Heading To Rio Grande

Campbell Mason has recently committed to The University of Rio Grande. Last season Rio were ranked no.1 soccer team in the NAIA. Campbell will be joined by fellow FPUSA player Billy Spink and both will head out to the states this August. Also playing for Rio Grande is Ben Mendoza  who has enjoyed tremendous success in his first […]