Category Archives: NAIA

Scott Brown - WVU Tech

Former Client – Scott Brown

We recently caught up with former FirstPoint USA client, Scott Brown, who received a soccer scholarship from West Virginia University Institute of Technology. As a member of our Class of 2015, Scott is soon due to begin his junior year at WVU Tech. Here, Scott shares with us his experiences from his time in the […]

Euan Brady - Heading to UNOH

Euan Brady – Committed to UNOH

Congratulations to FirstPoint USA client, Euan Brady, who has committed to a soccer scholarship at the University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH). We recently caught up with Euan to hear how he found the process of obtaining his scholarship, what he is most looking forward to upon beginning his life as a student athlete, and his aspirations […]

Soccer Player - Marcus Illingworth

Marcus Illingworth – Committed to the University of Rio Grande

We recently caught up with FirstPoint USA client, Marcus Illingworth, who has committed to a soccer scholarship at the University of Rio Grande. Marcus hails from Uckfield, East Sussex and is a former pupil of Cumnor House prep school and Charterhouse School in Godalming. Here, we caught up with Marcus to find out some more […]

Soccer Player - Cameron Saul

Former Client – Cameron Saul

We recently caught up with Former FirstPoint USA client, Cameron Saul. In 2015, Cameron headed out to the US after having committed to a soccer scholarship at Young Harris College. After his freshman year, Cameron transferred to Waldorf University to continue his studies and soccer career. Here, Cameron tells us about his experiences regarding the […]

Soccer Player - Ben Andoh

Ben Andoh – Committed to the University of Rio Grande

Congratulations to soccer player and FirstPoint USA client, Ben Andoh, who has recently committed to a soccer scholarship at the University of Rio Grande, Ohio. We caught up with Ben and he shared with us his experiences from throughout the process of obtaining a scholarship and what he is looking forward to upon heading out […]

Max Dalgarno - Committed to LSUA

Max Dalgarno – Committed to LSUA

Congratulations to FirstPoint USA client, Max Dalgarno, who has recently committed to a soccer scholarship at Louisiana State University of Alexandria. In his soccer career so far, Max has played with Invergordon FC, Ross County, Inverness Caledonian Thistle, and Brora Rangers. Here, Max tells us how he found the process of obtaining his scholarship, why […]

what is a redshirt

What Is A “Redshirt” ?

Something at FirstPoint USA we often get asked is “what is a redshirt” when it comes to US colleges and universities. Essentially a “redshirt” is an athlete who is withdrawn from a college or universities sporting events for a year to develop their skills and extend their period of playing eligibility by a year. The […]

soccer scholarships

Soccer Scholarships For Mohammed Mohammed & Paolo Cannonero

Both Mohammed Mohammed and Paolo Cannonero have intentions of securing Soccer Scholarships out in the States like hundreds of FirstPoint Athletes before them have. Mohammed who hails from London has dreamed of becoming a soccer player at a high level since a young age and has realised the importance of education alongside the sport he […]

soccer scholarships

Soccer Scholarships | Aaron Dargie and Callum Flinn

It’s a warm welcome to FirstPoint USA to Aaron Dargie who is the latest athlete to embark on one of the hundreds of soccer scholarships in the States. The Falkirk native aims to thrive on the soccer field upon his arrival in the US having played for the likes of Falkirk FC and Central Boys […]

college sport

College Sport On The Rise?

The NFL is without a doubt, the biggest of all US Sports. The whole college sport setup itself dwarfs other sports in the nation with coverage of it as in depth as we may see here in Britain with the Premier League. According to Sporting Intelligence, in 2015 the NFL’s 23 professional teams averaged over […]