Category Archives: Soccer

Super Y League Finals – FirstPoint USA Visit

This week in Bradenton, Florida, marked a new beginning for FirstPoint USA. As the Official Soccer Scholarship Partner of the Super Y League, we were invited to attend their National Finals held at the IMG Academy in Bradenton. Four of our sports consultants (Callum Macaulay, Annabel Prior, Matt Johl and Ross Leebody) were in attendance along […]

Juwon Akintunde - Soccer

Former Client Juwon Akintunde – Experiences and Aspirations

We recently caught up with FirstPoint USA client, Juwon Akintunde, a member of our Class of 2014. Nearing the end of his four-year soccer scholarship, here Juwon shares with us how he found the process of obtaining a scholarship, the highlights from his time in the States, and his plans for the future. Hailing from […]

Former Client Liam Ireland – Experiences and Aspirations

Liam Ireland hails from Edinburgh and was amongst FirstPoint USA’s Class of 2014. A former student of Stewart’s Melville College, prior to making the move to the US, Liam played for Hibernian, Rangers, Livingston and Edinburgh City. We recently caught up with Liam who is nearing the end of a very successful four years at […]

Weekend Successes – A Client and Alumni Roundup

Over the weekend, we saw a number of successes for many of our FirstPoint USA clients and alumni.  Here we’ve put together a list highlighting just some of many recent achievements and successes.   UWA Men’s Soccer For the fourth year in a row, the University of West Alabama Tigers have captured the Gulf South […]


ADP Soccer – Partnership

Here at FirstPoint USA, we are pleased to announce our partnership with ADP soccer, and are looking forward to working alongside Josh and his team. Throughout this partnership, we will be helping a number of ADP Academy players to secure sports scholarships across the states. ADP Soccer Academy (Advanced Development Pathway) was established in 2014 […]

Eleri Griffiths - Soccer Player

Welcome to FirstPoint USA – Eleri Griffiths

We’re pleased to welcome soccer player, Eleri Griffiths, to the ranks here at FirstPoint USA. Eleri hails from Saltash, Cornwall and attends Community School. We recently caught up with Eleri to find out some more about her sporting background, what attracted her to the idea of studying in the states, and her plans for […]

Soccer Player - Haroldas Vaicekauskas

Welcome to FirstPoint USA – Haroldas Vaicekauskas

Haroldas Vaicekauskas is the most recent soccer player to join the ranks here at FirstPoint USA. Hailing from Lithuania, Haroldas began playing soccer at the age of 7. Haroldas instantly fell in love with the sport and was quickly winning medals, trophies and tournaments with his team – as well as being named captain. We […]

JAY - University of Jamestown

Jean Avitt Youth – Committed to the University of Jamestown

Congratulations to FirstPoint USA client, Jean Avitt Youth, who has committed to a soccer scholarship at the University of Jamestown, North Dakota. We caught up with Jean to find out how he found the process of obtaining his scholarship, what he is looking forward to most upon arriving in the states, and his plans for […]

Louis Parham

Louis Parham – Welcome to FirstPoint USA

Welcome to FirstPoint USA, Louis Parham. Louis hails from Essex and is currently at student at Seevic College where he is studying his A Levels. We recently caught up with the soccer player to find out some more about him, why he wishes to study in the states, and his aspirations for the future. Louis […]

Josh Forth - Ancilla Soccer Team

Former Client – Josh Forth

We recently caught up with former FirstPoint USA client, Josh Forth, who has completed the second year of his soccer scholarship at Ancilla College. Our Class of 2015 alumni, has recently committed to play at the University of West Alabama for the remainder of his studies. Here, Josh shares with us experiences of his sophomore […]