Category Archives: Staff

USA Conventions

United Soccer Coaches Convention & USA Rugby NDS

We are thrilled to announce that this week, FirstPoint USA will be in the States to attend both the United Soccer Coaches Convention, and the USA Rugby National Development Summit. The 2018 United Soccer Coaches Convention takes place from 17th-21st January, in Philadelphia, and the FirstPoint USA team are delighted to be attending. FirstPoint USA’s […]

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 […]

Laura Baker - Field Hockey

Laura Baker’s Top 10 Tips For Playing Hockey in the USA

This is a guest blog by FirstPoint USA Sports Consultant, Laura Baker; a former Virginia Commonwealth University field hockey student athlete. Having completed her Bachelors in Business Management and Masters in Sports Leadership degrees at the school, while also having a stellar playing career for the school, Laura continued to work for the University as a […]

Brendan McGroarty - Rugby

Brendan McGroarty’s Top 10 Tips for Playing Rugby in the US

This is a guest blog written by FirstPoint USA’s Head of Clearing and Promotions, Brendan McGroarty. Brendan played rugby for his local club, Greenock Wanderers, from the age of 7 to 25. Today, Brendan is still enjoying a playing career in the top flight Scottish Premiership with Glasgow Hawks. Here, Brendan shares his top 10 […]

Toby Loveridge - Running Tips

Toby Loveridge’s Top 10 Tips for Distance Running

This is a guest blog, written by FirstPoint USA Sports Consultant, Toby Loveridge. Toby completed his postgraduate degree at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, where he was ranked in the top ten in school history in every event over 1500 metres. Here, Toby shares his top 10 tips for distance running; both at home and in […]