Tag Archives: Female soccer scholarship

Welcome to FirstPoint USA – Emma Hayes

We recently caught up with FirstPoint USA client, Emma Hayes, one of the newest soccer players to join the ranks here at FirstPoint USA. Originally hailing from Bangor, Northern Ireland, Emma moved to Montrose, Scotland at the age of six. Where, she attended Lochside Primary School and Montrose Academy. Here, Emma shares with us her […]

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 […]

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 Saltash.net 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 […]

Coralie Kouassi - US

Coralie Kouassi – Committed to USAO

Congratulations to FirstPoint USA client, Coralie Kouassi, who has recently committed to a soccer scholarship at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. Coralie has previously played for AFC Wimbledon Ladies FC, and currently plays for Sutton United Ladies FC whilst also studying at Kingston University, London. Here, Coralie tells us about her decision […]

NCAA Proposals - Transfers

NCAA Proposals Would Ease Path for Transfers

Currently, NCAA rules allow for coaches and administrators to freely leave one school for another, but student athletes face restrictions in doing the same thing. However, current proposals suggest that the rules for transfers may soon move away from schools, and towards college athletes – a move that could be viewed as long overdue. The Division […]

Megan obtained a soccer scholarship

Former Client – Megan Fae Wilson

Former FirstPoint USA client, Megan Fae Wilson went to the states on a soccer scholarship in 2013 and is soon due to graduate from Harris-Stowe State University. Megan took some time out of her busy schedule to answer some questions for us about life as a student athlete, dealing with homesickness and plans after graduation. Megan […]

Amelia Thompson – Welcome to FirstPoint USA

Soccer player, Amelia Thompson, comes from Newcastle upon Tyne and we are pleased to welcome her to the ranks here at FirstPoint USA. Amelia has attended a three-tier education system here in the UK attending Appletree Gardens First School, Monkseaton Middle School, and Monkseaton High School, where she is currently enrolled for sixth form. Amelia […]

Former Client and UM Student Athlete – Maisie Baker

Former FirstPoint USA client, Maisie Baker, has recently completed her second year at the University of Miami where she received a soccer scholarship. Recently, the student athlete took some time out to tell us about her time out in the states and some of her sporting highlights from playing with the University of Miami’s, Hurricanes. Originally […]

Life After College – A Coaching Career

After completing your four years at college, it can be confusing looking towards the future. Hopefully, you will be given the opportunity to become professional or semi professional, and you can continue to play your chosen sport – be it football, rugby, field hockey or golf. However, for some, coaching can provide a steady career, […]

College Focus – The University of Miami

One of the biggest universities of the Sunshine State with a current population of over 16,000, the University of Miami is located on a beautiful 453-acre campus in the city of Coral Gables. It offers one of the best college football teams in the nation and a host of modern facilities, ensuring students feel at […]