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Scott Bayliss - Soccer

Welcome to FirstPoint USA – Scott Bayliss

We recently caught up with Scott Bayliss, one of the newest soccer players to join the ranks here at FirstPoint USA. Originally hailing from Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Scott tells us he is a former pupil of Madras College, St. Andrews. Here, Scott tells a bit about his sporting background, why he wishes to pursue […]

Owen Moemken - Soccer

Owen Moemken – Welcome to FirstPoint USA

We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Owen Moemken, one of the newest soccer players to join the ranks here at FirstPoint USA. Hailing from Maidstone, Kent, Owen attended The High Weald Academy from 2010-2015, prior to his move to Maidstone Football Academy. Partnered with MidKent College, attending Maidstone Football Academy has given […]

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 […]

Nathaniel Wong - Soccer

Nathaniel Wong – Welcome to FirstPoint USA

We recently caught up with one of the newest soccer players to join the ranks here at FirstPoint USA, Nathaniel Wong. Hailing from Hong Kong, Nathaniel is a former pupil of DBS and Kellett Schools in Hong Kong, and is currently pupil at Millfield School. Here, the soccer player shares with us his sporting background […]

Lambs Rugby Partnership

Lambs Rugby – Official Scholarship Partner

FirstPoint USA are thrilled to announce their partnership with Lambs Rugby, the Independent Schools Rugby Football Club. This partnership will give the Lambs Rugby the chance to provide the best opportunities for their athletes, with regard to taking the next step into collegiate rugby. The Independent Schools RFC was set up to promote traditional rugby values and […]

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 […]

Student-Athlete - Rugby

The Greatest Truths About Being a Student-Athlete

The years you spend at college really are some of the best years of your life. Being a student-athlete can provide you with a very different college experience to that of a ‘regular’ student, but nothing can compare to the rush and excitement you get from playing college sport. Although you can go through some […]

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 […]

College Coaches

Questions You Should Be Asking College Coaches

Throughout the recruiting process, you can often feel like you’re always in the spotlight, whether being evaluated at a showcase or trying to make a great impression on social media. But, in reality, recruiting is very much a two-way street. At the end of it all, you and your family should feel confident about your […]