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Tim Tilleman Fall 2019

College voetbalbeurs Amerika Tim

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Dutch
January-20-2001
2019
3.2

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Jade Elling (Forward) fall 2019

Voetbal beurs Amerika Jade

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Dutch
20-February-2000
2017
3.7

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Frank de Rooij Fall 2019

College voetbalbeurs Amerika Frank

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Dutch
March-29-2001
2019
4.0

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Roel van Linschoten Fall 2019

College voetbal beurs Amerika Roel

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Dutch
Febuary-05-1998
2016
3.81

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Alexander Rijsman Fall 2020

College voetbalbeurs USA Alexander

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Dutch
January-24th-2002
2020
3.3

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Jip Tardij Fall 2019

Voetbal beurs Amerika Jip

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Dutch
January-8th-2002
2019
3.0

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Lotte Koot Fall 2019

College voetbal beurs Amerika Lotte

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Dutch
January-23-2001
2019
3.3

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Patrick Klunder Fall 2019

Voetbalbeurs Amerika Patrick

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Dutch
January-29-2001
2019
2.5

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Lisa Verhoeven Fall 2019

College voetbal beurs Amerika Lisa

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Dutch
20-January-2001
2019
3.6

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Niroel Kanhai Fall 2019

College voetbal beurs Amerika Niroel

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Dutch
January-24-2000
2019
2.5

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Luuk Teurlinx Placed

Voetbal beurs amerika Luuk keeper

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Dutch
May-31-1997
2015
4.0

 

Available Fall 2018

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TOEFL:
ACT:

87
transfer

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6'2 ft
Weight: 191 lbs

Personal and academic information

 

Luuk is a 20-year-old boy who grew up in Helvoirt, The Netherlands. He is a hardworking, social person who is very ambitious and is always looking for ways to develop himself into a better individual, athlete and student. 

 

Luuk is very familiar with the combination of a busy soccer and school schedule and he still manages to keep an outstanding GPA in school. Luuk graduated high school in June 2015 and then immediately enrolled into Eindhoven Tech university in the Netherlands majoring mechanical engineering. In fall of 2017 (after completing 3 full time and 1 part time semester) Luuk transfered to Florida Institute of Technology to continue his education. At the end of this spring semester will have obtained 80 credits with a GPA of 4.0 at Florida Tech. He is a memeber of the Tau Beta Pi honor society. 

 

Athletic information

 

Luuk is a physical strong two footed modern goalkeeper who has the personality to organise and coach his defenseHe has outstanding reflects, is very strong in one on one situations and in possession he can be used as an extra field player and help with distributing the ball. He has developed a great kick, from the ground and dropkick/volley.

 

During his junior career Luuk played in the youth academies of professional soccer clubs RKC Waalwijk (U12) and FC den Bosch (U15, U17 and U19) where he played at the highest junior level. At the age of 16 Luuk was selected to make an appearance in the U23 team for the first time and at the age of 18 he was a full member of that team. In the U23 team he also made his first appearance for the first men's team that played at the 2nd highest men's level in the Netherlands (Jupiler League). The year before going to the USA Luuk transferred to   the first men's team of TEC that competes in the second devision in The Netherlands.

 

In his season at Florida Tech he started 3 games but after an injury his substitute was doing a very good job. This spring Luuk practiced with the Saint Louis FC and played a game for them against FIU. He also practiced with Minnesota United for a day. Luuk is looking to transfer to play at a higher level in the fall of 2018.

 

 

 

Kimberley Smit Placed

College voetbal scholarship Amerika

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Dutch
September-3-1999
2018
3.0

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April 2018
Transfer

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 5'10 ft
Weight: 156 lbs

Personal and academic information

 

Kimberley is an 18-year-old girl who is born in The Hague and raised in a family with her mother in Wassenaar, The Netherlands. She is a hardworking, intelligent, highly motivated and a very sociable person(girl). She has an open, honest character and she knows what she wants.

 

Kimberley has previously done many other sports including, judo, handball, softball and tennis. However it was football what was her biggest passion and over the years she excelled at it.

Kimberley graduated high school (HAVO level) in July 2017. She immediately enrolled into college at the University of Professional Education (HALO) majoring PE teacher in The Hague

Playing college soccer in the United States of America is simply a dream come true for her. In the Netherlands it is almost impossible to combine her demanding soccer and university schedule both at the highest level. 

Athletic information

 

Kimberley started playing soccer in a boys team when she was 8 years old. She played with the boys at a high level till the age of 17. After that she was noticed by ADO The Hague where she now has played for the under 21 team at the Top Class A level for the last two years.  

Kimberley is a physically strong, left footed left back defender but can also be used as left central defender. She is physically very strong and is never afraid of a duel. She is technically very skilled and provides the offense with excellent passes. She is a real team player and always works hard for the team. In addition she is a real team player, has a good understanding of the game, is mentally very strong and has a great work ethic.

Dirk Kuiper Placed

Voetbal beurs Amerika Dirk

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Dutch
August-6-2000
2018
3.8

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Available Fall 2018

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113
680
690

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6'2 ft
Weight: 186 lbs

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Dirk is a 17-year old midfielder from Westzaan, The Netherlands, a small town near Amsterdam. He is a very sociable person, highly motivated to succeed both academically and in sports. He is also very interested in American sports, culture and language. Besides soccer he loves watching and playing basketball, American football and tennis. Every winter he travels abroad to go snowboarding for several weeks.

 

Dirk is currently in his last year of high school (gymnasium, highest level of pre-university education in the Netherlands) holding a 4.0 GPA. Besides required subjects like Physical Education, Dutch, English, German and Ancient Latin language, he follows courses in Mathematics (highest level), Physics, Economics, Biology and Chemistry. In previous years Dirk followed courses in Greek, French, History and Geography. The subject of his high school graduation project is "Acceleration of falling objects and how to calculate it as accurately as possible" for which he received the Dutch equivalent of an A+ grade. He is expected to graduate in June 2018.

 

Dirk achieved a TOEFL score of 113 and a SAT score of 1370 (R;680 M;690) in March 2018. In the USA he would like to pursue a bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Physics or Engineering.

 

Athletic information

 

Dirk started playing soccer at the local club of Westzaan at the age of 6. He played for 3 years in teams with teammates that were 2 years older. He then transferred to the much larger club S.V Fortuna Wormerveer where he and his team qualified to play at the national level U13.

 

At the age of 15, Dirk was selected to play as a midfielder for the U17 team. Due to his outstanding performance he was recruited to for HVV Hollandia Hoorn, an elite club preparing players for a professional soccer career. At HVV Holandia Dirk played in the professional 1st National Division, and he and his team surprised the entire league with their play. They managed to become third in the league, ahead of professional clubs like Roda JC, Brabant United, Fortuna Sittard and Excelsior Rotterdam. This season, Dirk plays in the U19 team (2nd National Division) as a 17-year old.

 

Dirk is mainly a right or central midfielder who likes to control the pace of the game. He is known for his endurance, strong headers, perseverance and passing ability. When the situation requires he supports the offense resulting in many assists and occasionally scoring himself. Dirk is a real leader in the field, is never afraid of a duel and always works hard for the team.

 

According to his coaches and trainers he has excellent field vision and has a special defensive talent for intercepting the ball by closing passing lanes and precise timing. 

 

Since 2015 Dirk follows a special training program with the soccer talent academy TotaalVoetbal. In 2016 Dirk was also selected to play for one of the national soccer union's (KNVB) talent teams. In 2017 Dirk was selected to participate in tests for professional soccer club RKC Waalwijk. Instead of pursuing a career professionally in the Netherlands, Dirk opts to combine an academic and athletic career in the USA. Dirk never shies away from a challenge and will do anything to win.

 

Celine Schot placed

College voetbalbeurs Amerika Celine Schot

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Dutch
May-16-1998
2015
2.9

 

Available Fall 2018

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87
Transfer

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 5'3 ft
Weight: 136 lbs

Personal and academic information

Celine is a 19-year-old girl living in Hellevoetsluis, a small town nearby Rotterdam, in the Netherlands. She is a very friendly, helpful, social person who is a real team player that knows what she wants.

Celine is a good student who graduated high school (HAVO level) in June 2015. She immediately enrolled into college and is in her junior year of college majoring Logistics Engineering at the Rotterdam Mainport Institute. Her dream is to come to the US for the fall of 2018 and complete a semester while playing college soccer.

Studying in the United States will be a life changing experience. Not only soccer is what makes the United States attractive for Celine. The country, the student life and the level of education are also important to Celine.

Athletic information

Celine started to play soccer in a boys team at the local club at the age of 6. Soon her skills and talent were recognized and at the age of eight Celine was invited by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) for the regional team (U12). Because of her young age she couldn’t compete with them yet but she eventually did when she turned 10 years old.  With her district team U14 she became second on the national championship. Thereafter Celine was selected for the B-team of the national Dutch junior team U15.

After nine years playing soccer with boys, she decided to make the change to women soccer. At the age of 15 Celine plays for girls’ academy SteDoCo U16. Here she trained 4 times a week and played her games in a boys competition. After a year she was scouted by RVVH (best women soccer team in region Rotterdam) and she transferred to play in the first women’s team that competes in the second highest amateur level of the Netherlands.

Celine is not tall, but still physically strong. Her favorite position is offensive midfielder, but she can also be used as a defender or defensive midfielder. Celine is a real playmaker, with excellent passes she puts the striker one-on-one with the goalkeeper. She has a good understanding of the game and always wants to play forward. In addition, she has an excellent free kick, mentally strong and is always thinking in team interest. 

Sim ten Holt Placed

Voetbal beurs Amerika Sim

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Dutch
November-18-1999
2018
2.6

 

Available Fall 2018

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Spring 2017
Spring 2017

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6'7 ft
Weight: 190 lbs

Personal and academic information

 

Sim is a 17 year old guy from Starnmeer, The Netherlands,  a small town near Amsterdam. He can be described a hard working, social and  perfectionistic individual who has always been passionate about the USA. It would be a dream for him to play college soccer.

 

Sim is currently in his senior year of high school (HAVO level) and is expected to graduate in June 2018. His favorite subjects are mathematics, geography, PE and English. Sim is scheduled to take the SAT in March and the TOEFL test in January of 2018.

 

Athletic information

 

Sim started playing soccer at his local club SV Graftdijk and during his junior career he always played in the highest teams. At the age of 15, he transferred to a bigger club SVA Assendelft in order to play at a higher level. 

 

Sim is a tall 6’7 ft left footed striker who has a good overview of the game. His biggest strengths are his shooting (from inside and outside the box) and with his physique and his length he is very dangerous in the penalty area and he barely loses a header. He is strong at the ball and in addition to scoring easily he also provides a lot of assists.

 

Emma van der Vorst Placed

College voetbal beurs Amerika Emma

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Dutch
November-2-1999
2018
3.3

 

Available Fall 2018

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88 
24

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 5'9 ft
Weight: 162 lbs

Athletic information

 

Emma is an 18-year-old girl who is born and raised in a family with two sisters in The Hague, The Netherlands. She is an intelligent, hardworking and stable girl with a well-developed sense of justice and an open, honest character. 

In 2014 Emma was selected as a youth delegate to represent The Netherlands in Football for Friendship. This is an international children’s social program initiated by Gazprom. It includes a number of sport and educational events held in different countries around the globe. With Football for Friendship Emma visited the Champions League final in Lissabon between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.

Emma is currently a senior in high school at the highest level (gymnasium) and is expected to graduate in June 2018. Her favorite subjects are physics and biology and in addition to her mandatory classes she is also taking Latin as an extra subject.

Playing college soccer in the United States of America is simply a dream come true for her. The competitive sports- and study culture appeals to her imagination.

 

Athletic information

Emma started playing soccer when she was 5 years old. She started playing in boys competition and soon her talents were recognized.

At the age of 10 Emma was selected by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) for the regional team U12. With her district team U14 she became the national champion. Thereafter she was selected for the national Dutch junior team U15, U16 and U17.

Emma was just 14 years old when the KNVB invited her to come to CTO Amsterdam and she currently still resides here. CTO Amsterdam offers a unique opportunity for talented athletes to combine full time training, studying and living in Amsterdam. Professional equipment and minimal travel time for the athlete are key elements. They accommodate training, educational facilities, housing and facilitate medical care, physical training and mental guidance within cycling distance. 

Emma is a physically strong, both footed midfielder who can also be used as a forward. She has great understanding of the game and can very well distribute the play. She is a leader in and outside the field and her strongest points are her passing, shooting and heading. In addition she is very determined, likes to work hard, and has an excellent mentality

In her short career she has played 24 caps for the national junior team of The Netherlands in different age groups. In 2015 she and her team won the Nordic Tournament in Denmark.

Koen van Prooijen Placed

College voetbalbeurs Koen

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Dutch
January-4-1999
2017
2.6

 

Available Fall 2018

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February 2018
590
590

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6' ft
Weight: 167 lbs

 

Personal and academic information

 

Koen van Prooijen is an 18-year-old attacking midfielder from Oostzaan, a small town right next to Amsterdam. 

He graduated high school diploma (HAVO level) with a 2.6 GPA in July 2017. He is currently taking a gap year and is looking to enroll into college to pursue a (sports) marketing degree in the fall of 2018. Koen is scheduled to take both SAT as wel as the TOEFL test in the December of 2017.

Athletic information

 

Koen started playing soccer at the local club OFC in Oostzaan, where he always played in the highest junior teams. At the age of 11 he was noticed by the KNVB (Dutch national soccer alliance) and was invited to train with the best talents of other regions for a couple months. A year later professional club Ajax Amsterdam contacted him that they were reviewing him.  He decided to stay at OFC but transferred to Hercules Zaandam in 2016/2017 season. At Hercules, he plays in the highest junior team U19.

Koen is an intelligent (attacking) midfielder with excellent technique, great passing and dribbling. He likes to think offensively, without neglecting his defensive tasks. He provides the attack with many assists and scores occasionally. Koen is a hard worker and is mentally very strong.

Koen has played his whole life with striker Sander van der Sluijs, who is also looking to go to the USA in the fall of 2018. Because of their long history, the two can find each other easily on the field. 

Sander van der Sluijs placed

College voetbal beurs Sander

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Date of birth:
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GPA:

Dutch
November-18-1999
2018
2.8

 

Available Fall 2018

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February 2018
550
580

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6'4 ft
Weight: 176 lbs

 

Personal and academic information

 

Sander is a 18 year old guy from Oostzaan, The Netherlands,  a small town near Amsterdam. He can be described as social and hard working who has been passionate about playing soccer and the USA ever since he was very little. He wants nothing more than follow his dream to play soccer in the USA while obtaining a bachelor’s degree

Sander is currently in his senior year of high school (HAVO level) and is expected to graduate in June 2018. His favorite subjects are english, economics, mathematics & PE. Sander is scheduled to take both SAT as wel as the TOEFL test in the December of 2017.

Athletic information

 

Sander started playing soccer at his local club OFC where he always played in the highest teams. He started playing at the central midfield position and as his pace and dribbling heavily increased changed to attacking-midfielder.  

At the age of 15, he transferred to the biggest amateur club in the area (Fortuna Wormerveer) and became the striker of the highest team U16. After 2 very successful years he transferred to a club which was closer to home, Hercules. He currently plays for the highest youth team U19 mostly as a striker but when the situation requires he can easily play attacking midfielder.

Sander can be described as a leader in the team who is very skillful with the ball and has good technique. Moreover, he has the right physique to be successful in the penalty area; with his height (6’4 ft) he easily scores headers as well as being able to get the ball past his opponent. In addition he is strong at the ball and provides a lot of assists 

Sander has been the topscorer of his team for the last 4 years and always gets almost as much if not more assists as goals. His biggest heros are Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Ronaldo da Lima and Ronaldinho.

 

Stijn Willems Placed

voetbal beurs Amerika Stijn

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Dutch
June-15-2000
2018
...

 

Available Fall 2018

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N/A, Cambridge CAE level
24

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 5'11 ft
Weight: 161 lbs

Personal and academic information

 

Stijn is a 17-year-old guy from Sint Anthonis, a small town in the south of the Netherlands. He can be characterized as intelligent, social, cheerful, enthusiastic and is eager to discover the world. He is very interested in all kind of sports, (American) movies and politics. During the weekends Stijn works in a Sports Bar as a waiter/bartender. 

 

Stijn is currently a senior in high school at the highest level (VWO) and is following the profile science & engineering. His favorite subjects are mathematics, physics, chemistry, computer science and his final paper is about Gravitation. 

 

In May 2016, he passed the Cambridge FCE-exams (B2 level). In November 2017, he passed the Cambridge CAE-exam (C1 level). He acheived a composite score of 24 on his ACT.

 

Athletic information

 

Stijn started to play soccer at the local soccer club DSV where he has always played for the highest teams of his age group. In 2016, at the age of 16, he was selected to play games with the first men’s  team of his club as well.

 

Since the start of his soccer career Stijn is the playmaker of his team. As a soccer player, he can best be described as a creative attacking midfielder with good technical skills. Stijn is very fast in his acceleration, able to rotate quickly, inimitable in his dribbles and always looking for the right assist. After intercepting the ball Stijn can quickly shift the game from the defense area to the attack area. Stijn is a real leader and in most seasons he was assigned as the team captain.

 

Stijn is a great admirer of Leonel Messi from FC Barcelona. He carefully observes the play of Messi to adopt the style of Messi as much as possible. 

 

 

Timo Groeneveld Placed

Voetbalbeurs Amerika Timo

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Dutch
January-20-2000
2017
2.7

 

Available Spring 2018

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TOEFL:
SAT:

90
December 2017

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6'4 ft
Weight: 183 lbs

Personal and academic information

 

Timo Groeneveld is a 17-year-old guy who was born and raised in Valkenswaard, The Netherlands. He is a very social, ambitious person, and he’s always in for a challenge. Whenever Timo wants something, he won’t stop until he’s reached his goal.

Timo graduated high school at the highest level of education in the Netherlands (VWO) in June 2017 and is now looking to transfer to an American university in the Spring of 2018. He achieved a score of 90 on his TOEFL and is scheduled to take the SAT in December of 2017.

Personal and academic information

 

Timo has played soccer at the soccer club in his town, SV Valkenswaard since he was 4 years old. He started as a (defending) midfielder and even as a striker but the last years he is a central defender. During his junior career he has always played in the highest junior teams. In order to play at a higher-level, Timo transferred RPC in Eindhoven. Last year, he was a starter for the highest U19 team while he was 16 years old. This season he still plays for the U 19 team in the Hoofdklasse (highest amateur division).

Timo is a 6’4 ft, 183 lbs central defender with a good pass (both feet), good kicking technique and is good in 1-1 situations. Timo has great timing, intercepts a lot of balls and stays calm under pressure. In addition Timo has great heart and he won’t stop until the game is over. He also likes to move up to help his team in offence and because of his length he is always a threat in the penalty area with corners.

Even though Timo studies and lives in Nijmegen, he still plays soccer for RPC in Eindhoven. He travels 90 minutes to Eindhoven for each training, and 90 minutes after his training is done. This shows how motivated he is, to combine his study with soccer. 

 

Wessel Berenschot (Keeper) Placed

Voetbal beurs Amerika Wessel

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Dutch
Jan-03-2000
2017
2.9

 

Available Fall 2017

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June 2017
June 2017

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6 ft
Weight: 172 lbs

Personal and academic information

 

Wessel is a 17-year-old boy who grew up with his parents and two older sisters in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands. He is a hardworking, ambitious and social person who is very ambitious and is always looking for ways to develop himself into a better individual, athlete and student. 

 

Wessel is very familiar with the combination of a busy soccer and school schedule. Although he plays soccer 5/6 times a week he still manages to keep a good GPA in school. He is currently a senior in a high school and is expected to graduate in June 2017. After this he wants to pursue a business degree in the United States.

 

Wessel is scheduled to take the ACT and TOEFL in June 2017.

 

Athletic information

 

Wessel started playing soccer in Apeldoorn (Victoria Boys) at the age of 4. During his junior career Wessel was scouted by PEC Zwolle and trained with the regional talent team of the Dutch football association (KNVB). At the age of 14 he was selected to play for Go Ahead Eagles who’s first men’s team is playing in the highest league in The Netherlands. Wessel has played the last three years for Go Ahead Eagles in the U15, U17 and U19 teams.

 

This season, even though he is still able to play for the U17 team, Wessel is a starter for the U19 team. Because of his age he also played about 10 games in the U17 team.

 

Wessel is a physical strong modern goalkeeper who plays in front of his goal. He has outstanding reflects, is very strong in one on one situations and he has the personality to organise and coach his defenders. In possession he can be used as an extra field player and help with distributing the ball. He has developed a great kick, from the ground and dropkick/volley. 

 

Ties van den Eijnde Placed

Voetbalbeurs Amerika Ties

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Dutch
09-April-1998
2016
3.0

 

Available Spring 2017

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97
520
490

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 5'9 ft
Weight: 145 lbs

Personal and academic information

 

Ties van den Eijnde is a 18-year old player from Vught, the Netherlands. He graduated high school in June 2016 with a 3.0 GPA. He scored a 1010 on his SAT (CR: 520 ; M: 490) and 97 on his TOEFL. 

 

In the fall of 2016 Ties enrolled into college at the university of North Carolina Pembroke majoring political science. He is taking … credits and he is expected to pass all his classes with a … GPA. Ties is looking to transfer in the spring of 2017 after evaluating the season with his coach.

 

Athletic information

 

Ties started to play soccer at the age of 5 and soon his talents were recognized. During his junior career he was invited for trials for many professional teams including Ajax, Feyenoord and PSV. Although Feyenoord was, and still is, his favorite club he decided to choose to go to PSV because PSV has one of the best junior training centers in Europe. 

 

In the 5 and a half years at PSV he was constantly challenged by the best trainers, the best teammates and playing against the best teams nationally and internationally.

 

In addition he also played in the southern region KNVB (national Dutch federation) team. In January 2013, Ties decided to leave PSV mostly due to the busy high school schedule and he  joined Zwaluw VFC in his home town.

 

In his first semester at UNC Pembroke he played 13 games of which he started 6 and he scored 1 goal and gave 2 assists. For full statistics please visit  

 

http://www.uncpbraves.com/cumestats.aspx?path=msoc&year=2016 

 

Ties is an attacking-minded creative midfielder with an excellent technique, strong pass and tactically very strong. He has a great first touch and he is defensively very strong.

 

 

 

Jade Elling (Forward) Placed

Voetbal beurs Amerika Jade

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Dutch
20-February-2000
2017
3.0

 

Available Fall 2017

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November 2016
December 2016
December 2016

Country: The Netherlands
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Jade is a 16 year old girl from Zwaag, The Netherlands. People describe Jade as an athletic, studious and positive driven person with perseverance who knows what she wants. She loves sports and in addition to playing soccer she also likes, tennis, ice skatin and spend time with her friends.

 

Jade is currently a senior in high school (holds a 3.0 GPA) and she is expected to graduate in June 2017. She is scheduled to take the TOEFL test in November and SAT in December of 2016.

    

It is Jade’s dream to study in the USA to combine playing soccer at a high level while earning a bachelor’s degree.

 

Athletic information  

 

Jade has been playing soccer since she was 6 years old and during her junior career she has always played for the highest teams. First she played in boys teams but from the age of 10 she plays for girls teams.

 

Since the season 2014/15 Jade plays for the highest team of her club the “De Blokkers” (well known for their youth development program). That season she played in the highest league (Hoofdklasse) and scored 32 goals resulting in a third spot in the league. Last year Jade only played 14 games due to an injury but she still managed to score 11 goals. This season Jade plays fort he highest girls under 19 team in “Hoofdklasse A”. 

 

Jade is very motivated energetic girl that is very coachable and always tries to do her very best to improve. She is a real central forward that is very technical and scores easily. When the situation requires it she also can play on the midfield. 

Daniel dos Santos Placed

Fussball stipendien Daniel

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Swiss/Portuguese
03-Feb-1996
2016
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Available Fall 2016

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November 2015
October 2015
October 2015
October 2015

Country: Switzerland
Height: 5'8 ft
Weight: 143 lbs

Personal and academic information

 

Daniel is a 19 year old soccer player who was born and raised in Switzerland. His parents migrated from Portugal looking for brighter future. He started playing soccer at the age of 5 years old in the club of his town. At the age of 12, Daniel was selected to join the national soccer center and moved out to live at the soccer center. 

 

Daniel will graduate high school in the spring of 2016, and is scheduled to take the SAT and TOEFL in the fall of 2015. Daniel is fluent in French, Portuguese and English, and also has proficiency in Spanish, Italian and German.  

 

He is very excited about the opportunity to play college soccer. For him, this would be the ideal situation to get a degree, while keep working and training hard to maybe get a chance to go pro once he graduates. 

 

Athletic information

 

Daniel started playing soccer at the age of 5 in his hometown, until he turned 11. During his junior career he  was selected to play for the state team in which the best players of the state were part of. He then joined the Swiss national soccer center in Payerne.

 

After two years at the national center, Daniel was recruited internationally by Benfica Lisbon, where he played in the U17 team. In the meantime, Daniel was also selected several times to practice with the national team U15, and more regularly the year after with U17 national team. 

 

When Daniel came back to Switzerland to obtain his high school degree, he continued his career with Lausanne-Sport. Daniel has been playing in the “1ere League” for Terre-Sainte for the past 3 years now.

 

Daniel is a very skillful offensive midfielder who can also play as a defensive midfielder. He is very passionate, hardworking and has a great mentality. Since he already played for high level clubs nationally and internationally he is very experienced and mature for his young age. Daniel will be a great addition to your team. 

 

 

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fussball stipendien USA Marvin

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German 
18-Nov-1997
2016
3.3

 

Available Fall 2016

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22

Country: Germany
Height: 5'10 ft
Weight: 151 lbs

Personal and Academic Information

Marvin Hakvort is a 17-year-old boy who lives with his parents and brother in Vreden, Germany. Marvin is a passionate soccer player and very involved in local community services.

Besides school and soccer, Marvin is a member of the local catholic church and committed to numerous community services such as altar services and summer camp supervisor.

Marvin is currently a senior in high school at the Gymnasium Georgianum and he will complete his A-Level exams in May 2016. He has a GPa of and his core classes are Math and Physics together with English, German, Literature, Latin, Chemistry, HPE, Religion, and Geography. Marvin achieved a TOEFL test score of 78 and 22 on the ACT.

Athletic Information

At the age of 6 years, Marvin started his soccer career at the local club team in Vreden named SpVgg Vreden 1921 e.V. Marvin has always played competitively in higher youth league and throughout his junior soccer career he played in the All-Region youth team until the age of 16. Concluding his All-Region career, Marvin has been named best U19 player of the soccer club.

Today, Marvin is guiding and leading the plays of Vreden’s U19 (under 19 years) team contributing significantly to the teams championship in 2015. His performance enabled him to participate in try-outs from Jan-May 2015 with the U19 Preußen Münster Bundesliga team.

Starting in August 2015, Marvin will also join SpVgg Vreden 1921 e.V.  1st senior team playing in the 6th German soccer league. Aiming at studying abroad, Marvin has never signed a semi-professional contract to play soccer.

Marvin is a central defensive midfielder. He is also familiar with the positions of a left or right back/midfielder. Marvin is a very technically skilled left-footer. Key features of his game are his capabilities of protecting/keeping the ball in possession and pushing the team’s efforts with straight, precise and smart plays. In terms of his physical capabilities, Marvin’s stamina and endurance are very distinct and well above average.

In conclusion, Marvin is a very talented soccer player to build plays and possibly a team around. In his actions and behavior, Marvin is a leader on and off the soccer field.

 

 

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Voetbal beurs Amerika Metten

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Dutch 
27-Apr-1996
2015
2.5

 

Available Fall 2015

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Spring 2015
410
550
500

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 5'9 ft
Weight: 143 lbs

Personal and Academic Information

 

Metten is an 18 year old boy who is born and raised in Arnhem, the Netherlands. Since his birth he adored playing a variety of sports, but he has been especially interested in playing soccer. His heart is sold to the beautiful game. 

Metten is known as a pleasant, social, innovatory and funny guy. He loves to travel and he has travelled around the entire world. For example, last year he stayed as a volunteer in Cape Town, South Africa where he helped kids in the townships and taught others how to surf.

Metten is currently in his final year of high school at a Gymnasium (this is the highest possible level of high school education in the Netherlands combined with the subject(s) Greek/Latin). He is expected to graduate from in June 2015.  He has a combined score of 970 on his SAT on the the subjects critical reading and mathematics.
 

Athletic information

 

Since he was 5 years old Metten began playing soccer at an ambitious soccer club named SML.  During his junior career he has always in the highest possible teams in his age group. The level of competitions reaches from the ‘second division’(second highest junior level nationally) till the ‘main class’(highest division regionally). The SML top teams have always competed with the top of the competition. At the moment he plays at SML A1 in the fourth division.

His favorite position is left midfield/forward or attacking midfielder, besides that he is also able to play as a right midfielder/attacker or a central midfielder. He is a very technique, fast and tactical team player that is very comfortable with the use of both of his legs.

 

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Lucas Brouwer

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Dutch 
02-Nov-1996
2015
3.3

 

Available Fall 2015

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N/A Cambridge
530
660
500

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6'1 ft
Weight: 161 lbs

Personal and Academic Information

 

Lucas is eighteen years old and comes from Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. Shortly after he was born he moved with his family to the United States where they lived for a number of years in the New York area. 

 

Lucas is always busy playing sports. When he was young he practiced judo and sailing and in the summer he loves to play tennis and a little bit of golf. Every winter he goes to the Alps to snowboard. For his graduation project he has chosen the topic: “How to jump the highest on a Snowboard”. For this project he did scientific research and developed a formula to calculate the most effective way to jump as high as possible. 

 

In addition Lucas has played the piano for a number of years and then switched to the electric guitar. Lucas has preformed several times both in and out of school with several different bands. 

 

Another great passion of Lucas is traveling. Together with his family he has seen a lot of the world and he would love to travel a lot more. He has been to Laos, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Costa Rica, and Tanzania and a large number of other countries. He has also travelled in the United States, from Maine to Minnesota. In Tanzania he climbed the Kilimanjaro with his mother, father and two brothers. Climbing the Kilimanjaro is very hard because of the altitude. In particular the final stretch to reach the top requires stamina and perseverance, both of which Lucas has a lot of.   He was able to reach the summit at daybreak to see the sun rise over beautiful Africa. 

 

Lucas is currently a senior at the Vossius Gymnasium (top 5 ranked high school in the province of North-Holland)  in Amsterdam holding a GPA of 3.3. For his A-Levels or AP Courses he takes the required courses of Dutch, English and Latin. In addition he has chosen the following courses: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics and the highest level of Math.  He has also taken courses in Greek, History, French, German and Geography. Lucas has taken the SAT and his score was 660 for math, 530 for critical reading and 500 for writing. 

 

Athletic Information

 

Lucas started playing soccer at The Amsterdam Football Club (AFC ) when he was 5 years old and he has been a member for 13 years now. AFC is the best amateur football club in the Netherlands and the youth program has won the award of best youth program in the Netherlands for the last four years. 

 

During his junior career, Lucas competed in the highest youth teams and has played against several professional clubs like Ajax and Feyenoord. He has also has played matches against teams from other countries like Germany. 

 

Lucas is a 6’1, 160 lbs central defender who is quick, agile, has a strong tackle and a very good pass. He is versatile so he is also used as a right wing defender or midfield player or even center forward in “ emergency situations”. 

 

He is a real team player and he is in charge of organizing his defense. When he gets a chance he goes forward to use his heading ability.  He is great in the air and almost always wins the heading battles from the opponent’s center forwards even if they are a lot taller.  Lucas can’t stand to lose, he always wants to win and will do anything he can to reach his goal.

 

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voetbal beurs Amerika Jeffrey

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Dutch 
10-Jan-1998
2015
2.5

 

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85
410
450
370

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 5'10 ft
Weight: 137 lbs

Personal information.

Jeffrey Hesta  is a 16 year old guy who is born and raised in Hilversum, The Netherlands. He and his  whole family are crazy about one sport: Soccer

 

People describe Jeffrey as an athletic, funny, eager and social person. In addition to playing soccer he also coached junior teams and has a certificate to be a referee.

 

Jeffrey is currently a senior in High school and is expected to graduate in June 2015. Jeffrey achieved a combined score of 860 (Cr 410 +M 450) and he is scheduled to take the TOEFL test in Spring 2015.

    

It is Jeffrey’s dream to study in the USA in order to play soccer at a high level while earning a bachelor degree.

 

Athletic information  

 

Jeffrey has been playing soccer since he was 4 years old and during his junior career he has always played for the highest teams. At the age of 11 he was selected by the KNVB (Dutch royal soccer association) to practice with the regional talent coached by trainers of Ajax and Fc Utrecht. He then was selected to play for Fc Utrecht where he played for one season. The coach of Fc Utrecht saw a left defender in him as well as left midfielder. 

 

The last three years Jeffrey has been playing for SDO in the 3rd highest division and this year they will play a few games against professional clubs. 

 

Jeffrey is very technical and he has a good pass that he can give with both legs. He is fast and has a good overview of the field. Even though he is not the biggest guy on the field he defends like a giant.

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Siem

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Dutch 
17-Feb-1997
2015
3.0

 

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December 2014
530
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Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6'1 ft
Weight: 185 lbs

Personal and Academic Information

 

Siem is a seventeen-year-old boy who lives in Amstelveen, The Netherlands, together with his sister and parents. He comes from a sports minded family and they have done a great variety of different sports, including sports like mountaineering and skiing. In addition to sports he has a great love for music and plays classical guitar himself. When he was eleven he even participated in a national match for playing classical guitar. With this parents and his sister he has been all around the globe, from Bali to the United States of America. 

Siem is in his senior year of  high school at the highest level (gymnasium) and holds a GPA of 3.0. The subjects he follows include: mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, Latin, English and history. In the past he has followed subjects such as old Greece, German, French, music and economy. At school people know Siem as a very social, helpful and funny guy.

Siem wants to play college soccer because he has always liked how sports and academics are combined in the United States. 

Athletic information

Siem has been playing soccer for all his life. He started at his local club when he was three years old. During his junior career he has always played in the top teams of his club. Siem plays in the center defense position and has been his team's captain for the last four years. He is a real leader and he makes sure the team will play organized.

Siem is an excellent defender and when he gets the chance he likes to help his offense. He has a great insight of the game and excels in finding the strong points of his opponents and taking care of them. He is strong, quick, has good timing and he is a great header. He has always been competitive and will do everything to stay at the top.

With his technical qualities and tactical insight he would be a valuable addition to any varsity soccer team.

Juan Pablo Jochems Placed

Juan Pablo

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Colombian/Dutch 
20-Oct-1994
2015
3.0

 

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Country: The Netherlands
Height: 5'7 ft
Weight: 146 lbs

Personal and Academic Information

 

Juan Pablo is a 20 year old boy that was born in Medellin, Colombia and at the age of 5 he moved to Curacao, Netherlands Antilles. At the age of 10 he moved to The Netherlands where he grew up in Ugchelen. Juan Pablo experienced a delay in high school (due to an other move for one year back to Colombia in 2013 he missed a year of high school) but is now a senior and expected to graduate in spring 2015. Juan Pablo is currently in the process of receiving his Dutch citizenship.

 

Because Juan Pablo has been living in several different countries he has learned to easily adapt to new environments, climates and cultures. Besides that he is fluent in Dutch, Spanish and English and has basic understanding of French and German. He is scheduled to take the TOEFL in February 2015. 

 

Athletic information

 

As soon as he moved to The Netherlands soccer has become the biggest passion of his life. He started out as a wing forward at the local club. At the age of 12 he was nominated greatest talent at a regional KNVB (Royal Dutch Football Association) soccer camp and he then moved to play at AGOVV (the second highest level in the Netherlands). His new coach positioned him as a right defender, which has been his favorite position ever since. In 2013 he moved to Colombia where he had the possibility to do a tryout at Atletico Nacional of Medellin which is the biggest soccer club of Colombia. They invited him to stay and he trained there for 8 months but he was not able to earn a professional contract. He was offered a contract at an other club, Independiente Medellin, but he declined due to the duration of 3 years and little to no possibility to finish high school so he decided to move back to The Netherlands. There he started to play for one of the best amateur teams in The Netherlands (SV Spakenburg) in the third highest division.

 

Juan Pablo is a skillful two footed player who is very agile and fast and has an excellent understanding of the game. Because he is two footed he can play on both left and right wings and lately he also played several times as a defensive midfielder. In addition Juan Pablo has great technical skills and is very fit and determined. He will do anything to reach his personal and his team goals. 

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Floris

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Dutch
09-Oct-1997
2015
2.6

 

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January 2014
December 2014

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6'4 ft
Weight: 181 lbs

Personal and Academic Information

 

Floris is a 17-year old guy that grew up in Abcoude, The Netherlands. Floris loves all sorts of sports, loves to compete, and is a very hard worker. Besides playing soccer, he is a certified sailing instructor, and teaches at a sailing school during his summer vacation.

 

Floris is now in his senior year of high school in the Netherlands (taking college entrance level exams, in national top 5% academically) and is expected to graduate in June 2015. He is scheduled to take his ACT test in December 2014 and the TOEFL in January 2015. 

 

Athletic Information 

 

Floris is an ambitious 17-year-old soccer player from the Netherlands. He has played soccer competitively since the age of 5 and started his soccer career at a local club called ‘FC Abcoude’ near Amsterdam. Growing up less than a mile from the Amsterdam Arena, he always dreamed of playing for ‘FC Ajax’ Amsterdam. In his Amsterdam period, he played as a midfielder at the highest junior level.

 

In 2012, he moved with his parents to Groningen and started at his new club ‘Be Quick 1887’ (one of the best amateur soccer clubs in the northern Netherlands) in the highest junior team (U-14). Here he switched position to become a very successful striker. His new coach positioned him as a center striker instead of a midfielder and ever since he has scored a very high number of goals (averaging 1-2 goals per game) and provided many assists. 

 

Floris is very skillful with the ball and has good technique. Moreover, he has the right physique to be successful in the penalty area; with his height (6’4 ft) he easily scores headers as well as being able to get the ball past his opponents. In addition Floris is a real team player, works hard and is willing to sacrifice himself for his teammates.

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Pierre

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Dutch
01-11-1993
2012
2.9

 

 

Alex Blekkink Placed

Alex

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Dutch
02-Aug-1997
2014
3.0

 

Available Fall 2014

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February 2014
370
520
390

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6'4 ft
Weight: 187 lbs

Personal and Academic Information  

 

Alex is a sixteen-year-old boy who grew up in Emmen, The Netherlands. He comes from a sport loving family and he learned a lot from his father, who used to play soccer at high amateur level.

 

Alex is a hardworking and highly motivated student who speaks good English and German. He is currently a senior in high school (HAVO) and is expected to graduate in June 2014. Alex will be taking the TOEFL test in February 2014.

 

Alex sees college soccer as a great opportunity to combine an excellent study with his passion for soccer.

 

Athletic Information

 

Soccer has been a big part in the life of Alex for as long as he can remember. He prefers to play as a central defender, but he can also play in midfield. Alex is a physical player (6'4 ft, 187 lbs) who uses his body well. He is skilled in defensive techniques, including heading, slide tackling, shielding and anticipation. Alex has a hard shot and a great long pass. In addition he is strong with both right and left foot.  Alex is a real team player with strong leadership skills on and off the field.

 

During his junior career he has always been recognized as a talented player. At the age of 10, he was scouted to join the ´Soccer School´ of FC Emmen, where he played for 3 years.  From 2008 till 2012 he  played at the highest junior level of the Netherlands. From 2008 till 2010, he played for his local club VV Emmen. During this period he was also selected for the Dutch district U-13 team in the north of The Netherlands. In 2010, he joined the youth department of soccer club SC Heerenveen/FC Emmen. In 2012, the cooperation between SC Heerenveen and FC Emmen ended, so Alex returned to his former club VV Emmen.

 

Since the 2012/2013 season Alex is the captain of his team and in his first season as captain he won the league. This season he is still the captain and his team is again in top of the league.

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Giedo

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Dutch
25-Feb-1997
2014
2.6

 

Available Fall 2014

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May 2014
May 2014
May 2014

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6'0 ft
Weight: 150 lbs

Personal and academic information

 

Giedo is a 17 year old boy who is born and raised in Emmen, the Netherlands. He comes from a soccer loving family, his father and two brothers stimulated him to play the game even better than they did. Discussing soccer and improving his game was becoming more common than exception. But he also learned that focussing on education is even more important for his future. 

 

His English is above mandatory level and this will allow him to integrate quickly. His open personality and mentality will also help him to quickly adjust to life in the United States of America.

In June 2014, Giedo is expected to graduate high school (HAVO level) at the Carmel College in Emmen. He is scheduled to take both the SAT as well as TOEFL test in the spring of 2014.

 

Athletic information

 

Giedo started to play soccer for 3 years in Germany. For him it was good start to learn about sports mentality and being a team player. Afterwards he developed his soccer skills playing high level junior soccer in The Netherlands at v.v. Emmen.

 

Giedo is a defending (controlling) central midfielder but he also has attacking skills. Together with two other players he is the foundation of his team. He uses the following motto: do where you’re good at and always do your very best. Giedo possesses following skills:

  • Winners mentality.
  • Physical extremely fit and strong with a great endurance.
  • hard working and highly motivated.
  • Strong in one on one situations.
  • Great overview and good passing.
  • Team player.
  • multi useable player.

In the U.S. he wants to develop further, not only in soccer but also as a person. College soccer has always been a dream of Giedo and he can’t wait to start this new adventure.

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Emmanuel

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Dutch
14-Feb-1994
2014
3.0

 

Available Fall 2014

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January 2014
January 2014
January 2014
January 2014

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6'0 ft
Weight: 176 lbs

Personal and Academic Information

Emmanuel is a nineteen year old boy from Almere, the Netherlands, with a great passion for sports, specially soccer. 

 

He currently is in his senior year of high school (diploma of middle level vocational education) and he will graduate in June of 2014. Emmanuel wants to pursue a degree in aviation to eventually become a commercial pilot. His dream is now to combine soccer and studying in the USA to reach his ultimate goal in life.

 

Emmanuel is scheduled to take both his SAT and TOEFL exam in January of 2014.

Athletic Information

Emmanuel started to play soccer when he was 6 years old. He is a very fast forward with a Good understanding of the game. He has excellent ball control and a very hard shot. In addition he is a hard worker and has a high scoring ability. 

 

During his junior years he managed to get selected to join the the soccer academy of Almere City fc where he practiced every day and played 2 matches a week. From there he got noticed by many professional soccer clubs  (sc Heerenveen, Fc Utrecht,VVV-Venlo) but he decided at the age of 17 to join an amateur club in Amsterdam called Afc Amsterdam where he currently is still playing. The academy of AFC is well known and they play against other top professional academy’s.

 

This season Emmanuel is playing forward for the first men's squad that plays in the 4th highest league of The Netherlands.

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Jorge

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American
31-Jul-1995
2013
3.5

 

Available Spring 2014

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N/A
480
590
510

Country: United States
Height: 5'10 ft
Weight: 135 lbs

Personal and Academic Information 

Jorge is a bright young American of Mexican descent that has been playing soccer all of his life. He started playing at the age of 3 and has not stopped ever since. He speaks English and Spanish fluently and is learning French. Comes from a family of soccer players his father played soccer at University in Mexico he is the one who has helped him develop much of his skills and love for the game. 

Jorge was always a great student and with his international experience has been able to achieve more and experience different ways of life. He maintained a 3.5 GPA in his previous high school. He was always great at math and never had any trouble with balancing school work and soccer training. He has lived in many parts of the United States and in Brussels where he lives now. Relocating 4 times in his life (last one internationally) shows adaptability in adjusting to new places and not only coping but thriving in these new environments.

 

Jorge scored a 1070 on his SAT (Critical reading and Mathematics combined) and is retaking the test on December 1st. He is eligible to compete in both the NCAA and NAIA.

 

Athletic Information

Jorge began his competitive soccer career at the age of 9 where he started playing for the Houston Texans in Houston where he played with 11 year olds. From there on, he mostly played with kids older than he was. Due to his young age he was always the youngest of his team but always started and was key factor to every team he played. Within the Texans he played for several teams up until he was 12 where he played for the Texans Fire which was at one point ranked number one in the state of Texas.

Jorge played non-stop even during winters he trained indoors and futsal.  During summers he played in international tournaments with 2 Mexican teams (Astros of Juarez) where he trained the whole summer 2005 in Mexico to attend the Copa Chivas in Guadalajara where they placed 3rd. Although his short time with the team and him being a year younger he managed to earn a starting position. The following summer he played for the school of Chivas in Juarez where again he attended the same tournament and placed 5th out of 16 teams from all over Mexico and US. These tournaments allowed Jorge to really get the feel for international football with the different styles of play. 

 

When he arrived in Virginia he continued to play Division I soccer for the whole time he was there as well as becoming a part of the VYSA Olympic Development program for his state where he played against other states in the US. He played soccer during his freshman & sophomore years and continues to play at his International school in Brussels.  He had the opportunity to attend tournaments in Munich and Milan playing against top international school teams in Europe.  

 

Jorge is a real creative and quick player and his preferred position is attacking midfield but is a very versatile player.  Jorge can play anywhere you need him to along with his speed, clever feet ability to strike with both legs and great dominance of the ball are his main strong points.

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Ruud

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Dutch
29-12-1992
2011
2.8

 

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Fall 2011
Fall 2011
Fall 2011

State/Province: Gelderland
Country: The Netherlands
Phone: available upon request
Height: 5'7 ft
Weight: 130 lbs
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High School: 't Pantarijn Hollandseweg Havo

Personal Information

Tarik is 19 years old and really love to play sports, especially soccer of course. His goal is to attend a good school and obtain a bachelor diploma while improving his soccer skills and expanding his horizon in a new country.

Athletic Information

Tarik started to play soccer at the age of 8 and he immediately fell in love with it. He is a multifunctional player who can play defense, midfield or offense. His favorite position is midfield because it allows him to use both his defensive and offensive skills, and also because he is in good physical condition. Tariks best qualities are his speed, condition, right foot, teamwork, and also his tactical game. At the age of 15 he skipped an age level and played 1st division. At the age of 18 he was selected to play in the Under-23 age group. This allowed him to improve at a faster rate and challenged him to become better and better. Tarik is currently playing left midfield in the first senior team of Wageningen. Tarik is very social and a real teamplayer, as well as a hard worker who always gives 100 percent.

Academic Information

Tarik is currently in his final exam year of high school and hopes to study in the US after he receives his diploma. Tarik will be taking his SAT and TOEFL exams in fall of 2011. Upon completion of these exams, he will be eligible to compete in any collegiate division.

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Christiaan

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Dutch
28-Apr-1995
2013
3.2

 

Available Fall 2013

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N/A
550
620
580

Country: Italy
Height: 6'0 ft
Weight: 171 lbs

Personal and Academic Information 

Christiaan is a highly motivated 17 year old guy from The Netherlands who is dedicated to developing himself athletically as well as academically. Coming from a soccer-loving family , it is no surprise he grew up playing the game. At the age of 13 Christiaan moved with his family to Germany and 2 years later to Rome, Italy where he currently still resides. Due to his international experience, Christiaan is multilingual, speaking Dutch, English, German and Italian fluently.

Apart from soccer, Christiaan has always strived to be an excellent student. In The Netherlands, Germany and now Italy he managed to excel in all areas of school due to his hard work, dedication and drive to succeed. He is expected to graduate from the American overseas school of Rome (currently holds a 3.2 GPA), in June of 2013.

Christiaan successfully completed his SAT with a score of  1750. He is eligible to compete in both the NCAA and NAIA.

Athletic Information

Christian started playing soccer at the age of six years at FC Victoria, a local club, in the Netherlands and soon his talents were recognized. He always played an age group higher than his own and at the age of 12, he earned a position on the Dutch regional U-14 team. After moving  to Munich, Germany at the age of 13 he attended the Bavarian International School where he made it onto the team. He was the only player from the freshman class to earn a position as a starter on the varsity team. 

During the summer of 2010 (sophomore year) Christiaan moved to Rome, Italy and attended the American Overseas School of Rome. As a newcomer he was one of only two sophomores who made the varsity squad as a starter. As the defensive midfielder he helped his team winning the Italian Championship and to reach a second place finish in the All-European Tournament (DoDDS). Throughout that season as a defensive midfielder he scored seven goals and five assists over the course of 11 games. As a junior he made 1st team all-conference for the 2nd year in a row. 

Christiaan is a real team player and his preferred position is defensive midfield. Besides his speed, his strong points are his passing abilities, technique, insight, ball handling skills and his work ethic.

During the summer of 2012, Christiaan and his coach went to the US for a month to visit colleges all the way from Iowa to North-Carolina. This experience strengthened him in the idea that playing college soccer in the USA is really is what he wants. 

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Marjolein

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Dutch
03-Apr-1994
2013
3.0

 

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SAT: M
SAT: W

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Januari 2013

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 5'5 ft
Weight: 136 lbs

Personal and Academic Information

Marjolein is a highly motivated 18 year old girl who grew up in Harmelen, the Netherlands. Even though Marjolein is interested in all kinds of sports, soccer has been her biggest passion since she was little. 

 

Marjolein is currently in her senior year of high school at the highest level in the Netherlands  (VWO) and she is expected to graduate in june 2013. She is planning on taking her SAT and TOEFL test in January of 2013. Upon completion of these exams, she will be eligible to compete at any collegiate level.

 

Athletic Information

Marjolein started to play soccer at the age of 7 and soon her talents were recognized. During her junior career Marjolein has always played as a defender for boy teams playing against teams at the highest level in The Netherlands and internationally (AFC Ajax, FC Utrecht,  Hamburger SV, Herta BSC, Hannover 96, FSV Mainz 05 and FC Nordsjælland)

 

Marjolein was scouted by the KNVB (Dutch soccer association) when she was 13, and she was soon after selected to play for the KNVB district team and played there until the age of 17. At the age of 15 Marjolein was selected to play for the KNVB National team girls U15. At the age of 17 Marjolein was a member of the talent team of professional soccer team FC Utrecht. Marjolein currently plays as a starter in the first women's team of Saestum that competes in the first Division in The Netherlands

 

Marjolein is a naturally born defender who can play at any defensive position and even at the midfield. She works very hard, is physically strong, has an excellent game mentality and has the ability to read a game. In addition she is hard to pass, strong with the head and she has a very good tackle. Marjolein is a dedicated team player and someone who can really support and lead other players.  

 

For Marjolein, college soccer in the USA is her biggest dream, a fantastic opportunity to both fully develop her soccer abilities and to obtain a great education. 

Robert Landman Placed

Robert

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Dutch
20-Oct-1993
2012
3.0

 

Available Fall 2012

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SAT: M
SAT: W

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State/Province: Noord-Holland
Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6 ft
Weight: 154 lbs
High School: Keizer Karel College

Personal and Academic Information

Robert is a 17-year old soccer player who lives in Badhoevedorp, The Netherlands. He has been involved in sports ever since he was 5years old, playing basketball and tennis. Throughout his youth Robert has travelled to many countries (including the United States) and therefore experienced many different cultures.

Robert attends the highest level of high school in the Netherlands and he will graduate in June of 2012. He is scheduled to take both his SAT exam in December of 2011 and his TOEFL exam in January of 2012. Upon completion of these exams, he will be eligible to compete in the NCAA and NAIA. Robert's dream is now to combine soccer and studying in the USA

Athletic Information

Robert has played soccer for his hometown club called: ‘Pancratius’ since the age of five. He played as a central midfielder for the u-14 and u-16 teams scoring 20 goals in 60 matches. Robert is currently playing for the u-19 team and switched from midfielder to central defender.

Roberts strengths are:

  • Excellent ball control and shooting ability in both legs
  • Regular goal scoring from free kick positions
  • Good understanding of the game
  • Leadership and coaching ability during the game
  • Winner’s mentality (he never gives up)


Robert is committed to soccer, playing almost every day. His dream is now to combine soccer and studying in the USA

Niekie Pellens Placed

Niekie

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Dutch
15-Feb-1995
2012
2.3

 

Available Fall 2012

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SAT: M
SAT: W

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State/Province: Noord Holland
Country: The Netherlands
Phone: available upon request
Height: 5'5 ft
Weight: 122 lbs

Personal Information

Niekie is a 16-year-old girl who has desired to be a professional soccer player ever since she was 6 years old. She can be best described as an honest, target-driven team player with a helicopter view of the field. Niekie is a real go-getter who always works hard to reach the highest possible level.

Athletic Information

Niekie started at the age of 6 at NVC-Naarden, her hometown, where she was the only girl in a boys’ team. After five years, she changed soccer clubs to go to BFC in Bussum. To this day, Niekie has been playing as a defender at the highest level in a boys team (season 2011-2012: B1 Hoofdklasse).
Niekie was scouted by the KNVB (Dutch soccer association) when she was 11, and she was soon after selected to play with the KNVB inter-regional team girls U12 yrs, KNVB Interregional team girls U13 yrs, KNVB Interregional and district team girls U14 yrs and KNVB District team girls U15 yrs. In 2011, Niekie was selected to play for the KNVB National team girls U16 yrs.

At 15, Niekie was selected for full time residency as a member of the KNVB Talent Team, a program sponsored by the CTO Amsterdam and the NOC/NSF (National Olympic Committee /National Sport Federation).
Top Sport and Education Centre (CTO) Amsterdam offers a unique opportunity for talented athletes to combine full time training, studying and living in Amsterdam. Professional equipment and minimal travel time for the athlete are key elements. They accommodate training, educational facilities, housing and facilitate medical care, physical training and mental guidance within cycling distance for over 150 athletes of different sports.
The focus is on the best talents aged 16 to 19 years who do not play in a professional football organization. The goal of the KNVB Dutch women's Talent Team is to develop these talents into players that can play in the highest Dutch league (Eredivisie). Here they can develop themselves further with the ultimate goal to have them play for the national team!

Academic Information

Niekie started primary school at Montessori in Bussum and later attended high school at WP Kees Boeke in Bilthoven. When she was invited to play with the KNVB Talent Team in 2010, Niekie changed high school to go to Caland Lyceum Amsterdam, where she expects to graduate in May 2012. At the Caland Lyceum, Niekie is able to combine her top sport and school career as a result of her “LOOT” status. Niekie’s biggest dream is to play soccer in the United States at a professional level in combination with a study program in physiotherapy.

Niekie will be taking the SAT and TOEFL in October and November 2011. Upon completion of these exams, she will be eligible to compete in both NCAA and NAIA.

Jessica Jurg Placed

Jessica

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Dutch
04-Sept-1995
2012
2.8

 

Available Fall 2012

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TOEFL:
SAT: CR
SAT: M
SAT: W

Spring 2011
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State/Province: Gelderland
Country: The Netherlands
Phone: available upon request
Height: 5'9 ft
Weight: 150 lbs
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High School: Rijn Ijssel College

Personal Information

Herman Muhammad is a Dutch soccer player currently playing for club FC Presikhaaf. Introduced to soccer by his older brother, Herman began playing the sport at a young age and his skills and potential were quickly recognized in his community. Herman was born on November the 8th, 1990 in Zakho, Iraq as a fourth child in a family  of eleven. Despite being born in a critical time of war, his heart was always in soccer. In 1997, his family moved to the Netherlands and became Dutch citizens.

Athletic Information

Herman starting playing soccer at the age of 9 at his local soccer club, Eendracht. He wanted to join the club not only to be part of a team, but also because he knew that this was the best way to improve his ball handling and position play. His team at Eendracht that year became champion in their league. Four years later, at 13 years old, Herman changed clubs to play at IJsseloord, where his team won the club championship. After playing there for two seasons, he went on to play for AVW’66, where his team got promoted to play in a higher league. After 3 good seasons at AVW’66 he went to play for FC Presikhaaf, where he is currently competing.

Herman's favourite position on the field is winger. His strong points are his technical footwork, speed and his excellent ball control. He has a good understanding of the game and will coach his teammates when necesary.  Herman's team has participated in many tournaments and has won the 16-under Coca Cola tournament twice as well as the 16-under Cruijff tournament.

Academic Information

In addition to soccer, education is an important part of Herman's life. He strongly believes that education is the key to a bright future and beneficial in all aspects of his life. Herman plans to graduate from high school in June 2011 with a focus in Business Studies and Junior Account Manager. After high school graduation, he plans to attend college abroad in order to improve his skills both in business and soccer.

Herman is currently looking for a college that will provide the ideal combination of quality academics and athletics. He sees studying in a foreign country as a great challenge as well as an exceptional learning experience. He truly believes that you can achieve anything with passion as long as you really believe in yourself. Herman's goal in life is to succeed and manage his life in an honest way.

Herman will take the SAT test in May and TOEFL test in April of 2011. Upon completion of these exams, he will be eligible to compete in both NCAA and NAIA.

Linda Bakker Placed

Linda

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Dutch
13-feb-1993
2011
2.5

 

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State/Province: Stuttgart
Country: Germany
Phone: available upon request
Height: 5'7 ft
Weight: 136 lbs
Email: available upon request
High School: -

Personal Information

Lea is a 22 year old girl who grew up with her family in Stuttgart, Germany. She has 2 siblings, one older and one younger sister. Her hobbys other than soccer are snowboarding and filming short movies.

Lea is very dedicated, motivated and serious about her interests, especially soccer. For her studying in a foreign country means a great opportunity and an exceptional challenge with a chance of learning and experiencing something truly unique. In Europe it's almost impossible to combine education with sports on a competitive level, thus playing college soccer would be the ideal solution for Lea. Lea plans on visiting the US somtime between January and March 2011and visit schools that would be interested in her joining their team.

Athletic Information

Lea has always been very interested in sports trying out all kind of different sports as a young child. Ever since she picked up soccer in elementary school, this became her great passion. At age 15, Lea would already play for the adult's team in the "Verbandsliga" next to the compentition in junior's league. Today, Lea plays in the "Landesliga" for "TSVgg Plattenhardt" as an offensive midfielder. She is not only one of the standouts of her team but also the co-captain leading her team mates and taking responsibility in important situations. Next to playing actively, Lea has been coaching junior league teams, helping young players improve and develop their game. Because of her work ethics, her great attitude on and off the field and her off court engagements she has constantly grown as a soccer player as well as a person. (in the video she's the white shirt #11).

Academic Information

After the 10th grade of the Eduard Spranger Gymnasium  in 2005 Lea decided to attend the one year Berufskolleg for AV Medien at the media GmbH Stuttgart. In 2006 after High School she made an internship at the TV and Movie production Company Osswald. In 2007 she started a 3 year apprenticeship (Ausbildung) in media production which Lea finished with success.

Through studying in the US Lea hopes to further develop her skills in the field of media, which is especially appealing in a country that leading this industry - improve her English and learn about the country and culture.

Sean Verhallen Placed

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Dutch/Canadian
26-06-1993
2011
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