Frank de Rooij Placed

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Date of birth:
Year of grad:



Available Fall 2019




Country: The Netherlands
Height: 5'10' ft
Weight: 150 lbs

Personal and academic information


Frank de Rooij is a venturesome 17-year-old boy who is born and raised in Delft, the Netherlands. Besides playing soccer he also loves to play basketball with his friends and likes to jump rope to improve his footwork and stamina. He is very ambitious and competitive and gives his best effort in everything he does. In his free time he also coaches a U-12 soccer team.


Frank is currently in his senior year of high school (Gymnasium, the highest level) and is expected to graduate in June 2019. He is an outstanding student holding a 4.0 GPA and in his first three years of high school he took extra classes like archeology, classical antiquity, Chinese culture, philosophy and debating. In addition, Frank has been in the student council for three years, two of which he was chosen as the chairman. Both of these years he raised over 7500 euros for charity, by organizing events with hundreds of participants. 


Next year Frank would like to pursue a degree in science, maths, or economics. He has already obtained a Cambridge Advanced English certificate with an overall score of 193. He achieved a composite score of 25 on his ACT.


Athletic information

Frank has been playing soccer at the same club since he was only 6 years old. During his junior career he played in the highest teams of each age group. Frank has always been a defender, mostly as a right back or as a center back and he has been the captain of his team most of the years. 


On the field Frank distinguishes himself from other players by being very quick, using well-timed sliding tackles and having great stamina. Apart from being an excellent defender, he is offensively oriented as well. Especially as a right back he often gives a good cross resulting in scoring opportunities and goals. In addition, as the leader of the team he always keeps himself and the team motivated. 


Frank is currently the starting right back in the highest U-19 team that plays in the 5th highest division in the Netherlands (4e divisie).  They are currently at the top of the table, establishing themselves in the top 2,5% of the country. Frank is also playing a lot of games with the 16-23 team. This is the team with the best players from his soccer club with age 16 to 23. 


To improve his endurance, he does a lot of long distance running, constantly trying to beat his PB. (PB: 5km-19:30, 10km-42:13). He has been jumping rope for almost two years, to improve his footwork. Furthermore he often goes to the gym to work on his physique.