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Daniel Gray

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Daniel is a Director of PASS4Soccer and oversees all recruitment, placement and after-placement care of students who join the PASS4Soccer Network Program in the UK and Ireland.

Following graduation Daniel returned to the UK to pursue business interests. Daniel was educated at Ottawa University in Kansas studying a BA (Hons) in Physical Education while pursuing a Soccer Scholarship organised through PASS4Soccer. Daniel graduated in 2006 with Summa Cum Laude honours completing his degree in three years instead of four.

While at Ottawa University Daniel was a 3 year starter on the soccer team where he won KCAC Freshman of the Year (2003) while leading the Conference in Goals (20) and Points (41). During 2003 Daniel was also nominated for NAIA National Player of the Week. Daniel was an All-Conference selection in 2003, 2004 and 2005 and an NAIA All-American Scholar-Athlete.

Between 2001 and 2003 Daniel played for Newcastle College Academy reaching the advanced stages of trials for the National Team.

Tom Nutter

TN PicTom is a Director at PASS4Soccer, based at the London office covering the South of England. He leads player recruitment and oversees the organisation of assessment events in the area.

Tom, a PASS4Soccer player, entered the USA in Fall 2005 gaining a scholarship to West Texas A&M University. Tom earned a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science. Prior to going to University he attended St. Bernard’s Grammar 6th form and coached for Reading F.C Football in the Community.

Whilst at West Texas, Tom was a 4 year starter on the soccer team where he was Newcomer of the Year (2005), SSC All-Conference (2005, 2007, 2008) NCAA All-Region (2005, 2007, 2008) and Daktronics All-Region (2008). During his Junior year he played a key role as the side reached the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA DII National Tournament.

For excelling in the classroom as well as the field, Tom received two West Texas Scholar-Athlete Awards (2008 and 2009). 

Between 2001 and 2005, Tom played in the Southern League for Burnham F.C (2001-2004) and Beaconsfield SYCOB F.C (2005). He made his league debut at the age of 15 years 314 days becoming Burnham's youngest ever player at that level of football.

Being a talented midfielder, he captained the Berkshire County U16 and U18 Youth sides as well as being selected in the final pool of 32 players for England Schoolboy U18 selection (2002-2004).

Tom is currently completing his UEFA B coaching license and has completed FA Youth Module 1. Whilst in the US he gained his USSF National D license and coached for Amarillo High Plains Drifters Academy.

Philip Poole

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Philip is a Founder of PASS4Soccer and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Philip assists with placement of PASS4Soccer Network clients and is a vital source for US Coaches looking to see how PASS4Soccer players match up to the high standards of US players.

Philip holds numerous coaching roles and has worked alongside some of the best coaches in the USA including stints as an Assistant Coach with UNC Charlotte 49ers (NCAA), Charlotte Eagles (USL Pro League) goalkeeper coach, Director of Goalkeeping for the NC ODP program and is a member of the USYS Region III and US Soccer's National teams coaching staff. 

Philip is currently a Director of Coaching at Charlotte Soccer Academy and Goalkeeper Coach for the Charlotte Independence (USL Pro). Philip holds an NSCAA Premier Diploma, US National Goalkeeping License and USSF A License as well as other qualifications.

Prior to joining the coaching profession Philip spent three seasons with Hull City AFC and was a Newcastle United FC Academy player. Philip then went onto spend 4 years at Wingate University playing NCAA DII whilst gaining BSc Hons Parks & Recreation with a minor in Sociology. While at Wingate, Philip was fortunate enough to win two SAC Conference championships and act as Team Captain picking up many Regional and Conference accolades along the way.

Philip’s development of players at pro, college and youth level has been both productive and noteworthy. Two of his goalkeepers have progressed into the MLS, two have played for US Youth National teams, several GK's have been USYS Region III team participants, many are State team (NC/SC) ODP GK's, with almost all of his youth GK going onto receive NCAA DI, II, or NAIA scholarships. 

Philip currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Barry Poole

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Barry is a Founder and Director of PASS4Soccer.

Barry has a long association with America through paternal family connections and business specialising in International trade.

Upon leaving Public service in 1985 Barry set up businesses in sports publishing, marketing and project management.

As a parent of former PFA Scholar Philip, who chose to study and play as a recipient of a US university soccer scholarship, US coaches were increasingly contacting Barry about talented prospective student athletes. Barry has worked to ensure they and their parents were provided access to best advice, correct business practice and working closely with the appropriate interests both in the UK and USA to build up the most transparent and well respected scholarship company in the UK.

Stephen Murray

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Stephen is responsible for the recruitment of students in Northern Ireland and Ireland. Stephen graduated from Lambuth University in 2005 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business and Sports Management.  Stephen played collegiate soccer in Tennessee from 2001 to 2005, where he was a four-time All-Conference selection and received National Team of the Week honours for the Eagles. In 2002 & 2004 Stephen also received All-American Team accolades.

Following university, Murray also played professionally in the USA with the USL Division 1 side Wilmington Hammerheads and also with the Memphis Express and Nashville Metros PDL Team where he was on the All Southern Conference Team of the Year. In the 2008-2009 season, Stephen played and coached in the Croatian League with NK Junak Sinj.

Between 2006 and 2008 Stephen held numerous coaching roles and worked alongside some very experienced coaches. Stephen was on the coaching staff for the Chicago Blast Soccer Club. Stephen has also acted as a consultant for Soccer Made in America operating over 50 camps during the Summer months. Another role Stephen succeeded at was as the Assistant Coach for Triton College based in Illinois. Stephen helped lead the team to the National Tournament.

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28/05/2017, 5:53:56

Good luck to client @JordWilliams8 who has signed for @MOBASacademy in @USLPDL. #Baller

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Superb USA Assessment Day in Birmingham yesterday. Excellent standard & thanks to the US coaches who attended, your?

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P4S/@LFEonline USA Assessment Day today. Looking forward to seeing a good game of football in great conditions ??

05/05/2017, 11:26:58

Looking forward to following your progress Ellie!

04/05/2017, 8:47:41

Good to see P4S clients making an impact in the professional ranks. Joe Holland (Hofstra University) makes @USL Tea?

04/05/2017, 8:32:40

Staff have arrived for the @LFEonline Assessment Trials at Port Vale FC. Good luck to all the lads involved! #USA?

03/05/2017, 16:48:31

It's the 2nd set of @LFEonline trials tonight for our staff. Great to see so many talented players in one spot.

02/05/2017, 19:17:20

Staff were in Bradford on Thursday watching our clients and assessing players for the USA with @LFEonline. Chosen U?

29/04/2017, 14:33:29

RT @Pass4SoccerIRE: Spent the morning with the Boston College men's soccer coaches. Great insight into what it takes to run a top #ACC prog?

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