PASS4Soccer: A Year in Review
PASS4Soccer have always taken great pride in following the success of all of our clients, in the college and the professional game.
This past year, male and female players set off on a journey of a lifetime, starting their college lives. Meanwhile, others graduated and some even stepped up into the professional game.
P4S also took a large group across to the United States back in March for a Tour, which included visits to universities, games against DI, DII and NAIA opponents and also sight-seeing.
In this article, we take a look at some examples of male and female success stories from 2019.
After the success of having National Champions in 2018, our clients have made a real impact in the college game, once again.
Defender Adam Robinson and Assistant Coach Daniel Smee, his first year in the job, were part of the Charleston (WV) team that became NCAA DII National Champions.
Other players also made big impacts for their team across NCAA DI, DII, NAIA and NJCAA, with some of their respective teams making a good run in the National Tournament.
The tradition of players going on to sign professionally, after graduation, continued once again.
USL Championship expansion side New Mexico United announced the signing of UNC Charlotte alumni, Daniel Bruce at the start of the year, while Johnny Fenwick (High Point University) and Leeroy Maguraushe (UNC Greensboro) both signed for San Antonio FC.
Andrew Fox left Grimsby Town in England to head back to the USA and also joined an expansion club for 2019, El Paso Locomotive.
The defender make a huge impact with his team, who made it to the Western Conference Final. Macauley King (Young Harris College) and his Indy Eleven team made a deep run in the Playoffs, eventually losing in the Eastern Conference Final.
Meanwhile, in USL League One, where Charlie Dennis is playing, PASS4 had another team to look out for. JJ Donnelly (Campbell University) signed his first pro contract with Greenville Triumph, who finished as runners-up in the Playoffs.
In the summer, clients played in the US Open Cup. Joshua Bynoe and Orange County made history by beating MLS teams on their incredible run.
It has been another memorable year for PASS4Soccer. Many of our players competedgoing on to compete in the National Championships, earn top individual awards and signing professional contracts.
Both Miri Taylor (Hofstra) and Ceri Holland (Kansas) competed in the NCAA DI Women’s National Tournament in 2019. Meanwhile, there was a lot of great news coming from the professional game.
Helen Seed signed with FF Lugano in Switzerland and competed in the UEFA Women’s Champions League for her side.
Rachel Topliss was another female client to have gone pro, signing for IK Myran Damer in Finland. This was following her graduation from Central Methodist University (NAIA).
Striker Grace Rapp made the move from Iceland to France, arriving and settling in well at Stade de Reims.
Two clients made their return to the game in England too. Caitlin Hayes signed for Lewes FC Women. Siobhan Wilson moved to Charlton Athletic Women after a spell in Italy.
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