Lucy Goffe (Graduate, East Tennessee State University)
"I can’t speak highly enough of PASS4Soccer, they helped to make my dream come true back in 2010 and I’ll be forever grateful to them for that."
PASS4Soccer were great from the get-go. My college (Birmingham Metropolitan College) recommended PASS4Soccer to my sister Hannah and I, as we were both eager to go overseas to play at university in the States. We started talks with Daniel and Barry, who were both so helpful and professional, and we didn’t look back. PASS4Soccer supported us every step of the way in finding the right fit for us and after months of emails and helping us to send video footage of ourselves playing to colleges all over the US, PASS4Soccer sent us the news we’d been waiting for: we were both offered full scholarships to East Tennessee State University (ETSU), a NCAA Division I school. This was something we never could have achieved without the help of PASS4Soccer and for this reason, I thoroughly recommend going with them if you want to play and study in the States. I can’t speak highly enough of PASS4Soccer, they helped to make my dream come true back in 2010 and I’ll be forever grateful to them for that.
My university experience in the US was so much more than just getting a degree and playing soccer. Those were both amazing parts of it, of course, but the life experience you get, the people you meet and the places you see are what makes it even more worthwhile. It’s scary at first and everything’s different, but you soon adapt to the US culture and it opens your eyes and mind to a different way of living. Again, Pass4Soccer supported us with this transition, especially in the initial stages by keeping in touch, making sure we were okay and offering valuable advice for life in the US.
Since graduating from ETSU in 2014 I moved to Spain and joined Villarreal CF Femenino, who I played for for three and a half seasons. I still work for Villarreal Club de Fútbol as a member of the club’s International Department as a coach and translator. I currently play for CFF Marítim, a club based in Valencia, playing in Primera Nacional.
I want to say thank you again to Pass4Soccer for providing me with such an amazing experience in the US that prepared me to face whatever life has in store. I wouldn’t be where I am today without Pass4Soccer helping me to take that very important first step in my international soccer career all those years ago.