Anne Arundel Community College,
101 College Pkwy, Arnold, MD 21012
2016 Combine Success Stories
PSC Soccer Academy are the most successful North American based soccer combine company for placing players in Europe, America and Asia. Since January 2016 we have announced over 60 success stories in the men’s and women’s game with the likes of RoPS FC (Finland Premier League), Samut Sakhon (Thailand), Cork City, Waterford United, Drogheda United, Shamrock Rovers, Sligo Rovers, Finn Harps (Irish Premier League) Orebro Syrianska, Karlslunds IF, Bodens BK (Sweden’s Division 2), AC Kajaani (Finland’s Kakkonen), Wilmington Hammerheads, Tulsa Roughnecks, Charleston Battery (USL Pro), Jacksonville Armada (NASL) and many more…
Here is a small sample of our most recent success stories:
- 2014 World Cup Goalkeeper Sammy N’Djock signs with Minnesota United (NASL) Press Release
- Ben Everson signs with Samut Sakhon (Thailand) Press Release
- Logan Miller signs with Wilmington Hammerheads (USL Pro) Press Release
- Matt Silva signs with Bodens BK (Sweden 2nd Division) Press Release
- Tyler Back signs with RoPS (Finland Premier League) Press Release
- Chris Suta signs with AC Kajaani (Finland 1st Division) Press Release
Registration and Cost
PSC’s Pro Soccer Combine costs $320. This price covers entrance to the combine and the opportunity to play in front of the attending coaches, and access to video footage from the combine. Spots are on a first come first served basis, our combines almost always sell out up to 3 weeks before day one. Players are responsible for their own transport to the combine and accommodation. A discounted hotel package is outlined below.
PSC are offering a discounted hotel package for combine players to take advantage of as follows:
Check in: June 9, 2016
Check out: June 12, 2016
Room: Shared with 1 other combine players
Included: Breakfast, internet
Hotel Address: Comfort Inn, 76 Old Mill Bottom Rd, Annapolis, MD 21409, United States
*Please note: This is a shared hotel room with other combine players. If you wish to have a single room or share with a family member you will need to cover the costs of their stay as well.
*Only 20 hotel spots available on a first come first served basis
Orebro SK: Sweden, Allsvenskan
Örebro SK are a Swedish professional football club based in Örebro and play their home games at Behrn Arena. The club have played 44 season in Sweden’s highest football league Allsvenskan, and have appeared in the UEFA Cup (now Europa League) 5 times in their history, most recently in 2012. The club finished 9th in the 2015 season and will be attending PSC combines with the view of signing players in the 2016 July transfer window.
Orebro Syrianska: Sweden, Division Two
Orebro Syrianska have already used PSC events to strengthen their side having signed both Alex Wimmer and Sean Toth in 2015. Their current roster also boasts 2016 success story and 2015 Irvine combine participant, centre back Samuel Oki. They will be attending our Houston and Maryland combines looking for players for the second half of their 2016 season.
Waterford United: League of Ireland First Division
Waterford United will be attending PSC combines in Maryland and Houston this summer having recently signed Yoann Fellrath following standout performances on our Elite Showcase to Ireland in January 2016. They also offered trials ot both Samuel Oki and Ben Brewster in 2016. Waterford play in the League of Ireland First Division, at the Waterford Regional Sports Center which holds a capacity of 5500. They have appeared in the UEFA Cup and the European Cup Winners Cup 10 times since their inception.
Tulsa Roughnecks: USA, USL Pro
Tulsa roughnecks are led by USL Hall of Famer David Irving who knows PSC combines well, having signed over 30 players from PSC events over the last 3 years. The Roughnecks 2016 opening day roster boasted 4 players signed from PSC’s December 2015 combines: David Abidor (Chicago), Carlos Martinez (LA), Jasson Carpio (Fort Lauderdale) and Ballobi Serge (Fort Lauderdale). David Abidor scored the opener before Carlos Martinez hit this wonder strike.
Patrick Walker: Sweden Recruitment, Residential Director
Patrick Walker has been a Head Coach in the Premier League in Sweden and Norway for the last 30 years and has an extensive network throughout Scandinavia. He is currently the director of PSC’s program in Sweden and has been responsible for the majority of PSC’s success stories in Scandinavia, placing players from the United States into clubs from the Premier League to the 2nd Division in Sweden and Finland. Patrick also runs PSC’s Residential program in Örebro, Sweden which has seen 9 players move onto professional contracts in the last 2 years
Coaching Career Includes:
Sweden D1: Varbergs BoIS
Sweden D1: Kalmar FF
Sweden D1: GIF Sundsvall
Sweden D1: Örebro
Norway D1: Sandefjord
Sweden D2: Assyriska FF
PSC Agency Staff (Worldwide Recruitment)
Since 2002 PSC have forged a respectable reputation in the professional game working with players, coaches and teams from Europe’s top leagues such as the Barclays Premier League through to American leagues such as the MLS, NASL and USL Pro. This long standing reputation for working in the professional game has led to a number of trials and signings of combine participants with clubs around the world who trust the opinions of the PSC Agency staff.
Professional clubs trust our recommendations, and after an event, our Agency Staff will look to recommend any player that has proven they are capable of playing professionally to clubs around the world. The following list is a sample of players who attended a PSC combine or tour and received no interest from attending coaches but trialed or signed with a non-attending club based on PSC’s Agency Staff recommendations. This recommendation can come within days, weeks or months of the original event:
- – Brett Croft (2015 San Diego combine) SIGNED with Swedish 3rd Division side Melleruds IF in 2015
- – Jason Sangha (2015 Ft Lauderdale combine) SIGNED with Swedish 2nd Division Side Gallivare Malmbergets FF in 2015
- – Dominic Adams (2013 Jacksonville Combine) SIGNED with Icelandic Premier League side IBV in 2014
- – Andy Lorei (2013 Malaysia Showcase Tour) SIGNED with Swedish 2nd Division side Bodens BK in 2013
- – Zac Lubin (2013 California Combine) SIGNED with Swedish 1st Division side IFK Lulea in 2014
- – Jonathan Glenn (2013 Jacksonville Combine) SIGNED with Icelandic Premier League side IBV in 2014
- – Alex Horwath (2012 Florida Combine) SIGNED with Swedish Superettan side Ljungskile SK in 2014
PSC Professional Showcase Tours
Players who perform well but are not selected to sign by professional coaches will be invited on a PSC Professional Showcase Tour. On our tours players have the chance to compete, and prove themselves, against professional opposition and earn a contract, or an Agency recommendation. The following players all proved on showcase tours that they were capable of playing with, and against, professional teams and were rewarded subsequently:
- Taylor Morgan: (Showcase Tour) Signed with Ostersund FK (Swedish Superatten)
- Henry Booth: (U23 Showcase Tour) Training stint with Wolverhampton Wanderers FC (England League 1)
- Wilfried Tagbo: (Development Tour) signed with Finn Harps (Ireland Aitricity League Division One)
- Lewis Ellis (Showcase Tour) signed with Bodens BK (Sweden Divison 2)
- Shawn Nicklaw: (Showcase Tour) Signed with HB Koge (Danish Premier League)
- Chuck Chijindu: (Showcase Tour) Signed with Thor Akuyeri (Icelandic Premier League)
- Arron Patrick: (Showcase Tour) Signed with Wilmington Hammerheads (USL Pro)
2013 Showcase Player Arron Patrick discusses how the tour resulted in him signing his first ever professional contract
Players are responsible for their own transport to and from the airport and fields. PSC has partnered with Uber to offer our combine participants the cheapest transportation available. All first time users of the app will receive a free $15 towards their first ride to further reduce costs. uberX is now 30% cheaper than a taxi and will take all of the stress out of traveling during the combine at the lowest possible price. Download the app today and use Promo Code: uberPSCSOCCER to redeem your free $15 ride.
Following the Combine we will email all players within 5 days. If you have been selected to trial or sign with a professional club, or selected for a Showcase Tour you will be notified in this email.