Bromley Academy youngster Holl heading to USA on football scholarship
PUBLISHED: 15:57 01 August 2019 | UPDATED: 15:57 01 August 2019
Orpington-based Daniel Holl, of Ravensbourne School and Bromley FC Academy, will be heading to the USA later this summer to take up a highly-prestigious football scholarship.
Holl will be joining Salem International University, in Salem, West Virginia and will study and play for the "Tigers" soccer team.
He will have the opportunity to combine his University studies alongside playing high level football and training full-time for the next four years after a scholarship gained through the assistance of PASS4Soccer Scholarships.
Holl is delighted to have secured a soccer scholarship through the PASS4Soccer Scholarship Network and his achievement in gaining such an exciting opportunity is in recognition of both his academic achievements to date and athletic ability.
He took part in a USA Coach Showcase held by PASS4Soccer to help further his exposure to universities in the USA, where he was spotted by a coach, who had flown to the UK to attend the event.
He said: "I chose Salem because it gave me the best opportunity to play football at a high level, while at the same time continue my studies in the area of physical education."
PASS4Soccer General Manager Danny Gibson added: "From the outset, Daniel was totally committed and had a positive attitude towards the whole process of gaining a Scholarship. He has all of the attributes that US Coaches desire and overall he is a pleasant person, which will, no doubt, help him achieve real success in the next chapter of his life at Salem University, West Virginia. All of the staff at PASS4Soccer wish him well on his journey and we look forward to tracking his progress."
Places in the PASS4Soccer Network Program are now available for students looking to enter a US university soccer program in August 2019 and 2020. PASS4Soccer have up-and-coming information and Assessment Days in London, Birmingham, Gloucester, Warwick and Durham, though August, September and October.
With students in the UK looking at £43,000-plus of debt after graduation, talented footballers can vastly reduce their university debt by accessing the soccer and academic scholarships available at universities across the United States.
Every year, PASS4Soccer help to assist a whole host of students find soccer scholarships in the USA, with scholarships, of a similar level, not being available in the UK.
The students who are placed in American universities and colleges by the programme, have earned well over $40million worth of education through introductions to scholarship programmes. Sometimes, the player can earn a scholarship, which can cover up to 100 per cent of the cost for tuition fees, accommodation and food.
PASS4Soccer have had numerous students going on to gain professional contracts following their four years at university, signing with MLS (Major League Soccer) clubs as well as other professional teams in the US.
Other players are playing professionally for teams in Cyprus, Iceland and Italy too - other players have returned home to the UK and went on to play in the EFL.
Interested players should register online at www.PASS4Soccer.com or contact PASS4Soccer on 01912295236 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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