Our professional soccer trials and tryouts are designed to allow players to showcase their talents in front of professional European, American and Asian clubs. With the extensive contacts of our FIFA-licensed Player Agency, we can help you to establish a professional soccer career either abroad, or here in the United States. Players who stand out at our tryouts will be selected to trial, or sign, with the professional clubs in attendance, sent to trial, or sign, with clubs the PSC Agency Staff have contacts with around the World, or invited onto one of our showcase tours.
Over the last 3 years PSC Pro Soccer Combines have helped over 200 players gain professional contracts and trials in America, Europe and Asia. Following our 2015 winter events we have announced over 60 success stories in the men’s and women’s game since January 2016. Please see our 2016 success stories page for examples.
– June 22-23-24: Los Angeles, CA
Each year, the PSC network grows and we see a continued growth in the amount of success stories we announce from our programs through the contacts of our agency. In 2014 we announced over 40 success stories in the men’s and women’s game, which increased to over 70 success stories in the calendar year of 2015. In the opening three months of 2016 we have already announced over 60 success stories and this continues to increase.
Our 2016 success stories span across 15 leagues in 7 countries and makes us the most successful combine company in North America for placing players in Europe, America and Asia combined.
Our success, and reputation brings players from all walks of life, professional, or amateur, to our events in the hope of securing a contract in the country of their desire. Notable signings have been 2014 Cameroon World Cup Goalkeeper Sammy N’Djock signing with Minnesota United in the NASL (Chicago Combine 2014), Gus Villalobos signing in the Maltese Premier League (Ireland Showcase Tour 2015) and Goalkeeper Matt Silva signing in the Philippines Premier League (San Diego combine 2014).
PSC Company Directors hand select attending combine scouts and coaches for PSC events in order to bring together a wealth of experienced coaches who can offer their elite knowledge and expertise to selecting players for trial and contract opportunities. This summers line up already includes international coaches from Finland, Sweden, Malta, England and the United States who will be looking to find and place talent ahead of the summer July transfer window. Our Winter combines and tours have produced over 60 success stories on the Men’s and Women’s side since the start of 2016 and we are looking to replicate this success over the summer.
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.
Tarxien Rainbows Football Club are a football team from Tarxien, a town in southern Malta. They currently play in the Maltese Premier League and play home games at The Tony Cassar Sports Ground. Tarxien’s Coach is a good connection of PSC contact Mark Miller and will be travelling to USA this summer to strengthen his squad. Tarxien have chosen to attend PSC combines after seeing the quality of players that Mark Miller has placed in the Maltese Premier League and the impact they have had such as Gus Villalobos, Austin Martz, Gibson Bardsley, Kyle O Brien and James Togbah.
Bodens will be returning to PSC combines ahead of their 2016 season after signing no fewer than 7 Combine players in the last 2 years, and trialing many more. This seasons roster currently boasts 2 PSC players Eddy Prugh (Las Vegas combine, 2013) and Matt Silva (Chicago Combine, December 2015). The 2015 season was a frustrating season for the club who looked set to gain promotion before fading away in the late stages. The club will be looking to build on that disappointment in the 2016 season and will be using PSC events to strengthen their squad during the summer window.
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 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.
Jacksonville Armada of the NASL are attending our summer combines having signed two key players from PSC in the last 12 months. The Armada have already attended a number of PSC combines and taken in a handful of players on trial as well as signing PSC combine standouts Shawn Nicklaw, 16 year old Chaim Roserie and 17 year old Uday Arora in 2015. They play homes game at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville which has a capacity of 11,000.
IFK Kumla will be joining PSC’s combines for the first time this summer in search of players for the second half of the 2016 season. Kumla play in the Swedish 2nd Division North after recently being promoted, they are in the same tier as fellow combine attendees Orebro Syrianska and Bodens BK. The club is based in Kumla, which is 2 hours West of Stockholm.
Mark Miller started working with PSC in 2015 and has been instrumental in the placement of players in Malta. Before joining up with PSC he had coached 4 Maltese Premier League teams as well as the National U21 team. To date, he has been responsible for the Maltese Premier League signings of Gus Villalobos to Qormi, Austin Martz and Gibson Bardsley to Pembroke Athleta FC as well as Kyle O Brien and James Togbah to Valletta FC.
Coaching Career Includes:
Malta Prem: Hibernians
National Team: Malta U21
Malta Prem: Hibernians
Malta Prem: Valletta
Malta Prem: Qormi
Wilmington Hammerheads will be attending our 2016 summer combines after signing numerous players in the last 2 years from PSC events. Players such as Mickael Barroso, Albert Edwards, Troy Hernandez, Arron Patrick and Shaun Utterson were all signed to the Hammerheads from PSC events as well as many more. Current MLS and PSC Agency Player Luke Mulholland began his career with the USL Side before moving onto the NASL and MLS.
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 roster boasted 4 players signed form PSC’s December 2015 combines: David Abidor (Chicago), Carlos Martinez (LA), Jasson Carpio (Fort Lauderdale) and Ballobi Serge (Fort Lauderdale).
Paul Taylor, Managing Director of PSC Ltd, encompasses over 35 years of top-level professional football experience – ranging from playing, coaching and management in both England and the USA. After a distinguished playing and coaching career in England and the States, Paul spent over 20 years coaching and managing professionally in England – the last 17 of which he spent as Director of Football at Walsall FC, in charge of all football matters of the club from youth football to senior levels. He has been responsible for a number of transfers in recent PSC events such as:
– Taylor Morgan: Signed with Ostersunds FK
– Jonathan Borrajo: Trial with Walsall FC
– Bill Gaudette: Trial with Barnsley FC and Walsall FC
– Henry Booth: Trial with Wolverhampton Wanderers FC
– Steve Eneme: Trial with Birmingham City FC
– Robert Knights: Trial with Aston Villa FC
– Fabrice Noel: Signed with Shanghai East Asia
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 programs 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
Tom Taylor is in his second season assisting head coach David Irving with the Tulsa Roughnecks. He came to the Roughnecks after serving as a player and coach in the United Soccer Leagues since 2007 and has previously worked underneath Coach Irving as an Assistant Coach and player for the Wilmington Hammerheads. His playing career included spells in Europe with Derby County, Walsall FC, Grimsby Town and Viking Stavanger as well as Portland Timbers, Real Maryland Monarchs and Wilmington Hammerheads in the USL. He is currently the Director for PSC in the United States and has assisted numerous players through combines and showcases with a pathway into the professional game.
Ryan is in his first season with the Roughnecks as Goalkeeper Coach. He spent his first collegiate season at Barton College in North Carolina, before transferring to Virginia Wesleyan College. Ryan helped VWC make three trips to the NCAA tournament while leading the squad to a conference championship. During his time there, the club was ranked in the Top 25 three times, earning a ranking as high as #2 nationally before Ryan graduated. Ego spent time with the Tahuichi Football Academy in Santa Cruz, Boliva before becoming a player/manager for FC Paradiso in Ticino, Switzerland, a position he held for three years. During 2015 Ryan worked at PSC’s Sweden Residential Academy in Orebro working with the goalkeepers on a daily basis and has worked under former Northern Ireland and Premier League, goalkeeper, Aidan Davidson during the last few years.
Mac is in his second season as Assistant Coach for the Tulsa Roughnecks. He has traveled to a number of combines during the last 18 months with PSC assessing potential talent. In addition to his coaching responsibilities with the Roughnecks, Mac Orr is also an assistant coach for the Oral Roberts University Golden Eagles Men’s soccer program. He handles day-to-day operations within the program such as assisting with training sessions, organizing scouting reports, reviewing film, along with helping with personal player development. In his first season coaching at ORU, Orr helped lead the Golden Eagles to its first regular season conference championship since 2004 along with a first place league finish. He coached 4 players named to the All-Conference team, including 2 First Team All-Conference players. One of these same individuals was also honored as the Conference Offensive Player of the Year as well as being selected as a member of the First Team All-Region. This was the first time a player from ORU had been selected for these honors since 2004.
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:
PSC’s Pro Soccer Combines cost $320. This provides combine entrance, but players are responsible for their own transport and accommodation during the combine. PSC do offer discounted hotel rates where prices vary depending on location and length of stay. More information is available on individual combine location pages and at our combine FAQ page.
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 send out written feedback from our professional coaching staff via E-mail within 5 days. If you have been selected to trial with a professional team, or to be a part of our next European Showcase, you will be notified in this email.