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 2 years PSC Pro Soccer Combines have helped over 100 players gain professional contracts and trials in America, Europe and Asia. Please see our success stories further down this page below for examples.
– November 23-24-25: Los Angeles, California
– December 2-3-4: Chicago, Illinois
– December 6-7-8: Houston, Texas
– December 12-13-14: Fort Lauderdale, Florida *Mid/fwd spots sold out
– December 17-18-19: Salinas, California
– January 20-21: Birmingham, UK (details to follow)
Since January 2015 we have seen over 60 Success Stories from our 2015 winter combines and tours across 15 leagues in 7 countries. This 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 since the turn of the year 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).
Cork City will be joining PSC in America at this years combines having been impressed with the quality of our 2015 showcase side, who Cork narrowly defeated by one goal. Following the game they trialed Goalkeeper Zac Lubin, and travel to America hoping for talent of a similar level this Winter. PSC have already placed 2 players in Ireland this year with promotion chasing Finn Harps; Wilfired Tagbo and Ata Ozbay.
Juha Malinen is Head Coach of RoPS from the Finnish Premier League who currently sit top and look favorites to qualify for the Europe in 2016. RoPS gained promotion to the Finnish Premier League in 2013 and also won the Finnish Cup in the same year which qualified them for the 2014/15 Europa League. Juha will be at both our Florida and Salinas Combines recruiting talent for the 2016 Finnish Premier League season.
HIFK Fotball are a Finnish club, based in the capital Helsinki, and play in the Veikkausliiga (top tier). This season they finished mid table, but having had three appearances in the European Champions League and Europa League equivalents, the club is looking for a return to their glory day next year. They play their home games at The Sonera Stadium which has a capacity of 10,000.
AC Oulu (ACO) is a Finnish football club based in Oulu. Formed in 2002, the club have played two seasons in Finland’s highest football league Veikkausliiga and seven seasons in the second highest league Ykkönen. The club are currently playing in Ykkönen. They play their home games at Raatti Stadium, which holds 5000 capacity.
Bodens will be returning to PSC combines ahead of their 2016 season after signing no fewer than 6 Combine players in the last 2 years, and trialing many more. This seasons roster currently boasts 4 PSC players Lewis Ellis (Chicago Combine, 2014), Eddy Prugh (Las Vegas combine, 2013) Gino Mauro (Sweden Tour, 2014) and Chase Miller (San Diego Combine, 2014). 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.
One of the biggest clubs in the league, The Battery have won the USISL Pro League in 1996, the USL A League in 2003, the USL second Division in 2010 and the USL Pro Championship in 2012 and were semi finalists in 2013 and made the playoffs in 2014. Charleston Head Coach Mike Anhaeuser will be attending PSC’s combine in search of talent ahead of their upcoming 2016 USL Pro Season.
Tulsa roughnecks are led by USL Hall of Famer David Irving who knows PSC combines well, having signed over 20 players form PSC events over the last 3 years. The Roughnecks roster currently boasts players such as Oscar Jimenez, Ryan Price and Eli Galbraith-Knapp all of whom were signed from PSC’s 2014-15 winter combines.
Wilmington Hammerheads will be attending our 2015 winter combine 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.
Mark Miller started working with PSC in 2015 and has been instrumental in the placement of players in Malta. Before joing 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 Pines as well as Kyle O Brien and James Togbah to Valletta FC.
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 program in Sweden and has been responsible for a number of recent combine success stories placing players from the United States into clubs from the Premier League to the 2nd Division in Sweden and Finland.
Declan has been a former professional player in the Irish Premier League and Scottish Premier League with Celtic FC from 1985-91. He is a UEFA A license, Head Coach for Dublin University and has many close links within Irish professional football. During his playing career in Ireland he has won 3 Irish Premier League titles as well as domestic cups. He has assisted PSC in an number of signings and trials in Ireland such as Wilfried Tagbo and Ata Ozbay to Finn harps and Zac Lubin to Cork City
Julian Lundberg has been working closely with PSC for the last 18 months helping place players throughout the leagues in Sweden in both the Men’s and Women’s game. So far in 2015 he has been responsible for the signings of 15 players in the men’s and women’s game including Brett Croft and Gary Cennerazzo to Melleruds IF, and Cameron Selamie and Zak Epplette to IFK Amal amongst others. He will be looking for further talent from this winters combines to market to his contacts in Scandinavia.
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 includes combine entrance, plus access to video footage from the event. 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 $20 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 $20 ride.
Following the combine we will send out written feedback from our professional coaching staff via E-mail within 72 hours. 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.