The professional soccer trial/tryout is aimed at players who wish to be selected for:
- Signing or trialing with professional European and American teams in attendance.
- PSC Agency recommendation to clubs across Europe, America and Asia.
- Upcoming PSC Professional Showcase Tours and Residential Program.
Attending Coaches and Scouts:
Karlslunds IF HFK: Sweden Division 2
Karlslunds are a division two side based in Karlslunds will be attend our US combines for the first time having signed a large number of players from or previous tours and agency recommendations. They are based in the desirable city of Orebro, 2 hours West of Stockholm. They currently have 4 PSC players in their first team squad, Steffen Kraus, Laurie Bell, Ian McDonald Wilkins and Zak Epplette as well as previously signing Alex Wimmer, Sean Toth, Adam Brundle and Tyrelle McLeod-Bentley.
TULSA ROUGHNECKS: USA, USL PRO
Tulsa Roughnecks are led by USL Hall of Famer David Irving, who knows PSC Combines well having signed over 20 players from PSC events during the last three years. The Roughnecks roster currently boasts nine players signed from PSC events – including Brady Ballew, Iarfhlaith Davoren, Gus Villalobos, and Devin Morgan.
FK Jurnieks Riga – Division 2, Latvia
FK Jurnieks is a newly formed club playing in the capital city of Latvia, Riga. The club will be in search for a number of new players to bring into the club this summer. It is based in a prime location with access and exposure to many clubs at the higher levels in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. FK Jurnieks play in a season that runs from May to October and will be aiming at gaining promotion to Latvia’s, Division 1 for the 2018 season. They will be attending all PSC Summer Combines to find talent for the club. The club does not have a limit on foreign players and is a good pathway for American players into European soccer.
Aleksandrs Cekulajevs (Scouting for Baltic/Czech Republic clubs)
Alex has been working with PSC for the past six months in placing players in the Baltic region (Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia) and Czech Republic. With professional playing experience in Iceland, Singapore, Latvia, Finland, Faroe Islands and numerous other countries, Alex brings an abundance of experience and contacts to PSC’s recruitment team.
Alex was responsible for the recent placement of 2016 Portugal Showcase Tour player, Gary Cennerazzo with FK Varnsdorf in the Czech Republic and will be looking for more talent during this summer’s events.
DECLAN ROCHE: IRELAND RECRUITMENT, EUROPEAN COLLEGE PLACEMENT DIRECTOR
Declan is a former professional player and spent six years with Scottish Premier League giants Celtic FC from 1985 until 1991 as well as plying his trade in the Irish Premier League. He is a UEFA A Licensed Head Coach at Dublin University and has many close contacts within Irish professional football. Declan won three Irish Premier League titles and a number of domestic trophies during his playing career. He has assisted PSC in numerous signings and trials in Ireland including Wilfried Tagbo and Ata Ozbay to Finn Harps, Zac Lubin to Cork City, Aaron Horton’s trial with Bray Wanderers and Shane McInerney’s contract offer from Cork City.
Paul Taylor, Managing Director of PSC Ltd, 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 to senior level. He has been responsible for a number of our big name transfers such as Taylor Morgan signing with Ostersunds FK and Stevie Manios trialing with Brentford FC amongst many more.
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 including the English Premier League and American leagues such as the MLS, NASL and USL Pro. This long-standing reputation within the professional game has led to a number of former Combine participants both signing and trialling with clubs around the world, who trust the recommendations of PSC Agency staff.
PSC are offering a discounted hotel package for combine players to take advantage of as follows:
Check in: June 19
Check out:June 22
Cost: $260 per person.
Room: Shared with one other Combine player.
Included: Free wifi, breakfast available, shuttle services for the airport.
Hotel Address: Airtel Plaza Hotel, 7277 Valjean Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91406
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) – 22 miles.
*Hotel is located 3.4 miles from Combine field.
*This is a shared hotel room with another Combine player. If you wish to have a single room or share with a family member you will need to cover the additional costs.
*Only 20 hotel spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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 $15 towards their first ride to reduce costs. uberX is now 30% cheaper than a taxi and will take all of the stress out of travelling during the Combine at the lowest possible price. Download the app today and use promo code ‘uberPSCSOCCER’ to redeem your free $15 ride.
If you are unable to attend due to injury, emergency, or any other reason, we will be able to offer you a 12 month credit for any of our future combines. Credits are only valid for 12 months.
Within 5 days of the event finishing we will contact all players via email to inform you if you have been offered a contract or a trial with one of the professional clubs in attendance, been recommended to a club within our network, or been selected for one of our further programs.