PSC are proud to announce they will be hosting a professional soccer combine in Casa Grande, Arizona this June 21-22-23, 2015. The professional soccer trial is aimed at players who wish to be selected for:
- Signing or Trialing with the professional European and American teams in attendance
- PSC Agency Representation
- Upcoming PSC Professional Showcase Tours and Residential Program
- PSC’s College Recruitment Program
Casa Grande Sports World is an elite international facility that has been praised by World Cup and MLS coaches and players alike. The top professional standard fields are just one of the reasons that Major League Soccer teams, Canada’s Olympic team and even National teams as far as Denmark, New Zealand and Africa train at Casa Grande Sports World.
Grande Sports World (Grass Fields)
12684 W Gila Bend Hwy, Casa Grande, AZ 85193
2015 Combine Success Stories
Since January 2015 we have announced over 40 success stories from our 2014-15 combines and tours. Click here to read more on these. Here are a small sample of our most recent success stories from 2015:
- 2014 World cup Goalkeeper Sammy N’Djock signs with Minnesota United (NASL) – Press Release
- Jared Bennett signs with AC Kajaani in Finland (2nd Division) – Press Release
- Oscar Jimenez signs with Tulsa Roughnecks (USL Pro) – Press Release
- Chase Miller signs with Bodens BK in Sweden (2nd Division North) – Press release
- Matt Silva signs with FC Kaya in Philippines (Premier League) – Press Release
- Gus Villalobos signs with FC Qormi in Malta (Premier League) – Press Release
Registration and Cost
PSC’s Arizona Pro Soccer Combine is a Residential Only combine and costs $650 – Players must stay at the combine hotel to partake in the combine. This package includes:
– Combine Entrance
– 3 nights shared accommodation (triple rooms)
– Dinner on the 20th, Breakfast Lunch and Dinner on 21st & 22nd, breakfast on 23rd.
– Access to professional training facilities (58,000 Square Foot Gym)
– Free Internet access and Free Parking
– 3 professional grade soccer fields and field set-up,
– State of the art 58,000 square foot performance center during that includes high performance strength and conditioning equipment,
– 6 classrooms, 2 locker rooms with equipment room housing an industrial size washer and dryer,
– hot and cold plunge pools and training aids, coolers, sports bottles, ice,
Francisco Grande Hotel and Golf Resort has 64 rooms located in a nine story tower with beautifully appointed rooms and spacious suites. Every guest room in the tower is over-sized and has a large, inviting balcony with expansive vistas of the golf course or sports fields in the foreground and majestic mountains in the distance. Please note this is shared accommodation with 2 other combine players. If you wish to have a single room or wish to share with a friend / family member please contact us as you will need to pay for their accommodation package also.
Check in: After 3pm June 20th, 2015
Check out: June 23rd, 2015
Room: Shared with 2 other combine players
Hotel Address: Francisco Grande Hotel, 12684 W Gila Bend Hwy, Casa Grande, AZ 85193
Airport Transfers: Players registering before June 10th can also arrange discounted return airport shuttles with fellow combine participants. Two shuttles will be arranged at 2pm and 5pm from Phoenix International airport to Casa Grande on June 20th and a return transfer on June 23rd at approximately 2pm. We are only able to provide shuttles at these times so if you arrive outside of these time frames you will need to make your own travel arrangements. Registered players only should contact firstname.lastname@example.org for shuttle booking information.
*Hotel Package closes on June 10th, 2015*
Qormi FC (Maltese Premier League)
Qormi FC play in the Maltese Premier League. Head Coach Mark Miller will be attending PSC combines this summer after guest coaching on our 2015 Showcase Tour to Ireland where he signed forward Gus Villalobos. Villalobos went onto score the winning goal in the final game of the season to save the club from relegation. Head Coach Mark Miller will be with PSC this summer after he had a successful season with the club saving them from relegation and guiding them to the Maltese Cup Final.
Valletta FC (Maltese Premier League)
Joseph Grec is a UEFA A License coach and current a coach for Maltese Premier League champions Valletta boasting previous coaching experience with the Maltese U17 National Team and professional teams Floriana, Gozo, Pieta, Gzira and Msida FC. Valletta is one of the biggest clubs in Malta and was founded in 1943. Having won over 20 Premier League titles and regularly competing in the UEFA Europa league the team finished second in the domestic 2014/15 season. Having seen the talent available to PSC events after Qormi’s signing of Gus Villalobos Coach Grec is looking forward to identifying American talent ahead of the 2015-16 season.
Jacksonville Armada (NASL)
The Armada are debuting in the NASL this 2015 season and have been using PSC combines to recruit players for the past 18 months. Armada staff will be attending PSC combines this summer looking to identify players for the remainder of the 2015 NASL season as well as looking ahead to their 2016 season. The Armada have attended PSC combines regularly throughout 2014 taking in taken in a number of players on trial as well as signing Guam international and PSC Agency player Shawn Nicklaw
Tulsa Roughnecks (USL Pro)
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
Julian Lundberg (Latorps IF, Sweden)
Coach Julian Lundberg of Latorp has been collaborating with PSC on our 2014 Residential Program and our 2015 showcase tours to Europe. he has facilitated in the signing of players around Sweden as well as signing three players to his own club Latorps IF
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.
After an event, PSC will look to recommend any player that is capable of playing professionally to clubs around the world. The following is a small 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 weeks, months or even years of the original combine: –
– Alex Horwath (2012 Florida Combine) SIGNED with Swedish Superettan side Ljungskile SK in 2014 (now signed with SK Brann, Norwegian 1st Division)
– Dominic Adams (2013 Jacksonville Combine) SIGNED with Icelandic Premier League side IBV in 2014
– Michael Ramos (2013 Las Vegas Combine) trial 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
– Toni Nhleko (2011 Turkey Showcase) trial in Malaysian Superleague in 2011
– Chuck Chijindu (2011 California Combine) trial in Malaysian Superleague in 2013
– Jonny Borrajo (2010 Turkey Showcase) trial with English League One side Walsall FC in 2010
– Bill Gaudette (2011 Turkey Showcase) trial with English Championship side Barnsley FC- in 2011
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 will get the chance to test themselves against professional opposition and showcase themselves to a wider range of coaches and scouts. In the summer of 2015 Sweden, and Denmark.
– Taylor Morgan: Signed with Ostersund FK (Swedish Superatten)
– Henry Booth: Trains with Wolverhampton Wanderers FC (England League 1)
– Jared Bennett: Signed with AC Kajaani (Finland 2nd Division)
– Steve Eneme: Trial with Birmingham City (English Championship)
– Cole Dimond: Trial with Fredrikstad FK (Norwegian Premier League)
– Shawn Nicklaw: Signed with HB Koge (Danish Premier League)
– Chuck Chijindu: Signed with Thor Akuyeri (Icelandic Premier League)
– Arron Patrick: Signed with Wilmington Hammerheads (USL Pro)
2013 Showcase player Arron Patrick discusses how the tour resulted in him signing his first ever Professional Contract.
Following the Combine we will email all players within 72 hours. 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.