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Jesper Schut transfers to Concordia University Irvine

Jesper Schut makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2020!  The recent HBO (Dutch higher education) graduate and player of Dio Bedum joins Concordia University Irvine to start his graduate (master) studies and play Volleyball in the ‘Eagles’ men’s Volleyball team.  Good luck Jesper!      

Dave Neijenhuis for second American adventure to Tennessee Wesleyan Bulldogs

Dave Neijenhuis makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2020!  The recent MBO graduate and player of Quick 1888 joins Tennessee Wesleyan University to start his undergraduate studies and play soccer in the ‘Bulldogs’ men’s soccer team.  Good luck Dave!     Foto: Ruurd Jellema  

California State Polytechnic University signs Oscar Baudey

Oscar Baudey joins California State Polytechnic University in Summer 2020!  The American soccer player, who recently played in The Netherlands for Almere City U19, starts his undergraduate studies at Cal Poly in Fall 2020. Next to studying, he will be competing in the NCAA Division 1 ‘Mustangs’ men’s soccer team. Good luck Oscar!…

Anne Hogenboom starts American adventure at Merrimack College

Anne Hogenboom makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2020!  The recent HAVO graduate and player of MHV Maastricht joins Merrimack College to start her undergraduate studies and play hockey in the ‘Warriors’ Field Hockey team.  Good luck Anne!    

Jarno Peeters to be a Limestone Saint!

Jarno Peeters joins Limestone College in Summer 2020. He will start his graduate studies (master) in the USA and play for the ‘Saints’ men’s soccer team.  Good luck Jarno!  

Reinier ter Riet transfers to Baker University!

Talented goalkeeper Reinier ter Riet makes his transfer to the USA in Summer 2020.  The recent Dutch high school graduate signed a scholarship at Baker University.  At Baker, Reinier starts his undergraduate studies and play soccer for the ‘Wildcats’ men’s soccer team! Good luck Reinier!    

Puck Langenveld signs at Fort Hays State University

Talented Fortuna Sittard soccer player Puck Langenveld recently signed at Fort Hays State University.  He will combine his undergraduate studies with playing for the FHSU ‘Tigers’ men’s soccer team, starting Fall 2020.  Good luck Puck!      

Katinka transfers to LMU as a sophomore

Katinka Ummels tranferred to the USA in Summer 2019 and joined Northern State University. In Summer 2020 she is about to make another transfer! Katinka joins Lincoln Memorial University in Summer 2020 to continue her undergraduate studies and play soccer in the LMU ‘Railsplitters’ women’s soccer team! Good luck Katinka!  

Sabine de Ruijter newest Villanova Wildcats target

17-year old hockey player Sabine de Ruijter will join the prestigious Villanova University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in Summer 2020. The recent HAVO graduate starts her undergraduate studies at VU and play in the ‘Wildcats’ Field Hockey team, competing in the highest national intercollegiate competition, NCAA Division 1. Good luck Sabine!    

Reinoud van Eijk becomes WilmU Wildcat!

Reinoud van Eijk is about to start his American adventure. The 17-year old Almere City U19 youth academy forward transfers to Wilmington University in Summer 2020. In Delaware, Reinoud will start his undergraduate studies while competing for the ‘Wildcats’ men’s soccer team! Good luck Reinoud    

Laura Smit joins ‘Red Devils’

18-year old soccer talent Laura Smit joins Allen Community College in Summer 2020. After just graduating her Dutch MBO4 program she starts her undergraduate studies in Iola Kansas. Next to studying Laura will compete in the ACC ‘Red Devils’ women’s soccer team! Good luck Laura!

Soccer talent Thijs Middeldorp to Bethany Lutheran College!

Talented soccer player Thijs Middeldorp starts his American adventure in Summer 2020. The recent HAVO graduate joins Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minnesota. At BLC, Thijs will start his undergraduate studies and combine this with competing for the Bethany Lutheran College ‘Vikings’ men’s soccer team. Good luck Thijs!      

Floris Imhof joins Union College Bulldogs!

Floris Imhof starts his American adventure in Summer 2020. He joins Union College to combine playing for the ‘Bulldogs’ men’s soccer team in combination with his undergraduate studies. Floris graduates his Dutch HAVO high school in June 2019. He signed an athletic scholarship at Union. Good Luck Floris!  

Nathalie Merts signes at USAO

Nathalie Merts makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. The talented VV de Blokkers soccer player joins University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. Nathalie recently signed an athletic scholarship to play for the ‘Drovers’ women’s soccer team starting Fall 2020. Next to playing soccer she will start her…

Goal scorer Arthur Proost to Eastern New Mexico Greyhounds!

Talented goal scorer Arthur Proost is about to start his American adventure. He recently signed an athletic scholarship committing him to Eastern New Mexico University. The recent high school graduate will join the ‘Greyhound’ men’s soccer team and start his undergraduate studies at ENMU. Good luck Arthur!       

Eline Schuur starts her adventure in Staten Island, New York

Eline Schuur makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. The talented HHC QuickStick player joins Wagner College in New York (NY). Eline recently signed an athletic scholarship to play for the ‘Seahawks’ Field Hockey team starting Fall 2020. Next to playing Field Hockey she will start her undergraduate studies in…

Terry Lazonder about to become a Midland Warrior!

Terry Lazonder makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. The 18-year old talented FC Weesp midfielder joins Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska. Terry recently signed an athletic scholarship to play for the ‘Warriors’ men’s soccer team starting Fall 2020. Next to playing soccer he will start his undergraduate studies at Midland….

Sam Honsdrecht joins Baker University!

Talented soccer player Sam Honsdrecht recently signed an athletic scholarship with Baker University. Sam joins the ‘Wildcats’ men’s soccer team in Summer 2020. He will also start his undergraduate studies  in Baldwin City, Kansas. Good luck Sam!   

Stan de Vries to be a Union Bulldog!

Talented soccer player Stan de Vries just recently graduated his Dutch VWO high school and already his next adventure awaits. He recently signed a scholarship transferring him to the USA in Summer 2020. In the US, he will join Union University to start his undergraduate studies and play soccer in the ‘Bulldogs’…

Machtelt Boogers transfers to Monmouth University!

Talented HC Bloemendaal hockey player Machtelt Boogers transfers to the USA in Summer 2020. Machtelt just graduated her Dutch Gymnasium VWO high school. So, next to being a top level athlete she is also a top level student. This caught the eye of the Monmouth University coaches. Recently Machtelt signed…

Roelf Eemsing new Dutchy at Bethany Lutheran College!

Bethany Lutheran College confirms the transfer of yet another talented Dutch soccer player for Summer 2020. Roelf Eemsing just graduated his Dutch HAVO and joins the ‘Vikings’ for Fall 2020! At Bethany Lutheran College he will combine his undergraduate studies with competing for the ‘Vikings’ men’s soccer team. Good luck…

Nick Meijboom transfers to Lee University

Nick Meijboom makes his transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. The strong center back leaves his club Smitshoek in The Netherlands to join Lee University. Nick is about to graduate his undergraduate (HBO) studies in Holland and will start his graduate (master) studies in Tennessee. Together with his studies he…

Charlotte van Oirschot joins Louisville Cardinals!

HC Bloemendaal talent Charlotte van Oirschot joins the University of Louisville in Summer 2020. The talented hockey player is about to graduate her Dutch VWO high school, after which she will embark on her American adventure. Charlotte joins the ‘Cardinals’ Field Hockey team and starts her undergraduate studies in Louisville,…

From Nijmegen to Chicago

Talented goalkeeper Chiara Chiaradia makes her transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. After graduating her Dutch VWO high school she enrolls at Chicago State University. Next to starting her undergraduate studies at CSU she will compete in the ‘Cougars’ women’s soccer team! Good luck Chiara!    

Hofstra University strengthens team with goalie Wessel Speel!

Eighteen year-old talented goalkeeper Wessel Speel is about to start the adventure of a lifetime. Wessel currently plays at FC Utrecht in the youth academy U19/U23 team. He makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2020 to join Hofstra University in New York. Wessel graduated his Dutch VWO in June…

Bram Dekker joins USAO Drovers!

Bram Dekker makes a transfer from The Netherlands to the USA in Summer 2020. The talented goalkeeper joins University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma to start his undergraduate studies and compete in the USAO ‘Drovers’ men’s soccer team. Good luck Bram!      

Pim Janssens joins Carson-Newman Eagles

22 year old Pim Janssens makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. He joins Carson-Newman University to start his graduate (master) program and compete in the CNU ‘Eagles’ men’s soccer team. Good luck Pim! Foto by Margo’s Fotografie (instagram: @margosfotografie)   Foto by Roos Knijnenburg (roos.knijnenburg@hotmail.com)

Marlijn Kremer is the new UNOH Racers goalie!

Eighteen year old talented goalkeeper Marlijn Kremer makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. She joins the University of Northwestern Ohio to start her undergraduate studies and compete in the UNOH ‘Racers’ women’s soccer team! Good luck Marlijn!  

Kim Smit joins Michigan State Spartans!

Talented hockey player Kim Smit makes the transfer from The Netherlands to the USA in Summer 2020. She joins Michigan State University to start her undergraduate studies and play Field Hockey in the MSU ‘Spartans’ Field Hockey team. Good luck Kim!           

Yske Brongersma joins The Setters

Talented hockey player Yske Brongersma makes the transfer from The Netherlands to the USA in Summer 2020. She joins Pace University in New York to combine her undergraduate studies with playing in the ‘Setters’ Field Hockey team. Good luck Yske!    

Diana Hilhorst makes dream come true in USA

Talented 17-year old soccer player Diana Hilhorst makes the transfer from The Netherlands to the USA in Summer 2020. She joins Georgia Southern University to start her undergraduate studies and play in the GSU women’s soccer team! Good luck Diana!  Op 4-jarige leeftijd heeft Diana haar intrede met voetbal gemaakt…

Gijs Kila to be a Quinnipiac Bobcat!

Twenty year old Gijs Kila makes the transfer to the US in Summer 2020. The former NAC Breda and current Oranje-Wit player joins Quinnipiac University to start his undergraduate studies and play soccer in the ‘Bobcat’ men’s soccer team. Good luck Gijs!      

Sophie Huisman transfers to Ohio to become Miami Redhawk!

Sophie Huisman, talented Field Hockey player at LOHC Leiden, transfers to Miami University (Ohio) in Summer 2020. She will start her graduate (master) studies at Miami University and compete in the ‘Redhawk’ Field Hockey team. The MU Redhawks had an excellent 2019 season and will be looking to improve in…

Fay Wielinga prepares for American adventure

Fay Wielinga, talented VV Eldenia soccer player, makes her transfer in Summer 2020. After graduating HAVO high school in The Netherlands she will join Southwest Tennessee Community College. Here, she will start her undergraduate studies and play soccer for the STCC women’s soccer team! Good luck Fay!     

Bryant Bulldogs strengthen team with Lotte Guitink!

The Bryant Bulldogs have had a tough 2019 season. They will strengthen their team with Lotte Guitink! Lotte is about to graduate her bilingual (Dutch/English) VWO high school in The Netherlands and will enroll at Bryant University in Fall 2020. The HTC Son player also joins the ‘Bulldog’ Field Hockey…

Boudewijn Reijtenbagh becomes Morningside Mustang!

18-year old VDZ Arnhem midfielder Boudewijn Reijtenbagh makes a transfer in Summer 2020. The talented soccer player joins Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa to start his undergraduate studies and to play in the ‘Mustang’ men’s soccer team! Good luck Boudewijn!    

Juliëtte Reitsma prepares for American adventure!

Talented soccer player Juliëtte Reitsma transfers to the USA in Summer 2020. She recently signed a scholarship at University of Louisiana Monroe in Louisiana to compete in the ULM ‘Warhawk’ Women’s Soccer team. Juliëtte already started post-secondary education (HBO) in The Netherlands and will continue her undergraduate studies at University…

Floris van Nijnanten to Florida!

19-year old talented midfielder Floris van Nijnanten transfers to the USA in Summer 2020. He recently signed a scholarship at NOVA Southeastern University in Florida to compete in the NSU ‘Sharks’ Men’s Soccer team. Floris already started post-secondary education (HBO) in The Netherlands and will continue his undergraduate studies at…

Puck Kwaspen signs for Vermont Vcats!

Talented hockey player Puck Kwaspen from Eindhoven, The Netherlands recently signed her scholarship at The University of Vermont. Puck will join The University of Vermont in Summer 2020 to start her undergraduate studies and compete in the University of Vermont ‘Vcats’ Field Hockey team! Good luck Puck  

Lisa Schot prepares for American adventure

Goalgetter Lisa Schot prepares to transfer to the US in Summer 2020. The soccer player makes the transfer from her current club Sparta Rotterdam to play and study at Cardinal Stritch University. Lisa will start her undergraduate studies in the US. Good luck Lisa.    Foto door Ingrid Mol   

Bas Markus to be a Shawnee State Bear!

Talented goalkeeper Bas Markus makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2020.  He joins the ‘Bears’, Shawnee State University men’s soccer team and will start his undergraduate studies at SSU in Ohio.  Good luck Bas!    

Sabien Paumen will be a UPenn Quaker!

Talented 17-year old goalkeeper Sabien Paumen is about to make the transfer of a lifetime. Sabien excels at high school in The Netherlands. Her excellent academic background and grades paved the way for her acceptance at University of Pennsylvania, Ivy League. Sabien joins UPenn in Summer 2020 to start her undergraduate studies and…

Rosalie Post to be a UNH Wildcat!

17-year old hockey talent Rosalie Post will join The University of New Hampshire in Summer 2020. The recent VWO graduate moves to Durham, USA to start her undergraduate study and play hockey for the Wildcats Field Hockey team! Good luck Rosalie!    

Maurice Bieri makes transfer to Bethany Lutheran College

Twenty-year old midfielder Maurice Bieri transfers to the USA in Summer 2020. The talented soccer player will start his undergraduate studies at Bethany Lutheran College in Minnesota, USA. Maurice will join the ‘Vikings’ men’s soccer team, a team with a lot of Dutch soccer influences.  Good luck Maurice!     

Florine van Boetzelaer to be a Syracuse Orange!

Talented WMHC Wageningen midfielder Florine van Boetzelaer makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. She joins Syracuse University where she will start her undergraduate studies. Next to studying in at Syracuse, she joins the ‘Orange’ Field Hockey team. Florine is an top level hockey player and a top level student…

Olivet Nazarene University welcomes Mees Feskens

Nineteen-year old midfielder Mees Feskens transfers to the USA in Summer 2020. The talented soccer player will start his undergraduate studies at Olivet Nazarene University in Illinois, USA. Mees will join the ‘Tigers’ men’s soccer team like multiple talented Dutch soccer players before him. Good luck Mees!     

Lisa Luiken joins NAIA national # 5 team

Lisa Luiken makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. In doing so, she chases her dream”: to play soccer and study in the US. The versatile player joins the University of Northeastern Ohio. At UNOH Lisa starts her undergraduate studies and competes in the UNOH ‘Racers’ Women’s Soccer Team!…

Mick van de Kolk signs at ‘The Bethany Vikings’

Mick van de Kolk transfers to the USA in Summer 2020. The talented LAC Frisia U19 player joins the attacking line of the Bethany Lutheran College Vikings. Next to playing soccer for the ‘Vikings’ Mick starts his undergraduate study at BLC. Good luck Mick!    

Bente Frieser starts her American adventure at Menlo College

Talented Dutch student/soccer player Bente Frieser transfers to the USA in Summer 2020. The current 18-year old SDC player joins Menlo College in California to play soccer and study in the USA. Good luck Bente!    

Meike Dingenouts is the new Morningside College transfer!

Meike Dingenouts is the talented versatile midfield player who will Join Morningside College in Summer 2020. Next to being a soccer player she is a high level high school student. Meike will bring her academic and athletic talent to Sioux City, Iowa and start her undergraduate studies in the USA,…

Dyon Dromers transfers from FC Eindhoven to West Virginia University

Dyon Dromers makes the transfer from FC Eindhoven to West Virginia University in Summer 2020. Dromers played in the FC Eindhoven youth academy for years and is an experienced player coming into the WVU Mountaineers men’s soccer team. Before playing at FC Eindhoven he played in for DBS, VV UNA…

Matteo Esposito signs at Life University

Talented defender Matteo Esposito recently signed his new contract at Life University to combine his undergraduate studies with intercollegiate athletics at Life University ‘Running Eagles’ Men’s Soccer team. Matteo is no stranger to playing high level soccer abroad, since he has been a member of the Rapid Wien, Achilles’29 and NEC Nijmegen…

Eke Denessen transfers from Eredivisie to Florida

Eke Denessen, talented setter of Peelpush, transfers to the USA in Summer 2020. She currently plays in the single highest Dutch volleyball league and transfers to the single highest US College Sports league: NCAA Division 1. At University of South Florida Eke combines her undergraduate studies with playing Volleyball at the highest…

Lars van der Vlugt transfers to Horizon champion!

Lars van der Vlugt transfers to the USA in Summer 2020 to play soccer and start his undergraduate studies. He travels to Fairborn, Ohio to join Wright State University. The school is known for its excellent soccer program and is the reigning Horizon League NCAA Division 1 Champion. Good luck…

University of Pennsylvania welcomes Lis Zandbergen

Lis Zandbergen, talented player of MHC Maastricht and exceptional Gymnasium VWO student, makes her transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. This is not just a transfer to any school. This is a transfer to University of Pennsylvania, one of the highest ranked universities in the world. Lis goes Ivy…

Annebel Brandts transfers to Cardinal Stritch University

Annebel Brandts is the newest recruit of Cardinal Stritch University. The creative left footed player will join the ‘Wolves’ Women’s Soccer Team in Summer 2020. Annebel already started higher education (HBO) in The Netherlands and will continue her undergraduate studies in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Good luck Annebel!    

Life University strengthens men’s soccer team with Aaron Overmars!

The Life University Men’s Soccer team, based in Marietta, Georgia strengthens its team with Aaron Overmars. The tall defender makes the transfer to the ‘Running Eagles’ in Summer 2020 and will combine his undergraduate studies at Life University with competition in the Men’s Soccer team. Overmars already started higher education…

Carson-Newman prepares for Misha Wolters

Talented soccer player Misha Wolters transfers from Spartaan’20 to Carson Newman University in Summer 2020. The technical midfielder starts her undergraduate studies in Jefferson City, Tennessee in combination with competing for the CNU ‘Eagles’ women’s soccer team. Good luck Misha!      

Sjoerd Reefman transfers to Shawnee State after impressive showcase performance

After an impressive KingsTalent Soccer Showcase performance, Sjoerd Reefman secured a spot on the Shawnee State University Men’s Soccer team roster for Fall 2020! Sjoerd will combine his undergraduate studies with competing for the SSU Bears men’s soccer team in Portsmouth, Ohio. Good luck Sjoerd!      

Mirthe Gans is fifth ‘Dutch River Hawk’

Mirthe Gans makes her transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. She will join University of Massachusetts Lowell. At this university Mirthe will start her undergraduate studies and play college hockey in the Umass Lowell ‘River Hawk’ team. After playing in the single highest Dutch youth hockey leagues Mirthe gets…

Britt Tönis is going to be a Blue Raider!

Britt Tönis, currently playing for FC Berghuizen in The Netherlands, makes a transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. The pacy winger recently signed a soccer scholarship making her part of the Lindsey Wilson College ‘Blue Raiders’ women’s soccer team. She already started higher education (HBO) in The Netherlands. At Lindsey Wilson…

Carly Bothof transfers to New York to live her dream

Talented AHBC Amsterdam player Carly Bothof transfers to the USA in Summer 2020. The 17-year old will join Syracuse University in New York state to combine her studies and playing hockey for the ‘Orange’. Syracuse is a university with 19000 students. Here, Carly will play in the single highest college sports…

Texas A&M International University welcomes Nils van der Landen

22-year old goalkeeper Nils van der Landen from Zevenaar, The Netherlands stands on the doorstep of a great adventure. The talented goalie recently signed a scholarship with Texas A&M International University in the USA. In Texas Nils will be part of the ‘Dust Devils’ men’s soccer team. Next to being a…

Thierry van den Bergh signs at Shawnee State University

Thierry van den Bergh, former PEC Zwolle youth academy player and currently playing for DVS’33, recently signed a scholarship agreement with Shawnee State University. Thierry will be competing for the SSU Bears from Summer 2020. Because he already started his undergraduate (HBO) studies in The Netherland he will continue these studies in The…

Nicole Panis makes transfer to Lamar University

After playing a fantastic season at the University of the Cumberlands ‘Patriots’ women’s soccer team, Nicole Panis makes the transfer to Lamar University in Summer 2020. With this transfer Nicole is set to compete in NCAA Division 1, the highest College Sports division in the US. The former Ajax Amsterdam and Dutch…

Bryan Iliohan signs at California Baptist University

Bryan Iliohan, who currently plays at FC Lisse as a forward, recently signed at California Baptist University and will be part of the ‘Lancers’ men’s soccer team! Bryan is in his 2nd year of college education (HBO) in The Netherlands and will make an academic transfer into CBU, continuing his current…

Alissia de Vries: hockey and study at University of Massachusetts Lowell

Talented 18-year old hockey player Alissia de Vries from Ringpass in Delft The Netherlands makes her international transfer in Summer 2020.  She joins the University of Massachusetts Lowell to start her undergraduate studies and play hockey in the Umas Lowell Field Hockey team. Alissia is no stranger to international top…

Diego Konincks transfers from Midland University to Campbell University!

19-year old leader Diego Konincks makes a transfer inside the USA in Summer 2020. He has had a succesfull first season in the US, playing for Midland University in Nebraska. Diego’s impressive first season in the US caught the eye of NCAA D1 Campbell University. Starting Summer 2020 the Dutch soccer player gets…

Eefke van den Nieuwenhof transfers to Syracuse University

Eefke van den Nieuwenhof, talented ZSV Schaerweijde hockey player, makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. At Syracuse University in New York State, Eefke will join the Field Hockey team and start her undergraduate studies.        

Myrthe Schuilenburg goes USA!

Recently Myrthe Schuilenburg celibrated her 18th birthday and she is about to start the biggest adventure of her life. Myrthe joins Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in Summer 2020. The talented hockey player starts her undergraduate studies in the USA and make a difference on the hockey field. She joins…

Britt Verhees transfers to Grambling State University

Talented RKSV Bekkerveld goalkeeper Britt Verhees makes her transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. The 20-year old joins Grambling State University in Louisiana. Britt is in the process of completing her undergraduate studies in The Netherlands and expects to obtain her bachelor diploma in June 2020. She joins Grambling…

Jelle de Graaf to Atlanta!

Jelle de Graaf makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. He will leave his current club (3rd Division team ONS Sneek) and joins Life University. At Life U, Jelle will compete for the Men’s Soccer team of head coach Alex Pama. Because Jelle already has two full years of…

Nynke Lanting signs at SAC-Champions!

Nynke Lanting recently signed her contract transferring to University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Summer 2020. She will start her undergraduate studies in Oklahoma and combine this with top level athletics. Nynke will compete in the USAO Drovers Women’s Soccer Team, the current SAC Champions!    

Yannick Eerden signs in New Mexico!

VV Heerenveen captain Yannick Eerden makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2020. The blonde midfielder sets out to play soccer at University of Eastern New Mexico. Yannick, who already started his undergraduate studies in The Netherlands (HBO), continues his studies at ENMU.       

Signed! Jasper Schinkel transfers to Aquinas College in Summer ’20

Done deal! Jasper Schinkel transfers to Aquinas College in Summer ’20. The 17-year old forward currently plays at Roda’46 U19, competing in the 2nd Division National U19 in The Netherlands. Aquinas College is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Jasper is already a college (Law undergraduate) student in The Netherlands and will…

SIGNED! Imogen Turner joins Monmouth University

Imogen Turner signed for Monmouth University! Imogen is an Australia native and has been playing high level Field Hockey her entire life. Imogen was recently selected for the Queensland (AUS) U18 team. In Summer 2020 she will make the transfer to West Long Branch, New Jersey to combine her undergraduate studies…

Bianca Troost signs at Angelo State University!

Bianca Troost will play in the Angelo State University ‘Rams’ women’s soccer team next year. The team competes in the Lone Star Conference. The ‘Rams’ qualified for Conference Tournament in season 2019 after finishing 5th in regular season play. Troost currently plays in the Berkel first senior women’s team in…

Jeroen Kokje makes the transfer to the USA

Jeroen Kokje signs at Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee, USA. The school counts around 5000 students, an excellent environment for Jeroen to focus on sports and study. He is about to start his graduate program in combination with playing for the LMU Railsplitters men’s soccer team. He will be competing…

Pelou Bakker transfers to University at Albany

Pelou Bakker, defender of ‘t Spanderbosch first senior women’s team transfers to the USA to start her new adventure. The recent HAVO high school graduate is about to start her undergraduate studies at State University of New York at Albany. A school with 18000 students. She also joins the SUNY…

Mercyhurst University signs Salvador Rang

Salvador Rang transfer from Roda’46 Leusden to Mercyhurst University. The 18-year old recent VWO graduate starts his undergraduate studies at Mercyhurst. In addition, the former FC Utrecht youth academy player will strengthen the midfield line of the ‘Lakers’ men’s soccer team!            

Demi Sahuleka follows her dream to Franklin Pierce University

For Demi Sahuleka it is a dream coming true. The recent HAVO high school graduate leaves for the USA on 16 August to start her undergraduate studies at Franklin Pierce University. She also takes her place in the Franklin Pierce University ‘Ravens’ Field Hockey team!      

Freshman Luuk Oosterbosch starts adventure in Minnesota

Luuk Oosterbosch is transferring to the USA. The fast VV UNA winger starts his adventure of study at Bethany Lutheran College in Minnesota in combination with playing soccer for the BLC ‘Vikings’. At Bethany Luuk will be accompanied by Dutch talents Daan Huntjens and Thijs Oldenhof.        …

News Flash! Valerie Fleijsman signs at The University of Louisiana Monroe

Valerie Fleijsman leaves Alkmaar and joins the University of Louisiana Monroe ‘Warhawks’. ULM competes in NCAA Division 1, the highest level of intercollegiate athletics. Valerie already started her undergraduate studies in The Netherlands and will continue her studies in the US.        

Isabel Jacobs ready for the next step: Drexel University!

The transfer is final. In August 2019 Isabel Jacobs takes the plane to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to start her adventure at Drexel University. Isabelle already started her undergraduate studies in The Netherlands and continues her studies in the USA. She will compete in the ‘Drexel Dragons’ Field Hockey team, alongside Dutch…

Lucas de Wit transfers from FC Eindhoven to Carson Newman

The time of Lucas de Wit at the FC Eindhoven youth academy has come to an end. He recently graduated his HAVO high school and decided on an American adventure of study and intercollegiate athletics. The winger transfers to Carson-Newman University!         

Britt Kabo starts her American adventure at Coker University

On 9 August Britt Kabo gets on the plane to the US. In Hartsville, South Carolina she is joining the Coker University (former Coker College) Field Hockey team. Next to competing at the ‘Cobras’ Britt is starting her Business Administration undergraduate program at Coker.    

Amber Hofenk Jerembo joins Bellarmine Knights

Amber Hofenk Jerembo is on the threshold of a new adventure. She joins Bellarmine University to play Field Hockey and study in Summer 2019. As a brand new Bellarmine Knight she will reinforce the offensive line of the Field Hockey team.      

Signed! Steven Bliemer to Cincinnati

Steven Bliemer transfers from his current Dutch soccer club Kozakken Boys to Cincinnati Christian University in Summer 2019! He continues his current undergraduate business program in the US in combination with top sports at the CCU Eagles.               

Marit Blokzijl signs at Harcum Bears!

Done deal: Marit Blokzijl recently signed her contract at Harcum College and will soon fly to the USA for the start of pre-season at the ‘Bears’. Iconic Philadelphia will be Marit’s new home. She starts her undergraduate studies and will play Volleyball in the Harcum Bears Women’s Volleyball team.       …

Warrior Mon Scheepers signs at Midland University

Mon Scheepers, FC Utrecht youth academy U17 goalkeeper, signed at Midland University. The talented goalkeeper makes his dream come true with his transfer to the USA. At Midland University, Mon starts his undergraduate studies and will compete in the Midland University ‘Warriors’ men’s soccer team!                 

Twan Nieboer signs at Palm Beach Atlantic University and transfers to Florida

The former FC Groningen youth academy player joins Palm Beach Atlantic University to claim his place in the center of the men’s soccer team defense. He will enjoy the excellent facilities that the university has to offer as well as the Florida climate. After finishing his undergraduate program in The Netherlands, Twan…

Helena Vieira Rijo and Nicole Panis will be team mates!

Twee weeks ago we were delighted to announce the transfer of Nicole Panis to University of the Cumberlands. Today we announce the second top transfer to University of the Cumberlands. Helena Vieira Rijo, player of Victoria Boys first senior women’s team, transfers to the US. In the US, Helena joins the…

Eva Veldhorst transfers to Quinnipiac!

Eva Veldhorst trades Limburg for North-East America. Quinnipiac University secured the signature of the blonde attacker! In just a few weeks Eva moves to Hamden, Connecticut. In The Netherlands she played at MHC Maastricht in the U18 hockey team and just recently graduated from VWO high school. In the US Eva will…

Britt Klein Lankhorst on her way to the ‘Sunshine State’!

Britt just recently graduated her VWO high school program. In Summer 2019 she travels to Florida, to start her undergraduate studies and to compete in the Florida State College at Jacksonville women’s Volleyball team.        

Luc Schade transfers from Quick Boys to Rogers State

Luc Schade transfer to Rogers State University in Oklahoma. The VWO student recently graduated and is looking forward to the next exciting step in his young life. In The Netherlands, Luc played at Quick Boys U19 in the National 2nd Division U19, one of the highest national youth leagues in the…

Marcelle Thedinga makes dream transfer to Florida

Marcelle Thedinga makes a dream transfer to Eastern Florida State College! In Summer 2019 she moves from Culemborg to Florida and leaves rainy Holland behind for the Sunshine State. The Focus’07 goalkeeper joins absolute top team EFSC Women’s Soccer.     

Jorick Schilken signs at champions Simon Fraser University

The documents are signed and bags will be packed. Just a few more weeks and 20-year old Jorick Schilken leaves for Burnaby, Canada, to play soccer and study at Simon Fraser University. The talented defender leaves EVV Echt for competition in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.         …

Maaike Rahms travels to NY for her away games!

In Summer 2019 Maaike Rahms leaves for New Haven (Connecticut) to compete in the Blue-and-White colors of New Haven University! The 20-year old midfielder will combine her graduate studies with playing for the UNH women’s soccer team.                .  

From Colorado to LA! A new step for Dani van Steijn

Together with his parents Dani van Steijn recently signed his second contract in the US. After two very successful seasons at Northeastern Junior College he transfers from Colorado to Los Angeles. Next stop in Dani’s career is Cal State University Dominguez Hills in California. With away games in San Diego, San Francisco, Washington and…

Jorn-Jan van de Beld leaves HHC Hardenberg and signs at Valparaiso

21-year old HHC Hardenberg goalkeeper Jorn-Jan van de Beld leaves the Dutch 2nd Division team for a new adventure. An adventure at the highest college sports level in the US. Jorn-Jan will be combining top soccer with his graduate studies in Indiana. He joins Valparaiso University, a university with a great campus…

Karlijn Goes to National Champions University of North Carolina!

Karlijn Goes, player of AH&BC Amsterdam Field Hockey U18 team, joins the University of North Carolina Field Hockey  team in Summer 2019. UNC is the current Field Hockey National Champion and an absolute top team. Karlijn will start her undergraduate studies as a Freshman at UNC and compete in the…

Carson-Newman University signs Rik van Dijk

Rik van Dijk transfers to Carson-Newman University in Summer 2019. He will play his games in the Burke-Tarr Stadium, home of the Carson-Newman Eagles. A stadium with a capacity of 6500. Rik had an excellent year, graduation his Physical Therapy undergraduate program and winning the league championship in the 2e…

Nicole Panis signs American contract!

Nicole Panis, Ajax Amsterdam U19 and Dutch National team U19 goalkeeper, transfers to the US in Summer 2019. She will strengthen the University of the Cumberlands women’s soccer team and start her undergraduate studies.     

James Madison University strengthens team with Diede Remijnse

Diede Remijnse, SCHC U18 midfielder, leaves The Netherlands for the adventure of study and Field Hockey in the USA. She transfers from top team SCHC U18 to James Madison University to combine her undergraduate studies with top level Field Hockey.         

Quinten Helmer from AZ Alkmaar to Indiana U

Season 2018-2019 Quinten Helmer competed for the National Championship U19 in The Netherlands with the AZ Alkmaar U19 team. Next season he will play and study at Indiana University, competing for the Championship in the BIG10 Conference! After 8 seasons in Alkmaar the blond midfielder closes the AZ chapter and starts a new…

Femke de Goeij joins LIU Post and is a Pioneer

Up to the 2018 season LIU Post competed in NCAA Division 2, but the joining of athletic programs with LIU Brooklyn means the Pioneers compete in Division 1 starting Fall 2019. Femke de Goeij is transferring to Long Island, NY to compete against the best college Field Hockey teams in the US. She…

Koen Vos makes a transfer!

In Summer 2017 Koen Vos made the step to play soccer and study in the USA at Point University. Two years later he has proven his worth. As captain of the Point University men’s soccer team he makes the transfer to NCAA Division 1 to study and will combine soccer…

Martijn Kuijs transfers to the Tiffin University Dragons

After Tom Maas leaving the Tiffin University men’s soccer team the coaching staff was in the market for a worty successor. They found the player they were looking for in Martijn Kuijs. The attacking midfielder will try to be the Dragons decisive player in season 2019.       

Demi van Stappershoef follows her dream to Texas!

Done deal! Wing back Demi van Stappershoef trades the SV Venray Red-White and Blue for the Tyler Junior College women’s soccer team Yellow-Black.  She follows her dream to study and play soccer in the US and transfers to East Texas in Summer 2019.       

Julie Rodijk transfers to American East Conference Champions

The University of Albany Great Danes strengthen their 2019 Field Hockey team with Julie Rodijk (17). The team goal will be to win the American East Conference back to back and to make a deep run in the National Championships. The Huizer HC defender will be player an important role in…

Mats Roorda transfers from FC Groningen to New York

Yesterday, he played in the national U19 Cup Final for FC Groningen U19 against AJAX U19 for 7.000 (!) attendents. Today, he signs for Binghamton University after 7 years FC Groningen youth soccer academy. Mats trades Groningen for New York State and will combine competing for the Binghamton University men’s soccer team with continuing…

Julie Kouijzer leaves Pinoké for Louisville after great season

This season she won the championship with her team Pinoké U18 but next season she is a Cardinal. Julie Kouijzer joins University of Louisville to combine playing field hockey with her undergraduate studies. This top USA school has been the host of the last 2 NCAA D1 National Championships finals, an…

FC Den Bosch goalkeeper Bram Kaarsgaren transfers to the USA

19-year old 1.98m tall goalkeeper Bram Kaarsgaren will be leaving the FC Den Bosch youth soccer academy in Summer 2019. He was part of the academy for 4 seasons. The powerful goalkeeper joins the Carson-Newman University Eagles, competing in the South Atlantic Conference. Next to playing soccer Bram will continue his Sport…

Angelo Leendertse leaves Dordrecht for Oklahoma

After Feyenoord, Sparta Rotterdam and Oranje Wit the USA is the next step in the career of Dutch soccer talent Angelo Leendertse. Summer 2019 he joins the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma for the combination of playing in the men’s soccer team and the start of his undergraduate studies.  …

Stéphanie Lankhorst transfers to New York!

Stéphanie Lankhorst leaves SV Dynamo for the adventure in the USA! She transfers to Mercy College in New York in Summer 2019 for the combination of Volleyball and her undergraduate studies.      

Annerens Tijm from Women Eredivisie to the USA

Goalkeeper Annerens Tijm transfers to the USA in Summer 2019. She will be the new University of Massachusetts Lowell women’s soccer team goalkeeper. Annerens transfers from the single highest Dutch women’s soccer league: Eredivisie. The former SC Heerenveen and PSV women’s team player (current player of Achilles’29 women’s team) is starting her…

The Monmouth University makes a Hawk of Bente Steenhorst

18-year old HC Rotterdam defender Bente Steenhorst makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2019. She will be joining Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship team will be transfering in a player who can make the difference. They aim for the…

Max Jasper joins Olivet Nazarene University

19-year old ACV Assen attacking midfielder Max Jasper joins Olivet Nazarene University in Summer 2019. He will follow his dream from Assen to Chicago. With his goals and assists Max will be a valuable addition to the team of head coach Kenny Huber.         

Frederiqué Beens has a new goal, that of Northern State University

18-year old SC Genemuiden goalkeeper leaves Overijssel for Aberdeen, SD in Summer 2019. She will be transfering her current undergraduate study to her new American school. At Northern State University Frederiqué joins Katinka Ummels in the NSU women’s soccer team.          

Jordi Pasveer leaves Leeuwarden for North Carolina, USA

18-year old defender Jordi Pasveer leaves Friesland for the adventure in the USA in Summer 2019. He is going to combine academics with top level athletics (soccer) at Chowan University. De defender will be competing for the championship title in the CIAA, together with future Dutch team mate Joury den…

Lotte Bovij leaves the Eredivisie and pursues her dream

Lotte Bovij competed in the Eredivisie with the Excelsior/Barendrecht women’s team. She is now pursuing her dream to combine soccer and academics. Lotte makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2019. She joins Iona College in New York and once again will be competing on the highest national level in the…

Katinka Ummels leaves Fortuna’54 and is a Northern State Wolf

18-year old midfielder Katinka Ummels leaves her club Fortuna’54 in Summer 2019. The talented student and soccer player joins Northern State University. A great adventure awaits Katinka in the combination of studying and competing in the NSU women’s soccer team. She will enjoy the great college campus and new soccer facilities….

Vince Stans wants to leave Orion as champion

Forward Vince Stans, currently plays in The Netherlands at Orion in the 2e Klasse, where the team is currently on top of their league. In the event of promotion to the 1e Klasse Vince won’t be joining his Orion team mates next year. He makes the transfer to the USA where…

Nienke Bloemsaat will be wearing Michigan State University green

The East Lansing Spartans transfer in an experienced played with Nienke Bloemsaat. The 18-year old hockey player has been playing in the MHC De Warande first senior women’s team for two seasons already. She will transfer from The Netherlands to the USA to combine her undergraduate studies with competition in…

Bethany Vikings capture Thijs Oldenhof signing

18-year old Kampong SV defender Thijs Oldenhof leaves Utrecht for Bethany Luthern College. He makes the transfer from the Netherlands to the USA in Summer 2019 to play soccer and study at his new school Bethany.        

Dagmar Voerman is a Governor at Austin Peay

18-year old Witkampers midfielder Dagmar Voerman transfers from The Netherlands to the USA in Summer 2019. She is combining her undergraduate studies with soccer in the ‘Governors’ women’s soccer team!       

Noralie Pareau Dumont transfers to La Salle University

18 year old Noralie Pareau Dumont from Hilversum transfers La Salle University. She will combine her undergraduate studies with competition in the La Salle Explorers Philadelphia team. La Salle transfers in a defender who can also play on the midfield positions.       

De Chowan University Hawks strengthen team with Joury den Boogert

1,93m tall winger Joury den Boogert leaves his soccer club TSC Oosterhout for the adventure in North Carolina. The 20-year old powerhouse strengthens joins Chowan University for the combination of studies and soccer in the University soccer team.       

Simone Hefting is a Lafayette Leopard

17 year old Simone Hefting, player of HC Den Bosch U18 transfers to the USA in Summer 2019. She is combining her studies with playing for the Lafayette College Field Hockey team.            

Ophélie Bemelmans transfers to one of the best universities in the world!

The 17-year old MHC Maastricht U18 forward joins Princeton University in Summer 2019. Both Athletically and academically the university is world class. Ophélie earned her transfer due to her academic and athletic excellence, hard work and dedication.   

Merel Hanssen is a Spartan

In Merel Hanssen, Michigan State University transfers in an attacking reinforcement for their Field Hockey team. The 18-year old Nijmegen NMHC player leaves her hometown Boxmeer for one of the top US university athletic programs.            

Goalgetter Ids Hannema transfers to Wright State

Goalgetter Ids Hannema transfers from his current Dutch soccer club Achilles 1894 to Wright State University in Summer 2019. He started his undergraduate studies in The Netherlands and will continue his studies in Ohio, in combination with competition for the Wright State men’s soccer team.           

Towson University signs top goalkeeper Tess Okkerse

17-year old Dutch hockey goalkeeper Tess Okkerse transfers from NHC IJssel to Towson University in Summer 2019. The former U16 Dutch National Team goalkeeper will combine her undergraduate studies with competing for the Towson University Field Hockey team.      

Daan Stormink transfers from Voorwaarts to Point Park University

21-year old attacking midfielder Daan Stormink leaves his club Voorwaarts Twello in Summer 2019 for the adventure in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania at Point Park University! He will start his graduate studies and play soccer in one of the nicest stadiums in US college soccer!      

Berbel Rozema leaves Rotterdam for the adventure in the US

19-year old HC Rotterdam attacker Berbel Rozema left an excellent impression on the attending US college coaches at the December 2018 KingsTalent Field Hockey showcase. Berbel will leave Rotterdam for the adventure of starting her undergraduate studies and playing Field Hockey at the University of Massachusetts Lowell!    

Union University Bulldogs add Maarten Brands to roster

Maarten Brands, former Willem II youth academy player and current player of VV Bavel, joins Union University in Summer 2019. He will continue his undergraduate program in Tennessee and combine this with competing for the Union University Bulldogs men’s soccer team.       

ONU strengthens ‘Dutch’ team with Mike Giannotta

19-year old goalkeeper Mike Giannotta joins Olivet Nazerene University in Summer 2019. The former Willem II youth academy player will start his undergraduate studies and play in the ONU ‘Tigers’ Men’s Soccer Team!        

Mark de graaf is a Shawnee State Bear

19-year old midfielder Mark de Graaf leaves his club Ijsselmeervogels in Summer 2019 for the adventure of playing soccer and studying at Shawnee State University, USA.      

Goalkeeper Jesse Haak joins Point Park University

Jesse Haak, the 6′ 6” UVS Leiden goalkeeper, makes the transfer to play soccer and start his undergraduate studies at Point Park University, Pittsburgh PA. He joins the university in Summer 2019.      

Isa Oldekamp reinforces Bryant University midfield

18 year old Rotterdam native Isa Oldekamp leaves her hockey club HV Victoria in Summer 2019 to join Bryant University, combining her undergraduate studies with competing for the Bryant University Field Hockey team.        

UMass Amherst strengthens team with Vera Heering

Vera Heering, former player of the HC Den Bosch youth hockey academy and current player of Union hockey club in Nijmegen, makes the transfer to join Umass Amherst Field Hockey team in Summer 2019.    

Teun Jacobs leaves Arcen for 20 time PSAC Champions East Stroudsburg Warriors!

Teun Jacobs leaves Arcen in Summer 2019 for the adventure in the United States.  He joins East Stroudsburg University to be part of the men’s soccer team and start his graduate studies, after he already graduated his bachelor program in The Netherlands.     

After Alemannia Aachen and Fortuna Sittard, next stop USA!

After playing for Alemannia Aachen and Fortuna Sittard Jessie Peters is about to embark on the biggest adventure of her career. In Summer 2019 she is joining the women’s soccer team of Life University, Georgia.        

Meike Lanckohr signs at Wake Forest

Meike Lanckhohr, HC Weert U18 midfielder, recently signed at Wake Forest University. Starting summer 2019 she is competing on the highest level in the USA!       

Diego Konincks is a Midland Warrior!

Summer 2019 Diego Konincks transfers from MSV’19 in his hometown Montfoort to Midland University. He is about to start the adventure of playing sports and studying in the United States.       

General Redgey Visser

22-year old Dutch attacker Redgey Visser transfers to Louisiana State University Alexandria in Summer 2019. He will continue his undergraduate education at LSUA and join the ‘Generals’ men’s soccer team. 

Laura Janssen joins University of Virginia!

17-year old forward Laura Janssen leaves HC Den Bosch for the orange jersey of University of Virginia in Fall 2019.     

Sara Vijfhuizen is a USAO Drover!

Sara Vijfhuizen moves from Bilthoven to the USA in Summer 2019. She will join the University of Science and Arts.  Here she will start her undergraduate studies and play for the Drovers women’s soccer team.    

Northwestern College strengthens team with ‘midfield maestro’

17 year old Gijs Dingemans transfers to Northwestern College in Summer 2019 from his currentclub HC&FC Victoria.    

Devi Slobbe signs at Miami University (OH) and is a RedHawk!

16-year old Barendrecht native Devi Slobbe leaves Hockey club Leonidas for Miami University to compete top hockey with her undergraduate studies.  

Pleun Lammers transfers to NY!

Hockey player Pleun Lammers leaves HC Amsterdam at the end of season 2018-2019 for the adventure at Syracuse University!    

‘King of free kicks’ Thomas de Graauw transfers to Shawnee State University

Thomas de Graauw recently signed a contract at the Shawnee State University to combine athletics with academics. The free kick specialist will join in Summer 2019!          

Olivet Nazarene Tigers to strengthen team with signing of Job Derksen!

22-year old defender Job Derksen transfers from HSC Haaksbergen to Olivet Nazarene University, Illinois, in Summer 2019. He will combine his undergraduate studies with competition for the ONU Tigers men’s soccer team.          We wish Job a lot of good luck and good times at Olivet Nazarene…

Maarten Ritsema transfers to Northeastern Junior College!

Done deal! 19-year old Goalkeeper Maarten Ritsema makes the transfer from his club DZOH Emmen to Northeastern Junior College, Colorado, USA. Ritsema will combine the role as goalkeeper in the ‘Plainsmen’ men’s soccer team with his studies at NJC.            We wish Maarten a lot of good luck…

Leo Hermans transfers to Judson University

Leo Hermans made the transfer from the UVS Leiden youth academy to Judson University Eagles this summer. The 18-year old defender managed to graduate his Dutch Gymnasium VWO education and will continue his academic and athletic career in Elgin, Illinois. He will be part of the Judson Eagles men’s soccer…

Towards an international alliance

We are proud to announce that KingsTalent is one of the founding partners of the ‘International Alliance’. A cooperation of leading European college recruitment agencies.    An increasing number of talented Dutch student-athletes choose the combination of study and sports in the US, and that’s great! The possibilities to compete…

Playmaker Lucas Jacobs transfers to Kansas

Lucas Jacobs, JEKA soccer club midfield playmaker, leaves Breda for the adventure in the US. The man who had a huge impact on the JEKA championship in 2018 transfers to Baker University, Kansas.      The talent in Lucas was apparent at early age, when he was scouted by Dutch…

Stan Roosken is Urbana University’s newest asset

Last minute, Urbana University has added Stan Roosken to their men’s soccer team. The 21-year old V.V. Olympia defender will be the 3rd Dutch soccer player to compete in the Urbana University men’s soccer team. In the past Lars Blenckers and Jim Roberti played in the team of head coach Nick Roberts.     Stan Roosken…

Jay Wacanno transfers from VV de Meern to University of Northwestern Ohio

A lightning transfer; that’s how to describe the transfer of Jay Wacanno to University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH). Summer 2018 Jay travels to this university in Ohio to start his undergraduate studies and to play soccer. He takes the step to the US as the third player from the De Meern…

Joey Loonstijn and his American Dream

Wednesday 1 August is the date! The day that Joey Loonstijn takes flight to Colorado to pursue his dream. He recently signed the contract linking him to Northeastern Junior College, combining his studies with competition in the NJC Plainsmen men’s soccer team.     Following in the footsteps of Olav Sieljes,…

Puk Thewessen from Rosmalen to Philadelphia!

A dream coming true for Puk Thewessen! The 18-year old MEP Boxtel defender, resident of Rosmalen, makes the transfer to the US in Summer 2018 to play field hockey and start her undergraduate studies. Starting August 2018 she lives in Philadelphia, located between Washington DC and New York City. Drexel…

OJC top talent Tjeerd Bron moves to Oklahoma

The USA gains another top talent. Tjeerd Bron makes the transfer from his soccer club OJC Rosmalen to the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. After growing into a distinguished player in the NIVO Sparta youth academy, Tjeerd was scouted by OJC Rosmalen, the largest amateur soccer club in The…

Jesse Hoekstra transfers from ONS Sneek to Fresno Pacific

Jesse Hoekstra transfers from the north of The Netherlands (Lemmer) to sunny California. The striker joins Fresno Pacific University to start his undergraduate study program and compete in the men’s soccer team. The university is located between San Francisco and Los Angeles. With away games against Hawaii, San Diego and San Francisco. Wow!   …

Free kick specialist Edwin Vaas takes next step

Edwin Vaas gets ready for the next chapter in his life. In Summer 2018 he leaves for the US to start his graduate studies and play soccer in the Lincoln Memorial University men’s soccer team.      He finished his undergraduate degree in The Netherlands last week so he is ready to…

MVV U19 captain Lars Willems chooses American adventure

Lars Willems, captain of MVV Maastricht U19, leaves ‘his’ club after many years. He signed a contract at University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. The youth player, who fell just short of winning the championship in the Dutch U19 2nd National Division, is expected to be present…

‘King of the assists’ Jelle Kösters transfers to Gannon University

Summer 2018 Jelle Kösters is making the transfer of a lifetime. He leaves for Erie, Pennsylvania on 27 July to join the Gannon University men’s soccer team. Recently he signed his contract at the ‘Golden Knights’.       Jelle Kösters is a pacy winger, who competed at UOW’02 for many years. He…

Tom Maas – from internship at KingsTalent to student-athlete in the USA

What started as an internship at KingsTalent ends in an adventure in North-America. Tom Maas, who recently graduated his Sports Communication major at Fontys University of Applied Sciences, continues his academic and athletic career in Tiffin, Ohio. Here, the midfielder enrolls in the Sports Management MBA program.       The past…

Maarten Bartels with UC against Harvard, Ohio State, Princeton and Penn State

After Summer 2018 Maarten Bartels competes against top teams and – universities like Princeton, Harvard,Penn State and Ohio State. The HLB van Daal/DS left handed outside hitter is about to live his dream of studying and playing sports at top level; the highest college sports level in the USA. He recently signed…

Tijs te Duits; through AJAX and Excelsior to California!

Summer 2018 Tijs te Duits moves to the USA. He transfers from Excelsior Rotterdam to Saint Mary’s College California! A great step in his already great career. Last week Tijs received his VWO diploma; ready to pack his bags and move to the sunny south-west of the US. A transfer to be…

From Berkel en Rodenrijs to New York

Hofstra Unversity strengthens its Field Hockey team with Valerie Vogels! In season 2018 she plays her home games in New York in stead of Berkel en Rodenrijs! At the moment Valerie is mainly concerned with graduating her undergraduate Medicine program and will start her graduate studies in the USA in August.      After Valerie came to…

Steyn van Ark from PEC Zwolle to The States!

After 9 seasons at PEC Zwolle Steyn van Ark is leaving ‘his’ club. The PEC Zwolle U23 defensive midfielder transfers to National Champion University of Charleston. Here, Steyn continues his education and pursues the schools goal for a back to back National Championship.      20-year old Steyn started his soccer career…

Van Ommeren exchanges Athena for America

HC Athena loses a valuable player on the midfield this summer. Tess van Ommeren leaves for the US in August 2018 to play field hockey and study at Rider University.      Currently Tess plays her games in the HC Athena first senior women’s team (1e Klasse) against Amstelveen, Leiden and…

Eastern Oregon reinforces offensive line with goalgetter Hugo Trijbels

In 2016 the Eastern Oregon University men’s soccer team is a well oiled goal scoring machine. Stan Rodrigues sees his squad score 52 times during his last season as the ‘Mountaineers’ head coach. After appointing Kenny Huber, only the second men’s soccer head coach in the history of Eastern Oregon…

Charlotte Vaanhold signs at dream university

Charlotte Vaanhold leaves Holland in August 2018 for one of the most beautiful universities in the USA: Liberty University. This beautiful university, located in Virginia, possesses excellent and extensive educational programs next to exceptional athletic accommodations, among which two stadiums. This is the university where Charlotte takes up her undergraduate studies and where she…

Meggie van den Oever signs at Spring Hill College

Because of her soccer career she knows The Netherlands and Germany like the back of her pocket. In August 2018 Meggie is about to explore another country: the United States of America. The talented midfielder recently signed her contract with Spring Hill College, where she will be a student-athlete starting…

Lake Erie College wins contest for much desired Aaron Middendorf

Despite an unpleasant ACL injury colleges were lining up to sign Aaron Middendorf over the past months. The 18-year old midfielder has two very impressive seasons at Kings Ridge High school to thank for his popularity. In season 2016-2017 he scored an awesome 39(!) goals and gave 16 assists and was…

Young Harris College signs promising freshman Britt Verstegen

Britt Verstegen starts her college career Summer 2018 in the mountains of Northern Georgia. The 17-year old soccer player will soon be a part of Young Harris College. Next to her major in Biology the freshman will be part of the YHC women’s soccer team, competing in the NCAA. At young age the talent was…

Wessel Albers signs at William Woods University

Wessel Albers transfers to the US. The 18-year old TOGB U19 winger joins the William Woods University men’s soccer team in summer 2018. He enrolls as an undergraduate Physics major.   The soccer life of Wessel started at age six at SC Ommoord. Here the pacy winger transformed into a goal scoring machine….

Marvin van der Made signs at University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Kentucky

KingsTalent is delighted to announce that once again a great talent makes the transfer to the USA. VV Capelle forward Marvin van der Made transfers to the University of the Cumberlands men’s soccer team. The productive striker has been playing at Capelle from age 5 and holds the record for youngest first appearance…

Marios Lomis signs professional contract at North Carolina FC

Another dream coming true for Marios Lomis! The 22-year old Creighton University striker signed his first pro contract at North Carolina FC this week! A fantastic achievement and the highlight in the career of the forward. Lomis makes the step from college soccer to the second professional soccer level in the US. In February…

Mathijs Swaneveld signs at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia

Mathijs Swaneveld is pursuing his dream! He leaves Schoonhoven behind and flies to Blacksburg, Virginia, in three weeks time. There he joins the Virginia Tech mens soccer team as a student-athlete. Swaneveld transfers from Jodan Boys, competing in the Dutch Hoofdklasse, where he was starting goalkeeper. Before Jodan Boys he played in the youth soccer…

Showcase Soccer – 6th January 2018

KingsTalent organizes its annual Soccer Showcase on the 6th of Januari 2018! Save the Date!     KingsTalent organizes its third annual showcase at sports park Molenbroek, the location of Gemert Soccer club. The showcase offers talented Dutch soccer players the opportunity to show their talent to US soccer coaches present….

Moniek van Aarle signs at Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia

Moniek van Aarle just recently graduated from her undergraduate Medicine program at Maastricht University. She quickly moves to Virginia to play field hockey and study at Liberty University. A giant step for this intelligent field hockey player!    Van Aarle transfers from SMHC de Hopbel Schijndel to Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia. The…

Sjoerd Schobbers signs at Salem International University, Salem, West Virginia

Coming Sunday (06 August) he gets on the plane towards his American Dream. To West Virginia where he joins the Salem International University men’s soccer team. To play soccer and study in the USA. After finishing his undergraduate program Management, Economics and Law in the Netherlands he is starting a…

Daan Smit signs at Carson Newman University, Jefferson City, Tennessee

Daan Smit, former FC Groningen youth academy player and current first team player of ACV Assen, signed a contract in Jefferson City. The 21-year old defender from the north of the Netherlands put his signature on the Carson Newman University men’s soccer team contract and can now proudly call himself…

Kas van Eekelen signs at University of Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas

Kas van Eekelen is about to take a great step in his young life. The 19-year old midfielder moves from Wagenberg to San Antonio, Texas in a couple of weeks. A huge city with more than one millions residents. In San Antonio, Van Eekelen is continuing his academic undergraduate program and is…

Floris Blom signs at Lewis University, Romeoville, Illinois

Last Thursday he got the news that he finished his undergraduate program in The Netherlands. Finally! Now his transfer, which was hanging in the air for months, can be communicated to the outside world. Floris Blom leaves for Lewis University, Romeoville, Illinois in a few weeks, to enroll in graduate school and play…

Wesley Heijmans signs at Northeastern Junior College, Sterling, Colorado

Wesley Heijmans leaves the Netherlands for Northeastern Junior College, Sterling, Colorado. On August 7th he is expected to join the NJC men’s soccer team.      The now 20-year old multifunctional midfielder has a lot of soccer playing experience, despite his young age. Heijmans started playing at his local Cothen…

Lloyd van Wees signs at Jamestown University, Jamestown, North Dakota

Former Ajax Amsterdam youth soccer player Lloyd van Wees leaves for Jamestown University in Summer 2017 to combine his undergraduate studies and soccer. A great adventure is about to start for the 18-year old creative midfielder. Let the American Dream begin!   Van Wees started playing soccer at SV Meervogels….

Robin Didderiens signs at Bryant and Stratton College, Syracuse, New York

Robin Didderiens transfers from KSK Bree to Bryant and Stratton College. In doing so Didderiens leaves his current residence Bree in Belgium for Syracuse, New York. He recently got the news that he graduated from high school and therefore he is ready to travel to his new hometown, close to the…

Marios Lomis signs at Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

Hoofdklasse soccer club VV Noordwijk loses one of its most important attackers this Summer. Marios Lomis has chosen the adventure of studying and playing soccer at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. The striker leaves for Nebraska early August to join the Creighton University men’s soccer team, an absolute powerhouse in American College…

Luuk Teurlinx signs at Florida Institute of Tech, Melbourne, Florida

  Luuk Teurlinx leaves TEC Tiel, competing in the Dutch senior 2nd Division, for an adventure in the USA. Starting Summer 2017 the goalkeeper plays for the men’s soccer team of Florida Institute of Technology. In about 6 weeks the current Eindhoven Technical University student is expected to arrive at his new…

Koen Romme signs at Northeastern Junior College, Sterling, Colorado

Northeastern Junior College has signed Koen Romme from vv Zuidwolde. The 19-year old center midfielder recently signed his contract with the school from Colorado and is going to play in the Northeastern men’s soccer team while studying at the junior college. In August 2017 the playmaker leaves for his new…

Brett van Ool signs at Central Methodist University, Fayette, Missouri

Summer 2017 a new world opens for Brett van Ool. The 19-year old goalkeeper signed a contract at Central Methodist University (CMU) and will play in the men’s soccer team during his studies in Missouri.   August 2017 is the date when Brett will travel to Fayette to join the…

Koen Vos signs at Point University, West Point, Georgia

Koen Vos will leave The Netherlands behind and departs on an adventure in Georgia, USA! The 19-year old defensive midfielder, who played nearly 5 seasons in the youth academy of professional Dutch soccer club PSV Eindhoven, leaves for Georgia in Summer 2017 to play soccer and study at Point University….

Webster Ruiter signs at Lassen College, Susanville, California

After his Summer vacation, in August 2017, Webster Ruiter will start his ‘American Dream’. He will start his studies and will be playing soccer at Lassen College, Susanville, California. The 19-year old Ruiter will be competing in the orange colors of Lassen Cougars.   Ruiter is a creative midfielder/attacker, who…

Maurits Gersen signs at Missouri Valley College, Marshall, Missouri

In 2009 Maurits Gersen was close to transferring to the youth academy of professional Dutch soccer club FC Utrecht, but now he is about to become player of the Missouri Valley College men’s soccer team. In August 2017 the 18-year old Kampong U19 defender travels to Missouri to play soccer…

Bas Pouls signs at Montreat College, Montreat, North Carolina

Former professional soccer club NAC Breda youth academy talent Bas Pouls leaves his hometown in Summer 2017 for North Carolonia, USA. He has signed a contract with the Montreat College Men’s Soccer team. The 20-year old center back is currently playing in the first team of 2e Klasse club RKVV Roosendaal, but…

Mats Kreek signs at Mercyhurst University, Erie, Pennsylvania

Summer 2017 20-year old Mats Kreek leaves for Pennsylvania, USA, to play soccer and study at Mercyhurst University. The SV Huizen defender succeeds Thom Derks, who recently returned home to The Netherlands after competing for the Erie Men’s Soccer team.   When Kreek was nine years old he was scouted by Dutch professional…

Rutger de Bos signs at UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina

For Rutger de Bos from Zwijndrecht an American dream is about to start. The dynamic midfielder, currently playing at Dutch 3rd Division club vv Capelle, leaves The Netherlands to combine playing soccer with studying in North Carolina, USA.     With De Bos leaving, one of the most talented Dutch…

Thomas van der Meulen signs at University of Science and Arts, Oklahoma

Last week Thomas van der Meulen celebrated his 17th birthday and in August he makes the transfer to the USA! The striker from Grou (Friesland) leaves for Oklahoma to play soccer and study at the University of Science and Arts (USAO).      At the moment Van der Meulen is…

Ruben Stuiver signs at university of San Francisco, San Francisco, California 

SC Heerenveen U19 goalkeeper Ruben Stuiver makes the transfer from the Dutch Eredivisie soccer club youth academy to the University of San Francisco men’s soccerteam. The 18-year old goalkeeper makes the move to the city of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and Pier 39: San Francisco, California!     Stuiver has…

Kevin Helsdingen signs at Calumet College of St. Joseph, Whiting, Indiana

18-year old Kevin Helsdingen from Nieuwegein is going to pursue his dream to study and play soccer at Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ). The young defender transfers from SV Kampong in Utrecht to CCSJ from Whiting, Indiana. An American Dream is about to start.     Helsdingen is a multifunctional,…

Kay in ‘t Ven signs at University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Kay In ’t Ven will travel to the United States in August 2017 to combine playing soccer with his undergraduate studies. The 18-year old midfielder played in the professional Dutch youth academies of Roda JC and Fortuna Sittard in the past. He will make the transfer from RKSV Bekkerveld to the…

Sem Kroon signs at Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, California

Last season Sem Kroon was close to claiming a place in the selection of Dutch Jupiler League soccer club Telstar. With a trial the 21-year old defender got the chance to claim his place in Velzen-Zuid. Sem fell just short and decided to focus on studying and playing soccer in the…

Merik Sliedrecht signs at Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, Kentucky

  Last weekend he became champions with his U19 team and yesterday he signed a contract with Lindsey Wilson Blue Raiders! Summer 2017 Merik Sliedrecht makes the transfer from the FC Emmen professional youth academy to Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky.      19-year old Sliedrecht is known in Emmen for…

Karlijn Roijakkers signs at University of the Pacific, Stockton, California

21-year old Karlijn Roijakkers is currently studying at the University of Maastricht, but in Summer 2017 she will make the move to the USA to study and play field hockey at the University of the Pacific, located in Stockton, California.     Roijakkers is a very creative player who can play both…

Kaj Hoogeboom signs at Soka University of America, Aliso Viejo, California

Kaj Hoogeboom is a 17-year old defender who currently plays in the youth academy of BFC Bussum. This year he will receive his VWO high school diploma, next year he will start his studies at Soka University of America. But he won’t just study, he will also play in his Californian university’s…

Steven Moerkens succeeds Peters and signs with University Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas

He signed up at KingsTalent as one of the first talents of 2015, was unable to finalize a transfer in 2016 due to an injury, but was persistent together with KingsTalent. This year it is finally happening. We are talking about 20-year old Steven Moerkens. He leaves for the University…

Johannes Noothoven van Goor signs at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Louisiana

For Johannes Noothoven van Goor an American Dream is about to come true! The 17-year old defender will leave Arnhem behind and will start his studies in combination with playing soccer at Louisiana State University Shreveport (LSUS), Louisiana.     Summer 2017 is the time to fly! This is when the defensive player gets…

Isis Cornelissen signs at Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In summer 2017 Isis Cornelissen will move to the USA to study and play field hockey at Drexel University, Philadelphia! Cornelissen will trade the Dutch 1e Klasse for the single highest college sports level in the US, NCAA Division 1. With her contract signed, the adventure is ready to start! For…

Geert Bijl signs at Missouri Valley College, Marshall, Missouri

Coming summer the dream of Geert Bijl will become a reality. The 19-year old FC Zutphen midfielder signed his contract at the Missouri Valley College men’s soccer team yesterday. At the end of summer 2017 Bijl wil join the team from Marshall, Missouri.     Bijl is  a multifunctional midfielder…

Shant Bedrosian signs at Montana State University Billings, Montana

22-year old Shant Bedrosian will take the next step in his young soccer career. The super fast winger is going to chase his American dream and play soccer and study in Billings, a city in the American state of Montana. The technical Bedrosian recently signed a contract with Montana State University Billing…

Bob de Voogd – Field Hockey Ambassador

  KingsTalent is proud to announce that Bob de Voogd, attacker of Orange-Red Eindhoven and the Dutch national Field Hockey team, commits to KingsTalent as Ambassador Field Hockey.     De Voogd played 89 Caps to this day and scored 22 goals. The 28-year old Helmond native played at every…

Connor van Loveren signs at Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado

Starting August 2017 19-year old Connor van Loveren will play soccer and study in Colorado, USA. The young Utrecht native midfielder signs a contract with Colorado School of Mines, a school that enjoys domestic and global fame for being a top university in the field of engineering.     Van Loveren, a…

“If you can dream it, you can do it”

  It has already been eight months since Olav Sieljes left for the US. At the time he was 17 years old en was pursuing his dream of playing soccer and studying in the US. This all sounds very straightforward but it clearly isn’t. Ton Sieljes, Olav’s father, presents a…

Cato Hom signs at Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota

  KingsTalent is delighted to announce that Cato Hom has signed a contract at Minot State University (MSU). Cato is the second female soccer player to make the transfer to the United States of America. She is therefore an important ambassador of Dutch women soccer success in the USA. Starting…

Christoph Willemsen signs at Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee

  Christoph Willemsen is a lucky guy, his dream to play sports and study in the US is coming true in the summer of 2017! The 21-year old defender of 1e Klasse soccer club DTS Ede makes the transfer to Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee.     Willemsen is a youth exponent of…

Weekly update (46) – What happened on the field

This week it’s all about the nationals. The continuation of a good conference season. For a lot of players it’s the ultimate goal at the end of their seasons. For some it’s the only way to make something of their year. In en out of hotels, traveling, performing on the field, performing…

Jurren van der Gun – All Conference

Summer 2016 Jurren van der Gun left VV De Meern to go study and play soccer at Olivet Nazarene University, Illinois. He is having a great time in the US! His achievements on the field are very impressive. Last week Jurren was selected in the CCAC All Conference first team! This…

Lars Blenckers – All Conference

Lars Blenckers left 1e Klasse team Wittenhorst in the Netherlands 18 months ago to move to Urbana University, Ohio. A dream came true for Lars to play soccer and study in the US. He had a very successful 2016 season with the Urbana Blue Knights, highlighting his individual season with a selection in the MEC All-Conference first…

Weekly update (45) – What happened on the field

For most student-athletes in the US the season is at an end. Unable to qualify for playoffs or nationals. For others there is an interesting post-season schedule. Playoffs, championships and nationals. Being able to compete with the best players and the best teams in the US. We take a look…

Thom Derks – PSAC Conference Player of the Year!

On November 8th the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference announced that Thom Derks, striker of Mercyhurst University, is proclaimed Conference Player of the Year! Thom Derks scored 22 times in 20 games in the PSAC!   Thom Derks couldn’t wait to start his second season at the Mercyhurst Lakers last August. The team…

Weekly Update (44) – What happened on the field

It is the beginning of November and time flies. Decisive weeks for ‘our’ student-athletes. Tag on or drop out. Performing under pressure with playoffs and championship games. Exciting times. But there are also always dissapointments. That is the nature of sports. And next to sports it’s also important to perform in school. We take…

Weekly update (43) – What happened on the field

It is the end of October, beginning of November. For some the season has already ended. For others it’s really just beginning. Exciting times for the Dutch talents on the other side of the Atlantic. A few of these talents can (almost) call themselves champions! Of course this makes us…

Weekly Update (42) – What happened on the field

It is the end of October already. Time flies! The season in the US is coming to an end. Of course it is always nice to have friends and/or family fly over to the States to visit their son or daughter. What a proud feeling  when you see the adventures the…

Weekly update (41) – What happened on the field

Important weeks in many different conferences. The winners distinguish themselves from the rest. Are we going to qualify for post-season play-offs or are we even able to win the regular season championship? These are the most important weeks of the year for the Dutch student-athletes. This week the Dutch talents were important…

Weekly update (40) – What happened on the field

How weird is it to experience a hurricane in close-up? Student-athletes in the south and south-east of the US did experience just that. Some of them even had to look for shelter. In the week that hurricane Matthew gripped the US there were still soccer games to be played. We look…

Weekly update (39) – What happened on the field

Looks like every week is a very important week at the moment. A lot is going on at the American fields. Again we are proud of the Dutch share in the successes. The coming weeks are no less important. No more friendlies and scrimmages, but conference matches playing for the points. The…

Weekly update (38) – What happened on the field

KingsTalent looks back on a busy week. Most of the teams started their conference games. For the players this results in a busy schedule with practices, classes, traveling and of course matches. Practices in the morning, taking classes in the afternoon and making homework in the evening. Traveling to away…

Weekly update (37) – What happened on the field

KingsTalent looks back on a busy week on the American pitches! A few of our talents are playing their last non-conference games. Others are playing their first competitive matches. The upcoming weeks will be very important. These weeks are the base for succes. We take a look at a few of our…

Weekly Update (36) – What happened on the field

KingsTalent looks back on last weekend with due pride! It was a weekend in which our talents explicitly took the spotlights. A very productive weekend indeed for our men and women in the USA! A few highlights below.       Off to Alabama, where Auburn University of Montgomery played a tough home game…

Summer has passed… A new beginning!

By Paul de Koning, director KingsTalent           Summer has almost passed already, but the weather is still fine here in The Netherlands. This is the time when goodbye party’s are thrown, tears are shed (of joy and sorrow) and Talents wave their goodbyes. Time to move to…

Rowan Mankers signs at Marymount California University, Los Angeles, CA

KingsTalent is proud to announce the transfer of 21 year old Rowan Mankers to Marymount California University. Rowan currently plays at JSV Nieuwegein in the 1e Klasse and will move to the Marymount Mariners in Los Angeles, California, this summer.   It’s a dream coming true for the young defender,…

Ties van den Eijnde signs at University of North Carolina at Pembroke, NC

 Ties van den Eijnde is the newest addition of the University of North Carolina Pembroke men’s soccer team. In less than two weeks the Vught native will get on the plane to Pembroke where preseason will start shortly. An American Dream on the take off!   The just 18 year old van…

Anoucke Baas signs at Delta State University, Cleveland, MS

KingsTalent is proud to announce that Anoucke Baas is pursuing her American Dream starting this summer. Starting August 2016 she will be part of the Delta State University women’s soccer team, playing in the Gulf South Conference!   The 17 year old attacker began her soccer career at a very young…

Ruben Taks signs at University of North Carolina at Pembroke, NC

KingsTalent is proud to announce that Ruben Taks will be transferring to University of North Carolina at Pembroke in about a month. De Vught local soccer player will get on to the plane to the US to study and play soccer in the jersey of UNCP Braves.    The 20 year old…

Jurren van der Gun signs at Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais IL

Jurren van der Gun will play soccer and study in the US starting summer 2016. The former player of FC Utrecht will move from Vleuten to Bourbonnais, a suburb of Chicago. In August he will wear the purple Olivet Nazarene University (ONU) jersey for the first time and start his…

Stijn van der Slot signs at DePaul University, Chicago IL

Stijn van der Slot will leave Holland in summer 2016 to play soccer and study at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. The 21 year old striker will get on a plane early August to pursue his American Dream. In a month and a half he may call himself a Blue Demon!   Van…

Jim Roberti signs at Urbana University, OH

KingsTalent is proud to announce the transfer of Jim Roberti to Urbana University for the coming 2016 season. Starting August he can call himself a Blue Knight. He will move from his current residence Den Haag to the Urbana Campus in Ohio.   At Urbana University Jim will team up with…

Olav Sieljes signs at Northeastern Junior College, Sterling, CO

17 Year old Olav Sieljes will move to Northeastern Junior College for the coming 2016 season to study and play soccer. Olav just graduated from his HAVO High School, and will fly to the US in 6 weeks from now to pursue his American Dream.   The defensive midfielder of SC…

KingsTalent Soccer Showcase 01-07-2017

  Following up on the successful showcase of 2016 KingsTalent will organize their yearly Dutch Soccer Showcase again in 2017. Save the date: 7th of January 2017!  All competing players have been screened for every aspect of collegiate athletic and academic eligibility. KingsTalent has viewed the players in person on multiple occasions…

Indy van Sas signs at Rio Grande University, Ohio

This week Indy van Sas is still very busy taking his final exams for finishing his HAVO high school education. After this he will leave The Netherlands for the US to play soccer and study at the NAIA National Champion Rio Grande Redstorm in Ohio. KingsTalent is proud to announce…

Wouter Peters signs at University of Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX

KingsTalent is proud to announce that Wouter Peters is leaving for the US this summer to study and play soccer at the University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. The 21-year old midfielder of RKSV Bekkerveld is going to live his American Dream by taking this step! Currently Peters is playing in…

Tiuri Schieving signs at Auburn University, Montgomery AL.

Tiuri Schieving from Groningen will leave The Netherlands this summer to study and play soccer at Auburn University Montgomery, Alabama! The 18-year forward of VV Helpman will pursue his dream and provide the goals and assists needed for the AUM Warhawks. Schieving, who played in the professional youth academy of FC Groningen in the past,…

Roel van Linschoten signs at Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais IL.

Roel van Linschoten is the newest transfer of Olivet Nazarene University from Bourbonnais IL. The youth player of VV Gemert U-19 will travel to the US in August 2016  to reïnforce the ONU Tigers.    The Beek en Donk native started playing soccer at the local soccer club Sparta’25. His talent didn’t go…

Ouren Nikkels signs at Marymount California University, Los Angeles CA

KingsTalent is very proud to announce that 21-year old Ouren Nikkels will transfer to Marymount California University this summer. He will move from Wageningen to Los Angeles to study and play soccer. The Marymount California Mariners, the current (2015) NAIA California Pacific Conference (CAL PAC) champions, will make a run for…

Dion Viola signs at Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais IL.

Dion Viola, talent from the IJsselmeervogels youth academy, will move to the USA this summer to play soccer and study. Viola will be seen playing in the colors of Olivet Nazarene University (ONU), competing in the NAIA Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference. The multifunctional defender of Ijsselmeervogels U-19 can’t wait to make…

Freek Schoones signs at King University, Bristol TN.

KingsTalent is proud to announce that Freek Schoones has reached an agreement with King College from Bristol, TN. Summer 2016 Freek will travel to the US to study and play soccer for the King Tornado’s. This is a dream coming true for the 20-year old forward of Sparta’25.  Beek en…

KingsTalent launches cooperation Dutch Lions FC.

KingsTalent is proud to announce their cooperation with Dutch Lions FC! The Dutch Lions are a Dutch oriented soccer club in the US, founded in 2009 in Dayton, Ohio by Mike Mossel and Erik Tammer. The Dutch Lions play in the American Premier Development League. The Premier Development League is a soccer competition which plays in the time period…

College Athletes turn into Moviestars

By Paul de Koning, director KingsTalent           Playing for thousands of fans, live tv coverage, being cheered on by classmates and fellow students. That’s the life of a student-athlete at an American college in a nutshell. Students, alumni but also the direct (social) environment outside of the school…

Simon van Rheeden signs at Auburn University, Montgomery AL.

Simon van Rheeden from Oud-Beijerland will join the men’s soccer team of Auburn University at Montgomery Alabama for the 2016 season. The talented youngster from the SHO youth soccer academy will fly in August to play for the AUM Warhawks. The Warhawks will make the transition from NAIA to NCAA…

Recruitment season 2017 open!

Recruitment season 2017 is open! We are looking for student-athletes who have what it takes to go on the ultimate adventure. Do you want to combine top sport and study in the USA in the 2017 season? Play sports at a high level with great facilities, travel the US, make…

Showcase exceeds expectations!

After months of preparation on the 9th of January 2016 the day was finally there, the KingsTalent Dutch Soccer Showcase. An important and exciting day for the attending talents as well as for KingsTalent. Below is a short review. With tense faces 27 talents assembled in the canteen of VV…

Lars Blenckers looks back on fall season Urbana U

KingsTalent is keeping a close eye on the developments and experiences of Thom Derks and Lars Blenckers this season in the US. We will post blogs, interviews and other news related to them on a regular basis. In August they left to study in the USA. Meanwhile the season has ended….

KingsTalent confirms cooperation with youth academy RKC Waalwijk and FC Den Bosch

Professional Dutch soccer clubs RKC Waalwijk and FC Den Bosch started a joined youth academy in the 2014-2015 season: Brabant United. Brabant United has been classified by the KNVB (Dutch Soccer Association)  as a Regional Youth Academy. The goal of the youth academy is of course the preparation of talents for a…

Thom Derks looks back on fall season Mercyhurst U

KingsTalent is keeping a close eye on the developments and experiences of Thom Derks and Lars Blenckers this season in the US. We will post blogs, interviews and other news related to them on a regular basis. In August they left to study in the USA. Meanwhile the season has ended….

Presentation KingsTalent on ‘Buitenlandbeurs 2015’

On the 28th of September the annual ‘Buitenlandbeurs’ was held at the Jaarbeurs Utrecht. The Buitenlandbeurs is the place to be for interested students to get information about studying, working and internships abroad. Leading people and organizations on the subject of studying, working and internships abroad were present either as guest speaker…

Top soccer: Failing referees or failing policy?

By Han de Koning, director KingsTalent Soccer is by far the most beautiful sport in the world for me, and I know there are a lot of people all over the world who feel the same way. The game simply has everything; competition, passion, technique, tactics, skill and human error. All…

KingsTalent present at NSCAA Convention 2016 in Baltimore

After our participation in Philadelphia in January KingsTalent will again be present at the National Soccer Coaches of America Association (NSCAA) Convention in 2016. Early Januari this event is scheduled in Baltimore. KingsTalent will seize this opportunity to put their talents in the spotlights with the attending college soccer coaches. This 4 day…

Lars Blenckers to Nationals with Urbana University!

Lars Blinkers has qualified for the NCAA Division II National Championship with the Urbana University Men’s soccer team! It is the first time ever that an athletic program from Urbana University qualifies for the post-season National Championship. The succes is mainly due to the excellent performance of Lars and his team…

KingsTalent presents at ‘Buitenlandbeurs 2015’

On the 27th and 28th of November 2015 the 3rd edition of ‘de Buitenlandbeurs’ will be held at the ‘Jaarbeurs’ in Utrecht. ‘De Buitenlandbeurs’ is the biggest platform in The Netherlands in the field of  international education, internships, volunteer work, high school education and language courses. Leading organizations and relevant educational institutions inform the  visitors about all aspects and…

KingsTalent confirms cooperation with NEC Nijmegen

The last couple of months there have been talks with Manager Youth Academy Rene Koster to pursue the cooperation between NEC Nijmegen and KingsTalent. Professional Soccer Club NEC is obligated (by rules of the Royal Dutch Soccer Association) to satisfy certain guidelines concerning the quality of the Youth Academy. The Soccer…

Thom Derks PSAC regular season champion

Last Saturday Thom Derks and his Mercyhurst University men’s soccer team won the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference regular season. In the last duel of the league the team confronted Millersville University. Prior to the game Millersville had collected 27 points and was on top of the league, with just 2 points ahead of Thom’s…