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Jurre Thielen newest addition to Morningside

Jurre Thielen moves to Morningside College in the summer of 2021. He joins the Morningside Mustangs to combine sports and studies.      

Emma Heijstee goes to America

Emma Heijstee leaves the Netherlands this year. She joins UMBC to combine sports and studies.  Good luck Emma!  

Nienke Nijendijk joins Missouri Vikings

Nienke Nijendijk is leaving the Netherlands in the summer of 2021. She joins Missouri Vally College to combine sports and studies in America. Good luck Nienke!          

Boris de Haan joins Southeast Community College

This summer, Boris de Haan will leave The Netherlands to join Southeast Community College in Lincoln, Nebraska, to combine his undergraduate studies with playing soccer. The team plays in NCJAA division 2 against other teams from Nebraska and Kansas.  We want to wish Boris good luck and have fun!

Ilaya Pata goes to Chicago

Ilaya Pata is leaving the Netherlands this year. She joins the Chicago State University Women’s soccer team.   Good luck Ilaya!

Gijs van Schouten is latest addition to Milwaukee Panthers

AZ Alkmaar goalkeeper Gijs van Schouten leaves for Milwaukee Panthers. He is going to combine soccer and studies in America. Good luck Gijs      

Isa Volmer is the next Dutch talent at the Plainsmen

Isa Volmer will join Frank Phillips College volleyball team this summer. After she graduates she is ready for het American adventure. She is not the first Dutch talent that signs for the Plainsmen, Esmee Zoetelief will also join the team this summer. Good luck and have fun Isa!

Lynley Vrolijk leaves for Franklin Pierce

Lynley Vrolijk will leave the Netherlands in the summer of 2021. She is going to combine sports and studies at Franklin Pierce University. Good luck Lynley!        

Rosanna Kasemier leaves for Kansas

Rosanna Kasemier is going to leave the Netherlands in the summer of 2021. She is going to play soccer and follow her studies at Kansas City Kansas Community College. Good luck Rosanna!      

Noa Trabold joins Pace University in the Big Apple

After finishing her high school this summer, Noa is ready for the United States. She will Join Pace University in New York City. She is going to study and play field hockey for the school. She is not the first Dutchy in the team because she will company Yske Brongersma….

Yenne Schepers will become an Eagle

Yenne Schepers is going to study and play volleyball at Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri. After finishing high school this summer she is ready for the nest step in her career. The school’s volleyball team is good and after Yenne has joined it will be even better! We want…

Jesse Bank joins the National Champions CMU Eagles

This summer, 2021, Jesse Bank will join Central Methodist University’s soccer team. The last two years the team became National Champions twice! The strong, Dutch defender will help his team concede as less goals as possible. We want to wish Jesse all the best in America, have fun!      

Sarah Breukelaar becomes a Viking

Sarah Breukelaars joins the Bethany Lutheran College Vikings this year. She is going to combine soccer with her studies in America. Good luck Sarah!  

Danny de Lorijn joins Life University

Danny de Lorijn joins Life University in the summer of 2021. He is going to combine studies and play soccer in the United States. Good luck Danny!  

Elke Hofstra signs at Parkland College, Illinois

Talented volleyball player Elke Hofstra is about to start her American adventure. She joins Parkland College, Illinois in summer 2021. In Illinois, she starts her undergraduate studies and will play volleyball for Parkland. Good luck Elke!        

The UIS Prairie Stars sign Mees Linders

Mees Linders will join the University of Illinois at Springfield this summer. After some earlier adventures at the Dutch Lions he is ready for his next adventure in Illinois. He is going to combine his undergraduate studies with playing soccer for the school’s team.  Good luck Mees, have fun!  …

Juliët Uni strengthens team Eastern Florida State College

Juliët Uni makes her international transfer in Summer 2021. She joins the Eastern Florida State College women’s soccer team and starts her undergraduate studies in Florida. Good luck Juliët!        

Bellarmine University Knights strengthen team with Marit van der Bend!

Marit van der Bend makes her international transfer in Summer 2021. She joins the Bellarmine University ‘Knights’ Field Hockey team and starts her undergraduate studies in Kentucky. Good luck Marit!    

Nienke van Drunen joins Morningside Mustangs

At the moment Nienke van Drunen is in the process of preparing for her VWO (Dutch high school) exams. After graduation the talented Dutch Volleyball player is joining Morningside University. Nienke will join the ‘Mustangs’ Women’s Volleyball team and start her undergraduate studies in Iowa. Good luck Nienke!    

Guus Wolters leaves Oldenzaal for Georgia

Talented 18-year old Guus Wolters joins Point University in Summer 2021. The current VWO high school senior is about to graduate before he leaves for the USA. At Point University Guus will join the ‘Skyhawks’ men’s soccer team and start his undergraduate studies. Good luck Guus!    

Mabel Cremers signs for Oklahoma Drovers

Mabel Cremers recently signed a scholarship with University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO). In Oklahoma she will join the ‘Drovers’ women’ soccer team and start her undergraduate studies. Good luck Mabel!    

Romee Joosten is newest addition to Syracuse Orange team!

Talented Dutch Field Hockey player Romée Joosten joins Syracuse University in Spring 2021. At Syracuse she will continue her undergraduate studies and play Field Hockey for the Cuse ‘Orange’ Field Hockey team. Good luck Romée!      

Matthijs Bezem becomes a Warrior

Talented Dutch soccer player Matthijs Bezem makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2021. He joins Midland University to start his undergraduate studies and play soccer for the Midland ‘Warriors’ men’s soccer team in Nebraska. Good luck Matthijs!    

Isabel Ter Weeme makes international transfer to Westcliff Warriors

17-year old talented goalkeeper Isabel ter Weeme is about to start her American adventure. She joins Westcliff University in California to start her undergraduate studies and play soccer for the ‘Warriors’ Women’s Soccer Team. Good luck Isabel!  

Charlotte Bosma to be a Mountaineer

Charlotte Bosma is about to become a Mountaineer.  The talented Dutch Field Hockey player joins Appalachian State University in Summer 2021, right after graduating her Dutch Gymnasium VWO high school.  At App State Charlotte joins the Mountaineer Field Hockey team and start her undergraduate studies.  Good luck Charlotte!    

Esmée Zoetelief makes the transfer to the USA!

Talented Volleyball player Esmée Zoetelief makes the transfer to Texas in Summer 2021. She joins Frank Phillips College to start her undergraduate studies and play for the Volleyball team. Good luck Esmée!  

Joep van Wijk joins Texas Wesleyan Rams!

Joep van Wijk is about to start his American adventure.  He expects to graduate his Dutch HAVO high school in June 2021. After graduation he joins Texas Wesleyan University to start his undergraduate studies and play soccer for the ‘Rams’ men’s soccer team. Good luck Joep!  

There’s a new dog in town! Floor de Ruiter is a UAlbany Great Dane!

Talented Dutch Field Hockey player Floor de Ruiter joins State University of New York at Albany (UAlbany) in Summer 2021. The current VWO student is in the final process of high school graduation in The Netherlands. Floor joins the SUNY Albany to start her undergraduate studies and play Field Hockey for…

Lizzy Jonker joins the Dust Devils in Texas

Talented Excelsior Rotterdam goalkeeper Lizzy Jonkermakes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2021. The current Dutch VWO student is about to graduate high school in The Netherlands before she can start her American adventure. Lizzy joins Texas A&M International University, where she starts her undergraduate studies and play soccer for…

Jelle Siebring signs at “The Big Blue” Millikin University

Jelle Siebring joins ‘The Big Blue’! After graduating his Dutch HAVO high school Jelle joint Millikin University in the USA. At Millikin he will join the men’s ‘Big Blue’ soccer team and start his undergraduate studies. Good luck Jelle!      

Bram Griever joins Quincy University Hawks

Bram Griever joins Quincy University in Summer 2021. The current VWO student is about to start his American adventure. After VWO graduation in June 2021 he is all set to join his new school in the USA. At Quincy University, Bram joins the QU ‘Hawks’ men’s Volleyball team! Good luck…

Rick Hovinga joins “The Pioneers” in Kansas

Rick Hovinga signed his scholarship agreement at MidAmerica Nazarene University. He graduated the Dutch MBO program in June 2020 and will transfer in January 2021. We will definitely be hearing from Rick, as he is a player of exceptional quality! Good luck Rick!      

Fenna Brandsma joins “The Warriors” in Massachusetts

Talented Field Hockey player Fenna Brandsma starts her American adventure in Summer 2021.  At the moment she is in the process of graduating her Dutch VWO high school.  Fenna joins Merrimack College in Massachusetts to start her undergraduate studies and play Field Hockey for ‘The Warriors’.  Good luck Fenna!  …

Lianne Sonneveld signs for University of Louisiana Lafayette

Lianne Sonneveld joins the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns! At the moment she is in the proces of graduating her Dutch VWO high school, she expects to graduate in June 2021. After graduation the road to the US is open for Lianne. She joins the University of Louisiana Lafayette to start her…

The Prairie Stars sign Robin Hendriks

Talented soccer player Robin Hendriks makes his transfer to the USA in January 2021.  Robin graduated College in The Netherlands (HBO) in August 2020 and joins the University of Illinois Springfield to start his graduate (master) studies.  Next to studying Robin will be an important part of the UIS ‘Prairie…

Fenna Klok on her way to Pennsylvania!

Fenna Klok joins the ‘Lakers’! Next to a talented Field Hockey player Fenna is a gifted student. In the first 5 years of her Dutch Gymnasium program she never scored under an 8 on her final year transcript, which is an incredible achievement. She is expected to graduate in June…

Tim Tielkemeijer joins the Thomas University Night Hawks Swim team!

Tim Tielkemeijer represents The Netherlands at the Thomas University ‘Night Hawk’ Swim team in Summer 2021. Tim is currently in the final months of his Dutch VWO high school education. He expects to graduate in June 2021. After graduation he joins Thomas University to start his undergraduate studies and join the…

Michelle Maksimovic on her way to Chowan University

Michelle Maksimovic makes her transfer to the USA in January 2021.  She joins Chowan University to start her graduate studies and play soccer for the Chowan University ‘Hawks’ Women’s Soccer team! Good luck Michelle!                

Willem Kruijk Joins Carson Newman Eagles!

Goal scorer Willem Kruijk joins Carson Newman University in Fall 2021. At the moment he is in the process of graduating his Dutch undergraduate (HBO) SPECO Sport Management. Willem will start his graduate studies in Tennessee and will be the future center forward for the CMU Eagles men’s soccer team! Good…

Hastings Broncos sign Rory Vince!

Rory Vince joins Hastings College in Fall 2021. Rory moved to the Netherlands from the US 2019 and is enrolled at Rotterdam International Secondary school for his final year of high school, after completing grade 9 through 11 in the US. He recently signed a scholarship with Hastings College in…

Stan van den Beld is a Northwestern Raider

Stan van den Beld joins Northwestern College in Summer 2021. The talented soccer player recently signed his scholarship with this University in Iowa. But before he leaves on his adventure he must first graduate his Dutch VWO education program in The Netherlands. Good luck with the final exams Stan and…

Kyara Vanheuverswijn transfers to Lincoln Memorial University

Kyara Vanheuverswijn is about to start her American adventure. In Summer 2021 she transfers to Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee. Kyara already started her undergraduate (HBO) education in The Netherlands, she will continue her studies in the USA. Kyara is a talented soccer player and will join the LMU ‘Railsplitters’ Women’s…

Joost van der Horst represents Dutch LaCrosse at Wheeling University!

Joost van der Horst transfers to the USA in Summer 2021. As a member of the Dutch National LaCrosse team and the Dutch National U19 team, he is considered one of the most talented LaCrosse players in The Netherlands. Joost joins Wheeling University to play LaCrosse for the ‘Cardinals’ and…

Samantha Hulstaert second Dutch signing for National Champions

Samantha Hulstaert is about to start the adventure of a lifetime. The talented Excelsior Rotterdam player recently signed a scholarship agreement with Tyler Junior College. In Texas, she will start her undergraduate studies in Summer 2021. Next to studying, she will be playing soccer at the highest level, Tyler Junior College…

ONU Tigers sign Ruben D’Hollosy

20-year old Ruben D’Hollosy joins Olivet Nazarene University in Summer 2021. The talented Dutch soccer player joins the ‘Tigers’ men’s soccer team. Ruben already started higher education (HBO) in The Netherlands and continues his undergraduate studies in Illinois. Good luck Ruben!    

USAO signs Feyenoord defender Dimara van Oosten

Talented Feyenoord Rotterdam defender Dimara van Oosten makes her transfer to the USA in Summer 2021. She recently signed a scholarship agreement with University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. Dimara is set to graduate her Dutch HAVO high school and start her undergraduate studies at USAO in Fall 2021. She…

Wesley Illes is a CU Hawk!

Wesley Illes transfers to Chowan University in the United States. The talented Aruba U20 National team player joins the ‘Hawks’ men’s soccer team. Wesley graduated his HAVO high school in 2019 and already successfully passed 1,5 year of higher education on Aruba. He will continue his undergraduate studies in the US….

Tami Groenendijk signs at National Champions in Texas

Talented Dutch soccer player Tami Groenendijk makes the transfer to the USA in Summer 2021. Currently she is working on graduating her Dutch MBO program, after which she will join Tyler Junior College, Texas. The TJC ‘apaches’ women’s soccer team are the current NJCAA National Champion, so expectations will be high, as…

Wingate Bulldogs strengthen team with Floris van der Bruggen!

Former Fortuna Sittard soccer player Floris van der Bruggen makes his ‘American transfer’ in January 2021. Floris graduated the Dutch VWO program in 2019 and already passed 1,5 year of higher education in The Netherlands. He will join Wingate University in North Carolina. At Wingate University Floris will continue his…

Sean Mook is a USAO Drover!

Sean Mook makes his transfer to the USA in Spring’21. The current captain of the Kampong U19-1 team and recent VWO graduate will join the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. At USAO Sean will start his undergraduate studies and play soccer for the ‘Drovers’! Good luck Sean!

Anouk Knuvers transfers to Penn State University!

17-year old talented hockey player Anouk Knuvers makes the transfer to the US in Summer 2021. She is currently playing at HC Den Bosch in the single highest Dutch national U18 league. Anouk joins Penn State University and will play in the ‘Nittany Lions’ Field Hockey team. She is not…

Jorden Verdonk is Viterbo V-Hawks newest player!

Jorden Verdonk makes his transfer to the US in January 2021. At the moment he is finalizing his Dutch MBO4 education. He expects to graduate in December 2020. In January 2021 he will travel to the US to join Viterbo University in Wisconsin. At Viterbo, Jorden will start his undergraduate studies and play…

José Fernando Miguel transfers to Life University!

21-year old José Fernando Miguel makes his international transfer in Summer 2021. He graduated his Dutch MBO4 program in Summer 2020 and will join Life University in Marietta Georgia. At Life University José starts his undergraduate studies and he will compete in the ‘Running Eagles’ men’s soccer team. Good luck José!  …

Isabelle Cartigny starts her adventure in South Carolina

Talented HC Naarden hockey player Isabelle Cartigny transfers to the US in Summer 2020. She joins Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Isabelle joins the Converse College Field Hockey team and starts her undergraduate studies in South Carolina. As one of the major Summer 2020 transfers a lot will be expected from…

KingsTalent Soccer Showcase 20DEC – Part of International Alliance Showcase Tour

We are very happy to officially announce our annual Dutch Soccer Showcase on the 20th of December in Gemert The Netherlands.    As founding member of the International Alliance we are more than happy we lined up our showcases all together. Finally! European Schedule   Part 1: 6th December – FFFusa…

Stan Vandierendonck becomes student-athlete at LIFE U

Stan Vandierendonck, former Belgium youth soccer international transfers to Marietta, Georgia in August 2019. He will continue his undergraduate studies at Life University and be a valuable part of the Life U ‘Running Eagles’ Men’s Soccer team.          

Merel Dupont from MHC MEP to American University

It’s official. Merel Dupont is transferring from MCH MEP to American University. She has signed the contract a little while ago, but now she has graduated with a VWO Diploma, she is all set and ready to join the Eagles this summer. American University is located in Washington D.C., and…

The Drexel Dragons welcome Amber Brouwer!

She will be a Drexel Dragon next season.. Amber Brouwer! Amber recently signed a contract at the Drexel Dragons. The offensive hockey player will combine studies with competition for the Drexel Field Hockey team starting Summer 2019!   We wish Amber a lot of good luck and success at Drexel…

Ayla Sessink transfers from DVC to University of Texas Permian Basin

Done deal! Goalgetter Ayla Sessink transfers from DVC to the UTPB Falcons next season. Ayla will combine studies with competition for the Falcons women’s soccer team from Summer 2019!    We wish Ayla a lot of good luck and good times at University of Texas Permian Basin. We will keep up…

Daan Huntjens on his way to the Bethany Vikings!

Signed! Defender Daan Huntjens transfers from SV Venray to the Bethany Lutheran Vikings in Summer 2019. Daan will combine his studies with competition for the Vikings men’s soccer team!   We wish Daan a lot of good luck and good times at Bethany Lutheran College. We will keep up with his…

Jonah van der Werf signs at University of San Francisco

Signed! Winger Jonah van der Werf transfers from ACV Assen to the San Francisco Dons in Summer 2019. Jonah will combine his studies with competition for the Dons men’s soccer team!                                 We wish Jonah a…

Dutch Showcase Travel and Lodging information – January 5th 2019

Hi coach, On the 5th of January 2018 KingsTalent schedules its 4th Showcase in Gemert, The Netherlands. KingsTalent is a Dutch recruiting agency. We assist high quality soccer prospects to achieve their dreams and goals by studying and playing college soccer in the US. Since 2015, over 100 players have travelled to…

Sophie Schulpen on her way to American International College

Sophie Schulpen will hop on the plane this summer to Springfield (MA) to study and play hockey at American International College.  The main task of the 18-year old attacker will be scoring goals. Looking at her track record of previous years in MHC Woerden’s jersey, she is the right player…

Feline van Doorn signs with Franklin Pierce University

Feline van Doorn moves from HC Barendrecht to Franklin Pierce University to play for the school’s Field Hockey team this summer. The 17-year-old attacker signed a contract to join the school in Rindge, New Hampshire, which is located about 65 miles west of Boston. She is currently playing her games in…

Abel van Beest on his way to ‘Steel City’

Done deal! Abel van Beest is leaving MMC Weert this summer to make his appearance in Point Park University’s jersey, in Pittsburgh. The 18-year old striker joins the same roster as Geert Bijl, who has signed for the Pioneers last month. Point Park University is located in the heart of…

William Woods captures the signing of Billy Nzojyibwami

Wessel Albers won’t be the only KingsTalent-athlete who will play for William Woods next season. Billy Nzojyibwami has put pen to paper and will join the men’s soccer team after the summer, which means William Woods have got their wanted man. By signing Wessel and Billy, Head Coach Nathan Mason…

Dutch soccer players Hessel Witkop and Jilles Ricken sign for Murray State College

About eight months ago Hessel Witkop and Jilles Ricken started working with KingsTalent. At that time Hessel and Jilles, who are both teammates and classmates, would have never imagined they’d remain teammates and classmates in the United States, but they will. The men’s soccer team of Murray State College has…

Lisanne van den Noort signs for national champions

Lisanne van den Noort, currently playing for Gooische Hockey Club, will switch to the University of Connecticut this summer. In a few weeks time she will move from Blaricum to Mansfield, Connecticut and link up with the UCONN Field Hockey team.  A huge accomplishment, since UCONN’s Field Hockey team were…

Mount Vernon Nazarene University signs Hidde Drost

Zach Ganzberg, Head Coach of the men’s soccer team of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, may look forward to the arrival of former Cambuur midfielder Hidde Drost. The 17-year-old has signed a deal with Mount Vernon Nazarene University, which means he’s now officially a Cougar! Even though Mount Vernon’s men’s soccer…

ODU signs Ilse Westera as successor Julia van Dorsten

When Ilse Westera visited her school in April she was stunned. ”Wow, what an experience. The facilities are unbelievable. It’s insane how big everything is here!’’ Ilse will join the Old Dominion University Field Hockey team after the summer. Ilse will join a side that plays in one the best…

Montreat College sign star player Melle Rekvelt

The recruitment team of Montreat College deserve huge recognition for signing Melle Rekvelt. The 17-year-old striker has signed for the Cavaliers and will link up with his new teammates in North Carolina shortly after he graduates from secondary school. Despite his young age Melle is a well known player in…

Daan Snellink leaves for Houston Baptist University

KingsTalent is excited to announce that Daan Snellink will play for the men’s soccer team of Houston Baptist University next season. Daan will leave at the start of August, just before his 19th birthday, to Houston, Texas. There he will continue his current study. Houston, compared to his current town…

Yesin van der Pluijm set to become second Dutchman at Young Harris College

Excelsior Rotterdam will have to deal with the departure of two very talented players this summer. Just recently we revealed that Joost Mangert will play for Simon Fraser University next season and now it’s his teammates turn Yesin to announce his transfer. The midfield player of the ‘Kralingers’ has signed…

Celeste Veenstra signs at East Stroudsburg University

AMHC-talent Celeste Veenstra will play for the field hockey team of East Stroudsburg University next season. The 19-year-old has signed her contract and will link up with her new team after the summer break is over. Besides playing for the field hockey team she will also pursue a degree at…

Kevin de Lange signs at Shawnee State University

Kevin de Lange’s incredible adventure in America is just months away. The rapid winger has signed a contract with Shawnee State University, Ohio. At this university Kevin will combine his educational degree with playing for the men’s soccer team, competing in the Mid-South Conference. The Mid-South Conference is a well-known…

Culver-Stockton College signs Tristan Dieles as defensive reinforcement

Tristan Dieles will soon be on his way to Canton, Missouri. The 17-year-old has signed a contract with Culver-Stockton College, where he will strengthen the men’s soccer team. Alongside his spot in the men’s soccer team he will also start a study Business Administration at Culver-Stockton. At a very young…

Eline van den Bosch leaves for sunny California!

Not many are able to visit the west coast of America, however that does not apply to Eline van den Bosch. The field hockey player has signed a contract with UC Davis University, just outside of Sacramento, California. At this university, which hosts around 35.000 students, Eline will start with…

Dream comes true for Heidi Homburg, next stop Florida!

Heidi Homburg will say her goodbyes to rainy Holland soon and continue her academic and athletic career on the white beaches of Florida. The volleyball player has signed a deal with Daytona State College, where she will start once graduating from Higher General Secondary Education. Combined with her study Heidi…

University of Virginia strengthens field hockey team with Dutch youth international Amber Ezechiels.

The University of Virginia may look forward to the arrival of Amber Ezechiels, youth international of the Dutch field hockey team. In February the 18-year-old hockey player was invited for an official visit by this incredible institution, located in Charlottesville. An official visit is solely for the biggest hockey talents,…

Union University signs former NAC Breda-defender

The highly rated Jackson, Tennessee based Union University will be home to Bart Diepstraten next season. The former defender of NAC Breda has signed a contract and will combine his spot in the men’s soccer team with a study in Business Administration. Two years ago Bart came across KingsTalent. At…

Productive winger Rob Lemmens signs for University of the Incarnate Word

He has been playing for USV Hercules for the past fifteen years, had numerous opportunities to switch teams but only an American adventure can part Rob Lemmens from his beloved club from Utrecht. The 22-year-old attacker has signed a contract with the University of the Incarnate Word, where he will…

Excelsior defender Joost Mangert goes to Canada!

Joost Mangert, currently playing at professional soccer club Excelsior Rotterdam, will play his games next season for Simon Fraser University, located in Burnaby, Canada. The defender has made the decision to combine his soccer ambitions with a study, about 4500 miles from his current surroundings. Joost will combine his role…

Scoop: Huib Achterkamp goes to LIU Brooklyn

Huib Achterkamp is the next KingsTalent-athlete who will be moving to the United States this summer. The 20-year-old defender has signed for LIU Brooklyn. This university, located in New York City, used to be home to KingsTalent founder Paul de Koning. During his time at LIU De Koning was named…

Men’s soccer team John Brown University in safe hands of Jens Keemers

Dutch goalkeepers are in demand in the United States. Last week, Jesse Haak transferred to Eckerd College and today we are pleased to announce that next summer Jens Keemers will move to John Brown University, located in Siloam Springs. Jens will combine his spot in the men’s soccer team with…

Deze week kijkt KingsTalent terug op een erg druk programma op de Amerikaanse velden. Er werden deze week 55 wedstrijden door onze talenten gespeeld. Een greep uit de belevenissen van onze talenten in de afgelopen week.   We beginnen deze week op de hockeyvelden, Karlijn Roijakkers speelde maandag een uitwedstrijd tegen Sacred…

Even voorstellen … Luuk Teurlinx (FIT)

  Luuk! Stel je even voor.. Wie is Luuk Teurlinx? Hoi ik ben Luuk Teurlinx en woon nu ongeveer 15 jaar met mijn ouders, broertje en zusje in Helvoirt, op de laatste 4 maanden na want toen heb ik op kamers gewoond in Eindhoven. Dit had te maken met mijn…

Dylan Adelaar signs at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Louisiana

  The ink on the contract is dry. This summer swift winger Dylan Adelaar will leave Zeeland to pursue his dream: to play sports and study in the USA. Louisiana State University at Shreveport won the struggle for the signature.       Because Adelaar is hot. Dylan, who excelled during the…

Julia van Dorsten signs at Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA

  This winter Julia van Dorsten makes the transfer from SMHC de Hopbel (The Netherlands) to Old Dominion University. The 21 year old field hockey player will make the step from the senior 1ste Klasse in the Netherlands to the American NCAA Division I Big East Conference. One of the most prestigious field hockey competitions…

KingsTalent to organize ‘Dutch Soccer Showcase’ on 09-01-2016

On the 9th of  January 2016 KingsTalent will organize her first ‘Dutch Soccer Showcase’ for talented Dutch soccer players who are interested in studying and playing soccer in the US. On this day these talents get the unique opportunity to show their talent to the coaches from US college soccer teams present…

The tension of financial trade-off in American college sports

By Paul de Koning, director KingsTalent           There are few countries where sports play as big a role as they do in the USA. The country is sports crazy. The popularity of sports doesn’t limit itself to the professional divisions but college sports are also immensely popular. A college…

Head to Head: Lars vs Thom

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. One month ago they both left to study and play soccer in the…

Head to Head: Thom vs Lars

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. One month ago they both left to study and play soccer in the…

It is time for a change of course in Dutch soccer development.

By Han de Koning, director KingsTalent ‘What a awful practice that was’. I’ve said this many times and also heard it many times from teammates. Fact is that physical practice on the soccer field is seen as an necessary evil in Dutch soccer. In the Netherlands the emphasis of soccer play remains…

Thom Derks: First weeks @ MercyhurstU Pennsylvania

You are in the States for almost two weeks now, how are you doing? Thom: “I’m having a great time here. We practice twice a day and it’s very intense. Besides practice we have breakfast, lunch and dinner with the entire team. Whenever we have some time off in the…

Lars Blenckers to Urbana University, Ohio

KingsTalent is proud that Lars Blenckers (22) will be playing for Urbana University Ohio coming season. Urbana currently plays in the NCAA Division 2 Great Midwest Athletic Conference. The last championship of the Blue Knights dates from 2012. Last year the team of coach Nick Roberts was unable to qualify for the playoffs….

Thom Derks to Mercyhurst University, Pennsylvania

KingsTalent is proud to announce that next season Thom Derks will play for Mercyhurst University at Erie, Pennsylvania. Mercyhurst University plays in the NCAA Division 2 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. Mercyhurst, PSAC champion of the 2014 season and ranked #33 nationally, went down in the Nationals last year in the third round at the…

KingsTalent conference at Philips Stadium Eindhoven great succes!

The April 15th KingsTalent conference at Philips Stadium Eindhoven has been a great succes. In an informal setting but with a packed room full of inspired and interested soccer players and parents from all over The Netherlands Paul en Han de Koning presented all the information needed for playing soccer and studying at a college…

Information meeting KingsTalent at Philips Stadium Eindhoven

Wednesday April 15th KingsTalent will arrange an information meeting about studying and playing soccer in the US. This information meeting will teach Dutch soccer players and their parents everything there is to know about studying and playing soccer at a college in the USA and will be held at the Philips Stadium in Eindhoven.

2015 NSCAA conference in Philadelphia huge succes!

The 2015 NSCAA convention in Philadelphia has been a huge succes! For four days we have attended and participated in trainings sessions and round table seminars. Amongst the speakers were René Meulensteen, Alex Ferguson, Landon Donovan and Pelé. Representatives of European clubs such as FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern München…

KingsTalent attends NSCAA Convention 2015 in Philadelphia

The annual NSCAA Convention will take place in Philadelphia wednesday the 14th of January until saturday the 18th of January 2015. With over 4000 soccer coaches and over 10000 attendees this is the world’s largest annual gathering of soccer coaches. Of course KingsTalent will be there! For more information about this convention please…

KingsTalent member of NSCAA

Starting January 2015 KingsTalent is a member of the National Soccer Coaches Associati on of America (NSCAA). The NSCAA is the largest organisation of soccer coaches in the world, with over 22000 members. The organisation targets every aspect of the game, with the focus on highschool and college levels.