Prior to establishing Soccer Student Pathway (SSP), James embarked on his own journey through the US college soccer system. Originally hailing from Woodford Green, Essex, he ventured to the United States, where his soccer talents earned him a spot at Herkimer Community College (NY).
During his time there, he was a cornerstone of the team's historic achievements, contributing to consecutive National Championships (NJCAA) and earning his Associate's degree in 2014. Recognized for his excellence on both the field and in the classroom, James transferred to D1 St. John's University (NYC) to further his collegiate path.
This phase culminated in his graduation with a BA in Sports Management in 2016, reflecting his dedication to balanced growth as a student-athlete.James' journey continues to be marked by the fusion of entrepreneurship and sports. With a background in running his own recruitment and sales agency in New York, he now steers the helm of SSP as its Director.
His mission is clear: leveraging his own experience and expertise to guide students in maximizing their academic and athletic potential within the US college soccer system. Drawing from his own transformative experience, he's passionate about creating a streamlined pathway for future student-athletes, ensuring they feel supported throughout their college journey and beyond.
James' extensive network with college coaches, coupled with his intimate understanding of the highest collegiate level, empowers SSP clients with unparalleled information and guidance. As a result, students are equipped with the tools they need to confidently navigate the intricate landscape of US college soccer and seamlessly transition toward their professional aspirations.