The Richmond International Academic and Sport Academy (RIASA) is looking to recruit current and former collegiate student/athletes to our Men's Soccer and Rugby Academy for the 2017/18 academic year.
Richmond, the American University in London's satellite location in Leeds offers an American Postgraduate degree and soccer/rugby environment located in the city of Leeds, in the heart of Yorkshire England.
As well as gaining a world-class postgraduate degree, successful candidates for our program will have multiple opportunities to compete within the top semi-professional and university leagues in the UK.
RIASA offers a great player development pathway as well as the exciting opportunity to gain a postgraduate education and travel within the United Kingdom and Europe.
Successful postgraduate candidates will receive the following as part of the total RIASA Academy program:
Successful candidates must meet the following criteria:
NCAA/NAIA/Collegiate playing experience (All Levels accepted)
Successfull completion of undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5
If you meet the above criteria and are interested in the opportunity to study, train and play in an International Environment, please apply and email your playing and professional resume, as well as available game footage and an expression of interest to Jeff Thompson, Director of Graduate Program Recruitment via this advertisment.
About Richmond International Academic and Sport Academy (RIASA)
“Providing Student/Athletes an American Postgraduate education in an International setting
and a high level soccer or rugby playing opportunity whilst living in a European sports culture.”
• A first class U.S. Graduate degree program with an emphasis on Global Education for the 21st century.
• The ONLY opportunity to earn an American Postgraduate Degree in an International setting whilst co...ntinuing to train and PLAY soccer/rugby in the United Kingdom!
• A full academic year of Soccer/Rugby with a focus on development, exposure and opportunity.
• European style sport academy—English & European professional level coaches.
• RIASA may provide an exit route to the professional game at some level, for some students as you are continually working with former professional coaches and players.
• Opportunity to earn your FA Level 1 and 2 Coaching License
• FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION VISIT WWW.RIASASOCCER.ORG