COLLEGE COMMITMENTS

Barça Academy is a brand-new partnership between FC Barcelona, one of the premier and most renowned soccer clubs in the world, and Grande Sports Academy, one of the most successful youth soccer development academies in the United States competing in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA).

 

Barça Academy is the only USSDA full-time residential program in the U.S. partnered with a top international professional team. Our goal is to ensure that every student-athlete has the opportunity to succeed at the next level in academics, athletics and in life.

 

Every Grande Sports Academy graduate has received a college scholarship (146) offer or signed a professional contract (34). The following student athletes have earned a college scholarship:

COLLEGE COMMITMENTS

Class of 2018

Student-Athlete
Graduation Year
University
Alejandro Alcantara2018Sacramento State University
Kyle Frudakis2018North Florida University
Arturo Ernand2018Florida Atlantic University
Ryan Bilichuk2018University of South Carolina
Nicolas Mootz2018St. Louis University
Daniel Corona2018Old Dominion University
Michael Merrihue2018Scottsdale Community College
Zarek Jakubowski2018Lipscomb University
Nestor Serrano2018Arizona Christian University
Sterling Graham2018California State University – Stanislaus
Sterling Watring 2018California State University – Stanislaus

Class of 2017

Student-Athlete
Graduation Year
University
Evan Morrison2017Boston College
Taylor Koptieff2017California State University – San Marcos

Class of 2016

Student-Athlete
Graduation Year
University
Gui Leme2016Utah Valley University
Gabriel Mendoza2016Pima College
Daniel Moreno2016Grand Canyon University
Antony Siaha2016California State University, Bakersfield
Mathias Baboun2016Suffolk University
Anthony Negrete2016California State University, Bakersfield
Juan Mora2016Arizona Christian University
Terrell Lowe2016University of Virginia
Alec Felix2016Utah Valley University
Mckay Eves2016Utah Valley University
Efren Estrada2016Lipscomb University
Tanner Dieterich2016Clemson University
Juan Ramon Ruiz2016Seattle University
Kaleb Augat2016Utah Valley University
Patrick Ring2016Grand Canyon University
Kristopher Fourcand2016University of Portland
Geoffrey Schuchardt2016University of San Diego
Jared Osgood2016Amherst College
Miles Stray2016University of Maryland, College Park
Ethan Shacknai2016University of California, Los Angeles
Alex Knox2016Wake Forest University
Billy Garton2016University of Portland
Elijah Rice2016University of Washington
Lucas Purgato2016Point Loma Nazarene University

Class of 2015

Student-Athlete
Graduation Year
University
Evan Waldrep2015Creighton University
David Villegas2015University of California, Los Angeles
Lauro Vasquez2015Northwest Nazarene University
Diego Silva2015University of Maryland, College Park
Amar Sejdic2015University of Maryland, College Park
Tate Schmitt2015University of Louisville
Judah Rashirai2015Richmond, The American International University in London
Nicolas Perez2015Fort Lewis College
Chandler Maynes2015University of South Florida
Trent Lowe2015Concordia University
Tevin Lowe2015Concordia University
Martin Lopez2015Fort Lewis College
Andres Lopez2015Fort Lewis College
Grant Livingston2015United States Air Force Academy
Kyle Leonard2015Fort Lewis College
Joel Kazhila2015University of Nebraska Omaha
Darian Huerta2015Santa Rosa Junior College
Erik Holt2015University of California, Los Angeles
Aaron Hidalgo-Mazzei2015University of Winnipeg
Aaron Herrera2015University of New Mexico
Marcos Hernandez2015Fort Lewis College
Jose Hernandez2015University of California, Los Angeles
Damian German2015Grand Canyon University
Leonardo Fuchs2015Utah Valley University
Rodrigo De La Maza2015Boston University
Paul Bin2015University of Maryland, College Park
Luis Barraza2015Marquette University

Class of 2014

Student-Athlete
Graduation Year
University
Patricio Yrizar2014California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Bayley Scholz2014University of Wisconsin–Madison
Moises Rodriguez2014Tyler Junior College
Elias Rieland2014California State University, Sacramento
Jaime Payamps2014Greensboro College
Dillon Nino2014University of Dayton
Corey Nemeth2014Radford University
Radu Marcu2014Trinidad State Junior College
Bay Kurtz2014Liberty University
Nicholas Jackson2014Grand Canyon University
Kaleb Goodman2014California State University, Fullerton
Sam Gleadle2014University of New Mexico
Jack Gayton2014University of Louisville
Adam Ferguson2014Emory University
Elijah Evans2014Iowa Western Community College
Lucas Cawley2014Utah Valley University
Santiago Carrillo2014Pima Community College
Eric Carbajal2014University of Maryland, College Park
Kiuno Cann2014University of Indianapolis
Tyler Buckley2014Richmond, The American International University in London
Chase Bishov2014Princeton University
Matthias Binder2014University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Corey Baird2014Stanford University
Ishan Atit2014Drexel University
Victor Alvarez2014Richmond, The American International University in London

Class of 2013

Student-Athlete
Graduation Year
University
Jon Zabasajja2013Southern Methodist University
Jose Vasquez2013Grand Canyon University
Rodrigo Uriarte2013Stony Brook University
Haedan Turner2013Douglas College
Tigran Tiraturyan2013California State University, San Bernardino
Jonathan Stadler2013Oregon State University
Nick Semintendi2013Grand Canyon University
Lucas Seligman2013University of New Mexico
Amer Sasivarevic2013Grand Canyon University
Froylan Onofre2013San Diego Christian College
Jose Navarro2013Marquette University
Antonio Murillo2013High Point University
Brandon Marquez2013Seattle University
Dylan MacVane2013Marist College
Riggs Lennon2013University of Virginia
Kostas Kotselas2013University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Isaias Juarez2013University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Brandon Johnston2013Gardner-Webb University
Trevor Hyman2013Stanford University
Josh Goss2013University of New Mexico
Eric Gonzalez2013West Texas A&M University
Michael Gray2013Dixie State University
Danny Gavin2013University of Washington
A.J. Esparza2013United States Air Force Academy
Alejandro Dominguez2013Liberty University
Nathaniel Deaton2013University of Nevada, Reno
Cesar Cobos2013University of the Incarnate Word
Luis Chavez2013Liberty University
Ive Burnett2013University of South Carolina
Andrew Brody2013University of Louisville
Jordan Allen2013University of Virginia

Class of 2012

Student-Athlete
Graduation Year
University
Alfredo Zendejas2012Northwest Nazarene University
Ricardo Velazco2012California State University, San Bernardino
Etiandro Tavares2012Arizona Western College
Joey Speshock2012United States Air Force Academy
Miguel Salazar2012Elon University
Cole Nagy2012University of California, Los Angeles
Winston Lyons2012Santa Barbara City College
Dylan Kelly2012University of the Incarnate Word
Junior Gbapou2012Yavapai College
Elliot Farmer2012University of California, Irvine
Brian Bates2012University of Dayton
Julio Alarcon2012San Diego State University

Class of 2011

Student-Athlete
Graduation Year
University
Eriq Zavaleta2011Indiana University Bloomington
Craig Wadas2011Gonzaga University
Ari Sanchez2011Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Agustin Rey2011Yavapai College
Casey Phillips2011University of New Mexico
Nick Miller2011University of Nebraska Omaha
Phanuel Kavita2011Clemson University
Brian Hoyt2011University of Denver
David Flores2011Loyola Marymount University
Tanner Clay2011College of Charleston
Nick Cavaretta2011LIU Brooklyn
Matthew Bersano2011Oregon State University