American dream for goalkeeper

Cotswold Journal: DATE IN THE STATES: Goalkeeper Jamie Hatch has won a football scholarship in Kansas. DATE IN THE STATES: Goalkeeper Jamie Hatch has won a football scholarship in Kansas.

DRAKES Broughton goalkeeper Jamie Hatch is preparing to pursue his football dreams in the United States.

The 18-year-old, who is studying sport at South Worcestershire College, has been offered a football scholarship at Cloud County University, Kansas, from September.

After attending a trial in Leeds, Hatch was selected to train with the university team, who are the American national champions and known as the Thunderbirds.

The teenager will also be studying for a degree in exercise science, sports nutrition and physical science. He said: “I discussed my future goals with Geoffrey Samuels, the FA coach at the college, and the fact that the sports course is assessed via coursework, rather than exams was a definite bonus for me.”

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

click2find

Get Adobe Flash player
About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree