Waltham MA, 14th August, 2013; Global Premier Soccer have announced the launch of Global Premier Management. Global Premier Management (GPM). GPM is led by President and Owner Patrick McCabe, who has more than 15 years of experience in the business of player management. GPS and GPM come together with similar missions as both are dedicated to providing players the opportunity to compete at the highest level possible.
Global Premier Management and Patrick McCabe are recognized as one of the leading and most respected American soccer agencies with Patrick being recognized by ESPN Soccernet as one of the most influential people in US Soccer. Having completed more than 65 international transfers worth $27 million, Patrick has a proven record of opening doors for clients throughout the US and Europe. Shortly after entering the business in 1998, Patrick created the soccer division at Boston’s legendary Woolf Associates. GPM has over 50 clients in MLS and Europe and is known for its ability to . GPM will continue to manage established MLS veterans such as Patrick Nyarko and Troy Perkins, rising stars Deshorn Brown and Ryan Finley as well as European based standouts Tim Ream (Bolton Wanderers) and Yura Movsisysan (Spartak Moscow). GPM now have the support of the expansive Global Premier Soccer network.
“The partnership with GPS is an exciting one and will strengthen both entities. I have known Peter and Joe Bradley for over twenty years and watched them grow their business through hard work and innovation in the marketplace without sacrificing quality. I know a number of their coaches personally and I see the dedication to their craft. It is a pleasure to work with people that are like-minded, trustworthy and committed to the game.”
Global Premier Soccer, who currently operates youth soccer programs in ten states, has become a leading source of US Youth National team players in recent years with two GPS players currently in the U-15 National team and three players developed by GPS selected to the US U-17 Residency program in recent years. GPS has many graduates in the MLS including recent players with Charlie Rugg, Bryan Gaul and Aaron Schoenfeld signing for LA Galaxy and Columbus Crew respectively after competing for the GPS Portland Phoenix in the USL PDL in 2012. Graham Zusi and Geoff Cameron are both graduates of GPS and their affiliates and are now full Internationals for the US national team. Ryan Johnson of the Portland Timbers/Jamaica National Team is a former GPS youth player and current GPM client.
A key component of the relationship is the fact that GPS manage two leading PDL franchises, The Ocean City Nor’easters and the GPS Portland Phoenix. The PDL and the US Open Cup act launching pads for future MLS careers with 68% of the MLS draft coming from the PDL. In the Open Cup GPS made history this year as GPS had three teams with the MPS Open team joining the Nor’easters and the Phoenix in the first round proper.
For more information on Global Premier Soccer please visit www.globalpremiersoccer.com
For more information on Global Premier Management please visit www.globalpremiermanagement.com