Project Description

Career to Date:

Rotherham United Academy

  • Jake was at the soccer of excellence from 8 till U16 but misses out on a scholarship due to a lack of height and physical presence
  • He attended the LFE exit trials and was spotted by one of the Non League Prestigious Academies, Ilkeston Fc, but decided to go into Full Time education

Thomas Rotherham Academy

  • Joining Thomas Rotherham Academy with Martin McIntosh, Jake competed in the English college League. While in college he played for Retford United first team and U21’s
  • In the forwarding season he played for Hallam first team

University of Jamestown USA

  • Jake then moved to the United States to pursue university education and played full time on scholarship in the summer of 2019, playing for Little Rock Rangers Soccer Club in the 4th tier of US Soccer in NPSL

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Personal Details.

Height – 1.92m

Weight –  88kg

Position.

Goalkeeper

Strengths.

  • Excellent kicker out of his hands and off the floor
  • Excellent shot stopper
  • Good distribution with hands and feet
  • Likes to play out from the back a modern day goalkeeper
  • Sweeping – always alert and starts from a high position
  • Good on Crosses
  • Tactical adaptable to multiple attacking and defensive systems
  • Good communicator
  • Very agile