Claude Badowski – Director
Played NCAA Division II Tennis at Ohio Dominican University and graduated with an honours degree in economics and finance. He played number 1 doubles and number 3 singles for the team and received numerous academic and athletic awards during his 4 years. Claude knows what makes prospective student-athletes stand out from the pack: he worked in the university admissions department and actively assisted the tennis coach with reviewing and recruiting players for the team. Based in the UK.
Jessica represented Great Britain in various age groups while being ranked as high as no.1 . Winning national titles along the way and achieving her junior world ranking through the ETA and ITF circuits. She went on to play NCAA Division 1 Tennis at Long Beach, California and helped the team get ranked as high as 18. Nominated for NCAA women of the year, achieved academic all star throughout the four years, part of the SAAC and achieved a first with a communications major and a marketing minor. Having achieved world ranking points before injuries ending her career after college tennis she now proudly joins the SPORTUSA team. Based in the UK.
Natalia comes from a very strong playing background, starting as a top junior in Poland and later moving on to play college tennis at Division 2 level in the United States. She also has experience coaching at a college level so can offer insights from all angles. Natalia brings a wealth of knowledge to the team and has a true passion for college tennis and helping others follow their dream of studying and competing in the USA. Based in Poland.
Natalia Kozel – Head of Recruitment (Poland)
Jessica Weeks – Head of Recruitment
Ralph played tennis professionally on tour for numerous years before coaching at a performance level. His perspective as a successful athlete and coach brings to the team knowledge and experience that benefits all our candidates. Ralph has over 20 year experience in the world of professional and student athletics. Originally from a tennis/ squash playing and coaching background. Ralph started assisting European athletes on the path to US college scholarships over 10 years ago and adds a huge amount of US college knowledge to the team. Based in the UK.
Charlie Griffin – Senior Recruiter & Sports Scientist
Ralph Clarke – Director
Charlie has a Masters in Sports Science and is currently working towards BASES sports science accreditation. Charlie enjoyed experience of professional sports delivery at Leicester City Football Club in the 2015-2016 season where she learnt from leading professionals and explored the use of a variety of training and testing methods to improve athletic development across academy ages. Charlie has competed to a high level in both football and tennis. She currently plays for Nottingham Forest Ladies Football Club and represents her county tennis team. She is committed to helping individuals through their student-athlete journey. Based in the UK.
Welcome to Sport USA – the specialist consultancy that helps talented young athletes get scholarships to top American Universities.
With extensive experience of placing students into all major universities, we provide a full, tailored service to our students. This service goes far beyond helping them fill in the application form (although, we do also do this!) and helps guide them through every step of their university sporting experience.