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About Us

Meet the team at Sport USA

Ralph Clarke

CEO and Director and Co-Founder - Sport USA Latin America

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. 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.

Natalie Kozel

Director & Head of Recruitment Poland

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.

Tania Quaranta

Head of Operations

Tania comes from a very strong business background but has been around sports all her life, as a field hockey player and the parent of two professional rugby players, qualified as a lawyer, and having an MBA. She runs the Sport USA Operations, with over 30 years experience in business, Marketing, Business development, Financial management and Corporate administration. For Tania, no job is too large or too complex for her. Without fail, she always goes the extra mile to solve any problem. Based in Italy.

James Fox

Co-Founder - Sport USA Latin America

James, is from the UK, he is a former professional tennis player who won the county, regional and national junior championships in the UK and went on to be ranked in the top 350 in the world, competing on the world tour. Interestingly, James also has a handicap of +3 at golf.

He was responsible for the GB U18 tennis team (Great Britain under 18-year-old tennis players), developing them to fulfil their potential whilst travelling around the world on tour. The development and transition from junior tennis to the main tour of Jamie Murray (former world No.1 doubles) was also his doing.

With his experience developing emerging talent, he will be able to help student athletes to gain the best possible scholarship in the USA by mentoring their training and coaching programme, offering specific advice on technical, tactical and physical development to ensure they are absolutely ready to maximize their potential. Based in Mexico.

Craig Stock

Head of Recruitment UK

Craig Stock is a recruiting partner with a wealth of knowledge in high performance and recreational sport. He has managed and coaches at  sporting companies around the world and also worked at international level in Cricket and Tennis. With huge amounts of passion and enthusiasm for athletes to further develop their sporting and educational opportunities Craig is motivated to help every student athlete with the highest levels of management. Guiding student- athletes through the process in the most professional, caring and honest way. Building relationships for life is a key part of what he does and loves the challenge of each athlete bespoke programme. Based in the UK

Willeke Vrolijks Law

Head of Recruitment (Holland & Belgium)

Willeke toured as an amateur before settling into college tennis in the USA and was NCAA National ranked in the final 8, each year. She brings loads of knowledge in sport and recruiting to us. She has been involved in recruiting over 10 years in the US, and she loves to assist with the college path in tennis-golf-field hockey-swimming and soccer. Based in Philadelphia, USA.

Stephen Watters

Head of Recruitment (Ireland)

Stephen has had the experience of studying in the US and gained a scholarship to Colin County College in Dallas, Texas. Now Steve is back in Belfast, he coaches and mentors young athletes in Ireland to their goal of US college scholarships. Based in Northern Ireland.

Gregor Flicko

Head of Recruitment (Slovenia)

Gregor mentors student-athletes from all over Slovenia on their US college pathway to a scholarship. Based in Ljubljana Slovenia.

Enrique Fernandez

Head of Recruitment (Greece)

Enrique has experience of the college system and has sent many Student-athletes out on scholarships from Greece. Based in Athens

Tom Bourne

Head of Recruitment (East Midlands & London)

Tom has over 30 years experience of playing,  coaching and teaching sport in the East Midlands, London, South Coast and Abroad. Tom had as BSc (Hons) in Sports Studies and is also a Co-Active (CTI) Life coach and is studying to become a CPCC life coach. Tom spent 8 years as a Director of Sport. Tom coaches Tennis at Medbourne Tennis club. Tom is passionate about the power of sport and supporting people in realising their true potential and what is really possible. Based in the UK.

Claude Badowski

Director and Head of Recruitment (USA Atlanta)

Claude is a former college athlete at Ohio Dominican in Columbus. Claude has years of experience in athlete management and placing student athletes .Based in Atlanta

Our company is a collective of international partners.

We are working with clients in Poland, Greece, Slovenia, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Spain, South America and the USA.