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2021 AUSTRALIAN SOCCER RECRUIT – SHUWA ZHANG

THE STUDENT

 

Attends:

Palm Beach Currumbin State High School, QLD Australia

 

SAT Result:

  • Reading and Writing: 520
  • Maths: 610
  • Total Score: 1130

 

Preferred Course of Study:

Sports Psychology, Physiology

THE PERSON

 

About Me:

 

  • Well-mannered
  • Humble
  • Passionate
  • Confident
  • Committed
  • Resilient
  • The ideal college recruit – well-rounded gentlemen with a high level of soccer and academic attributes

 

Leadership & Community:

 

Community: 

  • Highly valued member of the community
  • Member of soccer tournament team that travelled to Thailand and volunteered in primary schools teaching children soccer and educational skills
  • Volunteered at multiple club sporting events as a car parking organiser and as a referee for U11-U14 matches

 

Leadership:

  • Displays leadership qualities in his participation in the Football Excellence Program at Palm Beach Currumbin State High School where he is an excellent role model for younger students coming through the ranks
  • Volunteers as a referee and linesman at school sporting events

 

Personal Quote:

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”

THE ATHLETE

 

 

Height:

5’11”

 

Right-footed

 

Position:

Winger, Midfielder, Fullback

 

Strengths:

 

  • 1 v 1 attacking – dribbling and beating the opponent with strong ball control skills
  • Tight space control – keeping the ball in tight spaces and finding options
  • Tracking back – ability to track back from an attacking position to support defenders
  • Overlapping runs – when playing fullback, is able to make attack attacking contributions with well-timed overlapping runs
  • Endurance/stamina – ability to track back or make attacking runs throughout the entire game
  • Follows team tactics and tasks within training or match scenario
  • Outstanding all-round athlete

 

 

Teams Represented:

 

  • Palm Beach Currumbin First XI Team (Starting Player) – Winners 2019, Runners Up 2018
  • Selected in the South Coast Regional Representative Team that competed in the Queensland Secondary School 17-19 Boys Football State Championships (2019)
  • Selected to play in numerous National Premier League Teams (highest level state league in Australia) over many years:
    • Gold Coast Knights U18 and U20 NPL (2020)
    • Gold Coast Knights U18 NPL (2019)
    • Gold Coast City U15 NPL (2017)
    • Gold Coast City U14 NPL (2016)
    • Palm Beach Sharks U13 NPL (2015)
  • Travelled to Thailand as part of the Mai Aussie Football Team to compete in the U19 Ratthathammanun Cup Tournament held in Trang – 2019

 

Awards Received:

 

  • Accepted into Palm Beach Currumbin High School Football Excellence Program

A Word From Shuwa’s Coach

If you feel that this student could be a good fit, please contact our Talent Coordinator:

Ellen Chambers
WhatsApp: +61 421 365 195 | Email: ellen@studyandplayusa.com.au