Every Graduate Has Earned a College Scholarship or Signed a Professional Contract

Professional Signings

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PROFESSIONAL SIGNINGS

Every Grande Sports Academy graduate has received a college scholarship offer or signed a professional contract. Barça Residency Academy’s fully-immersive professional environment and elite training have prepared it’s graduates to excel and have an immediate impact at the professional level.

Barca Residency Academy Professional Soccer Signings

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Bryce Jamison
2022

Orange County SC

  • OCSC's youngest goal scorer
Mile Lyons Barca Residency Academy headshot 2021-22
Miles Lyons
2022

El Paso Locomotive

Luca Sowinski Barca Residency Academy headshot 2021-22
Luca Sowinski
2022

FC TULSA

  • Youngest player to sign pro contract with FC Tulsa
  • Third youngest player to record a hat-trick in USL Championship
Emmanuel Johnson Barca Residency Academy 2021-22
Emmanuel Johnson
2022

Hibernian FC

Brooklyn Raines Barca Residency Academy headshot 2021-22
Brooklyn Raines
2022

Houston Dynamo FC

  • Youngest player to appear in a game for Houston Dynamo 
Korede Osundina Barca Residency Academy headshot 2021-22
Korede Osundina
2022

Orange County SC

  • 2022 U-19 Slovenia Nations Cup Champion (USYNT)
Julian Gaines Barca Residency Academy headshot 2020-21
Julian Gaines
2021

LAFC

Frank Darmona Barca Residency Academy headshot 2018-19
Frank Daroma
2021

Las Vegas Lights FC

Roberto Molina Barca Residency Academy headshot 2018-19
Roberto Molina
2021

Las Vegas Lights FC

  • 2022 MLS Super Draftee (Colorado Rapids)
  • El Salvador Men's National Team
Diego Luna Barca Residency Academy headshot 2020-21
Diego Luna
2021

Real Salt Lake

  • 2022 U-20 Revelations Cup Champion (USYNT)
  • Largest USL to MLS transfer in history 
  • 2021 USL All-League Second Team (Rookie)
  • 2021 USL Young Player of the Year Finalist (Rookie)

Previously: El Paso Locomotive

Rokas Pukstas Barca Residency Academy headshot 2019-20
Rokas Puktas
2020

HNK Hajduk Split

  • 2022 U-20 Revelations Cup Champion (USYNT)
Amadeo Chapru-Tate Barca Residency Academy headshot 2018-19
Amadeo Chapru-Tate
2020

CD Leganes

Caden Clark Barca Residency Academy headshot 2019-20
Caden Clark
2020

RB Leipzig

  • Youngest Player in MLS history to score a goal in first two appearances
  • Youngest Player to score in MLS Postseason since 2006 
  • 2022 U-20 Revelations Cup Champion (USYNT)

Previously: NYRB II, NYRB

Bryce Duke Barca Residency Academy headshot 2019-20
Bryce Duke
2020

Inter Miami FC

Previously: LAFC

Austin Amer Barca Residency Academy headshot 2018-19
Austin Amer
2019

Sportfreunde Lotte

Previously: Orlando City B

Matthew Hoppe Barca Residency Academy headshot 2018-19
Matthew Hoppe
2019

Middlesbrough FC

  • First American to score a hat-trick in the German Bundesliga
  • German Bundesliga's Rookie of the Month (January 2021)
  • 2021 U-20 Gold Cup Champion (USYNT)

Previously: FC Schalke 04, RCD Mallorca

Julian Araujo Barca Residency Academy headshot 2017-18
Julian Araujo
2019

LA Galaxy

  • 2021 MLS All-Star
  • 2022 MLS All-Star
  • Youngest player to start in an All-Star game
  • Youngest player in Galaxy history to reach 100 career appearances

Mexico Men's National Team

Tarek El-Daly Barca Residency Academy headshot 2018-19
Tarek El-Daly
2019

Al Ittihad Alexandria Club

NameSigning YearClub
Amar Sejdic2019Montreal Impact
Damian German2019Real Monarchs
Eric Holt2019Real Salt Lake
Luis Barraza2019New York City FC
Tate Schmitt2019Real Salt Lake
Aaron Herrera2018Real Salt Lake
Corey Baird2018Real Salt Lake
Evan Waldrep2018Pheonix Rising
Luis Arriaga2018Real Salt Lake 
Niki Jackson2018Colorado Rapids
Sam Gleadle 2018Reno 1868
Matt Bersano2017San Jose Earthquakes
Riggs Lennon2017Real Monarchs
Sebastien des Pres2017Blackpool FC
Terrell Lowe2017Portland Timbers 2
Jose Hernandez2016Real Salt Lake
Miguel Salazar2016San Antonio FC
Adolfo Ovalle2015Real Salt Lake
Andrew Brody2015Real Monarchs
Brooks Lennon2015Liverpool FC
Christian Herraera2015Real Monarchs
Danilo Acosta2015Real Salt Lake
Edgar Duran2015Real Monarchs
Etiandro Tavares2015Real Monarchs
Jose Navarro2015Real Monarchs
Phanuel Kavita2015Real Salt Lake
Ricardo Velazco2015Real Monarchs
Te Atawhai Hudson-Wihogni2015Auckland City FC
Tyler Feeley2015Orange County Blues FC
Jason Eng2014Hong Kong Rangers FC
Josh Doughty2014Manchester United
Justen Glad2014Real Salt Lake
Sabastian Saucedo2014Real Salt Lake
Tigran Tiraturyan2014FC Pyunik
Ben Spencer2013Molde FK
Benjamin Lopez2013Real Salt Lake
Carlos Salcedo2013Real Salt Lake
Eriq Zavaleta2013Seattle Sounders FC
Jordan Allen2013Real Salt Lake
Kainoa Bailey2013Bayer Leverkusen
Maikon Orellana2013Brondby IF
Eduardo Fernandez2012Real Salt Lake
Nicolo Muñiz2011Real Salt Lake
Romain Gall2011FC Lorient