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The European Way

Since 2012, Eddie Loewen has chosen players to train and play against German Bundesliga and Italian Serie A teams, such as:

Players are seen by Bundesliga scouts during training sessions and games – intended to EXPOSE and SHOWCASE talented players to European PROFESSIONAL TEAMS. GSD provide these opportunities due to their CLOSE and GENUINE relationships with Pro Clubs. Over the years, Eddie has opened doors for U.S. players to trial with Pro Bundesliga Clubs such as Coby Atkinson, Stephen Rudderham,  Ishwar Bhatti, George Acosta, Francis Castillo and Darrell Amankwah, playing in Germany.

Since 2012, Eddie Loewen has chosen players to train and play against German Bundesliga and Italian Serie A teams, such as:

F.C. Bayern Munich

TSV 1860 Munich

Schalke 04

Hertha BSC Berlin

FC Cologne

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Mönchengladbach

AS Roma

Juventus Turin

AC Milan

F.C. Bayern Munich

TSV 1860 Munich

Schalke 04

Hertha BSC Berlin

FC Cologne

Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Mönchengladbach

AS Roma

Juventus Turin

AC Milan

Players are seen by Bundesliga scouts during training sessions and games – intended to EXPOSE and SHOWCASE talented players to European PROFESSIONAL TEAMS. GSD provide these opportunities due to their CLOSE and GENUINE relationships with Pro Clubs. Over the years, Eddie has opened doors for U.S. players to trial with Pro Bundesliga Clubs such as Coby Atkinson, Stephen Rudderham,  Ishwar Bhatti, George Acosta, Francis Castillo and Darrell Amankwah, playing in Germany.

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Portugal (2012-05)

Jun 7, 2024 - Jun 17, 2024

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Cadiz (2012-05)

Jun 21, 2024 - Jul 1, 2024

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Germany-I (2006-05)

Jul 19, 2024 - Jul 29, 2024

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Germany-II (2013-08)

Jul 26, 2024 - Aug 5, 2024

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ALL TRIPS INCLUDE + MORE

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Pro Environment

Player immersion, in a culture-rich professional soccer environment. Training with Pro UEFA Licensed Coaches and high level games against the best in Europe

Opportunities

Network with Pro-Scouts,  Academy Directors and Coaches. Opportunity to train with a pro academy team

Pro-Player Evaluation

Individual Player Evaluations from UEFA Licensed Coaches with specialized training and development tools to reach maximum performance

Local Support

All our trips include local transportation to and from the airport, games, etc. + English Speaking Support Staff, 24/7

Seminars

Pro Seminars on “How to Perform Under Pressure” and “Elite Athletes Nutrition”

Soccer Family

Our players become family as they “live” together and achieve unique lifetime experiences

Goal Strategies

Measure, evaluate and implement goals with defined strategies for continued growth and development

GSD Uniform Kit

Each GSD Dream Team player will receive 1x Tracksuit, 2x Game Kits, 1x Practice Kit, 1x Polo Shirt, 1x Long Sleeve Shirt, 1x Sweater

Sightseeing

Explore with us European cities such as Rome, Berlin, Cologne, Amsterdam, Munich and others

Soccer Family

Our players become family as they “live” together and achieve unique lifetime experiences

Physiotherapy

All trips include physio care to encourage and maintain a healthy balanced player.

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Empowering Soccer Athletes To Succeed Beyond The Pitch

GSD tours are a dynamic, life-changing experience where athletes forge lasting friendships and measure themselves against professional academies, pushing beyond their comfort zone, to unlock their true potential.

To join any of our unique GSD International Programs

Players must

“GSD Dream Team”
Tryouts

We are currently recruiting players who possess the skill, the athletic ability, and the desire to step up and perform against pro-academy teams in: Germany, UK and Portugal in 2024 and 2025

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Professional UEFA Coaches

Pro Scouts

Eddie Loewen, with more than 25 years of combined experience as a Professional Player, FIFA and CONCACAF Instructor, College and Youth Coach/ Director. has the knowledge to identify talent and right connections to make a difference.

Is your Club interested in hosting a GSD ID Session?

Cannot find what you are looking for?

Faq

Frequently Asked Questions.

For consideration, please submit your Player CV (resume) with highlight video link under the INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES drop down option – HERE

Coach Eddie Loewen observes players and identifies which trip best suits the player for maximum development.

For more information on our International Summer Programs, please reach out to a GSD Representative by clicking the Contact Us

Yes! — Ensuring the safety and well-being of your child is of paramount importance to us. When your child is traveling as an unaccompanied minor, they will be assigned a travel companion who has been meticulously chosen by our team at GSD or accompanied by a qualified GSD staff member.

Absolutely! However, players are expected to remain with their team to encourage fellowship. —We maintain an open-door policy, and parents are always welcome to observe training sessions and games, subject to any location restrictions.

Yes!

Currently, we arrange rooming based on teammates, allowing them to foster camaraderie, develop bonds, and enhance their teamwork skills.