Hello, my name is Nicholas Farr and I am currently a 5th year senior goalkeeper at Corban University. For as long as I can remember, my dream has always been to become a professional soccer player. While this may seem like an unrealistic and low-percentage-of-success dream, I assure you that this is something I have been pursuing for nearly my entire life, and it is something I do not take lightly.
Ever since I was a small child, I have had a passion for soccer like nothing else. Every day I am working to better my body and my mind in the world of soccer, and in doing so I am training twice a day for 2+ hours each, while additionally working on my body in the gym and with regen-type sessions for 1+ hours daily.
As this of course is the one thing that I absolutely love to do, that is not saying that it comes easily. When I say it doesn’t come easily, I am referring to the fact that it takes up nearly ALL of my time throughout the day. Because of this, and with the rigorous requirements of being a senior in college, I don’t have more than a couple hours per day to work and earn money…
The reason money will be such an issue for me is because becoming a professional athlete is not only earned by how good you are at the sport. It is also earned through being noticed and showing yourself in front of as many different people and groups as possible; this requires travelling all over the world to show people what I can do, and we all know how much it costs to be able to travel to different States and countries and to even stay there for weeks at a time without being able to work.
Some of my accolades involve being a 6-time state champion with Club team Boca Juniors at Capital Futbol Club in Salem, Oregon. I have also made it to the National Tournament every year I have been in college, played in a semi-professional league in Mississippi over the summer, and just returned from training with the professional soccer team: Indy Eleven.
Unfortunately, even with success and experience, I am at a point in my career where I need to be travelling and meeting coaches to make the step into the next level.
Thank you so much for reading my story, and I appreciate the considerations to helping me reach my dream.