Stewart Stanbra

CEO & Co-Founder

University of South Carolina Upstate

Stewart Stanbra from Evesham, England is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at College Scholarships USA. Having worked 10+ years in the college recruitment industry, Stewart has built a huge network in all sports across all the college divisions.

Stewart is a co-founder of CSUSA in 2007 and has overseen the business’ development in the last decade, which now operates in multiple countries with a talented team of former student-athletes. He is truly a college recruiting expert and has a vast network of college coaches in many different sports wanting to recruit his student-athletes.

Stewart played college soccer (NCAA D1 and D2) for four years between 2004 and 2007. He played at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York before transferring to the University of South Carolina Upstate in 2005 where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies in 2008.

Prior to going to university in the US, Stewart played soccer for Cheltenham Town FC Academy (English League 1). He decided to pursue a sports scholarship in the United States after failing to receive a professional contract.

“I think all of us at CSUSA recognise what a life-changing experience it is to study and compete in College Sports, it is exciting for us to work with other talented individuals to help them pursue their ambitions.”

FAVOURITE PLACE IN THE USA:

New York, NY & Asheville, NC

FAVOURITE FORMER COLLEGE ATHLETE:

John McEnroe (Stanford) & Siri Nordby (University of South Florida)

FAVOURITE MOMENT IN COLLEGE CAREER:

First over-time victory for USC Upstate vs North Georgia

FAVOURITE QUOTE:

“There are many people, particularly in sports who think that success and excellence is the same thing and they are not the same thing. Excellence is something that is lasting and dependable and largely within a person’s control. In contrast, success is perishable and is often outside our control… If you strive for excellence, you will probably be successful eventually… people who put excellence in first place have the patience to end up with success… An additional burden for the victim of the success mentality is that he is threatened by the success of others and resents real excellence. In contrast, the person fascinated by quality is excited when he sees it in others.”


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