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Roy Blumenthal
Founder of Global Sports Academy
Roy Blumenthal has been a coach for over thirty years and has coached a variety of sports, to include basketball, football, baseball, and golf, at both the high school and collegiate levels.  He is currently finished his 14th season as the top Assistant Coach for the West Chester University’s Men’s Basketball program, his 25th overall, as he served as a volunteer for the team prior to this appointment. Coach Blumenthal has also been the Head Coach of GSA’s Goodwill Select Teams.  His strong and extensive coaching expertise and experience is notable and his dedication to generating high caliber international competition for athletes and coaches is unmatched Furthermore, he possesses great energy, enthusiasm, and motivation, which he utilizes to mentor youth and colleagues admirably.
Such passion and commitment led to Coach Blumenthal’s receiving West Chester University’s Men’s Hall of Fame Milt Blitz Award in 2007 for his outstanding contribution to the game of basketball as a University alumnus.  He was also a member of the University’s golf coaching staff that won the PSAC Championship in 2006.  Coach Blumenthal earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management in 1983
Established 1991 |  Global Sports Academy  |   West Chester, Pa  |   (610) 742-5000
Abe Woldeslassie
Dir of Basketball Operations
Davidson College

Shaka Smart 
Head Coach  
Univ. of Texas
Lamont Smith 
Associate Head Coach
University of New Mexico 
William Brown 
Head Coach
California University of Pa
Chris Carideo 
Head Coach
Widener University
Rich Glesmann 
Asst. Coach 
Duquesne University
Kevin Baggett
Head Coach
Rider University
Goodwill/All Star Basketball
Our History 
Global Sports Academy is an organization created to arrange athletic competition between equally matched teams at all levels.  To "Promote International Goodwill" and a better understanding between nations through sports is our major goal.  With Global Sports Academy you will experience the thrill of international sports competition, attend cultural events and see the historical sites of the world.

Global Sports Academy (“GSA”) has been participating in domestic and international competition since 1991.  It was initially established to provide athletes overseas playing opportunities in Ice Hockey and it has grown to support a total of 12 different sports that compete in 25 different countries.

In 1991, the organization was incorporated with its mission to create and arrange athletic competition between equally matched teams at all levels internationally.  To "Promote International Goodwill" and a better understanding between nations through sports is the major goal. The primary goal of GSA is to promote international goodwill and an enhanced understanding between nations through sports.  GSA enables athletes and coaches to experience the thrill of international sports competition, attend cultural events, perform community service and view the historic sites of the world.

Over the years, GSA has offered trips to Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, France, England, and the Czech Republic, and aims to continue to add new destinations.

“Education, Good Will and Sportsmanship through Sports” 
John Mahoney
Head Coach
John Gallagher
Head Coach
University of Hartford
Alumni Soccer Coaches
Kendall Walkes
Head Coach
West Chester University
Stephen Blumenthal 
Head Coach 
Immaculata University
Deidre Kane
Women's Head Coach
West Chester University
Denise King
Women's Asst. Coach
Hofstra University
Bridget Carlin
Women's Asst. Coach
Cabrini College
Greg Manning 
Assistant Coach
Siena College 
Patrick Baldwin
Assistant Coach
Northwestern University 
Dan Ficke
Assistant Coach
Loyola University Maryland
Jordan Watson
Assistant Coach
Dartmonth College
Pam Oswald 
Head Coach
Tiffin University
Joe Meehan
Assistant Coach
Bucknell University
“Education, Goodwill and Sportsmanship through Sports”
Our Mission 
The GSA mission is to support athletic competition between equally matched athletes and teams at all levels, domestically and internationally, as well as to support the local community’s interscholastic education and sports programs.
“The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.”
Babe Ruth