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Max Birnberg stays close to home, committing to NJIT

Congratulations to Max Birnberg on his recent commitment to continue his education and soccer journey at NJIT. We are ecstatic to see him playing in our backyard and growing as a leader in the community on and off the pitch.

Team Age: U18/19B

Team Name: B03/04 Pre-USL Gray / USL academy

Number of years played at FC Copa Academy: 1

Name of High School Attended: The Ogburn School

Grad Year: 2022

Name (s) of FC Copa Academy Coaches: Fernando Barboto

Name of College/University you will be attending: New Jersey Institute of Technology

Name of athletic conference your College/University competes in: American East

Anticipated major / field of study: Business administration

How did your FC Copa coaches help you become the player you are today?

The coaches at Copa have helped me learn how to read the game. They have also helped me prepare for the demanding college level.

Share your thoughts and experiences on the collegiate recruitment process with FC Copa Academy and how Copa assisted you and your family.

FC copa helped prepare me for the high level of college soccer. They will also helpful with getting me exposure and being seen.

Share any advice you would have for future FC Copa Academy athletes going through the collegiate recruitment proces.

I would recommend applying to the schools before reaching out to coaches. I would also recommend to stay on top of your grades and always enjoy playing.

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