PRO-PLAYER’s team of experts work closely to provide each tour with the best coaching, facilities, competitive fixtures and attendance at some of the worlds biggest sporting fixtures.

OUR focus is on creating the perfect balance between sport and culture, with itineraries that are tailored to provide a unique and fulfilling experience and opportunity for every athlete.

  • Billy Lumley

    PRO-PLAYER Tours Director

    Billy Lumley is a former professional footballer from the UK and Director of PRO-PLAYER Tours. Billy started his football career as a schoolboy at Tottenham Hotspurs and eventually played professionally for Wolverhampton Wanderers, Northampton Town and in Spain for Jerez Industrial.

    Billy built one of Australia’s largest and most successful Goalkeeper Academies and has established PRO-PLAYER as a leader in development, management and the tour industry.

    On his journey through professional football, Billy has built an extensive global network in all different forms of sport.

    Billy also works with USG, a world famous sports agency where he is in partnership with top sports agents around the world

    Billy’s brother Joe is a professional footballer in the English Championship.

  • Nick Green

    PRO-PLAYER Tours Director

    Nick Green is a professional football coach from the UK and Director of PRO-PLAYER Tours.

    Recently, Nick was the head coach at Brisbane Roar Football Club in the A-League. Nick is a UEFA A-License coach.

    Nick has worked through multiple coaching roles at top professional football clubs in the UK such as Middlesborough and Hartlepool United. As well as first team assistant coach at Lincoln City.

    Along his coaching journey, Nick has been mentored by some of the world’s best coaches, including Gareth Southgate, Mick Wadsworth and ex-Manchester United Goalkeeper Chris Turner, and studied with Paul Heckingbottom, Kieran McKenna & Pete Wild.

    Nick has grown a network of fame and illustrious sporting people and regularly speaks to top coaches in the UK about emerging Australian and Asian talent. Nick’s dad, Russell, sits on the board at the woman’s football league in the UK.

  • Frank Farina

    Pro-player Football Tours Ambassador

    Frank Farina is a former Socceroo and coach who has made significant contributions to the sport.

    Frank represented Australia in 67 international matches and scored 20 goals. He also had a successful club career in Australia and France, winning numerous titles and accolades.

    As a coach, Farina led the Australian national team to their first World Cup appearance in over 30 years in 2006. He also coached various club teams in Australia, including Sydney FC and Brisbane Roar, leading them to success in both domestic and international competitions.

    Farina’s contributions to Australian soccer have earned him a well-respected place in the sport’s history.

  • Jamie Digwood

    PRO-PLAYER UK & European Office

    Jamie is the PRO-PLAYER Tours ‘man on the ground’ for all outbound PRO-PLAYER Tours to Europe.

    Jamie is founder of Complete Sports Solutions and Football-worker, a leading European tour company and sports agency working with some of Europe’s biggest clubs, such as Manchester City, Chelsea & Benfica.

    Jamie has been responsible for some multi million dollar transfers including Orkun Kokcu ($60,000,000) & Andreas Schjelderup ($20,000,000)

    Jamie has recently opened a FIFA certified training base in the Algarve, Portugal, hosting some of Europe’s leading clubs during pre-season and mid-season breaks.

  • JOE LUMLEY

    PRO-PLAYER European Networking Team

    Joe Lumley is a current Professional Footballer in the UK. Joe is on loan from Middlesbrough FC to Reading FC in the Championship.

    Joe has a huge network with different clubs, players and agents all ready to plan with tailored itineraries.

    Joe works with his network to secure any meet and greets for tours, including any potential opportunities to watch first team’s train.

  • Andrew Catton

    PRO-PLAYER Australia Office

    Andrew Catton has worked in school sports for over 12 years and is a sports specialist in Australia. Andrew has worked in various different sporting roles including director of sport, director of cricket and director of football roles.

    Andrew has led many school tours interstate and overseas including trips to the UK, Spain, the subcontinent and Asia.

    Andrew has built a large network of specialists in sport both in Australia and overseas.

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