Ross founded SFA in 2005 after graduating from the University of Florida. For ten years Ross worked tirelessly to build the business and its reputation. Ross had the privilege to help thousands of student athletes and their families through their recruiting process. In 2015 Ross sold SFA and started his own tennis academy in San Diego.
CEO/Director of Sports
Josh McCumber, professional golfer and golf coach has been playing golf almost all of his life. He has been around the game at the highest level, and has learned from the best players and instructors in the game. Josh was the Assistant to head golf coach Buddy Alexander at his Alma mater, the University of Florida, for two years, and while there coached PGA TOUR members Camilo Villegas and Matt Every. He also recruited Billy Horschel.
Josh was a 3-year captain and 2-time All American at the University of Florida. As a professional Josh competed on the WEB.COM Tour (Nationwide Tour) from 2006-2009. Josh also competed in the 2005 and 2009 United States Open. He brings a wealth of golf knowledge and the college recruiting process to the SFA team.
Director of Tennis
Chastity comes to Scholarship For Athletes with a wealth of knowledge in tennis and the recruitment process. She competed at the national level as a junior tennis player and was recruited by many college tennis programs across the nation. Chastity played on full athletic scholarship for tennis at North Carolina State University.
Chastity also knows what college coaches are looking for because she herself has coached at the DI level for both women’s and men’s tennis teams. She is the former Women’s Head Tennis Coach at the University of North Florida and the former Associate Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach at Stetson University. Chastity has recruited student athletes at the highest level and can help student athletes with all the steps in the recruitment process.
Chastity enjoys taking her son and daughter to tennis and golf tournaments. Her husband is the Head Men’s Golf Coach at Purdue University. She also loves playing tennis, golf, and doing bikram yoga.
Director of Operations – Israel
Dan has been working for Scholarship For Athletes in Israel for the last 2 years. A member of the top 10 ranked University of Michigan Tennis team (Psychology Major, class of 1980), Dan was also the assistant tennis coach at Princeton University from 1984-88. Dan is married to Nancy Shapira and has three girls, two of whom are eyeing softball scholarships one day. Dan has a top senior tennis ranking in Israel and plays for the top Men’s Fastpitch Softball league in Israel.
Dan has guided many foreign athletes through the necessary steps in order to obtain a scholarship in America. His knowledge of the college academic rankings has helped student-athletes and their families find the best school for them. Dan eases the transition to the United states and college community by introducing athletes to people in their community that will make them feel at home.
Director – Former Director of International Sales
As the head of SFA’s international department from 2009-2014, Sammy was responsible for the company’s growth and sales across the globe. His work helped hundreds of international athletes find the right athletic and academic programs in the United States. Thanks to his good nature and great work ethic, Sammy was able to guarantee scholarships for many students in all sports. Sammy’s work positively impacted coaches, student athletes, families and all those who had the privilege of knowing him. In 2015 Sammy lost his life to cancer. He will be forever loved and appreciated by the SFA family and all of the families he was able to help.