History

Global Football – A Proud History Since 1996

TDinJapanSince its inception in 1996 Global Football has been focused on providing amateur athletes coaches, families and fans the opportunity to travel and compete on an international basis with similar people of differing cultures.

Through these games, clinics and tours the people involved get to experience and learn about unique lands, fascinating peoples, and the sports environment in different parts of the world.

Please use the dropdown tabs to explore some of our exciting history and share in some of our great memories.

Here is an exhaustive list of where we’ve been and who came along for the ride!

2016

NCAA DIII Tours
Elmhurst College (IL) Switzerland & Austria
Johns Hopkins University (MD) Italy
North Central College (IL) Scotland
Wabash College (IN) Spain
Ohio Northern (OH) Italy

Events
American Football Showcase Dublin
Tazón de Estrellas, Mexicali, Mexico
Pop Warner Super Bowl Orlando, USA
Global Ambassadors Bowl Germany
Ritsumeikan Uji HS (Japan) California, USA

Other Sports Tours
SEALS Swim (TX) Ireland
Siena Heights Women’s Soccer (MI) Spain

2015

NCAA DIII Tours
Hanover College (IN) Ireland & Scotland
Central College (IA) Greece& Italy
Luther College (IA) Denmark & Norway

Events
Tazón de Estrellas en Baja, Mexico
Pop Warner Super Bowl Orlando, USA
Global Bowl Italy

Other Initiatives
Global Football ICE Coaches Program
Serbia Equipment Program
Tupande Kileleni Book

2014

NCAA DIII Tours
Southwestern University (TX) Germany
John Carroll University (OH) Greece & Italy
Claremont McKenna (CA) Czech Republic & Austria
Rose Hulman (IN) Spain
Siena Heights University (MI) Italy

High School Tours
Global Ireland Football Tournament (GIFT) featuring:
Cedar Cliff High School (PA)
Penn Manor High School (PA)

Events
Croke Park Classic (PSU vs. UCF) Ireland
Tazón de Estrellas Puebla, Mexico
Pop Warner Super Bowl Orlando, USA
Global Bowl Spain
Ritsumeikan Uji HS (Japan) California, USA
Web Summit Ireland

Other Sports Tours
Fenwick Friars Rugby Ireland
Siena Heights Soccer Italy

2013

NCAA DIII Tours
Augustana College (IL) France
Elmhurst College (IL) Greece & Italy
Illinois Wesleyan (IL) Finland & Sweden
Ohio Northern University (OH) Ireland
Wabash College (IN) Panama

Events
Tazón de Estrellas Monterrey, Mexico
Global Bowl Italy
Pop Warner Super Bowl Orlando, USA
Ritsumeikan Uji HS (Japan) California, USA

2012

NCAA DIII Tours
Adrian College (MI) Italy
North Central College (IL) Spain
Wisconsin Eau Claire (WI) Ireland
Global Ireland Football Tournament (GIFT) featuring:
John Carroll University (OH)
St. Norbert College (WI)

High School Tours
Global Ireland Football Tournament (GIFT) featuring:
Dallas Jesuit Prep (TX)
Loyola Academy (IL)
Kent School (CT)
Notre Dame High School (CA)
Hamilton High School (AZ)
Oak Park High School (Canada)
Villanova College (Canada)
Notre Dame Prep (AZ)
Father Judge (PA)

Events
Tazón de Estrellas Guadalajara, Mexico
Global Bowl Italy
Pop Warner Super Bowl Orlando, USA
Ritsumeikan Uji HS (Japan) California, USA

2011

NCAA DIII Tours
Global Kilimanjaro Bowl Tanzania
Drake University (IA) & CONADEIP (Mexico)
Dubuque University (IA) Italy
Central College (IA) Italy
Rose Hulman (IN) Czech Republic & Austria

Events
Tazón de Estrellas Puebla, Mexico
Global Bowl Germany
Pop Warner Super Bowl Orlando, USA
Fantasy Bowl (PSU vs. ND) Pennsylvania, USA
Penn State Fantasy Camp Pennsylvania, USA
Ritsumeikan Uji HS (Japan) California, USA

2010

NCAA DIII Tours
Hanover College (IN) Germany
Ohio Northern- University (OH) Italy
John Carroll University (OH) France
Luther College (IA) Germany
Elmhurst College (IL) Germany & Czech Republic
Augustana College (IL) Switzerland & Austria

Events
Tazón de Estrellas Toluca, Mexico
Global Bowl France
Pop Warner Super Bowl Orlando, USA
Penn State Fantasy Camp- Pennsylvania, USA
Ritsumeikan Uji HS (Japan) California, USA

2009

NCAA DIII Tours
Wisconsin Eau Claire (WI) Spain
Benedictine College (KS) France
North Central College (IL) Switzerland
Illinois Wesleyan (IL) Czech Republic & Austria

High School Tours
Kent School (CT) United Kingdom

Events
Tazón de Estrellas Monterrey, Mexico
Global Challenge Bowl Kawasaki, Japan
Notre Dame Japan Bowl Tokyo, Japan
Penn State Fantasy Camp Pennsylvania, USA
Ritsumeikan Uji HS (Japan) California, USA

2008

NCAA DIII Tours
Adrian College (MI) Italy
Rose Hulman University (IN) Italy

Events
GE Global Challenge Bowl Kawasaki, Japan
Notre Dame Fantasy Camp Indiana, USA
Penn State Fantasy Camp Pennsylvania, USA
Ritsumeikan Uji HS (Japan) California, USA

2007

NCAA DIII Tours
Minnesota Morris (MN) Italy
Claremont McKenna (CA) Ireland
Elmhurst College (IL) Italy
Luther College (IA) Switzerland & Germany
John Carroll University (OH) Switzerland
Ohio Northern University (OH) Germany
Central College (IA) Italy
Augustana College (IL) Czech Republic & Austria

Events
NFL Global Jr. Championship Fort Lauderdale, FL
Aztec Bowl Chihuahua, Mexico
Notre Dame Fantasy Camp Indiana, USA
Penn State Fantasy Camp Pennsylvania, USA
Fantasy Bowl (PSU vs. ND) Pennsylvania, USA
Ritsumeikan Uji HS (Japan) California, USA

2006

NCAA DIII Tours
Wabash College (IN) Panama
Bluffton University (OH) Italy
University of Dubuque (IA) Germany
North Central College (IL) Italy

Events
NFL Global Jr. Championship Pontiac, MI
Aztec Bowl Aguascalientes, Mexico
Notre Dame Fantasy Camp Indiana, USA
Penn State Fantasy Camp Pennsylvania, USA

2005

NCAA DIII Tours
Illinois Wesleyan (IL) France
Cornell College (IA) Italy
Adrian College (MI) Ireland

Events
NFL Global Jr. Championship Jacksonville, FL
Aztec Bowl Toluca, Mexico
Notre Dame Fantasy Camp Indiana, USA
Penn State Fantasy Camp Pennsylvania, USA

2004

NCAA DIII Tours

John Carroll University (OH) Ireland
Wartburg College (IA) Germany
Augustana College (IL) Italy
Central College (IA) Switzerland & Germany

Events
NFL Global Jr. Championship Houston, TX
Aztec Bowl Cancun, Mexico
Notre Dame Fantasy Camp Indiana, USA

2003

NCAA DIII Tours
Wabash College (IN) Austria & Germany
Baker College (M) Germany

Events
NFL Global Jr. Championship San Diego, CA
Aztec Bowl Cancun, Mexico
Notre Dame Fantasy Camp Indiana, USA

2002

NCAA DIII Tours
Rose Hulman (IN) England & France
Adrian College (MI) Spain

Events
NFL Global Jr. Championship New Orleans, LA
Aztec Bowl Torreon, Mexico

2001

NCAA DIII Tours
Wartburg College (IA) Germany
John Carroll University (OH) Italy
Cornell College (IA) France

Events
NFL Global Jr. Championship Clearwater, FL
Aztec Bowl Saltillo, Mexico

2000

NCAA DIII Tours
Illinois Wesleyan University (IL) Italy
Alfred University (NY) France
Theil College (PA) Germany

High School Tours
Mount Saint Joseph (MD) Ireland

Events
NFL Global Jr. Championship Atlanta, GA
Aztec Bowl Merida, Mexico
Pop Warner All-Stars Germany
Notre Dame Legends Hamburg, Germany

1999

NCAA DIII Tours
Augustana College (IL) Sweden & Finland
Plymouth State University (NH) Italy

Events
NFL Global Jr. Championship Fort Lauderdale, FL
Aztec Bowl Mexico City, Mexico

Other Sports Tours
European Swim Tour Spain & France

1998

NCAA DIII Tours
Wilmington College (OH) Spain
Alfred University (NY) France
Buena Vista University (IA) Germany

High School Tours
Mount Saint Joseph (MD) Spain

Events
Pop Warner Jacksonville All-Stars Moscow, Russia
NFL Global Jr. Championship Chula Vista, CA
Aztec Bowl Monterrey, Mexico

1997

NCAA DIII Tours
John Carroll University (OH) Spain

Events
Aztec Bowl Toluca, Mexico
NFL Global Jr. Championship New Orleans, LA

1996

High School Tours
Mount Saint Joseph (MD) London, United Kingdom