Study or intern abroad with other college athletes from around the U.S.


Our programs are designed

for athletes, by athletes.

Our Mission

Student-Athletes Abroad is an international education program designed to remove barriers that prevent student-athletes from studying or interning abroad while using sports as a vehicle to increase cultural immersion and maximize educational opportunities!




We create athlete-centered programs and incorporate the following four pillars:


Study at top ranked international universities, Intern in a variety of fields including Education, Athletic Training, Healthcare, Social Work, International Business, Marketing, and more!


Unique curriculum based on your program location. Earn Credit through our SOR, Portland State University.

Student Testimonials

Program Locations

Where We Operate

Valencia, Spain

Portland, USA

SAA US Office

+ Internship Programs

Phuket, Thailand

+ Internship Programs

Costa Rica (2)

San Jose
+ Internship Programs
+ Academic Programs

+ Semester Programs
+ Service Trips

Playa Flamingo
+ Internship Programs

+ Service Trips
+ Our Campus

Sydney, Australia

Cape Town, South Africa

+ Internship Programs
+ Academic Programs

+ Semester Programs
+ Service Trips

+ Internship Programs

Palmerston North, New Zealand

+ Semester Programs



Grant Leslie Student Athletes Abroad

Grant Leslie 

Director of Development

Marissa Floyd Student Athletes Abroad

Marissa Floyd

Director of Academics

Josh Erickson Student Athletes Abroad

Josh Erickson

Director of Operations

Silvia Betancourt Student Athletes Abroad

Silvia Betancourt 

Costa Rica Site Director

Nawaal Nacerodien Student Athletes Abroad

Nawaal Nacerodien

South Africa Site Director


Emily Bastian

Program Development Manager

Contact Us

We're happy to answer your questions!

Beyond Sports

220 NW 8th Ave

Portland, OR 97209


Telephone: 929-459-7209

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