Paul Dolbey

Portland, United States



As an SMWW Agent Advisor, Paul has successfully been mentored by Dr. Lynn Lashbrook and the Director of Soccer John Print, and has met all the requirements of becoming a SMWW Agent Advisor. Paul has working knowledge of USSF, FIFA and FA required agent regulations and player association legalities, as well as contract negotiation, endorsements, sponsorships, ethics, collective bargaining agreements, draft preparation, marketing and recruiting. Additionally, Paul is now working directly with John Print, who is based in London and together they identify and promote soccer players throughout the United States and Europe. Paul is well adept at preparing you for your sports career.
Paul was born in South Africa where he learned to play and developed his love of the beautiful game at an early age. He then moved to the United States where he continued to play soccer at the high school level. Now as an Agent, Paul actively networks with MLS and USL teams as well as scouts talented players from across the globe.

Paul earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and has 12 credits towards his master’s degree. He spent 16 years as a homicide/assault detective, but never lost his passion for soccer and his desire work in the industry. Paul’s goal is to positively influence young soccer players and help them on their journey to become professional players. He also has the desire to assist in making SMWW one the most recognizable agencies in the soccer industry. When not networking and promoting players, Paul can be found in one of is favorite places, Providence Park, the home of the Portland Timbers.