Category: Recruiting Tips

Emailing a coach: How to make it PERSONAL

College soccer season is incredibly busy, but recruiting never stops. Coaches want to hear from PSAs(Prospective Student Athletes). High schoolers are always told to make their emails “personal,” “make it unique,” “show that you actually did some homework about that school or that team.” HOW is that done? “Give a man a fish, and you feed

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College Showcase Prep: Anatomy of the perfect recruiting flyer

Your team has been accepted into an amazing soccer showcase tournament. All of the players and parents are excited about playing in front of college coaches against great competition. You’ll be preparing yourself and your players in the days leading up to the showcase. During the tournament, you’ll be patrolling the sidelines, handing out recruiting

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Prepping for College Recruiting Showcases: a to-do list for team managers

Memorial Day weekend is the traditional beginning of summer, and it is also the beginning of the summer recruiting season for college coaches.  Teams have been working on their skills, looking to collect hardware for the trophy case as well as attract the attention of college coaches on the sidelines. The players will be putting

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Advice from the Financial Aid Expert

College soccer scholarships are very rarely “free rides,” and college is getting more and more expensive every year. Many competitive soccer families find themselves in a difficult financial situation in the years leading up to their athlete leaving for college:  They are in the middle and upper-middle class economic ranges, and even though they don’t feel

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