College Recruiting

10th Grade

  • Study and continue to work on your GPA
  • Research schools and soccer programs online and create a list of 12-15 schools that align with your academic and soccer level/goals within the following categories: Dream, Realistic, Fall Back
  • Go over your target schools and strategy with your parents and club college liaison at least once per semester
  • Determine strategy to get exposure to your target schools (i.e. club team tournaments, ID clinics, identification program, etc.)
  • Visit 2+ college campuses
  • Attend ID clinics or camps at some schools from your list (optional)
  • Register for and take the PSAT (test is in October)
  • Build resume and cover letter to send out to college coaches
  • Summer before Junior year, make sure you are registered with the NCAA Clearinghouse
  • Begin to email coaches game/tournament schedules
  • Compile highlight video and upload to NCSA
  • Attend the club’s college night put on by the college liaisons
  • Attend College soccer games