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NOVEMBER 9 COLLEGE TALK

ABOUT THE EVENT

WHO: Hosted by PSV Union FC & Presented by Soccerbook Consulting. Open to all members of the soccer community subject to confirmation.

WHEN: Friday, November 9th, 2018 @ 6:30-8:30 pm

WHERE: Lucie Stern Community Center. 1305 Middlefield Ave. Palo Alto. CA 94301 

COST: FREE

REGISTER: email info@soccerbook.com  and wait for confirmation. No walk ins; participants must RSVP


COLLEGE SOCCER EDUCATION NIGHT

​Roadmapping The College Process

TOPICS OF DISCUSSION

PLAYERS: â€‹

  • Are you on track to play college soccer? 
  • What kind if track are you on? What indicators do club and college coaches & scouts use when assessing a players potential? 
  • How to get recruited & when to start the recruiting process.
  • Learn how college coaches recruit  
  • What college & club coaches discuss when identifying talent.
  • What questions do college coaches ask club coaches
  • Are your club coaches preparing you for college and providing an honest assessment
  • Time management-Managing your academic workload
  • Aligning academic and athletic ability
  • Finding the right fit
  • Use of video in scouting & recruiting (content & duration)

PARENTS

  • How does it all work?
  • At what age does the college recruiting process start? 
  • At what age do players start getting 'seen' vs 'scouted' vs 'recruited'.
  • How does your child get scouted (connections- league-practice-tournament)
  • What platforms do college coaches use to scout players
  • What can you do to help get your child better visibility
    Local v National
  • Can players get scouted locally? 
  • Selecting the right college environment
  • Roadmapping a realistic athletic/financial and academic plan

TECHNOLOGY

  • Getting your information out there
  • What responsibilities do players, coaches, parents, managers, clubs & leagues have in the process
  • Using technology to promote players' profiles
  • How, when and with whom you should share your information

CLUB COACHES

  • How to prepare your players for tournament showcases
  • How to provide ID opportunities for you players
  • How to tactically/philosophically play in college showcases vs. league play
  • Event selection. Am I taking my team to the right event?