The College Recruiting Process: Finding the Right Tournament

 The College Recruiting Process: Finding the Right Tournament

Every year there are hundreds of youth soccer tournaments taking place in every corner of the country. Maybe you’re even hosting your own tournament. Or perhaps your son or daughter will be participating in one.

While these events allow for friendly competition, there is another activity taking place around the edges: college student-athlete recruiting. It has seemed that over the years the age of recruitment continues to be younger and younger. While there are rules in place that attempt to ‘control’ the process between college coach and athlete, coaches will still begin to look at athletes when they are 15 or 16, sophomore-aged.

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