Soccer Social

Soccer Social

Soccer Social, because sometimes you just need to sit back and live vicariously.

This week we make amends for missing quite a post from Dax McCarty. The in-crowd of the NWSL is loving the GIF. The Montreal Impact try and outdo, the now defunct, Chivas USA in worst timing for breaking news. Real Salt Lake feels the love from the artist formerly known as Snoop Lion/Snoopzilla and the Red Stars do the Chicago baseball tour. North or South Side?

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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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