NOVEMBER 17. 2017

Roadmapping The College Process

Presented by Gary Ireland: Founder of Soccerbook Consulting

Hosted by PSV Union FC Guest speaker former USA & Australia Women's National team coach Tommy Sermanni


PLAYERS:  ​Are you on track to play college soccer?  How to get recruited & when to start the recruiting processLearn how college coaches recruit   What qualities do college coaches look for in a player  Learn what the college & club coaches discuss  Are  your club coaches and coach preparing you for college play?  Time management-Managing your academic workload Aligning academic and athletic ability Finding the right fit Use of video in college scouting & recruiting (content & duration)

PARENTS: How does it all work? When to start the college recruiting process At what age do players start getting 'seen'  How does your child get scouted (league, practice, tournament etc) ​What platforms do college coaches use to scout players What can you do to help get your child better visibility Local v National Can i 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  & Soccerbook tutorials

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?


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

WHEN: Monday, November 17th, 2014 @ 7:30-9:30 pm

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


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