Tag: High School Soccer

Living the Impossible Dream: From a Wheelchair to D1 Soccer

Living the Impossible Dream: From a Wheelchair to D1 Soccer

Last year, I told you Sarah Trent's college soccer recruiting story. Recruiting specialists told Sarah all through high school that she needed to giv ...
Abby Wambach on the Importance of High School Soccer

Abby Wambach on the Importance of High School Soccer

Abby Wambach is a soccer legend. Olympic Gold Medalist. World Cup Champion. NCAA D1 Champion. And, back in the day, she got to play soccer for her hi ...
SOPHIE JONES NAMED GATORADE NATIONAL GIRLS SOCCER PLAYER OF THE YEAR

SOPHIE JONES NAMED GATORADE NATIONAL GIRLS SOCCER PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Sophie Jones, future Blue Devil The Gatorade Player of the Year program recognizes the nation’s most elite high school athletes for their accompli ...
American Soccer: Using Our Strengths and Addressing Our Challenges (Part 1)

American Soccer: Using Our Strengths and Addressing Our Challenges (Part 1)

A conversation with the Director of Talent Identification for US Soccer, Mirelle van Rijbroek The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup has kicked off i ...
High School Soccer Shines During Playoffs

High School Soccer Shines During Playoffs

Were there college scouts watching the game?Maybe. The soccer was definitely good enough.But there wasn't a line of college scouts in their folding c ...
The DA debate continues: “It wasn’t the best fit.” -Slammers FC

The DA debate continues: “It wasn’t the best fit.” -Slammers FC

Slammers FC was one of the most dominant girls' clubs during the Girls Development Academy's inaugural year.  Surprisingly to many, Slammers FC ...
“Honestly, it’s the parents who want HS soccer.” Club coach describes his view of DA vs High School

“Honestly, it’s the parents who want HS soccer.” Club coach describes his view of DA vs High School

I recently spent time with a high level girls soccer team who joined the girls' DA in the inaugural 2017 season. This team is full of NCAA D1 commits, ...
Why does the Development Academy Bar Players from High School Soccer?

Why does the Development Academy Bar Players from High School Soccer?

US Soccer Director of Talent Identification explains why DA players can not play for their high schools. The Boys' Development Academy started in 200 ...
SoccerNation Club Spotlight: San Diego United (Part 1)

SoccerNation Club Spotlight: San Diego United (Part 1)

The train just keeps on rolling. All aboard! SoccerNation is spotlighting youth clubs from all over these United States of America. Powered by socc ...
College Recruiting: Does This School Make My Butt Look Big?

College Recruiting: Does This School Make My Butt Look Big?

You have to figure out if a soccer program comes close to being a fit for YOU athletically.  You also have to figure out if a college is a good fit ...
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