College Recruiting Update

College Signing Day is next Wednesday, when Soccer players sign their National Letter of Intent. If you will be signing Wednesday or in the days soon thereafter, there are a few things to take care of as part of college recruiting. First, make sure I know about your commitment so I can add you to […]

SIUE Cougars Soccer Adds 3 Players

Via SIUEcougars.com – SIUE men’s soccer Head Coach Kevin Kalish began the process of reloading his roster for the 2013 season with the addition of three transfers to the program. Gabe Christianson (Cedar Rapids, Iowa), Jabari Danzy (Park Forest, Ill.), and Lewis Ellis (Wales, United Kingdom) have joined the roster and have enrolled in classes […]

Recruiting – STL College Combine

SHOWCASE YOUR GAME IN FRONT OF COLLEGE COACHES February 18, 2013- Don’t Miss Out! 4 Star select is pleased to announce the STL College Soccer Combine to be hosted on Monday February 18, 2013 at the Vetta- St. Charles location. This combine is designed for the individual player to showcase their game in front of […]

Time to Refocus on the Whole Student

Barney Forsythe, the President Westminister College (MO) offered an editorial to the NCAA.com site this week. His topic was on the looming disconnect between student and athlete which is especially relevant for the NCAA D2 and D3 programs. Here are two paragraphs that stood out for me: However, this context is becoming overshadowed by the […]

Midwest Indoor College Showcase – Get Recruited!

The annual Midwest Indoor College Showcase is being held again this year on January 21, 2013, sponsored by Springfield Soccer Club. Now in its sixth year, the event brings together a large group of College Coaches from all collegiate levels (NJCAA up to and including Division 1) around the Region looking for juniors and seniors […]

NCAA Recruiting and Academic Standards

An NCAA news release titled Academic concerns could relax DI recruiting rules tells a story that current freshman and younger students should be aware of now. Division I is considering loosening some recruiting rules to allow coaches to communicate in writing with prospects as young as eighth grade – but only on the subject of […]