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Future 500’s Florida Soccer Camps: The Benefits For Players, Coaches, and Parents

Soccer ID Camps are a growing trend in soccer and Future 500’s Florida Soccer Camps are a great way for Florida soccer colleges (and soccer colleges from neighboring states) to watch and recruit aspiring college soccer players. Goalkeepers, defenders, midfielders and forwards of all levels can all benefit from these Florida soccer camps by playing games in front of soccer coaches, while coaches and parents can also learn more about their players’ strengths and weaknesses. In this blog article, we explore the benefits of attending a Future 500 Florida Soccer Camp with an eye towards both players and coaches. Introduction Future 500’s Florida Soccer Camps offer a fun, interactive way for players and coaches to link up.
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What is our camper to coach ratio and does it matter?

Does the camper to coach ratio matter? What is Future 500’s ratio – especially given that we have 50 college coaches at each camp? We are often asked about our coach-to-camper ratio, with many parents interested in what their son or daughters’ experience would be if they attended one of Future 500’s ID camps. This is only natural, as with any large scale ID camp (with over 50 college coaches), parents may be curious as to whether their son or daughter will be seen by all of the college coaches in attendance. Parents want to know if the college ID camp is worth it.
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38 States. 72 Conferences. One Unique Recruiting Opportunity.

Here at Future 500, we take immense pride in the way that we assemble our college coach lists for each of our ID Camps. We take the utmost care in assembling a top quality list of colleges of varying types, from a variety of divisions, states and conferences, that are all confirmed as attending. In 2022, between our Boys ID Camps and Girls ID Camps, our colleges will be representing: 38 States.  72 Conferences.  NCAA DI, DII, DIII, NAIA, NJCAA Many Top Ranked Regional & National Colleges.   Many Top Ranked Liberal Arts Colleges, Law Schools and more. Our diverse list of 50 colleges provides a unique college exposure opportunity for players of all levels, allowing players seeking to be recruited to more academic or more athletic colleges to be seen.
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The Importance of the Schedule at an ID Camp

Aspiring college soccer players sign up for ID Camps in order to get recruited by college coaches. ID camps put players in the spotlight, allowing them to play in front of college coaches and ultimately, get recruited. An often understated, but extremely important component of a good college ID camp is how the schedule is organized. Here are some questions to consider when evaluating an ID camp schedule: #1 – Are players training or are they playing games?  #2 – How much are the players playing? Are players playing too many games and burning out in the process, or playing too few to be seen by college coaches?
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Why 50 Colleges?

If you are a parent of a soccer player who aspires to play collegiate soccer, you’re probably wondering how to get your player in front of college soccer coaches. You have probably seen a variety of ID camps that advertise a varied number of coaches in attendance, and thought, ‘which ID camps are worth the time and money?’. In this article we will focus on one of the key differences between different ID camps: the number of coaches in attendance. Future 500’s ID Camps feature 50 college coaches, a significant number, more than any other camp in the country. But why do we have 50 colleges at each camp?
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Are College Soccer ID Camps Worth it?

College Soccer ID camps are a vital part of the college soccer recruiting process. In fact, they are becoming a primary evaluative tool used by college soccer coaches. But why are they so important? Let’s look at it from a college soccer coach’s perspective. Coaches have a small number of off-campus evaluations to use for identification, alongside a limited recruiting budget. And after COVID-19, recruiting budgets are even lower, so there are more limitations in the number of off-campus recruiting opportunities. College recruiting is about standing out, separating yourself from the other players. The player pool you are competing with is deep.
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