6 Reasons College Soccer Coaches Don't Respond To Your Emails
Emailing college soccer coaches is an important aspect of your college soccer recruiting journey. Coaches receive hundreds of emails from interested soccer players every year but only have a limited amount of time to devote to email responses. The time constraints faced by college soccer coaches mean that they are only able to open a certain number of emails that they receive, and then only able to respond to a certain proportion of those that they open. Standing out and making a positive impression on a soccer coach through your emails can greatly ... read more
Evaluating your own level soccer ability is often a difficult, but important process. As a soccer player about to begin your college recruiting process it is important to understand where you fit in, how good you are, and what divisions and schools you should be looking at. Usually parents don’t have a clear idea of what levels of ability are required at NCAA DI, DII and DIII schools. Even if you know what NCAA Division you should be aiming for, there is a wide range of schools within each division when it comes to the strength of the soccer team. Following the 4 steps below will greatly assist you in evaluating what types of schools you should be applying to, based on your ... read more
Email is going to be an important communication tool with college coaches during the college soccer recruiting process. Thinking strategically about how to email soccer coaches can be the difference between a successful recruiting conversation and a lack of response. Here are 6 things to keep in mind when emailing college coaches.
1. Don’t make the email all about you
If you want to stand out when you email soccer coaches, don’t send a long list of your accolades and achievements, that is what your resume is for. Instead, tell the soccer coach about his or her school and program! Send a personalized email that makes it clear to the coach that you ... read more