College Recruitment Seminar

 

Global Wide Soccer Promotion offers a three hour onsite College Recruitment Seminar for parents and student-athletes. These valuable sessions get to the heart of what recruiting is, how it works, how families can best navigate the process. Gain first-hand knowledge of developing an individual college roadmap focusing on the four recruitment pillars, Academics, Athletics, Finances and Social environment.

Knowledgeable and experienced top-level college soccer coaches conduct the seminars.

Covered topics:

  • NCAA recruiting rules

  • Academic requirements and opportunities

  • Difference in college divisions

  • What college coaches look for in prospective student-athletes

  • How to market yourself

  • Scholarships and college funding

  • The role of prospects and parents

  • How to interview with a college coach (Q&A session)

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Instructor

Erik Visser, the former University of San Francisco men’s and women's head soccer coach, assistant coach US Soccer under 20 at the World Cup in Argentina 2001, is currently working as the Athletic Director for Solano College, scout for the US Soccer Academy and match evaluator for the MLS.

As a player, Erik played for the Ajax Amsterdam youth academy and won two NCAA Division 1 Championships with the University of San Francisco (1978 & 1980). Erik was the University of San Francisco men’s head soccer coach from 2000-2013 and the women’s head soccer coach from 1985- 1991. As a coach, Erik won three WCC Championships, had four NCAA appearances and was awarded the West Coast Conference coach of the year award in 2004, 2005 and 2008. Erik has been consulting soccer organizations and clubs in Europe and the United States about the importance of developing an individual college roadmap for more than two decades.

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REGISTER AT YOUR SELECTED CITY

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Salt Lake City College Recruitment Seminar - June
Date:
TBA
Time:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Bluffdale City Park, UT
Address:
2400 14400 S, Bluffdale, UT 84065
Instructor: Erik Visser
Host Club: Utah Soccer Alliance
Price: $150

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NorCal Coaching College Recruitment Seminar - June
Date:
TBA
Time:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Emeryville Center of Community Life
Address:
1100 47th St, Emeryville, CA 94608
Instructor: Erik Visser
Host Club: Utah Soccer Alliance
Price: $150

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SoCal Coaching College Recruitment Seminar - August
Date:
TBA
Time:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
TBA
Address:
TBA
Instructor: Erik Visser
Host Club: Utah Soccer Alliance
Price: $150