Adversity = Growth

Adversity = Growth

Adversity = Growth Overcoming adversity… We hear the phrase all the time, but what does it really mean? My buddy Google would say, “difficulties; misfortune.” Okay, so does that really help us understand? I would say no. Reason being- adversity can mean...
What is the parent’s role in recruiting?

What is the parent’s role in recruiting?

I caught a few minutes during my parents visit from Oregon to interview my mom about my recruiting experience from her perspective. You can catch the full thing here. The interview got me thinking….. “What should the parents’ role be in the recruiting...
Making the Right Decision for YOU

Making the Right Decision for YOU

As young athletes, you will experience several individuals that are influential in your life that help inspire, motivate, and guide you on your path of success. These individuals can be your parents, siblings, coaches, teammates, friends, mentors, etc. Your recruiting...
Should I Switch Clubs?

Should I Switch Clubs?

Should I Switch Clubs? I started playing soccer in the recreation league, as many do. By the time I was in the fifth grade I was begging my parents to let me try out for the local travel team. All my friends were moving to the club level and I didn’t want to be left...
Where do I Start with College Recruiting?

Where do I Start with College Recruiting?

Where do I Start with College Recruiting? Deciding where to go to college can be a daunting idea even if you are not interested in playing a sport.  There are so many different types of schools out there! When you are an athlete, finding the perfect fit for your...