We can help focus your college recruiting effort, increase the mental aspect of your game or help youth soccer clubs wanting to improve/reorganize!
Jared and Mike both have extensive backgrounds that run across all aspects of soccer and development. Both have been college coaches in multiple divisions and have coached both men’s and women’s college teams. Both have been on Regional ODP staff and Mike is a National Staff coach as well. Jared is a club director as well as a high school teacher and former athletic director. Mike has directed multiple clubs and consulted with over 20 clubs around the country. He has worked as psychologist, sport psychologist (has presented at national workshops in this capacity), college instructor, and an executive director as well. Given the extensive backgrounds both have, the consulting services we are able to provide are: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
College Recruiting Guidance and help for students and/or parents
From identifying the appropriate level of play to writing letters, creating a profile, and identifying matches for students academically, socially, and athletically
Parents need to understand the paths and challenges of college recruitment as well and we are happy to spend time with parents to make sure all their questions are answered
Club Organizational Guidance and Board Consultation
How to structure coach development as part of annual operations
How to structure programs to meet needs of consumers and how to communicate to customers to increase membership, retention, and/or program registrations
How to organize teams to maximize player development
How to intertwine parent education with all you do
What is the optimum board structure for your organization?
How are roles decided?
Are you able to recruit new board members? If not, how can you do better?
What skill sets do you need on your board?
Sports Psychology for Clubs, Individuals, and Teams
Just as you have technical and tactical goals for each level and age group at a club you can build in sports psychology goals so players understand the often forgotten 4th component of the game that often differentiates the good players from the elite players
Incorporating club-wide sports psychology helps reduce drop outs
If you are an especially driven player who wants to give yourself a competitive edge, sports psychology can help you
If your team has tendencies that concern you such as letting down after goals, not protecting a lead, giving up and showing poor resilience, we can guide you how to improve in these areas simply within your regular training sessions