Getting ready for College! – GPS Carolina College Prep

GPS Carolina College Prep

Global Premier Carolina student-athletes are developed to strategically plan and execute the necessary steps to represent their chosen college/university on the soccer field. We guarantee access to our team of experts to relieve the stress associated with the college application process.

To help players and parents with the ins and outs of the college recruiting process, families are recommended to purchase Steven Binder’s ‘Step by Step’ Self-Recruiting book – “Your Recruiting Playbook”

OVERVIEW

GPS Carolina is proud of its College Prep Program. We are here to help each of our athletes successfully navigate through the college selection process. Over the years, GPS Alumni have suited up for some of the top Division I, II, III programs and attended some of the finest academic institutions in the country. GPS remains dedicated to finding the right fit for YOU, both academically and athletically.

The success of the Global Premier Soccer College Prep program is a result of joining together valuable resources who share the GPS/NASA/JIYSC/Coastal vision.

The GPS Carolina Program offers the following:

  • Clear definition of the roles and responsibilities of the student-athlete vs. the role of the college coach in the recruiting process
  • An outline of the academic rigours placed on student-athletes
  • Comprehensive explanation of the collegiate soccer landscape from the student-athlete perspective
  • Maximum exposure to college coaches

COLLEGE PLANNING

GPS Carolina defines the process and sets tasks for our student-athletes:

  • Communicating with coaches
  • Reviewing Academic and Recruiting timelines for NCAA/ NAIA and NJCAA
  • Drafting letters for Coaches and Admissions Offices
  • Finding opportunities to attend college camps and clinics
  • Planning a visit to a college campus
  • Informing college coaches about upcoming games and tournaments where the player can be scouted
  • Hosting a college mentoring night where JIYSC staff and college coaches discuss the recruitment process
  • Competing in college showcases to maximize exposure to college coaches. In recent years, we have attended: GPS Thanksgiving Tournament (MA) – Adidas Senior Cup (GA) – CASL (NC) – Disney’s Soccer Showcase (FL)  – IMG Academy Showcase (FL) – Jefferson Cup (VA) – PDA (NJ) – Bethesda Premier Cup (MD) – Potomac Memorial Tournament (MD)