Inside Pre-Season with Coach Javi

Ever wondered what being a D1 soccer player is like during pre-season? The sprints, the ice baths, the hydration & nutrition, the tactics – everything is vital at this time of year. YouTuber and Gardner Webb Assistant Coach Javi Bautista takes us inside the pre-season preparations for a D1 College Soccer Program.

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It’s here! Teams report back for 2017 Pre-Season

Across the country, college soccer teams are checking in for pre-season. 6am practices, team meetings, fitness tests and strength training all start now. Here are few pictures from some of the Women’s teams in different states. Good luck to all college players for an invigorating and injury-free pre-season. Tweet your pre-season training pictures to @insidecollegesoccer

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USA’s Best Soccer Coaches

Footy Magazine 4-4-2 USA recently ran an article to declare the ’25 Best Coaches in American Soccer’ . The college scene was well represented with many of the coaches having played or coached at the college level at some point in their careers: Including of course, the number 1 pick Bruce Arena who held the Head Coach’s job at the University of Virginia. Here are the 2 current college soccer coaches that made it into the list:

Jeremy Gunn – Stanford Men’s

Rank – 23

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The Best Cleats for College Soccer 2017

Pre-Season is just around the corner and soon the Men and Women of College Soccer will be returning to campus for the challenging season ahead. Whether you’re a student-athlete, a seasoned pro or just enjoy some pick up on the weekends, what you wear on your feet is crucial to your on field performance. Inside College Soccer takes a look at the hottest options this season as we count down our top 6 picks:

6. Nike Tiempo Legend VI FG

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Signing Day Story – Leah Smith

To reach your dream of competing at the highest academic and athletic level it takes a lot of determination, passion and perseverance. Leah Smith’s inspiring journey has taken her from Bermuda to New York University. Find out more about Leah’s time at IMG and the run up to signing day. Continue reading “Signing Day Story – Leah Smith”

What Are Those?!!

We love the NAIA but can’t help wondering what’s going on with their footwear selection in this video for their upcoming Soccer Showcase. Do you know what these cleats are? It’s a mystery to us and we’re not even convinced they belong on the soccer field. Take a look at the video below and let us know what you think.

By the way if you’re after some real soccer cleats, see what’s on offer from our friends at SoccerPro.com

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Back-to-Back – Stanford’s Story

Stanford became back to back men’s NCAA Division 1 National Champions. This mini-documentary from Stanford Athletics takes a closer look at their journey over the last two years under Head Coach Jeremy Gunn. The video features interviews with players and staff as well as some memorable moments on the field. Can they do it again in 2017?