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Soccer Men’s Soccer Guidelines Division I Schools These schools start to identify prospects starting freshman year. The events they typically recruit from are: USYS Regional Camps USYS Regional Championships USYS National Championships USSF Academy Showcases Red Bull National League USYS Regional Leagues The Top Flights of Major, National Club Tournaments The teams they typically recruit from are: US Youth National Teams USYS ODP Region Pools USYS ODP State Teams Club Teams that are: State Cup (or National Cup) Champions or Finalists Win/place in the tournaments and leagues listed above Top tier Division I Schools (Power Conferences and Top 25) will target Regional Pool members and higher. Division I The rest of Division I schools will target USYS ODP State team members and higher. Coaches will have already identified their top recruits by the end of their sophomore year. Starting September 1st of junior year these recruits will be asked via emails to make unofficial visits and will be extended offers. Power Conference and Top 25 programs would ideally like to be finished recruiting juniors in high school by the end of fall of junior year. Schools may not get all of their commitments until the end of junior year, but they will be in continuous communication with their prospects they are considering throughout junior year. This trend in soccer has turned official visits at Division I schools into a thing of the past. Student athletes now only take one official visit and that is to the school they already verbally committed to as a junior. Division II Division II schools will recruit from the following events/teams: USYS Regional Camps

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