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NSC Premier Boy's College ID Combine

NSC Boys Premier ID College Combine

January 31, 2021

 

The National Sports Center is hosting the 1st annual Boys Premier ID College Combine. This ID Combine provides players a snapshot of collegiate soccer. It is an excellent opportunity for serious players to be seen by college coaches and create connections.  College coaches from all over Minnesota and throughout the Midwest are invited to attend.

Event Details

  • One day event, Sunday, January 31 -  7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • National Sports Center Indoor Sports Hall
  • Classroom Session
  • Training Session
  • Small-Sided Games
  • Full-Sided Games
  • Open to all prospective student-athletics with graduation dates of 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024 (limited only by number and age, grade level, and/or gender).
  • Limited Openings
  • Registration deadline January 8, 2021

Schedule of the Day

  • Week Night Prior to Combine 
    • One Hour Virtual Recruiting Seminar
  • 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. - Registration/Welcome Group One
  • 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Group One Training
  • 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. - Group One Full Sided Games
  • 9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. - Registration/Welcome Group Two
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. - Group Two Training
  • 11 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Group Two Full Sided Games

Age Groups

  • Open to Girls with the graduation years 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024.

Registration Fee

  • Click here to register! 
  • Login and select the corresponding event.
  • If this is your first time using the system, you will need to create an NSC Event HQ account.  You only need one account per family (the account should be set up with an adult as the account holder)  Once you create your household account and have verified your email address and set your password  you can then add "participants" to your account (children, spouses, etc.)
    New Account click here to get started 

    Already have an account then click here to login 

    Please contact the program registrar with any questions or for further assistance 

  • $125 per participant
    • Each participant receives:
      • T-Shirt
      • Recruiting packet for classroom session
  • Blaine Soccer Club players can receive a discount, please contact Clinton for code click here to email.
  • Refund Policy. Refunds are not issued for cancelled registrations after the player has been accepted into the program. Cancelled registrations can by a different individual for the 2021 event or transferred to a future session. Valid until the 2022 event.
  • Surcharge Fee. The National Sports Center has instituted a 2% surcharge on all submitted card payments to help cover a portion of the processing fees assessed to the NSC by the card processing companies. Customers can avoid the fee by paying with an e-check with an online registration.
  • Event Cancellation Policy: The following policy will be enacted IF an event hosted by the National Sports Center MUST be canceled by the directives of the State of Minnesota or the Minnesota Department of Health. Please know that our top priority on making decisions moving forward will be the safety and health of our players, coaches, referees, employees and fans.

    Participants will receive a refund for your event entry. Team registration refunds will be processed at 100% of the registration total. Refunds will be credited to your account by no later than December 31, 2021. *Please note that if a team elects to drop prior to the event, the above voucher policy will be in effect. This includes individuals making their own decision to withdraw prior to the potential cancellation.

FAQs

What should I do to prepare for the combine?

  • Plan to play your best!
  • Complete a combine profile to be distributed to the coaches when you are accepted into the event.
  • Contact prospective college coaches prior to the event by reaching out to any school you are interested and tell them that you will be attending the combine. There is a list below of the college coaches planning to attend the event to see who is already signed up. 

What do I bring to the combine?

  • White T-shirt
  • Dark Shorts
  • Dark Socks (preferably Black)
  • Molded cleats or Turf Shoes (training/games on artifical turf)
  • Shin guards
  • Water or Sports Drink of preference
  • Snack (concessions will be available on site)
  • Pen or writing utensil
  • Notebook

How many participants will be at the combine?

  • There will be a maximum of 80 athletes at the combine

Will I be playing with my current teammates?

  • All players register as individuals, so you will not be able to request to play with specific people.
  • Combine staff will look at the registrations to put the groups together based on positions.

I am a parent, can I watch the combine?

  • Parents are welcome to join the classroom for the session. 
  • Parents not allowed to spectate the training or small-sided games.

When will I get my group assignment?

  • Players are provided their schedule, group assignment, and number at check-in. All of the activities take place in one area so college coaches can see you.

When will I hear from the attending college coaches?

  • There are specific rules about when college coaches can contact with players. Please visit the NCAA website for more information.
  • If a coach is interested in a player and the coach is permitted to contact the player according to NCAA rules, then it is up to that coach when the contact occurs.
  • Parents and players may be able to contact coaches for schools of interest, please review the NCAA rules for clarification.
  • There are no guarantees that any of the attending coaches will contact your player. 

 

2021 College Coach Featured Speakers/Trainers

Barry Chastey, Head Coach, College of St. Scholastica

- Enters his 16th season as the head coach of the Saints in 2020. He was first hired at St. Scholastica in the summer of 2003 as the head men’s and women’s junior varsity coach and assistant to both varsity programs before moving into the head coaching position for the 2005 season.

Under the direction of Chastey, the Saints have claimed 11 UMAC Regular Season and eight Tournament Championships. In 2010, Chastey led the Saints to a sweep of the conference regular season and tournament championship en route to the program’s first NCAA Tournament berth. In 2012, he guided the Saints to their second NCAA Tournament appearance where they fell to eventual national semifinalist Loras College (Iowa) in the first round. From 2012-15, Chastey guided the Saints to the highest scoring offense in the nation. In 2014, he led the Saints to the first 20-win season in program history. His squads currently hold the NCAA record for consecutive conference games without a loss. Chastey was named the UMAC Coach of the Year in 2007.

Justin Oliver - Assistant Coach, St. Olaf College

-Oliver is in his second season as an assistant coach for the St. Olaf men's soccer program in 2020-21 after joining the staff on Jan. 21, 2019.

In 2019, Oliver was part of a coaching staff that led the Oles to their first appearance in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Playoffs since 2015. After being picked eighth in the MIAC Preseason Coaches' Poll, the Oles went 9-10 overall and 5-5 in the MIAC to post their highest overall and conference win totals since 2015.

A Second Team All-American for the University of St. Thomas in 2017-18, Oliver joined head coach Travis Wall's staff after serving as the head coach at North St. Paul High School in 2018, leading the team to a 14-4-0 record. He also coached at St. Croix Academy from 2015-19.

Tyler Oliver - 1st Assistant, Gustavus Adolphus College 

Tori Burnett - Lead College Coach Recruiting Seminar, Assistant Coach Macalester College Women's

-Burnett entered the collegiate coaching ranks after a successful playing career at the University of Minnesota.

During her time at Minnesota, Burnett helped the Gophers reach two NCAA Tournaments and capture the 2016 Big Ten regular-season and tournament titles. She also earned All-Big Ten second team and All-Great Lakes Region third team accolades, while being named the 2016 Big Ten Defender of the Tournament.

Burnett graduated from Minnesota in May of 2018 with a degree in physiology. Prior to her time at Blaine Soccer Club, she worked at Minnesota Soccer Camps as a trainer and coach. A native of Colorado Springs, Colo., Burnett won two 4A state championships at Cheyenne Mountain High School. She currently lives in Minneapolis.

List of College Coaches Attended Coming Soon

- College of St. Scholastica
- Gustavus Adolphus College
- St. Olaf College

College Coach Register to Attend

Click here to register to attend!

All College Coaches receive a gift for attending.
Refreshments and snacks will be available as well.
All sessions will be live-streamed to watch.

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Thank you for considering!

Program Contact

Clinton LaBeau

Director

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