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NSC Premier Girl's College ID Combine

NSC Girls Premier ID College Combine

February 9, 2020

 

The National Sports Center is hosting the 1st annual Girls 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, February 9 -  9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • National Sports Center Indoor Sports Hall
  • Classroom Session
  • Training Session
  • Small-Sided Games
  • Open to all prospective student-athletics with graduation dates of 2021, 2022 and 2023 (limited only by number and age, grade level, and/or gender).
  • Limited Openings
  • Registration deadline January 10, 2020

REGISTRATION

NEW REGISTRATION SYSTEM

We are excited to present you with a new registration experience - NSC Event HQ. This system will streamline your enrollment process and give you more access to your customer account. Use this system to register for Premier Girl's College ID Combine.

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 

Schedule of the Day

  • 9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. - Registration/Welcome
  • 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Group One Classroom/Group Two Training
  • 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Group One Training/Group Two Classroom
  • 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. - 7v7 Small Sided Games, each player will play in 3 -17 minute games 
     

Age Groups

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

Registration Fee

  • $125 per participant
    • Each participant receives:
      • T-Shirt
      • Recruiting packet for classroom session
  • Blaine Soccer Club players can receive a discount, please contact Tori for code click here to email.

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. 

 

College Coach Featured Speakers/Trainers

Tori Burnett - Lead College Coach, Assistant Coach Macalester College 

-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.

Alli Lipsher - Director of Goalkeeping, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

-Lipsher enters her first season as the Gophers' Director of Goalkeeping Lipsher most recently was an assistant coach at Trinity College and spent time as the goalkeeper coach at East Carolina University (ECU) and Arizona.

In her four seasons at Trinity College, the Bantams saw their goals against average drop from 1.38 to 0.90 including 30 shutouts over the stretch. She also worked with the forward to develop training sessions aimed to advance the productive of the attacking play. 

Lipsher was a standout player at Duke before entering the professional ranks in Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS).  Known as one of the top goalkeepers in the nation during her time with the Bluedevils, Kipsher totaled 33 career shutouts and a goals against average of 0.87, both rank second in program history.

Lipsher also found First Line Futbol, click here to see the website.

Whitney Frary, Head Coach St. Olaf College

-Frary came to St. Olaf after three seasons as an assistant coach at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. In 2018, Frary was part of a coaching staff that guided the Brewers to their first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance. Vassar won at least nine games and qualified for the Liberty League Championship in each of her three seasons.

At Vassar, Frary assisted head coach Corey Holton with all aspects of the program, including daily practice planning, on-field coaching, individual coaching and player development. She also served as the program's recruiting coordinator, was involved with the program's camps and clinics, created opponent scouting reports, developed fitness programs for the team and analyzed sports performance data throughout the season.

Prior to her time at Vassar, Frary spent two seasons as an assistant coach at SUNY Cortland in Cortland, N.Y. As a member of the Red Dragons' coaching staff, she was involved in the daily planning of practices and the development of game strategy, while also scouting opponents and breaking down opponents' film.

Frary was a two-time All-American during her four-year career at William Smith College from 2009-12. The Herons won Liberty League titles in each of her four seasons and advanced to the NCAA Division III national semifinals in 2010 and 2011. A four-year All-Liberty League selection, Frary was named a Second Team All-American by the NSCAA and D3soccer.com in 2011 and a Third Team All-American by both organizations in 2012.

Krystle Seidel, Head Coach Macalester College

-Seidel is in her second year as the head women's soccer coach at Macalester. Seidel comes to Macalester after coaching for nine years at the University of Minnesota, including the past three as the Gophers’ associate head coach alongside head coach Stefanie Golan.

During her coaching tenure at Minnesota, Seidel worked directly with the team’s defenders, including five All-Big Ten players and the 2016 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year. She also has served as the recruiting coordinator since joining the coaching staff, overseeing the team’s recruiting efforts that yielded eight Big Ten All-Freshman Team honorees. As the program’s associate head coach, Seidel added budget management to her responsibilities over the past three years.

In nine seasons with Seidel on the staff, the Gophers have made the conference tournament each year and received NCAA Tournament berths four times. The 2010 squad advanced to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen, while the 2016 team won both the Big Ten regular-season and tournament titles. Overall, the Gophers have a record of 107-60-23 record with Seidel on the sidelines.

As a player, Seidel was a standout at Woodbury High School and was the Minnesota High School Gatorade Player of the Year in 2004. She helped the Royals win state championships in 2003 and 2004 while earning All-State honors, and ultimately was named a high school All-American by the NSCAA. After three successful seasons at West Virginia University, Seidel transferred home to play for the Gophers as a senior in 2008. That year, Minnesota posted the best record in the program’s history (22-4) while advancing to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen. She graduated from Minnesota in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business marketing education.

Emily Cripe - Head Coach Hamline University

-Cripe is in here third season at Hamline University a private liberal arts school in St. Paul, Minnesota, she played collegiate soccer at Seton Hall University.  Cripe came to Hamline after previous stops at her alma mater, an assistant coach at two different MIAC schools, and most recently providing data analytics for D-I women's soccer power North Carolina. The St. Paul, Minn. native attended Cretin-Derham Hall High School before heading east for college. She was a three-year regular for the Pirates, captaining the team in her senior season. She graduated in 2005 with a degree in Journalism and also holds her Ed. D. in Leadership from the University of St. Thomas.  

List of College Coaches Planning to Attend

- Clarke University

- College of St. Benedict

- Concordia College, Minnesota

- Concordia University, St. Paul

- Crown College

- Finlandia University

- Grinnell College

- Gustavus Adolphus College

- Macalester College

- Hamline University

- St. Catherine University

- St. Olaf College

- University of Minnesota - Morris

- University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

- William Penn University

 

*Over 200 college coaches have been invited to attend and will be added as they register.

College Coach Register to Attend

Click Here to Register

All College Coaches receive a gift for attending.
Refreshments and snacks will be available as well.

NSC Fund for Play

The NSC Fund For Play is the contribution and donation arm of the National Sports Center Foundation. We are dedicated to improving the lives of Minnesota residents by creating programs and initiatives that support a diverse and engaged community. If you would like to make a donation to improve the health, well-being, and outlook of participants through access to sports and healthy, safe environments, please click HERE.

Thank you for considering!

Program Contact

Clinton LaBeau

Director