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Student - Athlete Resources

The links below provide resources for Student Athletes from a variety of sources and are provided in good faith to help youth soccer players with their personal development. Mass Youth Soccer does not own or produce content for any 3rd party sites or endorse content or products/services offered within. We welcome coaches and organizations to share, use and build upon any Mass Youth Soccer produced content to help their athletes. 

College Recruiting
Sample Letters to send College Coaches

NCAA Clearinghouse Information

Register with NCAA Clearinghouse


Soccer Workouts
How to Handle Mistakes
Act Your Way into Confidence when you Lack Confident Feelings
Maintaining Mental Toughness in Tryouts
The Mindset of a Champion
As an Olympic Athlete, I don't do motivation
Inside the Mind of Champion Athletes
Movement & Mindfulness: Confidence and stretching routine with Yael Averbuch
Total Body Health

Nutrition and Hydration

Recognize to Recover - Importance of Nutrition and Hydration

USADA - Fluids and Hydration

Practical Sports Nutrition

Nutrition Sport Drinks

Importance of Sleep in Student-Athletes

Recognize to Recover - Sleep Strategy

Sports Science Exchange - Sleep and Athletes

Sleep Foundation - Athletic Performance and Recovery

Do Student Athletes need extra sleep?

Injury Prevention

FIFA 11+

FIFA 11+ Poster

Tryout Tips
Mass Youth Soccer Tryout Tips
Become less nervous at Tryouts
US Youth Soccer - How to make an Impact at Tryouts