What does it take to become an impactful box-to-box midfielder in college soccer?
To answer that question, New England Soccer Journal caught up with a handful of college coaches across the region. They’re from men’s and women’s programs across Division I, Division II and Division III – offering diverse viewpoints on what truly elevates prospective players.
This story is one part of our “Recruiting Advice” series, and similar pieces can be found here. They go position-by-position, hopefully giving young players insights they may not otherwise receive.
With answers listed by division, here are characteristics and qualities that make box-to-box midfielders jump off the page when coaches are out recruiting.