What does it take to become an impactful center back 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 center backs jump off the page when coaches are out recruiting.