Tryouts from a former youth player's perspective
by Brayden Currin
Although my youth soccer career came to an end long ago, I went through countless tryout processes. Frankly, most of which did not result in what I had hoped for as a young player. While there are many factors that played a role in the decisions that coaches made for me, I can honestly say that it took me some time to realize what tryout days were all about and just how crucial they were to the progression of my youth soccer career.