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USA CUP Premier ID College Combine

USA CUP Premier ID College Combine

July 12, 2021

The National Sports Center is hosting the 1st annual USA CUP Premier ID College Combine. This ID Combine will help prospective student athletes participating in USA CUP Weekend or USA CUP learn about the college recruiting experience and showcase skills to college coaches. College coaches from all over Minnesota and throughout the Midwest and America are invited to attend.

EVENT DETAILS

  • One day event, Monday, July 12 -  8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • National Sports Center Stadium
  • Classroom Session
  • Small-Sided Games
  • Full Sided Games
  • Open to all prospective student-athletics with graduation dates of 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025 (limited only by number and age, grade level, and/or gender).
  • Sessions will be livestreamed.
  • Limited Openings
  • Registration deadline June 1, 2021

SCHEDULE OF THE DAY

Girls

  • 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. - Registration/Welcome
  • 9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. - Classroom Session Group 1/Training Session Group 2
  • 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Classroom Session Group 2/Training Session Group 1
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Full Side Games

Boys

  • 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Registration/Welcome
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Classroom Session Group 1/Training Session Group 2
  • 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Classroom Session Group 2/Training Session Group 1
  • 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. - Full Side Games

Age Groups

  • Open to all perspective student athletes with the graduation years 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024

REGISTRATION AND FEE

  • Registration Coming Soon!
  • $125 per participant
    • Each participant receives:
      • T-Shirt
      • Recruiting packet for classroom session
  • USA CUP players can receive a discount, please contact Clinton for code click here to email.
  • Refund Policy. Refunds are not issued for cancelled registrations after the player has been accepted into the program. Cancelled registrations can by a different individual for the 2020 event or transferred to a future session. Valid until the 2021 event.
  • Surcharge Fee. The National Sports Center has instituted a 2% surcharge on all submitted card payments to help cover a portion of the processing fees assessed to the NSC by the card processing companies. Customers can avoid the fee by paying with an e-check with an online registration.

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 (games on artifical turf)
  • Shin guards
  • Water or Sports Drink of preference
  • Water bottle
  • 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 boys and 80 girls 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. 

2021 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.

Erin Kasmirek-Mallett -  Head Coach Southwest Minnesota State University

Kasmarik-Mallett enters her sixth season as head women's soccer coach at Southwest Minnesota State in 2020. She was named to the position on July 23, 2015 and has compiled a career record of 30-56-3 overall, including 27-46-2 in conference play.

From Coon Rapids, Minnesota, Kasmarik-Mallett was a standout player for the SDSU women’s soccer team from 2005-08. She was a first team All-Summit League honoree during her senior season, leading the league with six game-winning goals, tied for the league lead in goals and ranked second in points. She helped lead the Jackrabbits to their first ever NCAA tournament appearance in 2008, scoring a team-high 24 points with 10 goals. She closed her career recording 39 points with 15 goals and nine assists in 75 games. 

List of College Coaches Planning to Attend Coming Soon

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 

College Coach Register to Attend

Click here to register!

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

NSC Fund for Play

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!