Next College Student Athlete Partners With ScoutingZone
SCOUTINGZONE named official soccer event software partner of NCSA
CHICAGO (May 28, 2019) — Next College Student Athlete (NCSA), the world’s largest and most successful college athletic recruiting network, today announced its partnership with SCOUTINGZONE, naming the scouting platform its official soccer event software partner.
As the #1 soccer scouting platform on the market, SCOUTINGZONE is used by more than 3,600 collegiate, professional and national scouts and over 12,500 teams. The mobile app offers coaches and scouts real-time access to athlete profiles across the country and players the opportunity for greater exposure when attending tournaments and showcase events.
SCOUTINGZONE’s network of more than 125,000 athletes will have access to NCSA’s online educational recruiting tools and resources. Athletes may opt-in to be added to the NCSA recruiting network and gain access to NCSA’s robust network of college coaches when creating an athlete profile. In addition, SCOUTINGZONE will be the preferred recruiting software used by NCSA soccer event partners.
“SCOUTINGZONE shares NCSA’s commitment to helping athletes find their prefect fit,” said NCSA President Lisa Strasman. “Just as we provide families with the tools they need to narrow down their list of colleges, SCOUTINGZONE’s online database of player profiles allows soccer scouts and athletes to maximize their opportunities to find the perfect match.”
“The exclusive integration of NCSA and SCOUTINGZONE will enhance our current platform by providing best in class software and a better recruiting experience for scouts, coaches, athletes and families,” said Brooke Kentera, SCOUTINGZONE co-founder and vice president.
SCOUTINGZONE was developed by former NCAA Division I soccer players Tara Parker and Brooke Kentera in an effort to help streamline the on-site scouting process at elite soccer tournaments.
Founded in 2000 to help educate student-athletes and their families on the college athletic recruiting process, today NCSA works with families, club, high school and college coaches to helps hundreds of thousands of student-athletes find their best college fit.
Next College Student Athlete (NCSA) is the world’s largest and most successful collegiate athletic recruiting network. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Reigning Champs LLC, NCSA leverages proprietary technology and data with professional expertise and personal relationships, connecting hundreds of thousands of college-bound student-athletes to more than 35,000 college coaches nationwide across 34 sports each year. Learn more about NCSA at www.ncsasports.org.
SCOUTINGZONE – the #1 scouting platform on the market – provides a comprehensive, virtual database of player profiles, where both soccer scouts and athletes maximize their opportunities to find the perfect match on the pitch. Through its service, scouts are given immediate, real-time access to player profiles across the country.
While the traditional format of profiles offered limited data, SCOUTINGZONE provides detailed personal, academic and athletic information about players via a convenient mobile app. The cutting-edge technology makes it far easier for players to be located, identified and contacted – a win for all parties involved.