My trip to San Diego to help Yale, GK coach Marty Walker identify & recruit college players opened my eyes to how young players are getting looked at. Colleges are identifying players graduating in 2018! Take a look at what you should be doing at different levels at school. Interesting also to note that not one college coach ever asked what the score was in the games, but it was the parents getting worked up on the side that can only have a negative affect on players going to the college of their choice. Interesting that I saw this video passed on to me from a college coach friend in CA.
All coaches want to try to create a positive environment, and the parent on the side that becomes critical of their own son / daughter, the team, coach or opposition becomes a red flag for any future recruits.
Please see my other article on being a good soccer parent