10 to 20 moments.
After 20, you’re asking for more than 5 minutes from a college coach, time they just don’t have.
To understand what 10-20 moments to send, keep reading
The first 5 moments should be your best moments as a player. Make sure these are “WOW” moments. You can’t guarantee a coach will get past the 5th moment, so make sure you encourage them with your best
In our 5 do’s to get recruited, we told you to showcase a wide variety of skills. You must organize your remaining moments by theme. For example, moments 6 through 10 could all be off-ball movement.
The above photo is a Trace iD, a tool to help organize and tag soccer moments for players that capture their game results with Trace. Trace iD can easily be shared with coaches and recruiters. If you’re compiling a traditional highlight reel, you should still group your clips by theme. Make sure you read the 4 don’ts to get recruited through your recruiting video.
Moments 11 through 15 could all be defensive moments (tackling, headers, interceptions, etc…). In Sam’s moments, he shows off a defensive pass, plus a few defensive interceptions that put on display his ability to read the game.
Moments 16 through 20 can wrap you up as a player with passing ability.
Organizing your play will give the college coach a better understanding of your skill set, rather than trying to guess based off of 20 or 30 randomized clips.