• Rookie

  • Surviving Your Freshman Year of College Soccer
  • By: Dan Blank
  • Narrated by: Don Bratschie
  • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (27 ratings)

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By: Dan Blank
Narrated by: Don Bratschie
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Coach Dan Blank once again over-delivers for listeners with another essential how-to book for college-bound soccer players. Written in the same plainspoken tone that shot Soccer IQ to best-seller status, Rookie is more conversation than book. It gives rising college freshmen a revealing preview of life as a college soccer player and provides them with a wealth of survival tips for making the most of their debut seasons. Rookie covers topics that incoming freshmen will be starved to learn, including a remarkably clear-cut strategy for earning playing time.

©2014 Dan Blank (P)2016 Dan Blank

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Scott Johnson

If you or your child is getting ready to transition to college soccer, this is a must read! It has the entire game plan for making a freashman year successful!

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great book. loved the insight and lessons shared

The topics covered here so applicable to collegiate soccer but also in high school. read it!

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Another game winner by Dan Blank!

I had read all of Dan's books except this one and bought the audiobook to listen to on a road trip. My son is a high school junior and in the process of choosing colleges and being evaluated by coaches. This book was excellent! Even though my son has not committed to playing in college yet he listened to it and loved it. While the book is about surviving your freshman year of college soccer it accomplishes this by helping players focus on how to become a better athlete and a better teammate. A great example of advice that falls into "I wish I knew then what I know now". Thanks Dan for providing that wisdom!

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Another Winner

Every college should provide a copy of this book to all incoming athletes regardless of sport. Timeless advice that would improve the experience and performance of the student athlete, and the success of each coach and their program.

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Great advice

I have upload the dance books find them all insightful and helpful. written and very easy and accessible language I think you'll be helpful to any rookie going to college or even high school. I highly recommend this book. just to give a little bit more credence, I've coach for over 30 years and am a ussf B license coach

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Jctiv@aol.com

Excellent book. Will be recommending to my whole team . Will make it required reading for them

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Excellent Advice

Easy listening with straightforward advice. It is extremely helpful for players starting their freshman year