The college selection and athletic recruitment process can be overwhelming. SUSA is committed to assisting member families with current and relevant resources to reduce the confusion every step of the way. SUSA is one of the only soccer organizations on Long Island with dedicated staff for college services.

These experienced educators provide students and parents with group workshops and individualized attention while offering guidance throughout the high school years. Working together, the Directors of College Planning and SUSA Coaches help players select colleges based on a multitude of factors.   

Services offered to SUSA member families include: 

  • determine “Family Fit” - region, cost, major interest selection
  • review of student academics and test scores
  • provide guidance on tracking demonstrated interest
  • application and essay assistance
  • creation of student activity resume
  • preparation for admissions interviews 
  • guidelines for application essay and all supplementary materials
  • coaching students with financial aid negotiations
  • scholarship search
  • provide potential list of colleges
  • college selection guidance based on expressed financial need

Contact Kim Hearney, SUSA Co-Director of College Planning at with any questions you may have regarding our college related services.