Watkins Chosen to Represent Nebraska
Cristian Watkins was selected to represent Nebraska in the Nebraska State Soccer Association Olympic Development Program. As part of this program he will be training with top coaches, and playing in showcase games to allow more exposure to college coaches.
Players are selected on the basis of open tryouts conducted by state association coaches who are recognized for their ability to identify and train players with superior skills. Players are evaluated on the four components that make up a soccer player:
- Fitness and Athletic Ability
- Psychological Component (attitude)