Name: Kaitlyn Torres
Team: G02/03 National League Black
Number of Years at Copa: 3
High School: Colts Neck High School
High School Honors: Honor Roll
Coaches at Copa: Coach Roberto, Coach Lori
College Attending: The University of Scranton
Conference: Landmark Conference
Anticipated Major: Kinesiology
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I am grateful that my coaches have given me such a great opportunity to play with such a competitive team, and that they always give me direct feedback to help me improve my game.
What are your most memorable moments or experiences at FC Copa Academy?
My most memorable moments at FC Copa were traveling to Colorado for Nationals and all the fun times during the creative team meetings Coach Roberto and Coach Lori led throughout the many tournaments.
How did FC Copa Academy help you become the player you are today?
The coaches are always looking to make you a better player and always give us advice on what we can work on. They also push us to stay mentally strong and confident both on and off the field.
How did FC Copa Academy help you get into the college program you will be attending? I'm very thankful to have competed in tournaments that gave us a lot of exposure to recruiting college coaches. They also gave us really helpful advice and resources on how to connect with the coaches. Coach Lori has a strong relationship with the recruiting coach for the University of Scranton, who valued her opinion and recommendation.
What are your thoughts and experiences on the collegiate recruitment process with FC Copa Academy? It was very exciting to earn the attention of the coach from one of my top-school choices!
What advice would you give to future FC Copa Academy athletes going through the collegiate recruitment process? My advice would be to focus on the schools you're truly interested in and develop a relationship with the coaches there. Share any other info that you may want us to know!
Thank you for the opportunity to play with such talented and fun teammates and to benefit from the leadership of my coaches. The memories will last a lifetime!