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College Recruiting

Fire Juniors College Recruiting Program

CFJ City has added College Fit Finder as part of its college preparation process. As part of the Fire Juniors network, CFJ City joins other Fire Juniors in adding the service to its programming. College Fit Finder will initially be used by Chicago Fire Juniors City, Chicago Fire Juniors South and Chicago Fire Juniors West. Between the three clubs, approximately 400 players will now have access to industry leading platform to help aid them with their recruiting efforts.

College Fit Finder is an online college recruiting platform whose mission is to provide a full spectrum of progressive solutions for high school student-athletes and their families to combat the obstacles faced during the college recruiting process. Started in 2011, College Fit Finder now boasts almost 2000 colleges and over 85,000 players who have used or currently use the platform.

Some benefits of the College Fit Finder platform include;

  • Customized Player Profile
  • Search Engine Optimization to find the right school for you
  • Task lists so you don't lose track of your progress
  • Regularly updated information on the full database of colleges
  • Embedded video editing software so you can create your own highlight video and much more!

All current high-school aged players for CFJ City, CFJ South and CFJ West will have the opportunity to utilize the platform and services on College Fit Finder for free of charge.

In speaking on the partnership, Youth Development Manager Jamie Lyons said, “as a professional organization, we are consistently looking at ways that we can provide a better service to our families. Playing college soccer is something a high majority, if not all of our players aim to achieve once their youth career is over, and we believe that College Fit Finder will be an excellent tool in helping our players and families navigate through the college recruiting process. We look forward to providing this free-of-charge service to our players and working with College Fit Finder in the future.”

All other Fire Juniors affiliate clubs will have the opportunity to utilize the service with exclusive Fire Juniors pricing in the future if desired. Any questions should be directed to us at firejuniors@chicago-fire.com.