Here at LA Galaxy San Diego we are very proud of the environment we create to encourage ALL of our young players to attend college. We are not only very focused on achieving athletic scholarships for our players but we endeavor to ensure all players that progress through our various programs attend and complete a college degree.

Updated monthly, this ‘College Bound’ page is the perfect resource for our college prospects to keep up to date and informed with what actions they need to be taking.

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT – Adam Allmaras – click here to access


Congratulations to the following players:

  • Madelyn Lauro, G02/01 Development Academy, on her commitment to the University of California Irvine


Below are some time sensitive tips from College Liaison’s, Coach Courtney Drummond (girls) & Coach Sean Gurley (boys) to help you stay on track with the recruiting process:

Be sure to email your college coaches about your upcoming Showcase events and do not forget to send thank you’s after.
SENIORS:  Financial Aid (FAFSA) applications have opened up please be sure to complete the application as soon as possible. Applications process for colleges has begun be sure to submit all application on time.
JUNIORS: Review your list of possible schools and narrow them down as you start preparing for showcase events. Email and call these schools to remind them of interested and invite them to watch you play in upcoming games and showcase events. Attend college ID camps when appropriate.
SOPHOMORES:Update your player profile and review your list of possible schools. Be sure to email and call schools of interest to invite them to watch you play in upcoming games and showcase events. Attend college ID camps when appropriate.
FRESHMAN: Make a list of possible schools and research the schools and soccer programs. Begin to email coaches introducing yourself and send your upcoming game schedules as well as your showcase events coming up. Attend college ID camps when appropriate.

2017-2018 ACT Test Dates & Registration Deadlines

Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Estimated Score Release
December 9, 2017 November 3, 2017 November 4-17, 2017 December 19, 2017
February 10, 2018 January 12, 2018 January 13-19, 2018 February 20, 2018
April 14, 2018 March 9, 2018 March 10-23, 2018 April 24, 2018
June 9, 2018 May 4, 2018 May 5-18, 2018 June 19, 2018
July 14, 2018 June 15, 2018 June 16-22, 2018 July 24, 2018

Are you going on a college visit soon? Here are some questions to ask on the visit:

  • What is your program’s style of play and how do you see me fitting in?
  • How many players have you committed to my recruiting class? And how many are you hoping to commit?
  • What is your team dynamic?
  • Does your University award academic aid separate from athletic aid?
  • What is your graduation rate for your program? Do majority of student-athletes graduate in four years?