Star Tribune: Club Teams Become the Price of Admission to Youth Sports

Barely 20 years ago, clubs and organizations devoted to a single sport were few. Today, it’s become increasingly rare for an athlete to join a high school team in the most popular sports without having extensive, and often expensive, training from a club program.

In many cases, the club season has, for athlete exposure and recruiting purposes, become more essential than the high school season.

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