Being a student athlete is an experience like no other. You will play the game you love and have the time of your life with lifelong friends
I struggled after college. Mentally All I had ever done was play soccer. I wasn't as prepared as I should have been to enter the real world. I was probably mildly depressed. As much as I wouldn't change my experience for the world, I wish I had prepared myself more for my future career.
As much as we love the game, remember that most of us won't go on to play professionally. How can you not only help your athletes prepare for the new season, but also prepare them professionally.