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How To Use Your College Sports Resume to Get Recruited

College Recruiting Resume

So Your Resume is Done and You Know Where You Want to Send it, What Should You Do Now?

The first thing you should do is make sure your e-mail address is appropriate to send to college coaches.

Once you have a dedicated recruiting e-mail address, go ahead and send your resume to coaches.

If you haven’t created a recruiting highlight video yet, you should do so.

You will also want to start thinking about taking unofficial visits. If you are a senior, you may be offered official visits. Remember, you get five combined official visits to NCAA Division I and Division II schools and unlimited unofficial visits.

You will need to take either the SAT exam or the ACT (or both) to compete at the NCAA level. Start researching the necessary standardized tests.

If you are going to compete at the NCAA Division I or II level, you must register with the NCAA Eligibility Center.

Don’t just sit around and hope for a coach to respond to one resume you sent out. You need to be persistent and work to get in contact with coaches. Receiving a response from a coach is just the start.

Also, don’t forget, coaches are limited in contacting you, but you can contact them whenever you want. It is always good to be aware of the current rules though.

NCAA Rules: Contacting College Coaches

Finally, don’t jeopardize your chances of receiving a scholarship by saying inappropriate things on social media. Find a way to make it a tool for your recruiting.

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