What Separates the Top Athletes in Recruiting?

Competition is the very nature of athletics, so if you go into the recruiting process thinking “I’ll find a scholarship easily, without much work,” you are already starting off with a major disadvantage. You will have to work hard to get in touch with coaches, market your skills and abilities, and ultimately get a coach […]

Posted in Communicating with College Coaches, Sports Recruiting

Learn How to Choose the Right College for You

Knowing which college campus is a good fit for you is a major part of the recruiting process. You never know how much you will like a college until you have seen it first.  We often hear from recruits who have changed their mind about a college they had no plans of attending just because […]

Posted in Beginning your Recruitment, Official & Unofficial Visits

From Unknown to NCAA to NBA: Lessons from Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis has enjoyed quite the ride over the last few years- going from being literally unknown in high school, to an NCAA Champion, to the #1 overall pick in the NBA Draft. The key breakthrough for Davis came when he tried out for former NFL player Tai Streets’ AAU basketball team, Meanstreets. At the […]

Posted in Club & Travel Teams, Sports Recruiting

3 Quick Tips to Help You Expand Your College Recruiting

We have said it a million times, but the college recruiting process can confuse athletes who are otherwise qualified to continue to play sports and receive a college education. You may have a basic understanding of what you need to do to get recruited, but you can’t quite get over the hump and attract the […]

Posted in Communicating with College Coaches, Sports Recruiting

Increase Your College Scholarships Opportunities

If you think being prepared for your recruitment means picking out 1-5 college teams that you are only familiar with because you watch them on TV, then you have already limited your college bound opportunities. Communicating with recruits is what we do; there are many times when answering recruiting questions that we hear how student […]

Posted in Communicating with College Coaches, Recruiting Mistakes

The New NCAA Rule Changes May Affect You

Starting on June 15, 2012, the NCAA made significant rule changes for both Men’s Division I Basketball and all Division II sports. Coaches are now allowed to make unlimited calls and send unlimited text messages to recruits following June 15th of their sophomore year in high school. Coaches in all Division II sports are also […]

Posted in NCAA, NAIA, NJCAA, Sports Recruiting

Factors Coaches Consider When Making Scholarship Decisions

Coaches are the people who determine which athletes get scholarships at the college level, not athletic directors, the admissions offices, or the NCAA or NAIA Eligibility Centers. High school athletes who want to continue their careers at the collegiate level already know they want a scholarship, but do they truly know what factors go into […]

Posted in Communicating with College Coaches, Grades, Tests & Core Courses

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Changing Teams

As an athlete you get used to training, practicing, school, and homework all jam-packed into your schedule. You understand there is more to sports than showing up for practice, especially since you want to take your competitiveness to the next level. You put everything you have into your team and understand what’s needed to get […]

Posted in Communicating with College Coaches, Sports Recruiting

Get a Football Scholarship- Snoop Doggy-Style

Many of you may have heard that the UCLA Bruins signed P. Diddy’s son, Justin Combs, to a football scholarship for the 2012-2013 season. Well, the Bruins have continued down the hip-hop road by offering Snoop Dogg’s son Cordell Broadus a full-ride (perhaps trying to spark a friendly inter-squad east coast-west coast rivalry?). There is […]

Posted in Football Recruiting, Sports Recruiting

Looking for a Scholarship? Start Here!

Before you do anything in recruiting, you will need to evaluate and research the schools that you are interested in attending. This does not just mean put together a quick list of the top ranked schools because you like their mascots- it means truly learn what institutions offer you the best opportunities. First Look at […]

Posted in Athletic Scholarships, Beginning your Recruitment

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