When is the Right Time to Talk About an Athletic Scholarship With a Coach?

As the signing period for 2012 continues, we are getting the question, when is the right time to discuss scholarship with coaches? Below is a three-point checklist for recruits who want to discuss scholarships with coaches but don’t want to offend them by looking like all they care about is money. Reader question: “I have received offers […]

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#10 Recruiting Corner: Walking-on at a University and Multi-year Scholarships

[powerpress] Do you have a question you want answered? Ask your question in the comments below. Joshua: And we’re back for another round of The Recruiting Corner, bringing you the latest breaking news in college recruiting. David, what is on our schedule today? David: Lots of things going on. We go back to multi-year scholarships. NCAA […]

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You Want to Play Quarterback in College (part 2)

In the first part of this series, I discussed the intangibles of being a successful quarterback and college football recruit. This follow-up will go beyond intangible traits discussing the physical traits a college quarterback recruit should possess. Build Your Body If genetics were the coach, then work ethic would be the quarterback; you cannot win a championship […]

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College Volleyball Scholarships by the Numbers

Volleyball is one of the best athletic scholarship opportunities for women athletes. If you are seeking a college to play for, it is up to you to reach out to coaches and find the programs that are the right fit for you. The majority of the college volleyball coaches rely on athletes to contact them […]

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4 Steps for Getting a College Tennis Scholarship

In the past few weeks there has been an increase of articles and stories written regarding the lack of American tennis players represented at recent grand slam tournaments. Unfortunate as it is to not see Roddick or one of the Williams sisters reach top spots, it does not mean that tennis is phasing out here […]

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You Want to Play Quarterback in College (part 1)

It’s no secret what a quarterback means to a college football team. It goes without saying that the quarterback is the most important person on the football field at any given time. If you are unsure of this, please look to the recent 2011 demise of the Peyton Manning–less Indianapolis Colts. Without a quarterback that understands […]

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College Track and Field Scholarships by the Numbers

Track and Field should be straight forward when it comes to college recruiting and getting an athletic scholarship. Either you are fast enough, jump high enough or throw far enough. However, every year thousands of recruits miss out on scholarship opportunities because they do not know where to look. Check out our newest graphic and […]

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Playing College Soccer Just Got Easier / Harder

The US Soccer Development Academy has instituted a new 10 month long season for their elite Development Academy Club Season. This new schedule will take effect for the 2012/13 season and will impact college soccer recruiting immediately. If you want to play at the NCAA D1 level, it almost forces you to play for a […]

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How to Write a Resume to Play College Volleyball

College volleyball coaches do not have large recruiting budgets to scour the country looking for potential recruits; therefore, athletes looking for a volleyball scholarship must proactively reach out to coaches. When contacting coaches, your e-mail will be one of thousands they receive, and it is easy for them to ignore if it doesn’t have what […]

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College Baseball Scholarship by the Numbers

Continuing with our series of scholarships by the numbers here is our graphic on baseball. College baseball is different from most other college sports because college coaches and professional teams are recruiting high school athlete’s at the same time. It is not uncommon for the major baseball powerhouse schools to lose a star recruit who […]

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