Football Camps: If You Want to Play in College You Have to Go!

I just finished reading an excellent article by Andy Staples about the two players from Australia playing in the upcoming national championship game on January 9 (Brad Wing and Jesse Williams). As college football coaches look for the edge in recruiting, they are beginning to recruit more and more from outside of the US. Did […]

Posted in Camps, Combines & Showcases, Football Recruiting

#4 Recruiting Corner: Financing College as an College Athlete

On this week’s episode we cover a very important topic, the financial obligations of making your college decisions. These decisions are very important because for every dollar you take you out from the bank to either completely pay for or supplement a scholarship you were awarded you must pay back the dollar plus some interest. If […]

Posted in Athletic Scholarships, The Recruiting Corner Videos

The 6 Biggest College Recruiting Decisions to Make Your Senior Year

In the sports recruiting process, senior year is a big year. It comes with all sorts of deadlines, dates to remember, and a huge decision come spring. But before you make the final decision on what college you’ll be attending, there are several little but significant choices you must make in order to get you there. As […]

Posted in Senior year & Recruiting, Sports Recruiting

The 7 Most Important Senior Year College Recruiting Deadlines

In the recruiting process, senior year is crucial. By senior year, your athlete should already be well into the recruiting process, having contacted coaches and developed those relationships. High school athletes heading into their senior year should have a list of schools that they have researched and coaches they are speaking with, because they will […]

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Don’t Let the College Recruiting Process Take Over

The college recruiting process is complicated and can be overwhelming for many families. There are schools to research, coaches to contact, profiles to be built, videos to be edited, and much more. And this is on top of your student athlete’s schedule and responsibilities. To be successful in athletic recruiting, you need to be organized and have […]

Posted in Beginning your Recruitment, Parents & Recruiting

Official Visit: Make Sure it’s Your Athlete’s, Not Yours

As a parent, it is easy to get caught up in the recruiting process with your athlete. Choosing the right college is a huge decision for your athlete and your family, and visiting schools is an important part of that process. When your athlete is invited to make an official visit to a school, you want to make […]

Posted in Official & Unofficial Visits, Parents & Recruiting

#3 Recruiting Corner: The GPA in College Recruiting

It is your responsibility and your responsibility alone to meet the NCAA academic eligibility requirements. One of the most critical components to your eligibility is your GPA. In this weeks Recruiting Corner we cover what the GPA is and how it will impact your college recruiting. GPA stands for Grade Point Average, most high schools […]

Posted in Academic Eligibility, The Recruiting Corner Videos

Should I Take the SAT, ACT, or Both?

All high school students looking to apply to college need to take either the SAT or the ACT. Most colleges and universities accept both for admissions, so how do you know which one to take? One idea would be to take the PSAT and the PLAN, both of which are predictive tests for the SAT exam and ACT […]

Posted in Academic Eligibility, Grades, Tests & Core Courses

4 Signs You’re an “I” College Recruiting Parent

Parents of high school athletes have a lot to be proud of. Their kids are juggling going to class and studying, as well as dedicating themselves to being part of a sports team. It’s easy for parents to get really involved in the sports and teams that their kids participate in; that’s great! But when […]

Posted in Communicating with College Coaches, Parents & Recruiting

5 Ways to Save Big on Recruiting Videos

Recruiting videos are an essential component to any good athlete’s portfolio. Many college coaches don’t have the time or budget to travel and watch high school athletes at their games. So having a professional highlight video online is the best way to get a college coach to see you play. Coaches need to evaluate your abilities in […]

Posted in Communicating with College Coaches, Highlight & Skills Videos

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