Volleyball Recruiting Advice From The ESPN Player of the Year

Women’s volleyball is one of the most popular sports in middle school and high school. In fact, volleyball beat out baseball to rank second in team sports participation in the United States (2011). That means there is high competition among high school volleyball players who want to get recruited to play in college. There are […]

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You Can’t Just Wait For A Scholarship After High School

NCAA eligibility is a complex subject, and most athletes do not realize they start losing eligibility just one year after they graduate high school. Make sure you fully understand the rules for your sport before you decide to delay your college enrollment. How Much Eligibility Do I Start With? You get five years to compete […]

Posted in Athletic Scholarships, Senior year & Recruiting

5 Steps to Becoming a Recruitable Defensive Lineman

Dominant defenses are usually led by dominant defensive lines. Let’s reflect on this year’s Super Bowl-winning New York Giants and their tenacious pass rush led by Justin Tuck. It was Tuck and his team of “Giants” that struck fear into the normally ice-cold Tom Brady, causing a safety on the first play of the Patriots’ […]

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5 Things Each Year to Get Recruited

Ninth Grade This is your first year of high school- your time to jump in and get your feet wet. This will mark the beginning of documenting your athleticism and academics to later show to college coaches. Keep track of your highs: your high scores/ stats, your high tournament placements, and your high grades. These […]

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The Best Time to Contact Coaches

So you want to contact a coach, but you need to know the best time to contact them. Well, it really depends on how you are trying to contact him or her. If you are making a phone call, you should do it in the late afternoon or early evening. Coaches check their e-mail at […]

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Multiyear Scholarships: Why it May Affect You Differently Than You Think

When athletes think about the possibility of a multi-year scholarship, they typically think about the safety of not needing their scholarship renewed annually. However, the new ruling may affect athletes in a more negative way than many of them think. A Brief Background of the New Ruling The decision to allow NCAA Division I schools […]

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#17 Recruiting Corner: Walking on at Ohio State, NCAA slowing change, Benefits of D2, Neon Deion

Be sure to ask us questions about the recruiting process in the comments below. Joshua: All right, guys. Back for one more Recruiting Corner in our Monterey office. Joshua Zimmerman. David Frank, how are things going? David: It’s good. Final stages of packing, living out of a suitcase in my own house, sleeping in a sleeping bag, […]

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Junior College Could Be a Great Option for High School Seniors

If you are a high school senior and you don’t know where you want to go to college—or you haven’t found an opportunity yet—attending junior college may be your best option. Similar to taking a postgraduate year, junior college gives students a chance to continue to build their athletic and academic profile before attending a […]

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College Recruiting Options for High School Seniors

Are you a student-athlete that wants a chance to continue your career at the college level, but haven’t found an opportunity yet? Or, perhaps you want to develop more either athletically or academically before going to college. A post-graduate year of study and athletic competition may be for you. What is a Post-Graduate Student? Post-graduate […]

Posted in NCAA Eligibility Center, Senior year & Recruiting

5 Things Recruits Need to Know When Preparing for NCAA College Eligibility

Representing over 1,000 colleges and universities, the NCAA was founded to protect student athletes competing at the college level. NCAA rules and guidelines are set to make sure that all athletes are competing on level ground. Who Needs to be NCAA Eligible? Recruits that are in conversations with division I and division II athletic programs need to be […]

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