Don’t Let Injuries Stop Your College Recruiting

There are many obstacles on the path of college recruiting. Injuries are one of the first that come to mind, and not many people have been bitten by the injury bug quite like soccer player and Delran, Pennsylvania senior John Verzi. In his first three years of high school Verzi has had six surgeries on […]

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Emailing Coaches: This is How You Get a Coach to Respond to Emails

If you’ve started your athletic career without worrying about how to continue playing sports in college then you may have already dug yourself into a deep hole. This is the mentality high school athletes need to shake from their system if they plan to make it as a college athlete. Junior and senior year is […]

Five Ways to Tell If You Are Getting Recruited By a College Coach

At Athnet, we constantly talk to high school athletes and their families about college recruiting. They always want to know if coach has serious interest in them and what things will tell them they are being recruited. The way a coach responds and acts to these five interactions will help you determine how seriously a […]

It Doesn’t Always Happen This Way: A Top Football Player’s Great Transfer Experience

We have talked in the past about how the transfer process doesn’t always go smoothly for athletes and about how it’s much more complicated than athletes expect. But sometimes athletes graduate from college with a degree prior to using all of their eligibility. Some athletes in this situation need to transfer to another school to earn a […]

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Preparing for Official Visits

Now that most senior prospects have started their final year of high school, official visits to college campuses are in full swing. Official visits are often the final piece of the puzzle in the recruiting process for prospects. When a coach brings an athlete in on an official visit, they are often beginning to invest […]

Having The Right Expectations for Your Child Will Lead to More Scholarship Opportunities

The breakdown in recruiting often happens when players and parents expectations are too high. At times, it turns into a case where parents push their child toward a university too competitive for them, in hopes of earning an athletic scholarship; which then leads to frustration when those top colleges don’t reciprocate the same interest. The Results […]

One of the Fastest Ways to Lose a Scholarship Offer

An angry mother recently wrote a letter to administrators at Texas Tech University complaining that her son was mistreated by former head coach Billy Gillispie. The mother accused Gillispie of berating her son during a camp for high school athletes last summer for overthrowing a pass to another player. Other (college) athletes have complained to the […]

Top College Coaches and Tips on College Recruiting

Potential college recruits shouldn’t look at recruiting as something that they can put in a little effort a couple of times a year and still expect to receive the scholarship offer of their dreams. It’s something that no matter what time of the year it is, you are always doing a little bit of work […]

Can You Handle the Life of a College Athlete?

No one can prepare you to play college sports. With that said, will you be ready to become a college athlete knowing your college experience will be unlike that of the rest of the student-body population? It’s Important For Potential College Recruits to Get a Sense of College Living Before Heading off to School The […]

One Recruit’s Incredible Feat Matched By Another Recruit

College recruiting is simple, right? Play well in your sport and coaches and scouts from all the top schools will find you; all you have to do is pick the best offer and sign on the dotted line. Think again. No matter how good of an athlete you are, there’s someone else out there just […]

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