Communicating with College Coaches

#20 Recruiting Corner: Starbucks gift cards and Interview with Coach Matt Sonnichsen

[powerpress] Joshua: Joshua Zimmerman here bringing you another round of “The Recruiting Corner” guys. Thanks for tuning in and I hope this past week has been great. Listen, a couple housecleaning issues before I go into this week’s episode. All right. Last week we spoke about a $5 Starbucks gift card. Judy introduced it, said […]

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A Quick Guide to Evaluating Sports Camps

One of the most common questions we get here is, “How do I figure out which camps I should go to?” There is no quick answer to this question because it really depends on what kind of camp someone is looking for. Here, we give you some instructions on how to select the best camp […]

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The Best Ways to Keep Your Scholarship Options Open

Once you are engrossed in the recruiting process, you may feel pulled in several directions. College coaches will tell them everything they want to hear; their goal is to have those targeted student athletes commit and sign with their school. Of course, this is the best-case scenario. For others, the recruiting process is likely less […]

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5 Tips to Finding the Best College Coach For You

Communicate with a College Coach Early and Often As an athlete you know what type of coaching you like and what type of coaching you don’t. Get a jump on finding the right college opportunity by talking with the coach early and often. Too many recruits assume they would like to play for a certain […]

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The Scholarship Game: Do You Know How to Play?

Many athletes understand the challenges of the recruiting process but still plan on waiting for offers from the top schools. To highlight the challenges of going from being recruited to signing an offer, we want to take a look at the numbers around Mississippi’s 2013 football recruiting class. Head coach Hugh Freeze has offered 246 […]

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How to Prepare for a Verbal Scholarship Offer

Verbal commitments are increasing in popularity for the NCAA Division I and Division II colleges, and athletes need to understand their implications. Verbal commitments are a nonbinding scholarship deal between an athlete and a coach. Coaches sometimes tend to pressure athletes into giving a verbal agreement; if it isn’t binding, why do they want a […]

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Seniors, Here Are 375 Universities Still Looking For Students

It’s the time of the year when the dust is starting to settle, and many high school athletes are realizing that they do not have a school to play for next year. In the past, we have discussed options for seniors such as walking on to a school, taking a year of postgraduate studies, and […]

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Being Good at Your Sport Is Not Enough

We come across too many athletes that think if they just concentrate on their sport and are really good, they will find an athletic scholarship. Maybe it is due to the growing popularity of college football recruiting. With things like ESPN’s NEXT, national TV coverage on football’s initial signing day, and the popularity of top […]

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#18 Recruiting Corner: Andrew Luck, Contacting College Coaches & NCAA Eligibility Center

[powerpress] If you have any questions for next weeks recruiting corner, leave them in the comments below or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+. Joshua: All right guys. After a long break we are back with The Recruiting Corner. As you see a new face here. This is Ashley Lawrence. She is our […]

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Don’t Lose Your Scholarship in The Recruiting Shuffle

As a potential college recruit, you must proactively call and e-mail college coaches to get recruited. Making the initial contact with coaches is one of the most important steps of the recruiting process, but if you are unable to stay organized throughout, your efforts may go to waste. Sending your resume to coaches and getting an e-mail […]

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