NCAA Division III is the second biggest level of competition under the NCAA. These are typically, smaller private schools and are more common in the eastern part of the US. Division 3 programs typically strike an excellent balance for athletes looking to focus on academics as well as athletics. Athletes competing at the D3 level […]
What is NCAA Division II?
Division 2 schools are the second level of completion overseen by the NCAA. Division 2 schools are allowed to offer athletic scholarships to their student-athletes. NCAA Division 2 schools also have athletic and academic guidelines that are governed by the NCAA, both programs and individual athletes have to adhere to rules set forth by […]
What is NCAA Division I?
There are 346 NCAA Division 1 schools, what does it mean to be a Division 1 school? Every Division 1 school has to sponsor at least 7 sports for men and 7 seven sports for women (or 6 men and 8 women). At least 2 of the sports for both men and women need to […]
What is a verbal commitment?
The verbal commitment is a “gentlemen’s agreement,” in which both parties promise to remain committed until an official declaration, such as the signing of a National Letter of Intent or an offer of admission. A verbal commitment is appropriate when a coach and a prospect agree they have a proper and mutual fit scholastically […]
What is the NCAA?
The NCAA stands for National Collegiate Athletic Association. They are the organization responsible for overseeing the college sports competitions at over 1,200 college athletic departments. The NCAA is “committed to the student-athlete and to govern competition in a fair, safe, inclusive and sportsmanlike manner.”