The Role of Parents in College Recruiting

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The Role of Parents in College Recruiting

By Tom Kovic
College recruiting is complicated and has grown increasingly competitive. There is a lot that goes into developing and executing a successful plan of action, and the role of parents in college recruiting is a critical piece of the puzzle.

Junior Days and College Recruiting

If you are a junior prospect, you should launch your college search with earnest. Between the multitude of recruiting events you have attended, and the evaluation information you have forwarded to college coaches, you are well on your way. What follows is a snapshot of junior days and building this component into your college recruiting plan.

College Coaches: 3 Evaluation Operatives

By Tom Kovic
Recruiting is essential for every college coach, and the aim is simple. Fill position gaps on the team with stronger talent than the year before. Therefore, most college coaches have identified 3 evaluation operatives to reach that end.

College Recruiting: Heading Down the Homestretch

The college search for athletes is an enduring process with a definite starting and ending point. Just like a well-run race, the successful student-athlete will remain focused until she breaks the tape. Click for some simple tips to consider when heading down the homestretch in the college recruiting process.

NCAA Academic Eligibility Standards

Periodically, the NCAA amends and updates rules and regulations to keep prospects and families on the cutting edge of college recruiting. Click for a snapshot of relevant legislation about NCAA Academic Eligibility Standards.

The Prospective Student-Athlete: College Camps

Summer is here, and for every prospective student-athlete that is attempting to match her talent with the right college program, opportunity approaches. Attending college camps is one such opportunity and maximizing this experience will position yourself well in college recruiting.

100 Days to Maximize College Recruiting

With summer on the horizon and the end of the academic year fast approaching, high school prospects have every opportunity to get a well-deserved breather. Taking time to relax a little after a demanding school year and a rigorous training schedule creates “new life.”

New NCAA Recruiting Contact Rules

Beginning May 1, 2019, the NCAA adopted new recruiting contact rules. This decision intends to restrain early recruiting of prospective student-athletes. The main thrust of the latest recruiting legislation is directed at the timing of communication with college coaches.

College Prospects: How to Separate Yourself

College prospects need to work strategically harder to get the attention of college coaches. Furthermore, student-athletes need to separate themselves from the high volume of prospective student-athletes that are competing for similar roster spots.

3 Key Tips to Maximizing College Recruiting Interviews

There is a laundry list of tasks on the college recruiting checklist that requires attention. College recruiting interviews is vital for two reasons. Firstly, as a means of creating a stronger interpersonal connection between prospect and coach. Secondly, as an opportunity for both sides to size each other up. This article offers 3 Critical Tips to Maximizing College Recruiting Interviews with college coaches.