College Football Scholarships

Six Most Important Steps to Get Recruited to Play College Football

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Play a Recruitable Position Many high school football players make the mistake of playing a position that they will not get recruited to play in college. This hurts your recruiting stock because coaches will likely want to see you perform on film and in live situations to get a good feel for your abilities at […]


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Recruiting Justin Bieber to Play College Hoops

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Beebs Own Nash Anybody see that wicked crossover Justin Bieber put down on two-time NBA most valuable player Steve Nash? It got us thinking about recruiting and, well, if there is a place in the college basketball world for a 5’5 point guard with an eleven inch vertical and a beautiful singing voice. The Perfect […]


How to Film a Highlight Video

Are You Filming for Memories or Sports Highlights?

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Pros vs. Joes  Begin with the ‘end in mind’. It’s a pretty simple, yet concise phrase that good producers and videographers use when shooting a project. We start with thinking about the object of the video and what the project will look like when it’s completed. The same can’t always be said by parents or non-professionals when they’re […]


10 Scariest Real-Life Sports Costumes

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  Lawrence Taylor Okay, we love Lawrence Taylor as a player.  He changed the way the game was played.But the zombie version here just plain scared us.  Now we know how all those NFL quarterbacks felt. Pat McQuistan With a nice haircut and a pose that doesn’t highlight his numerous chins, the Dallas Cowboys’ McQuistan isn’t […]


When to Start Recruiting

Expert Interview: Understanding Your Recruiting Calendar

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Understanding Your Recruiting Calendar Joshua Zimmerman spends his days advising families about college recruiting. “There is a lot of confusion about what it takes to be recruited,” he said. “The athlete has to put in some real work, especially in learning when the whole recruiting process starts.” According to Zimmerman, you must learn to understand […]


Parents Role Recruiting

Five Worst Cases of Parents Gone Wild

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The Me Generation Is youth sports violence really growing at an alarming rate or are we just more aware of it because of the internet and other media outlets? It’s a tough question to answer and, really, it depends on who you ask. 5 Worst Cases of Sports Parents Gone Wild (5) September 2006, Stockton, […]


Basketball Recruiting Scouting

Six Tips to Pick Your Club Basketball Team

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Find the Right Club Team for You Having been a high school coach I have seen many other high school coaches dissuade their players from club ball, much to my chagrin. I know my limitations as a coach, as well as the fact that being a teacher I only have limited time to devote to […]


Keys to a Volleyball Scholarship

Five Keys to Getting a Volleyball Scholarship

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Take Your Game to The Next Level Looking to take your game to the collegiate level? Do you think you have what it takes? I’ll give you some key pointers on getting a college volleyball scholarship and things to consider when making recruiting decisions. Just Like Applying for a Job There are multiple aspects to […]


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Facebook: The Ultimate Guide for Student-Athletes

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Listen to Your Mother  If it would upset your Mom, don’t post it. This is a good rule of thumb for high school and college student-athletes when it comes to Facebook. This may sound a little harsh to 16-22 year old high school and college students, the most active demographic in the Facebook universe. But […]


College Swimming Recruit

My Recruiting Story: The Journey of a Swimmer

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Sink or Swim If I had a chance to do my college swimming career again, I would contact lots of coaches–you never know where the right balance of academics, athletics and geography will be unless you turn over every stone.  You can always say ‘no’ to a school or coach, but it’s nice to have […]