Blog Topic: Beginning your Recruitment

4 Critical Questions to Answer Before Choosing a College

Deciding where you go to college is one of the biggest choices you will make in your life. College is where you will spend the next few years studying, experiencing new things, and growing as a person. That is why it is very important not to take this decision lightly. There are dozens of reasons […]

3 Reasons To Attend College Rowing Camps

Collegiate rowing was one of the best experiences I have had in my life. As a freshman at UC Davis, I walked onto the novice team after completing the rigorous week of tryouts. The unique thing about rowing in college is that you don’t actually need any experience to join the team; you won’t see […]

How Some Parents Cost Their Athletes Scholarships

Contacting Us Is Encouraged This past week I fielded a phone call from a concerned parent trying to become educated on the recruiting process. More importantly he was looking for exactly how he can help his son have the best opportunity possible to earn a college scholarship. These types of calls excite me and my […]

Starting the Recruiting Process on the Right Foot

Recruiting today is very different than it was 10-15 years ago. Gone are the days of mailing out letters via the postal service, convincing coaches to come watch you play and in are the days of using a computer for the same purpose. Computers and the internet allow coaches to view more athletes and travel […]

Are you ready to compete in college sports?

Are you a student –athlete that loves your sport and thinks that you have what it takes to compete at the college level? Then now is the time to get started on your recruitment whether you have seriously considered playing in college or believe that have the drive to make it. All you need is […]

Don’t Settle In Recruiting: You May Have More Options Than You Think

Explore All of Your Options When looking at potential schools you are interested in make sure that you are exploring all of your options. Most student-athletes only look at schools that are geographically close to them or their extended families. Others will only look at big name schools they have heard of or have followed […]

You’re Probably Going Pro In Something Other Than Sports

The Hard Truth As a potential college recruit embarking on your initial college search you have many items to think about. Initially, none are more important than which schools will allow you to excel educationally. It’s likely we’ve all seen or heard the NCAA commercial stating, “There are over 400,000 NCAA student-athletes and just about […]

Why Summer Is A Great Time To Plan And Build Momentum In Your Recruiting

A Time to Build On Recruiting Summer is coming–time to plan for summer jobs, vacations, and lay out your recruiting plan. Depending on what grade you are entering you will need to have different summer plans of attack for your recruiting. Entering Freshman You are about to enter a world completely different and foreign to […]

When Should You Begin To Contact College Coaches?

Communicate with Coaches Contacting college coaches is the most essential part of the recruiting process. In order to get recruited you will have to let coaches know that you’re interested in their program. The easiest way to do this is to reach out and let them know who you are. Do Your Research Student-athletes who […]

Being A College Swimmer: A Guided Tour

What Are College Coaches Looking for in a Swimmer? As a competitive swimmer you fall into a weird grey area category of an individual sport with a team feel. On the surface you know that how you do affects you. If you have a bad swim in a meet or you don’t meet that time […]

Are you ready for the NEXT STEP!