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Campus Visits (Official & Unofficial)

Home Visits: Trying to Close the Deal with Official Visits & In-Home Visits

Home Visits: Trying to Close the Deal with Official Visits & In-Home Visits

There are two important events that take place in the recruiting process, both revolving around that ‘at home’ feeling— Official/Unofficial Visits and in-home visits. To recruiters, there is no place like home! Remember that it’s very important to get to the campus of the school […]

How to Carry Yourself When Approaching Coaches

How to Carry Yourself When Approaching Coaches

As you prepare to contact schools, realize that you need to present yourself in a polished way when speaking to college coaches. College coaches are professionals; they may wear sneakers and t-shirts at practice but most of them wear ties or polos at work, and […]

Unofficial Visits: Setting Up a Visit to a School That Has Not Shown Interest Yet

Unofficial Visits: Setting Up a Visit to a School That Has Not Shown Interest Yet

The good news is within all programs – not all recruits who were offered scholarships were players who the coaches went after and found on their own. A good chunk of players who earn scholarship offers are ones who approached the school first. So, if […]

Official Visits/Unofficial Visits – What to Expect

Official Visits/Unofficial Visits – What to Expect

On Official and Unofficial visits, coaches are trying to both get to know you better and let you get a better understanding of them. It’s a two-way street and visits are their opportunities to show you what they have to offer. The important takeaway from […]

10 Must-Ask Questions During the Recruiting Process

10 Must-Ask Questions During the Recruiting Process

10 MUST-ASK QUESTIONS DURING THE RECRUITING PROCESS AND DURING OFFICIAL/UNOFFICIAL VISITS #1: What are grad rates of your sport nationally, and how do they compare to the schools that you are looking at? Does that university and your specific team graduate their players? What percentage […]

… More Questions to Ask During Recruiting Process

… More Questions to Ask During Recruiting Process

Whether choosing a school as a blue-chip prospect with 50 scholarship offers or as a Division III non-scholarship athlete, it is very important to develop your personal selection criteria that will help you through the process – and prioritize it based on your non- negotiables […]

20 Signs a Coach is Considering You for a Scholarship

20 Signs a Coach is Considering You for a Scholarship

Below are 20 signs that a college coach is interested in recruiting you. Depending on their interest level, their actions will vary. Remember, depending on your age, there are limits on to how coaches can recruit you and what type of contact they can have […]

Senior Year: What to Expect & How to Prepare

Senior Year: What to Expect & How to Prepare

:: FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS… within your sport and become a master of those! Focus your energy on being the best player that you can be. Coaches at every program are looking for great players. It’s never too late, even after Signing Day, there are still […]

Junior Year: What to Expect & How to Prepare

Junior Year: What to Expect & How to Prepare

:: FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS… within your sport and become a master of those! Don’t waste time worrying about the recruiting process, focus all of your energy on being the best player that you can be. If you are a top player, make sure you work […]

Why is Getting the 1st Scholarship Offer Always the Toughest?

Why is Getting the 1st Scholarship Offer Always the Toughest?

The goal of each recruiting cycle for each coaching staff is to sign the best player possible to each scholarship. Many staffs don’t rush the process, they’d rather get it RIGHT than simply make it QUICK. Understand—it’s a PROCESS. I’ve worked with players who earned […]