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Always Remain in Control of Recruiting Process

Always Remain in Control of Recruiting Process

Your dream is something that you will have to fight for, live for and chase on a daily basis. Don’t ever take your foot off the gas, when positive things begin happening for you is when you need to hit the gas even harder. You […]

Never Put an Expiration Date on Your Dreams!

Never Put an Expiration Date on Your Dreams!

To some the recruiting process will be more than frustrating and to some, the rejection and feedback (or lack of response) may be too much. Remember—you just need to find that ONE coaching staff who believes in you, not earn 50 scholarship offers from schools […]

15 Thoughts for Addressing Issues with Your Child’s Coach

15 Thoughts for Addressing Issues with Your Child’s Coach

I often hear the phrase, “My coach is against me,” or “My child’s coach shows favoritism towards other players.” Yes, favoritism does sometimes happen and yes, almost every player feels their coach is against them at some point. (These are intended for college-aged players but […]

What if an Injury Interrupts My Career?

What if an Injury Interrupts My Career?

One of the toughest adversities all athletes face are injuries, particularly season or career-ending injuries. From my experiences, they are much tougher mentally on most players than physically. From a recruiting standpoint, not all season-ending injuries will effect your potential to earn a scholarship. From […]

Dealing with Negative Issues with the NCAA

Dealing with Negative Issues with the NCAA

The NCAA and their rules and member institutions make up a very complex and powerful world. As you are submitting information to the NCAA Eligibility Center and working towards admission and enrollment to your chosen university you may encounter setbacks. You may have academic credit […]

15 Tips for Adjusting to a New Coach

15 Tips for Adjusting to a New Coach

#1- Drama doesn’t carry over to the new staff, don’t waste your time explaining hardships, injustices, favoritisms. The new coaches don’t care or have time to hear it! Instead, ask for expectations, goals, suggestions. Finding out what they expect for you is more important than […]

Should I Transfer? I’ve Started Several Games and Just Got Benched for No Reason…

Should I Transfer? I’ve Started Several Games and Just Got Benched for No Reason…

Not necessarily – you may think there is “no reason,” but your coach may have a valid reason. From a recruiting standpoint – benching and playing time can effect your recruitment in a few ways: • Does your benching have anything to do with attitude, […]

What Makes You Unique? Get an Edge…

What Makes You Unique? Get an Edge…

If you are looking for an edge in recruiting, a way to separate yourself from the other players at your level and to climb into the next level of competition—think about how you can become unique, how can you separate yourself? What can you become […]

What to Expect: 14 Tips for Your First Year as a Collegiate Student-Athlete

What to Expect: 14 Tips for Your First Year as a Collegiate Student-Athlete

As an athlete, let your actions speak louder than your words! College coaches make a million promises during the recruiting process, understand it won’t be as easy for you as they’ve made it sound. There will be adjustments and tough times, but they brought you […]

Character Issues: How to Repair a Bad Reputation with Coaches

Character Issues: How to Repair a Bad Reputation with Coaches

As much as college coaches are researching you as a player and evaluating you physically, they are evaluating you just as much as a person and student. Trust me, most of them do a lot of homework outside of just your height, weight, speed and […]