Top 10 questions to ask the college coach during the recruiting process. Most student-athletes and their family will let the college coach dominate the interview process. The students and their parents should begin to control the process by asking the right questions and understand the coach is making hundreds of calls to other prospects, so find out quickly if there is … [Read more...]
Athletic Scholarships Don’t Just Happen
What's your Game Plan? One more high school sports season has started. Thousands of student-athletes are hitting the courts, field and golf courses, their efforts and successes should be shared with prospective colleges. Parents of student athletes, what are you doing to help your child reach their goals of playing at the next level?? Student-Athlete web sites are an … [Read more...]
Why register for the NCAA clearing house as a High School Freshman
During a recent visit with a high school athletic director, he told me a heart breaking story about one of his student-athletes. After committing to her top college, she was notified by the NCAA that (2) of her “Core” classes did not meet current standards. The college in this case pulled the scholarship and went with another athlete. Don't become one of those students left on … [Read more...]
What does your highlight tape say about your athletic skills?
Highlight tape discussion... I recently asked a D1 football coach about his recruiting process, and how he determines who stays on his top prospect list and who’s eliminated. The highlight tape plays a very important role in this process, where a coach can quickly determine if the athlete has the skills to be considered for his team. Since he reviews hundreds of tapes, he asks … [Read more...]