3 Traps to Avoid in the Recruiting Process

TrapToo often in the recruiting process, student-athletes can fall into traps that can not only hinder them, but have the potential to derail the process completely.

While it’s important to take care of business academically and athletically, it is just as important to remember that coaches are recruiting people and families, not just athletes or students.

Here are three traps to avoid in the recruiting process that will allow it to feel less chaotic and put you in better control.

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What Is A Post-Graduate (PG) Year?

grad capAt the end of high school, a student athlete may be headed in a variety of directions.

They may be slated to play at a Division I school or for a Club Team. They could be headed to play their sport at a Division II or III program.

However, there is another option that is often misunderstood: The Post-Graduate (PG) Year.

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The Coaching Community: It’s Small!

bombayDuring the recruiting process, you will likely have many conversations and discussions with a number of college coaches.

These may range from Division I to Division III to Club and anywhere in between. Regardless of your interest in a program, it’s imperative you handle yourself in an appropriate and respectful manner, regardless of your interest in the school.

Here is why.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Game

gymPlaying a sport in college is not an easy thing to do. There are numerous high school players competing for limited roster spots.

We believe there is a home for everyone at the next level, but that requires some work. As a high school student, you need to make sure you are doing everything in your power to be the best player you can be.

Here are three ways to improve your game.

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3 Ways to Improve Your College Resume

CollegeBuildingProspective student-athletes are often so focused on their sport that they often forget that athletics are only one part of both the admissions process.

As a high school student, you are not applying to the athletics program – you are applying to the school! As such, it’s imperative to ensure you are an attractive candidate to the college admissions officers, not just a potential coach.

Here are three ways to bolster your college resume that have nothing to do with athletics.

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