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There’s no right or wrong way of being an athlete, everyone’s situation is different. These are just some things to think about when deciding what athletic path to take. Learn the in and outs and pros and cons of getting involved in the recruiting process.

How Recruiting Will Be Different for Your Student-Athlete

By Jaimie Duffek, NCSA Head Recruiting Coach 12/08/2017, 12:00pm CST

The Internet is now that intersection where student-athletes discover schools and schools discover student-athletes. That means taking advantage of the information that’s available and maintaining a positive, visible presence online.

11 Myths About Playing Sports in College

By Janis Meredith, CoachUp Nation 12/05/2017, 12:00pm CST

Sending coaches emails, letters and sharing stats and highlight videos are the best ways to get your name out there to college coaches.

Four Ways to Reach Out to College Coaches

By Matt Sonnichsen, Junior Volleyball Association 11/29/2017, 12:00pm CST

As you employ these suggestions in your outreach to volleyball programs, remember that college coaches recruit talent - if you have the ability to make their team better, then they will recruit you.

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Division I Athlete?

By Andy McKernan, Next College Student Athlete 11/28/2017, 12:00pm CST

Do your research and see what the general DI body build requirements are for someone at your position. Remember, if you don’t meet those standards, a high level of skill or knowledge of the game might make up for it.

The Champion Mindset

By Mark Phillips, CoachUp Nation 11/28/2017, 12:00pm CST

Everything else you can develop and learn, but if you don’t have the mindset that you are going to do whatever it takes, you will never reach your true potential.

Recruiting Club Level vs. High School

By Junior Volleyball Association 11/24/2017, 12:00pm CST

As the sport has continued to evolve and grow, college programs have evolved, and so did the methods of recruiting.

Questions You Should Ask a College Coach on the Phone

By Laura Chmiel, Next College Student Athlete 11/20/2017, 12:00pm CST

Recruiting is all about building relationships. It doesn’t happen overnight, and it will consist of a number of different situations in which a recruit communicates with a college coach.

Do's and Dont's of College Recruiting

By US Youth Soccer 11/17/2017, 12:00pm CST

Enjoy this time, investigate and prepare yourself to make the right decision. It will be one of the biggest decisions of your life.

Versatility Increases Players' Value

By Steve Mann, Minnesota Hockey 11/14/2017, 12:00pm CST

The more positions you can play, the more valuable you are to your team, and the more opportunities you may have the further you go on in your career.

Eight Ways to Gear Up For the Recruiting Process

By Matt Sonnichsen, Junior Volleyball Association 11/13/2017, 12:00pm CST

From NCAA Division I to junior colleges, injuries, academics, job changes, etc., all create opportunities which may not have been available one month ago.

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