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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.

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A Guide to 2019 College Sports Camps

By Next College Student Athlete 05/17/2019, 8:45am CDT

Attending college camps is a great way to develop your skills and get evaluated by coaches. Check out NCSA’s definitive list of every 2019 college camp for basketball, volleyball, football, softball, and wrestling.

How New NCAA Division 1 Rules Affect Your Volleyball Recruiting

By Matt Sonnichsen, Junior Volleyball Association 05/10/2019, 12:00pm CDT

The new rules don’t directly change the recruiting timeline for DII, DIII, NAIA or Junior College schools. However, DI recruiting behavior can have a ripple effect.

The Softball College Recruiting Process: A Player’s Point of View

By Greg Cruthers, Softball Journey 05/09/2019, 12:00pm CDT

The first step is to find colleges or universities that support your career goal. The second step is to determine how far you are willing to travel from home.

Complete List of 2019 College Football Camps

By Next College Student Athlete 04/18/2019, 12:00pm CDT

College football camps and showcases are a great way to increase your exposure and get evaluated by college coaches.

2019 College Baseball Camps

By Nelson Gord, NCSA Team Edition 04/11/2019, 9:00pm CDT

Attending college baseball camps can offer many benefits, including quality training, exposure to college coaches and possibly checking out a college that you may end up attending.

Your Guide to 2019 College Volleyball Camps

By Next College Student Athlete 04/09/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Find a complete list of college volleyball camps near you, and identify which camp is the right one for you to attend.

Three Ways To Get Noticed At Tryouts

By Elizabeth Boger, USA Hockey 04/01/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Coach recommendations aren’t an essential component to a tryout, but they can certainly help set a player apart from the competition.

I Lost My Starting Spot — Can I Still Get Recruited?

By Nelson Gord, NCSA Team Edition 03/29/2019, 9:00am CDT

Losing a starting spot can be very frustrating, but the good news is that it doesn’t have to spell the end for your recruiting.

When Is the Best Time to Call a College Coach?

By Nelson Gord, NCSA Team Edition 03/22/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Do thorough research on the school and program before you call. Know the coach’s name, background and roster attributes.

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