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.
With all the benefits a junior college has to offer, many student-athletes should seriously consider pursuing this opportunity.
To get coaches to watch your video and evaluate you as a recruit, you need to be proactive.
Many coaches teach techniques differently and will expect their athletes to learn it their way.
Coaches who are actively involved in helping their players get to college can make all the difference. They can help you assess what division level is a best fit for your size and talent.
Spots parents tend to feel that there aren’t enough hours in the day. That often leads to running marathon days like they are a sprint, which is quite stressful.
Most academic scholarships will be partial scholarships, paying for a portion of a student’s tuition and fees.
Injuries happen. Coaches get it. If you get sidelined, you may be tempted to back off your recruiting efforts until you are back to full strength.
“If it comes, it comes,” Davidson said. “I’m not giving up my hockey until they put me in the ground or say I can’t play — which will probably be when they put me in the ground.”
Show your joy for playing the game. Coaches notice whether you’re having fun with your teammates and if you’re maintaining a positive attitude.
Every team will face challenges together and it's to be expected that they will have to deal with disappointment.
Coaches, learn how you can help your team get back in the game with a strong team mindset.
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