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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 Do College Coaches Recruit?

By Playced 04/20/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Maybe it’s our style of coaching, the composition of our team or even certain elements of the university. Whatever the reason might be, we wouldn’t want any young person to be unhappy as a part of our program.

How to Get Noticed During Recruiting

By Playced 04/17/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Whether you’re being heavily recruited, lightly recruited or not recruited at all, the fact of the matter is that you’ve got to be proactive with this process. Like anything in life, you should be your own advocate.

How to Create Your Personal Recruiting Platform

By Christopher Stack, Guiding Future Stars 04/17/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Social Media can either help or hinder your college recruitment

This shouldn't need to be said, but make sure what you are writing is the truth and not a made up story of things that coaches want to read and know about a prospect.  

Three Things to Remember When Emailing College Coaches

By Playced 04/13/2018, 12:00pm CDT

College recruiting is about you, the student-athlete. It’s about what you want. It’s about your education, your playing experience and the college life you ultimately want to live.

Three Ways Beach Coaches Can Prepare Their Athletes for the College Level

By Russell Brock, Junior Volleyball Assiciaton 04/12/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Junior beach coaches need to do their part to continue challenging their athletes and finding ways to incorporate technical training, as well as strength and agility training into each practice.

A Difference-Maker in Your College Recruiting Journey

By Playced 04/09/2018, 12:00pm CDT

If your actions show how badly you want to play at the next level, your coach will most likely follow you every step of the way. Make this as easy for them as possible. If they are willing to help you out, let them!

College Recruiting: Eight Steps to a Scholarship

By Playced 04/05/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Your coach sees your effort in practice every day, sees how you react to game situations and is the best source for a college coach to gain insight on you as a player. You better earn that recommendation.

Keys to a Successful Recruiting Program

By Patty Costlow, Junior Volleyball Association 03/30/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Take the time to collaborate with your key staff and develop a statement that reflects your overall vision as a club. Vision is crucial to the future of your program.

Recruiting: Don't Look Back and Ask 'What Happened'

By Playced 03/28/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Make the commitment to being persistent, because playing at the next level will undoubtedly change your life, forever.

Questions You Should Be Asking College Coaches

By Playced 03/23/2018, 12:00pm CDT

If you understand how you will be evaluated, what information the coaches need from you and where you stand in the process, your recruiting journey will be much easier. 

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