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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 to Get Recruited for Women’s College Softball

By Next College Student Athlete 02/11/2020, 2:30pm CST

There are over 1,000 four-year institutions that offer college softball, but which one is right for you?

How to Get Recruited for Women’s College Field Hockey

By Next College Student Athlete 02/07/2020, 9:30am CST

If your dream is to be one of the roughly 6,200 NCAA college field hockey athletes, it’s time to get serious about the recruiting process.

To navigate this process, you’ll need to understand how to update your recruiting profile, research prospective schools and effectively communicate with college coaches. You’ll also need to have a good grasp on the NCAA recruiting rules and calendar, as well as the NCAA eligibility requirements.

How to Get Recruited for Women's Water Polo

By Next College Student Athlete 01/30/2020, 9:00am CST

From 2009 to 2019, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) saw an 18 percent increase in girls high school water polo participation.

As water polo continues to grow, so will competition for both roster spots and athletic scholarships. For a chance to compete on one of the 65 NCAA women’s water polo programs or an NAIA program, student-athletes need to understand the college recruiting process, and NCSA is here to help.

How to Get Recruited for Men’s College Water Polo

By Next College Student Athlete 01/21/2020, 8:30am CST

Between 2011 and 2016, NCAA men’s water polo saw a 12 percent increase in international water polo student-athletes at the Division 1 level, which is the largest growth that an NCAA Division 1 men’s sport has ever seen.

How to Get Recruited for Women’s College Rowing

By Next College Student Athlete 01/14/2020, 2:45pm CST

Did you know that college rowing teams have some of the largest roster sizes in women’s college sports?

How to Get Recruited For Men’s College Lacrosse

By Next College Student Athlete 01/07/2020, 2:45pm CST

Between 2009 and 2019, boys high school lacrosse saw a 28.3 percent increase in participation, making it one of the fastest growing sports in the country.

College Recruiting is a Two-Way Street

By Chris Stack, CoachUp Nation 12/26/2019, 1:30pm CST

Don’t be a spectator in your recruiting process! Get off the sidelines and engage in your future.  Be proactive! Attend Showcases, tournaments, and camps. Contact College Coaches. Visit colleges.

Best Wrestling Colleges

By Next College Student Athlete 12/18/2019, 6:45pm CST

Do you have your sights set on becoming a collegiate wrestler?

Best Beach Volleyball Colleges

By Next College Student Athlete 12/18/2019, 6:30pm CST

Deciding what college to attend is one of the biggest decisions a high school student-athlete will make.

Best Track and Field Colleges

By Next College Student Athlete 12/02/2019, 3:15pm CST

Are you a college-bound student-athlete pursuing a collegiate track and field career but aren’t sure where to start your college search?

Are you a college-bound student-athlete pursuing a collegiate track and field career but aren’t sure where to start your college search? Finding the right college fit takes time and requires a great deal of research. The rankings below are designed to help you learn more about your college options and identify colleges that meet your athletic, academic, social and financial needs.

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  • How to Get Recruited for Women's Water Polo

  • By Next College Student Athlete 01/30/2020, 9:00am CST
  • From 2009 to 2019, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) saw an 18 percent increase in girls high school water polo participation.
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  • How to Get Recruited for Women's Water Polo

  • By Next College Student Athlete 01/30/2020, 9:00am CST
  • From 2009 to 2019, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) saw an 18 percent increase in girls high school water polo participation.
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