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.
Full-ride scholarships are rare, and unless you’re one of the top players in the nation, you should expand your search to learn about every opportunity available.
If ever there is a time when a scholarship offer might be forthcoming, it is during a face-to-face meeting with the coach. This could occur during an unofficial visit or an official visit.
Coaches are looking for the student-athletes who listen and are engaged, exhibit a passion for their sport and have a positive influence on their team.
After all the practices, skill development and games growing up, they get sick of their sport by the time college comes around. Multisport athletes are more likely to retain their love of the game.
The decision-makers may only take a brief look at you before giving you a thumbs-up or thumbs-down, so you must work as hard as possible in every test and drill during your tryout.
“If you haven’t filled out our questionnaire, you’re not on our radar.”
Top-tier recruits, on the other hand, keep an organized list of their coach communications and respond promptly when they receive something, whether it’s a personalized direct message or a generic camp invitation
We looked at the data to better understand the club versus high school sports debate and found some interesting answers.
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