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NCAA Recruiting Worksheet

For Freshman, Sophmores, Juniors, and Seniors:

*Identify core courses and curriculum requirements.  Be aware that your grades begin to affect your colleiate eligibility at the beginning of your freshman year.

*Attend camps and exposure events.  College coaches may attend camps and will be able to evaluate your ability and progress.

*Review your schedule and eligibility requirements with your High School councelor to be sure you are on track academically.


For Sophmores, Juniors, and Seniors:

*Discuss playing collegiately with High School/Club coach and identify the areas of your game that need improvement.  A coach you trust can help you with your blind spots.

*Personally contact recruiting coordinators and coaches at possible school of interest.  Parents and athletes can contact the coaches anytime.


For Juniors and Seniors:

*Register with NCAA Eligibility Center.  Registration is required if you plan to play for an NCAA college or university.

*Take PSAT in the fall of Junior year.  The preliminary test will give you an idea on how well you are prepared for the ACT/SAT.  Take the necessary prep classes for upcoming ACT/SAT tests. Be prepared!

*Research your top college/university choices.  Compare and contrast different programs that would be a good fit for you.


For Seniors:

*Complete college application and financial aid forms.  Follow up and check your acceptance status at schools where you applied.

*Take/re-take ACT/SAT test as needed.

*Meet with your High School councelor to get your final transcripts and ACT/SAT scores to NCAA Eligibility Center.



                                          5 Skills of College Recruiting

1. Academics: Be ready to perform in the college classroom.

2. Athletics: Demonstrate ability to succeed on the field.

3. Relationships: Know more than just the names of college coaches and schools.

4. Mentality: Emphasize your strengths, understand your development needs.

5. You: College is for the student.  Parents can (& should) support the student-athlete, however interaction with coaches should start and end with the player.