When your college recruiting strategy hits a wall, learn to pivot.. The college search for athletes is an individual and tactical quest that will play out differently across the board. If you happen to be that 5 star prospect that every college coach has his eye on, your biggest challenge will most likely be which college to choose! But if you are among the majority of prospects that are lumped into the next level of recruits, your college journey will be a little more challenging.
The college search for athletes has accelerated to the point where an early start is your best bet for success. Competition for scholarships, roster spots and admissions support is at fever pitch and the family who organizes best and executes their plan flawlessly will give themselves the best opportunity to succeed.
FINDING YOUR VOICE: The most powerful tool in creating a strong collegiate gymnastics team! One of the greatest gifts a gymnast can receive while attending college is her “voice”. The "voice" is defined as an instrument or medium of expression; wish, choice or opinion openly or formally expressed.
Sunday, 06 January 2013 19:26
For the past several seasons, we've made an attempt to rank the incoming classes for teams across the nation. The task is never easy, and this year is no exception. For the schools, investing in athletes today is a bit like investing in the stock (or precious metals) market. With recruiting taking place earlier and earlier, coaches have to become experts at detecting the traits, abilities and characteristics that will produce a championship athlete two, three, and four years down the road (or six, seven and eight by the time they are college seniors!). So who's class is rated to…
Monday, 26 November 2012 20:27
The college search for athletes is a marathon, not a sprint, and the recruiting process can be, at times, both exhilarating and uplifting, especially when your personal plan is working on all cylinders. That said, even the best executed plans can run into road blocks or even stall completely.