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Recruiting Calls

Q: When can college coaches start calling?

A: Here’s a list of the first dates a Division I coach can begin making phone calls to recruits.

Football:   D1 football coaches can make one phone calbetween April 15 and May 31st of  junior year

Men’s Basketball: June 15th after Sophomore year

Women’s Basketball: In Apirl on or after the Thursday following the Final Four

Men’s Hockey: June 15th after Sophomore Year

Women’s Ice Hockey: July 7th after Junior Year

All Other Sports: July 1st after Junior Year

How often the coach can call also varies. For the complete list which also gives the regulations for sending recruiting materials along with dates for official visits go here and click on the desired sport.

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  • Article: Recruiting Calls

    Q: When can college coaches start calling?
    A: Here’s a list of the first dates a Division I coach can begin making phone calls to recruits.

    Football – August 15th of Junior Year

    Shouldn’t this be April 15th of Junior Year?

  • Jimmy Lynn – you’re absolutely right. Someone got his “A” months confused. D1 football coaches can make one phone call to a football prospect between April 15 and May 31st of that young man’s junior year.

  • I have read some of the stories involving various ways students are recruited, and i am posting this message about my son, Jermaine Thompson , cross country runner and track, event of 5K and 400,800,and 1600 meters and he is really good. We are hoping that her can receive a scholarship and represent NCSA.

    Teresa Horne

  • In the above , I am hoping that he can receive a scholarship and represent NCSA
    Jermaine is a male , and a junior 2009