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Can a Family Talk with College Coaches at Softball Tournaments?

Head recruiting coach Joyce Wellhoefer outlines what families should know about whether they can talk with coaches at softball tournaments.

The Changing Face of College Commitment

How do changes in NCAA hockey and football college commitments affect student-athletes in the college recruiting process?

New NCAA Recruiting Rule!!!

Effective January 1st, 2013, men’s basketball players can start taking official visits to Division I programs. This new NCAA recruiting rule means, if you’re a junior not registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center and haven’t been talking

June 20 News in Recruiting and College Athletics

Opinion: Butler faces complex issues in Title IX compliance Butler University, NCAA basketball Cinderella, was recently accused of gender discrimination by the federal Office for Civil Right 5 College Football Recruits Who Definitely Made Commitment Mistakes

New Recruiting Rules for NCAA Division II UPDATED

Division II of the NCAA has passed a new set of recruiting rules, effective June 15, 2012. These are important for any athlete who wants to play at the college level – even if your first choice

The One Tool to Answer ALL Your Recruiting Questions

We would like to thank Coach Randy Taylor for all the insight he has provided the last two weeks.  His behind the scenes look at how college coaches recruit elicited a wonderful response from our loyal readers

Players Recruiting Other Players? recently ran a story about senior Houston Cypress Ridge quarterback Russell Shepard (’s No. 1 ranked prospect) who is currently committed to LSU.  Shepard has spent the last few days in Florida, preparing for the Under

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What Official Visits Really Mean (Part II)

When a college coach offers an official visit, as I told you last week, it means that you are being seriously recruited by that program. Coaches bring prospects to campus for official visits in order to show

Coaches Want You to Call

“How do I get discovered?”  It is the single most asked question I get from potential recruits.  Well, there are many ways to get “discovered,” but the easiest is to reach out proactively to college coaches.  I always recommend