Check out this resource that compiles tips for playing sports in college based on the experiences of student-athletes just like you.
Head recruiting coach Jason Smith outlines what a verbal commitment in recruiting means for baseball players, and how to talk to coaches.
Recruiting Tip of the Day: Student-athletes should make the most of official visits. Athletes should walk around campus and get a feel for the atmosphere. Do the students seem friendly? Is this a place they can imagine
Recruiting Tip of the Day: Sports camps are an excellent opportunity for an athlete to build skills, experience campus life, and connect with a coach. However, students are usually not discovered at sports camps. Sports camps are
Recruiting Tip of the Day: College coaches send admissions material, brochures, and questionnaires to high school students to see which ones respond. Those who respond will stay on the recruiting list; those who do not respond will
Recruiting Tip of the Day: Many of the best packages come from “non-scholarship” Division III programs. The reality is that if a Division III program wants an athlete, the school often finds a need- or non-need-based scholarship
Recruiting Tip of the Day: Before going on an unofficial college visit, it is always helpful to do your research before stepping on campus. You want the coach to know that you are specifically interested in their
Recruiting Tip of the Day:Although your sport will take up a large part of your college experience, there is much more to consider than just athletics. In addition to being on a team, you will go to
Recruiting Tip of the Day: Treat the athletic profile/resume as if it were a resume for a job. It should be an accurate representation of the student’s abilities and statistics. Some student-athletes are tempted to over-exaggerate their
Recruiting Tip of the Day: There is a major difference between receiving mail and when an athlete is actually being recruited. A letter means a school knows who the athlete is, and in many cases, all it