student athlete Archive

The Power of Attitude in High School Sports

Attitude! It is all about your attitude. No one says it better than high school football player Apollos Hester after his East View HS team nipped Vandegrift by a point this season. I was in TV News

Insight on Recruiting after Talking with a College Baseball Coach

Written by Head Baseball Recruiting Coach Andy Drake I spent this afternoon having lunch with a good friend of mine who is the head baseball coach at a DIII school, and we spent a lot of time

25 Most Affordable Top Private Colleges

Every year, time.com breaks down the top colleges in the US.  With various categories – public, private, liberal arts, etc. – it’s a great resource for learning about all kinds of schools, especially those that may or

Not Every Athletes Will be Recruited by College Coaches

As we approach the 35th year anniversary of the greatest accomplishment in United States sports history, I am writing often about the Miracle on Ice of 1980. That’s when our U.S. Olympic hockey team of college kids

September Recruiting Calendars

Softball Contact Period: September 1st – September 30th Baseball Quiet Period: September 1st – September 11th Contact Period: September 12th – September 30th  Men’s Basketball Quiet Period: September 1st – September 8th Recruiting Period: September 9th –

The College Athletes on Flight 93

Being an athlete can be so much more than scoring touchdowns, baskets or setting new p.r.’s. Being an athlete can lead to being a hero. This past week I visited the Flight 93 National Memorial in western

Q and A with 2014 Calvin College Commit: Ryan Stewart

Ryan Stewart, OF, Sterling Heights Parkway Christian HS, Class of 2014  This article can be seen on Prep Baseball Report.com  PBR: Why did you choose Calvin? Stewart: It had a good facilities and a good coach there

GETTING TO KNOW Dane Clark, NCSA Football Account Manager

Born: Burlington WI on September 2nd 1983. I lived in the same house my entire life, located in a little town called Silver Lake WI. Favorite Athlete: Michael Jordan (I grew up watching sports in the 90’s,

What’s Really Important at the Next Level

As we gear towards college football season, you will start hearing and reading a ton about the new 4 team playoff in Division One for a National Championship. The media will cover this like white on rice

Summertime Sadness

Got that summertime, summertime sadness?  Let’s face it, the end of July is bittersweet – we’re still living with the tease of summer, but the end is definitely in sight.  If you’re a student-athlete, this means many