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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.

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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