What To Avoid When Meeting A College Coach
As we’ve previously mentioned coaches are not only looking for athletes with talent, when recruiting they take into consideration many other factor and during a meeting there are many things that they will look for that could ruin your interview.
First and foremost, don’t get down if things aren’t perfect and don’t go as planned, it is expected that you will be nervous and coaches know that. However, there are a few things you should avoid if you want to make a good impression.
Make the Most out of Combines
Summer breaks are made for relaxing right? Not when you’re looking to play college football. Although your sport may be out of season, recruiting is always in season. Some of an athletes most important steps toward being recruited occurs in the summer. Apart from free time to email coaches and plan visits, training camps and combines are a great way for athletes to gain further exposure and catch the eye of recruiters. Continue Reading…
5 Summer Recruiting Tips
Its summer time! Here at Athletes USA our scouts and recruiting experts have taken a time out from working on their tan to create the top 5 Summer Recruiting Tips. By practicing theses five simple tips athletes will be prepared for the upcoming school year and have a head start on finding their dream school. Continue Reading…
The Pros and Cons of Unofficial Visits
One piece of advice heard over and over again from student athletes who have already gone through the recruiting process is to start as early as possible. However, most student athletes wait until college coaches are calling them to set up visits. During recruiting meeting the coach and making a connection early can significantly help an athletes chance of being recruited. One of the best ways to do so and get ahead of the game is thru unofficial visits. These trips are a student athletes’ best friend as they allow students more flexibility in viewing potential schools and meeting coaches. Continue Reading…
5 Things you didn’t know about DII & DIII Schools
It’s a fact Division II and III universities are often overlooked during the recruiting process. Many athletes begin their recruiting process with the DI or bust mentality, shamelessly throwing aside letters and ignoring emails from schools not bearing the DI label or a big school name.What many athletes don’t realize though is that Division II and III colleges are just as willing to open their doors and change purses to athletes.