Knowing how to respond to a coach and what to do when you get these responses is a crucial process in securing a sport scholarship. For coaches giving out scholarships is like running a business, think of yourself as an employee, the coach is trying to get the best players they can for as little money each as they can afford. A general rule coaches will enforce is you can’t lose scholarship money but you can increase what you are getting. Despite this, full scholarships are a possibility.
We talked with, Australian soccer player, Brian Jamba after he had settled in his new home at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. UCF is the second largest University in America with roughly 60,000 students enrolled. UCF is also part of the NCAA Division 1 universities. Since his arrival, Brian has already become a key player on the team. Check out what he says about his first few months in the states.
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…
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.