YOUR GOAL: To be guaranteed a roster spot at a school that is right for you as both an athlete and a student.
College coaches may contact 1000's of athletes each year to find the players that fit their needs, teams and goals for success. You are no different! Just like the coach, you need to not only contact your top target colleges, but many others. You bring value to a college, a coach and an athletic program. In return, you can get help finding and receiving financial assistance. You want a school that fits your needs and appreciates what you bring to the athletic program. College recruiting is a marketing process for both a school and an athlete. To get noticed you need to market yourself to 10 to 30+ schools initially.
IMPORTANT! If you are a college-bound athlete, meet with your high school counselor by your 10th grade year to make sure you are registering for NCAA and NAIA approved classes. Continue to work hand-in-hand with your counselor throughout high school to ensure you are meeting all the NCAA and NAIA requirements and paperwork.