The recruiting landscape can be a daunting one for a family, but with the right plan in place you can maximize the likelihood of obtaining an athletic scholarship.
As a parent or coach, you know that you have a talented athlete who has what it takes to compete at the next level and earn a scholarship.
Or perhaps you're an athlete who dreams of playing at the next level and don't know how to get in front of the right programs.
In this comprehensive guide we take guesswork out of recruiting and provide you with the roadmap you need for athletic recruiting success.
You'll discover how to:
Select the right programs to consider.
Get the attention of the coaches you want to be evaluated by.
Choose the right camps or showcases.
Communicate with coaches to put yourself in the best possible light.
Avoid the killer mistakes more than half of recruits make.
Work together (parents / coaches / athletes) to maximize the likelihood of success.
How to evaluate offers and make the right school choice.
This book is the culmination of over 40 years of coaching and work at the University level and will give you the tools and knowledge you need to make your own recruiting efforts a success.
In Game Plan: The Student Athlete's Guide to Athletic Scholarships you will learn:
What it takes to compete in college
The recruiting timeline
Your contact with college coaches (how to and what the rules are)
What you need for high school transcripts and standardized tests
What college coaches look for
Visiting a college or university
What turns college coaches off
Other commonly asked questions and tips you should know about the process