Everything you need to know about being recruited as a college student-athlete in track and field/cross country.

  • College Recruiting Series #10 - Self-Marketing 101

    In today's world, making yourself stand out without appearing as if you're drawing undue attention to yourself is an important skill to have. That's probably no less true with trying to find a college track and field scholarship offer than it is anywhere else. So, how do you pull it off?
    Category: News | Jan 18, 2013
     
  • College Recruiting Series #9 - The JCs and a Parting Thought or Two

    In this final installment of the series, I try to touch on some issues that have been brought to my attention during the process of writing these articles. Rather than try to rewrite this information into the original articles, I've included it in a "loose ends" kind of article here at the end.
    Category: News | Jan 13, 2013
     
  • College Recruiting Series #8 - Transitioning from High School to College

    The choices you make between now and August will have a great deal to do with how successfully you start out as a college athlete. Here are several things you want to give some attention to.
    Category: News | Jan 10, 2013
     
  • College Recruiting Series #7 - Questions to Ask

    Most prospective student-athletes who go on a visit don't come with nearly enough questions to ask. Here are some questions you may want to think about asking.
    Category: News | Jan 08, 2013
     
  • College Recruiting Series #6 - Sizing Up the Coach

    Don't feel badly about trying to "size up" the coaches during the recruiting process; they're doing the same with you.
    Category: News | Jan 06, 2013
     
  • College Recruiting Series #5 - The National Letter of Intent

    The implications of signing a National Letter of Intent are often not well understood, but they should be. It is a legal document that is binding on both parties.
    Category: News | Jan 03, 2013
     
  • College Recruiting Series #4 - Visits and Contacts

    For athletes who find themselves in the recruiting process, there are few--if any--sources of more confusion than the rules surrounding visits and coach contacts. I admit that I sometimes have trouble sorting it all out myself.
    Category: News | Jan 01, 2013
     
  • College Recruiting Series #3 - What Amount of Scholarship Should I Expect?

    My grandfather's answer to the question posed in the title of this article would be to expect none and be delighted in what you end up with. There's a good deal of wisdom wrapped up in that answer, but it probably doesn't reflect a realistic assessment of why you took a second glance at this article.
    Category: News | Dec 29, 2012
     
  • College Recruiting Series #2 - Getting on the Radar Screen

    It's often more difficult than you'd expect to get noticed by the college programs you want to take note. A little understanding of the process goes a long way.
    Category: News | Dec 27, 2012
     
  • College Recruiting Series #1 - The Eligibility Center

    If you dream of competing in college as a scholarship athlete, your dreams begin at the NCAA (or NAIA) Initial Eligibility Center. Free content.
    Category: News | Dec 26, 2012