Recruiting

Assistance with the college recruiting process:

Video clips from “Recruiting Realities” — YouTube Channel by expert Jack Renkens

  1. Don’t blame the coach for athletic scholarships:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2Mm5a1tHh4
  2. Student-athlete recruiting tips:  “the walk on” pitch:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuvI8p-LC1U
  3. Club teams for athletic scholarships:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMiUyCIMQSc
  4. The name game for athletic scholarships:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OReusJANskk
  5. Student-athlete tips:  do’s and don’ts for college recruiting:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KV0vd4aodlM
  6. Positive parenting tips for student-athlete recruiting:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O82oFQwjatc
  7. Recruiting tips 101:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PZUKCA4hds
  8. The truth about college budgets for athletic scholarships:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plbADpECRRo

Documents to assist student athletes with the college recruiting process:

Websites that can be of assistance:

OFFICIAL SITES:,

National Collegiate Athletic Association PO Box 6222, Indianapolis, IN 46206 (888) 388-9748 www.ncaa.org

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics 1200 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64106 (816) 595 8000 www.naia.org

National Junior College Athletic Association 1755 Telstar Drive, #103, Colorado Springs, CO (719) 590 9788 www.njcaa.org

VIRTUAL COLLEGE TOUR:

www.youniversitytv.com

COLLEGE RECRUITING SITES

NCSA Athletic Recruiting – www.ncsasports.org/high-school-coaches-recruiting

Recruiting Realities – www.recruitingrealities.com

Student Athlete World – www.studentathleteworld.com

COLLEGE PLANNING RESOURCES:

US News – www.usnews.com The Sallie Mae Fund – www.collegeanswer.com The College Board – www.collegeboard.com CollegeNET – www.collegenet.com Petersons Student-Edge – www.studentedge.com NCAA Student – www.ncaastudent.org Campus Advisors –www.campusadvisers.com/college-athletics/

SCHOLARSHIP & FINANCIAL AID SEARCH:

Free Application for Federal Student Aid – www.fasfa.ed.gov FastWeb – Scholarship and College Search – www.fastweb.com FinAid – Student Guide to Financial Aid – www.finaid.org Free Education Guide – www.freeeducationguide.com Financial planning for college – www.studentloannetwork.com Ultimate Guide to Student Loan Resources – www.smartscholar.com/student-loan-guide/