You’ll hear quite often that the recruiting process is different for every student athlete. That’s because, regardless of the sport, every athlete is unique. But, what makes recruiting confusing for many is the fact that every coach has their [Read More]
In an earlier post, we shared the five most common questions college coaches ask recruits. But, there are some other questions a college coach may ask you as well. And if you want to [Read More]
The competition for an athletic college scholarship can be ferocious.
Many high school athletes want to play sports in college, but each program has only so many precious roster spots available.
As a Division II women’s college volleyball coach, I have spent many [Read More]
In the recruiting process, the best way to initiate contact with a college coach and get on his or her recruiting radar is through an introductory email. The problem with that, however, is that coaches will receive hundreds of [Read More]
Recruiting is about relationships. Your goal is to understand a coach, the program, and the school so that you can decide if that’s the right place for you. In addition to your athletic abilities, a coach will want to [Read More]
For most student-athletes, the hardest part of the recruiting process is simply the lack of control over how things will turn out. That’s why you’re often told to “control what you can control and don’t worry about what you [Read More]
CaptianU Live Season 2 Episode 10: In this episode, we get to talk with Shae Napier, Head Cheer Coach and Admissions Representative at Pratt Community College. Not only does Shae cover important advice, tips, and tricks for cheerleaders, but [Read More]
Take it from the pros who know recruiting from top to bottom
When you think about it, no one knows more about the recruiting process — and what coaches are looking for — than coaches themselves. So it makes sense that they’re [Read More]
Coaches want you to ask questions. But there’s one question you should never ask.
As part of the process of getting to know you during the recruiting process, college coaches expect and want you to ask them questions. Just remember that a [Read More]
The answers might surprise you
Recently, while reading an article about a powerhouse Division II basketball program, I came across some descriptions of a few of the team’s top players. Things like:
“An example of a player who could easily be succeeding at [Read More]