How do I actually know my student-athlete is being recruited?

  When it comes to being recruited by college coaches, ongoing activity really tells the story. And it’s quite transparent, too. When you’re on coaches’ radars, you know it. And when you aren’t, then it’s equally clear. That said, most parents of college-bound athletes are…

Never let a 140 character tweet cost you a $140,000 scholarship

  In today’s world of college athletic recruiting, there’s no denying that social media is the ultimate “background check.” What you put out there is your brand and how you want to be perceived. College recruiters want to see what kind of person you are…

Where am I in the college recruitment process?

  When I ask a student-athlete about their college goals, most kids have actually given it considerable thought and can articulate them fairly well: -Play my sport at the college level. -Earn a scholarship. -Find the best fit school that allows me to pursue my…

Coaches talk about recruiting [video]

  Last week we featured a piece on college coaches pulling scholarship offers [here it is again in case you missed it], and your feedback was tremendous, thank you. We truly enjoyed and appreciated your insight! Let’s face it, there’s much at stake here. Your…

Coaches pulling offers from recruits?

  As National Signing Day approaches, we are likely to read more stories like this about coaches pulling scholarships from recruits. Case in point: UConn’s Randy Edsall pulls the scholarship from Ryan Dickens in the 11th hour of the recruiting process (NLI signing day is…