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Best Practices on How to Build a Highlight Reel

In today's recruiting process, video has become a need-to-have. College coaches cannot be everywhere, therefore it is important to have a highlight reel, skills video, or full game footage, easily available for college coaches to view. Here we will discuss how to put together the most effective highlight reel. We will talk about what types

The College Admissions Scandal: How to Safely Navigate the Recruiting Process

What Happened The largest college admissions scandal of all time immediately caught national media attention when it was reported on March 12th, 2019. Here are some ways that you can stay away from getting involved with the wrong people and committing to a college solely based on your merit as a student-athlete. It seems like

Big Changes to Division 1 Basketball Recruiting

After meeting in the fall of 2018, the Division I Council put a number of brand new NCAA recruiting rules in place. This significantly affects the NCAA recruiting calendar for Division 1 colleges, college coaches, and prospective student-athletes. Here’s what’s new for men’s basketball recruiting: Before you read: This legislation only applies to NCAA D1

Major Change to NCAA Recruiting Calendar

After meeting on April 18th and April 19th, the NCAA Division I Council passed sweeping NCAA recruiting legislation that significantly impacts the recruiting calendar for college coaches and prospective student-athletes. Before you read: This legislation applies to all NCAA Division I sports EXCEPT softball, baseball, men's lacrosse, women's lacrosse, football, men’s basketball, and women’s basketball

Webinar Recap: Building Your Target List of Schools – Finding the “Right Fit”

Building your target list of schools can be intimidating. Where do I start? How many should I favorite? How do I keep track of all of these schools? Fortunately, the Schools section on your SportsRecruits profile streamlines the ability to search for and keep track of your target list of schools. In this webinar SportsRecruits

Webinar Recap: Recruiting in 280 Characters or Less – How to Handle Social Media Throughout the Recruiting Process

Social media has become part of our everyday lives, whether we like it or not, and that certainly pertains to the recruiting process as well. In this webinar SportsRecruits Recruiting Analysts Chris Ruhl and Emily Wetz discuss the ins and outs of social media in your recruiting process! Watch the webinar to learn about NCAA

Webinar Recap: Messaging College Coaches in Your Recruiting Process

Messaging college coaches is crucial throughout your recruiting process. SportsRecruits Recruiting Analysts Chris Ruhl and Emily Wetz discuss the general guidelines when messaging college coaches for student-athletes and their families. They discuss the importance of messaging throughout your proccess and exactly what you should be reaching out to coaches about! Watch the webinar to learn