Recruiting Guide


You have one shot at the recruiting process — make it your best

How do I know I'm good enough to play sports in college? How do I contact a college coach? How can I tell who's interested in recruiting me for their team? How do I get an athletic scholarship? Where do I even start?!

Get the answers you need to know about recruiting and playing sports in college with our free Student-Athlete Guide to the College Recruiting Process.

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SportsRecruits Student-Athlete's Guide to the College Sports Recruiting Process

The college recruiting process can feel stressful, overwhelming, and mysterious. The right preparation, however, can turn the experience into an exciting one. When you’re nervous about an important exam, what gives you confidence? Studying the course material. In the same way, this guide will prepare you to succeed in your college search and athletic recruiting process.

The team at SportsRecruits is made up of former collegiate athletes and coaches, each with their own unique recruiting stories and lessons learned along the way. We’ve been where you are and we've been building products to help student-athletes like you for more than 15 years. We know what it takes to have a successful recruiting process.

We created this free guide to help student-athletes and families navigate the recruiting process with confidence. It's designed to inspire you towards action and will tell you exactly what you need to do, with checkpoints throughout to keep you on track. By the time you’re through the guide, you'll not only have a better grasp on what it takes to play sports in college, you'll be well on your way to getting to the commitment letter.

Chapter Overview

1 — Build an Online Recruiting Presence

College coaches expect instant access to your information and video. This chapter zeros in on what commands a college coach’s attention.

2 — How College Athletic Recruiting Works

See recruiting from a college coach’s perspective. Understand how the recruiting world works, and your role within it.

3 — How to Contact College Coaches

Learn how to start and hold a conversation with any college coach. Discover how to put your game directly in front of every college coach you wish would attend your games, and then get them there. Master the ability to quickly and easily gauge college coach interest and apply that insight to your advantage.

4 — College Preparation

It may be hard to make sense of this now, but the college decision is about way more than athletics. This chapter focuses on best practices for setting yourself up for success in high school and beyond. We hope this chapter empowers you to pursue your dreams.

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SportsRecruits Student-Athlete's Guide to the College Sports Recruiting Process

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