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Your College Recruiting Video

posted on: Sept. 3, 2013, 11:14 a.m. | tags: NCAA Recruiting Video Highlights Athletics

If you are interested in competing at the collegiate level, you must have a recruiting video. If college coaches do not know who you are ...

When Reaching Out to College Coaches, Make Sure You're Recommended!

posted on: Aug. 29, 2013, 10:18 a.m. | tags: Athletics NCAA Get Recruited College Coaches Recommendations

Being proactive and reaching out to college coaches is the best way to increase your exposure. One of the most important things in the recruiting ...

Know the NCAA Eliibility Rules, First!

posted on: Aug. 27, 2013, 11:12 a.m. | tags: Athletics Recruiting Eligibility NCAA WSR

If you plan on competing as a student-athlete at the collegiate level, you need to know and understand the initial NCAA eligibility rules. Waiting until ...

Training and Nutrition - By Melissa Buczek Kelly, MS RD CDN

posted on: Aug. 21, 2013, 10:18 a.m. | tags: NCAA Web Star Recruits Training Nutrition Athletics Sports Dehydration

With the summer temperatures and intensive practices cramping up your performance, here are some strategies to help you stay hydrated both on and off the ...

When to Start Your College Recruiting Process

posted on: Aug. 20, 2013, 9:51 a.m. | tags: Athletics Recruiting Eligibility NCAA College Sports

Many parents and student-athletes have asked, "when should we begin the college recruiting process?"

To be frank, the college recruiting process starts the day you ...

Basic Training - By Don Sellari, CSCS

posted on: Aug. 16, 2013, 10:37 a.m. | tags: Athletics Web Star Recruits Training Goals Hard Work

Never, in the history of the world, has information become so easily obtained. Daily, we are pounded with information, most of it useless, through emails ...

Knowing Your Level of Commitment

posted on: June 19, 2013, 10:17 a.m. | tags: Commitment Web Star Recruits NCAA Athletics

Knowing your level of commitment to your sport as you begin to look at college programs is very important. Understand what is expected from a ...

Academics, Rather Than Athletics?

posted on: April 18, 2013, 9:59 a.m. | tags: Web Star Recruits Academics Athletics Blog

It can’t be reiterated enough how important the role of academics play in your college recruiting process. Some student-athletes are under the impression that ...

First Impressions

posted on: April 16, 2013, 10:21 a.m. | tags: Web Star Recruits Blog First Impressions

First impressions are important when you begin contacting college coaches. Think about your initial contact with a college coach as a job interview. Coaches are ...

Creating Team Success

posted on: March 29, 2013, 9:51 a.m. | tags: Web Star Recruits Team Behavior Success

Regardless of what sport you compete in, it’s important to influence your teammates in a positive way. Being a role model and taking leadership ...

Crucial Mistakes Student-Athletes Make

posted on: Jan. 24, 2013, 8:47 a.m. | tags: Web Star Recruits Mistakes Limiting

Limiting the number of colleges and universities an athlete reaches out to can hinder their chance of finding the right fit. Having an open mind ...

Benefits to Being a Student-Athlete in College

posted on: Jan. 22, 2013, 9:12 a.m. | tags: Web Star Recruits Benefits Student-Athlete

Aside from taking your athletic career from high school to the next level, there are many benefits to being a student athlete at the collegiate ...

The Truth About Official and Unofficial Visits

posted on: Jan. 17, 2013, 10:06 a.m. | tags: Eligibility Official and Unofficial Visits Web Star Recruits NCAA

As college coaches begin to pursue a particular prospect they may invite the athlete to come on either an official or unofficial visist.  It is ...

Quiet Period vs. Dead Period

posted on: Jan. 16, 2013, 9:31 a.m. | tags: Dead Period Quiet Period Web Star Recruits NCAA

Many times during the college recruiting process, a college coach will become hard to reach, or completely unresponsive.  It has nothing to do with them ...

The NCAA Division I Athlete

posted on: Nov. 19, 2012, 2:55 p.m. | tags: Lifestyle Web Star Recruits NCAA NCAA Division I

If you are serious about playing college sports as a NCAA Division I athlete, you must live the lifestyle of a Division I athlete. You ...

An Inside Look: Spring Hill College Women's Soccer

posted on: Nov. 16, 2012, 9:37 a.m. | tags: Web Star Recruits NAIA Women's Soccer Spring Hill College NCAA Division II

Web Star Recruits regularly explores a school and one of its athletic programs. Today we look at Spring Hill College Women’s Soccer. 


                                                                                          

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Potential College Athletes: Early Signing Period

                                                          


Right now, the early signing period for potential college athletes is underway. It started on Wednesday November 14th, and will end on Wednesday November ...

Get Recruited: It's About More Than Sport and School

posted on: Nov. 15, 2012, 10:48 a.m. | tags: Web Star Recruits NCAA student athlete get recruited

Aside from athletics, you need to ask yourself what else you can offer a college program. It's not just about your academic performance and ...

Strengthen Your Recruitment Chances with a Performance Evaluation

posted on: Nov. 13, 2012, 11:24 a.m. | tags: Web Star Recruits Athletic Performance Evaluation Recruiting

Before you contact schools and college coaches, you should give careful thought to which  schools you should be reaching out to. Not every school is ...

Class of 2014 Football: Start Getting Recruited Now

posted on: Nov. 12, 2012, 12:10 p.m. | tags: Football Recruiting NCAA Web Star Recruits Class of 2014

                                                          

High School football players in the class of 2014: Now is the time to start reaching out to college coaches.  


Most college coaches have completed ...

Get Recruited: Team Sports vs Individual Sports

posted on: Nov. 9, 2012, 11:21 a.m. | tags: college coaches Web Star Recruits athletic recruiting get recruited

As a high school athlete, it's important to recognize the differences in being recruited when you play team sports as opposed to participating in ...

Initial Phone Call with a College Coach

posted on: Nov. 8, 2012, 12:46 p.m. | tags: NCAA Web Star Recruits College Coaches student athlete

                    




As college coaches begin to call you, it's important to know which questions to ask. Recently, I spoke with the mother of a high ...

Truth About Athletic Showcases

posted on: Nov. 7, 2012, 11:09 a.m. | tags: Web Star Recruits Recruiting Get Recruited Athletic Showcases

 



Athletic showcases are a great way for college coaches to watch future prospects in action. However, there is one big misconception regarding showcases: Most student ...

Class of 2013, It's Not Too Late!

posted on: Nov. 6, 2012, 11:37 a.m. | tags: Class of 2013 Web Star Recruits Recruiting Get Recruited

If you are in the class of 2013, and not being recruited, it’s not too late. You still have a chance to be noticed ...

An Inside Look: Wesleyan University Women's Soccer

posted on: Nov. 5, 2012, 1:01 p.m. | tags: Womens Soccer Web Star Recruits Wesleyan University

 


Web Star Recruits regularly explores a school and one of its athletic programs. Today we look at Wesleyan University Women’s Soccer. 

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