Your child is 18 years old, a graduate from high school and ready to start his/her next chapter hundreds of miles away from you. What do you do now?
Being away from home for the first time is an experience much like the recruiting process. You can go “nuts” or you can make the best of it. It is strictly up to you.
Don’t panic if you have not received a ton of calls on July 1. This is only the first day that D-I coaches are “allowed” to start making calls.
Here are “four tips” that coaches can help their swimmers with the college recruiting process.
“Helping swimmers and parents through the recruiting process is a full time job, and you can’t expect your club coach to do everything that is necessary to help you get recruited.”
It is pretty easy to find a strong swimming school by looking at the rankings, but what about all of the other schools that are not consistently ranked. How do you determine if a school has a good swim program and if it is headed in the right direction?
The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced a seven-year deal with the Greensboro Aquatic Center that will bring the men’s and women’s ACC Championships to Greensboro for the next 7 seasons.
“Coaches and schools are investing a lot of money in a recruit’s education. You can bet that they are going to get to know everything they can about the person they want to recruit.”
Nearly every school in the country has a compliance department to help coaches stay compliant with NCAA rules. The NCAA rule book is inches thick and seems to be written by attorneys. Here are the DII Recruiting Rules in plain English.
What questions should swimmers ask before they put their “John Hancock” on the National Letter of Intent?
Contributor, Rick Paine, is an expert on college swimming and the college recruiting process. He is also the Director of…
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