ACC Recruiting

The Ever Changing World of College Recruiting For Swimmers

Up until a few years ago, college coaches recruited high school seniors and a few juniors. All of that has changed.

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New NCAA Rule Changes in Plain English

The NCAA passed new rules this week that will have a huge effect on recruiting, including official visits, unofficial visits and more. A breakdown of the NCAA rules changes regarding recruiting.

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Walk-Ons Can Have A “Signing” Day Too

The number of swimmers who want to swim in college far exceeds the number of openings on college swim teams much less the number of scholarships available. So college coaches are very picky about who they invite to walk-on to their team.

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How To Start Over With The Recruiting Process

So the early signing period has come and gone, and you are still unsigned. Does this mean you are doomed to never being able to swim in college?

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When Are Signing Periods?

Contributor, Rick Paine, is an expert on the college recruiting process. He is also the Director of Swimming at American…

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Questions To Consider Asking Before You Sign

Contributor, Rick Paine, is an expert on the college recruiting process. He is also the Director of Swimming at American…

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The Hardest Part Of Recruiting: Telling A Coach You Are Not Interested

Contributor, Rick Paine, is an expert on the college recruiting process. He is also the Director of Swimming at American…

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Everyone Signed Early, But Me!

I would estimate that only about 25% of the high school senior swimming recruits sign during the early signing period each year. The rest have to wait until April.

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