Entries Tagged as 'Recruiting'

Is Your Athlete Being Recruited? Guidelines for Parents Talking With College Coaches

June 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Recruiting, Resources We Recommend, Sports Parenting

As a parent, it is an exciting and rewarding feeling to learn that your child has captured the interest of a college coach. When the coach reaches out to contact your son or daughter to discuss being recruited, it’s easy to feel a bit intimidated and fearful. It’s a new experience for you, too. You [...]

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Can Athletes Visit a College Coach or Do They Have To Be Invited?

June 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Recruiting, Resources We Recommend, Sports Parenting

Good question. There are unofficial visits and official visits. The athlete sets up the unofficial visit and the official visit is a personal invitation by a coach. The NCAA has clear time guidelines that state when coaches can reach out to athletes. The timelines vary based on the sport. For more details, check the NCAA [...]

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Should I Register My High School Athlete with the NCAA?

January 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Recruiting, Resources We Recommend, Sports Parenting

YES, if your athlete is considering playing at the DI or DII level of college athletics.  If your athlete is only focused on D-III athletics, no need to register. The NCAA and high schools recommend registering during the junior year. Even if DI or DII athletics are just possibilities, still register. There is no downside. [...]

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Is Your Athlete Being Recruited? One Parent's Approach to Talking With Coaches

October 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · Recruiting, Resources We Recommend, Sports Parenting

As a parent, it can be an exciting and rewarding feeling to learn that your child has captured the interest of a college coach. When the coach reaches out to contact your son or daughter to discuss being recruited, it’s easy to feel a bit intimidated and fearful. It’s a new experience for you, too. [...]

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How the NCAA Supports Parents of High School Athletes

October 20th, 2009 · No Comments · Recruiting, Resources We Recommend, Sports Parenting

If you have an experienced friend to help guide you through the recruiting process, consider yourself lucky. Personally, I felt like a deer in headlights during the high school recruiting phase. Yes, the schools were recruiting my daughter, not me, but I was involved.  Am I an added value or will I have a negative [...]

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Welcome to the Varsity Parenting Blog

October 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Product Reviews, Recipes, Recruiting, Resources We Recommend, Sports Medicine, Sports Nutrition & Tips, Sports Parenting, Sports Psychology

We’re so glad you found us. We want to be your go-to resource for all things related to raising a safer, smarter , stronger high school athlete. Who are these bloggers you ask. Dana, Sue and I are that perfect mix of women with well earned expertise, wisdom, passion for helping others, creativity and humor. [...]

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