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What is the NCAA?

07/16/2011 - 15:36
Marty Rock
"I'm good enough... I'll get recruited..."

“I have been told that if you are good enough, college coaches will know about you, and you will not need any more exposure. Is that true?”

05/20/2011 - 14:46
Marty Rock
The NCAA Initial-Eligibility Clearinghouse is an organization that works with the NCAA to determine a student athlete’s eligibility for athletics participation in his or her first year of college enrollment.

According to the NCAA Guide for the College-Bound Student Athlete, the clearinghouse evaluates your academic record to determine if you are eligible to participate at a Division I or II college as...

04/20/2011 - 12:34
Marty Rock
The world of college recruiting is a busy one. The internet is inundated with websites that rate prospects, feature videos and discuss recruiting. But at the end of the day, college coaches recruit athletes they know.

If you are a three-time All-State athlete and you play football or basketball, most college coaches probably know of you and your abilities and have already contacted you.

03/04/2011 - 09:03
Marty Rock
Over the next few paragraphs, we’re going to give you some potential recruiting directions you can take with your student - athlete.  Check which one you are already on and then read and follow our recommended course corrections.  Perhaps we can save you lots of time, trouble, money and heartache.

Direction #1:  You’re doing nothing.  “My kid is good enough that college coaches will find him or her.”

02/24/2011 - 15:48
Marty Rock
Can anyone guarantee that you will be widely recruited? Not really, but there are lots of things you can do to improve your chances.
  • Improve your grades and test scores. You can't play in college if you are not academically eligible, no matter how good you are.
  • Take care of your body.
11/04/2010 - 09:39
Marty Rock
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