Nowadays, college coaches, in many cases are encouraging prospects to commit early to their institution in an effort to wrap up recruiting and outdistance the competition. This article attempts to shed light on a variety of “options” prospects and families can embrace moving forward in the ever changing college search for athletes.  November is fast approaching and with that, early deadlines for college applications. Current seniors who have dedicated themselves to connecting early on with college coaches, providing them with the necessary evaluation tools coaches need to determine “potential matches”, have narrowed their list to a few or even one…
Considering the competition in Admissions and the high price tag at some of the nation’s premier academic institutions, I regularly advise families about the potential impact the athletic component can make in a college choice. As a former Ivy League Coach, I learned some valuable lessons that I would like to share.
If you are a rising junior prospect, the summer is a great opportunity for you to launch your college search with earnest. Between the multitude of showcases, camps and tournaments you have attended and the profiles, highlight links and general inquiries you have forwarded to college coaches, you are well on your way. What follows is a snapshot of fall junior days and building this component into your college search plan in what is becoming a popular and critical trend in the college recruiting process.
Many believe the summer is a time when college coaches switch to lower gears. The regular season is complete and the student-athletes have headed home for a well-deserved break.  Nothing can be further from the truth! Opportunity is eminently knocking and if there is a prime season for recruiting, it is during the summer. Below are some auxiliary tips to consider as you move your college recruiting effort to a higher level.
So, your top college hasn’t come knocking on your door. That doesn’t mean you’re doomed never to enter its hallowed halls. Prospective student-athletes can wire themselves for success to maximize their chances of gaining admission to their top college choice. Below are five things you can do to have a shot at attending the school of your dreams.
Some of the nation's top up and coming club gymnasts competed at the L10 Regionals this past weekend.  Here's how your favorite incoming recruits and future commits did this weekend.  Check back later for links to videos.  As always, check our Results / Club Results section for links to club meets from across the nation.   All of the Regional results are now available.
The 2011 season is over, and NCAA Champions have been crowned.  Bama won the team title with a spectacular effort, defeating defending champion UCLA.  Michigan's Kylee Botterman won the AA title and the AAI American Award.  Here's the full list of winners:
Stanford won the 2011 Men's NCAA team title.  Congratulations to all of the 2011 Champions.  Here's the full recap on the winners.
As always, we'll have links to scores and coverage posted for Saturday afternoon.  Here's a brief overview of the meets. Athens Regional, 4 p.m. ET #6 UCLA, #8 Georgia, #18 LSU, #26 NC State, #28 Maryland, #29 West Virginia With the way the Regionals are seeded, the teams in ranks 5 to 8 are usually paired with seeds #17 and #18.  This produces a challenging situation for any of the teams in the Regional field to surpass either of the teams in the top two positions.  That's made even more difficult when one of the Top 2 seeds is also…
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