I have had several parents tell me that there is an unspoken pressure in their club gyms when it comes to recruiting. Some parents are very open about their daughters being recruited and others keep things quiet. At best, it can be a very awkward time for everyone because the pressure is on to get their daughters recruited.
With summer on the horizon and the end of the academic year fast approaching, high school prospects have every opportunity to get a well-deserved breather.  Taking time to relax a little after a demanding school year and a rigorous training schedule creates “new life.”  The summer offers prospective student-athletes a chance to organize and utilize specific recruiting tactics to grow awareness and momentum in your college recruiting effort.  The prospect that looks at the next 100 days as an opportunity to maximize the college recruiting process will be positioned well.
It's finally here!  12 teams gather in St. Louis this weekend to battle it out for the title.  First up are the National Semi-Finals, where the top three in each session will advance to the Super Six.  This year's Championships hold a special meaning, as next year the Championship will shift to a new format.  Here's how the meet is shaping up:   Afternoon Session, Friday, April 20th, 1pm CT Teams:  LSU, UCLA, Alabama, Nebraska, Arkansas, UGA This could be the most competitive of the two sessions, with LSU, UCLA, and Alabama being the top three seeds, and with Nebraska…
Effective communication between prospective student-athletes and college coaches can be a critical component in the final analysis of the college athletic recruiting search for high school athletes. That being the case, prospects should ramp up their effort during the championship portion of the season to weld the coach-prospect relationship strongly.
It's finally year, the last Regionals weekend before the NCAA switches to a new format next year.  36 teams, six teams per regional, will battle for one of two team slots that advance to Nationals.  In addition, the top two AAer not from advancing teams will also qualify, plus any individual event winner. 
It's Conference Championship weekend, and we're our final stretch in the Race to Regionals.  39 teams remain in contention for 36 spots in the post-season, but many of the spots are essentially locked.  Our biggest mystery will remain in the final Regional placements of the teams.  Here are some impressions from this season:
College coaches create individual filtering systems to consolidate the high volume of inquiries they receive from prospective student-athletes into either “active" or "inactive” recruiting files. Developing an effective and streamlined recruiting highlight video that makes the job of skill evaluation by a college coach an easy one, is a great step in showcasing a prospect successfully.
Many college teams have the option for you to attend a summer camp. Attending a college camp can be one of the best avenues to recruitment.
We're about to start the 2018 season, and it's time for us to release our annual Ranking of Recruiting Classes for the frosh starting during the 2017-2018 school year.  Why do we wait for so long?  We wait until just prior to the season to release this ranking because the recruiting calendar now extends year round, and we're seeing an increasing number of teams get mid-year additions and have roster changes throughout the preseason. 
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