In episodes 223 and 224, the interviews with Kevin Easley, a college athlete's father, we got some great information from a family that went through the recruiting process and is go through the recruiting process with their high school age son. One of the many, many tidbits from the Easley interviews was that the family started looking up recruiting rules on NCAA.org. Learning NCAA rules helped them to understand some recruiting lingo and helped them to understand why coaches did things certain ways. From this advice this episode is going to cover Official Visits. Episode 225 will cover the rules for Official Visits on travel, lodging, entertainment and the number of visits allowed. You will also get a look into my own family's experiences on visits. Don't forget about Myth #5 of Athletic Scholarships, that are found in the Recruit-Me 3.0 Athletic Scholarships System.
Episode 224 is Part 2 of 2 from an interview with Kevin Easley. Kevin is the father of a D1 soccer player, a junior in high school that is in the recruiting process now and a up and coming 6th grader. Kevin's daughter, Jadyn, plays soccer for the University of Missouri. Part 1, episode 223, was a loaded episode, full of great advice and insight into Jadyn's early recruitment. It compares her recruitment between high school and club soccer. This episode, Part 2, reveals information about official and unofficial visits, what the Easley family did first to prepare for the recruitment process and what Kevin feels was the best tool that soccer players can use to help get recruited. He also found one of the most important questions a student-athlete should ask themselves before they make that school choice and her learned it from his 15 year old daughter. Also, Myth #5 of the 8 Myths about Athletic Scholarships is revealed. All 8 myths are found in the Recruit-Me 3.0 Athletic Scholarship System found on Recruit-Me.com
Episode 223 is Part 1 of 2 parts from an interview with Kevin Easley. Kevin is the father of a D1 soccer player, a junior in high school that is getting recruited for soccer or football and a up and comer that is in 6th grade. Kevin's daughter, Jadyn, plays soccer for the University of Missouri. In Part 1 we cover how and when Jadyn's recruitment started, some benefits of playing in college, some differences between high school and club recruiting, differences between boy's and girl's recruitment and how Jadyn handled contacts and recruiting. Learn about soccer specifics in recruiting and some general recruiting advice. Both episodes 223 and 224 are filled with helpful information.
Episode 222 promotes the free Recruiting Power Pack offered by Recruit-Me on Recruit-Me.com. Not only does it shamefully promote it, but it gives you some great tips on recruiting to get you started. Really, you may not even need to sign up for the free Recruiting Power Pack, it has so much information. But, you really should sign up for the free Recruiting Power Pack, because it is FREE, and the episode does not give you all the information in the free Recruiting Power Pack. You will get details on the 4 First Steps to an Athletic Scholarship. Step #1 The Introductory Email
Step #2 Creating a Player Profile or Resume
Step #3 Complete Player Questionnaires Effectively
Step #4 Keeping Coaches Interested
No matter where you are in the recruiting process, you will get something out of this 13 minute episode.
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Also, catch Myth #2 of 8 About Athletic Scholarships