Presentation on theme: "NCAA Recruiting and Academics"— Presentation transcript:
1 NCAA Recruiting and Academics Justin Kume, Compliance CoordinatorTroy University
2 Overview Academics Recruiting NCAA Eligibility Center High School Course RequirementsACT/SAT Score IndexRecruitingPhone CallsInducementsVisits
3 NCAA Eligibility Center Must Register to Compete in DI or DIIOnline Registration –Registration FeeDomestic: $65.00International: $95.00Fee Waiver available (talk to HS Counselor)JUCO Transfers MUST register to play in DI or DII!
4 Core-Course Requirement English – four years.Mathematics – three years.Natural or physical science – two years.Social science – two years.Additional English, math, or science – one year.Additional academic courses – four years.Bylaw14 to 16 increase is now effective.Increases are in math and additional core areas.4
5 Core-Course Time Limitation Within first eight semesters of high school.Measured by initial enrollment in grade nine.Bylaw“Plus One”Prospective student-athlete (PSA) must graduate from high school on time;One additional core course for initial-eligibility purposes.BylawWhat does “graduate” mean?What does “on time’ mean?5
6 Division I Core GPA and Test Score Sliding Scale SATACT3.55 & above400373.5420393.25520463.0620522.75720592.5820682.25920772.0101086
7 Why should you care? Qualifier Non-qualifier Receive a scholarship Eligible to play in first yearNon-qualifierMust pay for school on their ownNo practice, play or meetingsBylaw &
9 Phone Calls When can a coach call you? How often can a coach call you? Not until July 1 AFTER your junior yearHow often can a coach call you?Generally, once a week, except during special periodsHow often can a booster call you?NEVER!How often can you call coach?Whenever you like!
10 E-mail How often can a coach e-mail you? Whenever they like after Sept. 1 your junior yr. of HS.How often can you coach?Whenever you like.How often can a coach message you on Facebook?As long as it is a message to you only, whenever they like after Sept. 1 you junior yr. of HS.How often can a coach text you?NEVERAfter you have signed a NLIIf you do not sign, after May 1st & we have received a room or tuition deposit.
11 InducementsNCAA rules prohibit coaches, staff, boosters or student-athletes from giving anything of value to a PSA, their family or their coach to lure the PSA into enrolling at their institution.What does that mean?
12 Inducements, cont. Clothing Employment Loans Cash Tangible Items Free or reduced servicesUse of athletics equipmentExpenses for tutoring
13 Visits Official Unofficial Tickets to home events CAN be provided All expense paid trip to campusOnly after senior year of HS beginsUnofficialPSA pays their own wayWhenever you like.Tickets to home events CAN be provided
14 Official VisitsYou MUST be registered with the NCAA Eligibility CenterYou MUST answer the Eligibility Center’s amateurism questionsWe MUST have a copy of a transcript and test score (ACT, SAT, PSAT, or PLAN)5 visits per PSAOnly 1 to our institutionYour Travel, Housing, Meals, and Entertainment is on us!
15 Unofficial Visits Anytime PSA wants Unlimited number of visits Travel, housing, meals and entertainment MUST be paid by PSATickets to home contestsNo conference or post-season contests
16 Resources NCAA website NCAA Eligibility Center NCAA Eligibility CenterNCAA Guide for the College Bound Student-AthletesCheck with Guidance Counselor
17 Additional Resources Follow us! Friend us on Facebook! Friend us on Facebook!Troy ComplianceTROY Athletics Compliance Office(334) or