Presentation on theme: "First Annual NCAA College Recruiting Information Night Plymouth North & South High Schools March 11, 2015 6:00 p.m."— Presentation transcript:
First Annual NCAA College Recruiting Information Night Plymouth North & South High Schools March 11, 2015 6:00 p.m.
Opening Remarks Welcome Goal of the Evening Handouts – NCAA detailed regulations enclosed Agenda for the Night Introduction of Speakers Question and Answer at conclusion of panel discussion
Important Points to Remember NCAA Clearinghouse Differences between Divisions 1, 2, 3, Junior College in the recruiting process Level of play at the different divisions Use the guidance department GRADES MATTER! The high school transcript matters – select appropriate courses & levels Connection with your college coach and teammates– can help you graduate in four years!
Mrs. Emily Nugent Guidance Department Head (Plymouth South) General college search & application process for non-athletes vs. student- athletes Guidance role in the NCAA process NCAA Eligibility Center Course Approval Core Courses Transcript Distribution
Ms. Alison Foley Head Women’s Soccer Coach, Boston College (D1) Division I timeline – what are your expectations beginning grade 8 Compliance Regulations Gaining exposure as an athlete Communication with the college coach Role of the Parent vs. the Player FAFSA NCAA & NAIA Eligibility clearinghouse regulations
Ms. Shelly Morris Head Field Hockey Coach, Stonehill College (D2) Division I vs. II Athletics Division II Mantra – “Make it Yours” Opportunities – “Life in the Balance” Recruiting Timelines What to look for in a school – in-state, private, academic merit, coaching roles, etc. Scholarships at the Division II level Festivals
Mr. Matt Cushing Men’s Soccer Coach, Wheaton College (D3) Assistant Director of Admissions Timeline for choosing a school What to look for in a college College Admission process/What is an application? How to promote oneself to college recruiter Communication/visits/recruiting/services/videos/showcases – what we look for in prospective athletes
Mr. Ben Warnick Assistant Director of Athletics at Massasoit Community College (Jr. College) NCAA Clearinghouse does not apply Convenience & Flexibility Honors Track Transfer Programs Financially Feasible Find your passion!