Presentation on theme: "Questions Tell me about yourself."— Presentation transcript:
1 Questions Tell me about yourself. On a scale of 1-10, what would you rate your passion to play your sport in college?Where are you in the recruiting process?What are your goals in the recruiting process?People would use us for one of two reasons (exposure and save money), what are your thoughts on each?
2 Who Are We?College Athletic RecruitingMarketing/Promotions/ConsultationEstablished 2009Founded by Tim Ryerson who spent 8 years as a college coachHome Office in Raleigh, NC
3 ONLY THE BOTTOM LINE PRICE MATTERS! Financial AidONLY THE BOTTOM LINE PRICE MATTERS!
4 #1- Athletic AidOnly about 50% of colleges even offer athletic scholarshipsAlmost always NOT a full-ride
5 #2- Academic Aid Based on GPA, SAT, and curriculum Each college has different criteriaOther Factors: Diversity, Religion, etc.
6 #3- Financial Need Based Aid Based on family income, taxes, siblings, marital status, in/out of state, etc.Government sponsored (FAFSA) vs school sponsored.
8 Tyler, 3.2 GPA , 1000 SAT, Not FAFSA eligible A Real World Example…Tyler, 3.2 GPA , 1000 SAT, Not FAFSA eligible
9 Competition = Savings! School Starting Price Initial Offer Leverage OfferTusculum (TN)$27,920$11,500Methodist (NC)$31,000$15,637$12,637Wash&Jeff (PA)$32,495$19,865Marist (NY)$39,000$20,071Because our package is somewhat out of line with that offered by Tusculum, I was able to get Tyler an ADDITIONAL $3,000 Methodist University Scholarship! The out-of-pocket cost after financial aid at Methodist will now be approximately $12,637. We're still about $1,000 more than Tusculum, but it's the best we can do. If we are truly Tyler's #1 choice, it's worth the additional investment, in my opinion. I will have our financial aid office prepare an updated financial aid award for Tyler detailing the additional scholarship assistance. I'm hoping this additional assistance will help...he's a great fit for Methodist, in my opinion!!! -Director of Admissions
10 How Many Options Are There? Sport sponsorships and maximum awardsWhat are the odds?
11 No Athletic Scholarships. Often times more aid available in academics, family need, and leverage to make up for athletic money you would get at a NCAA D2 or NAIA school.Many of the best academic and athletic schools in the country.
12 Emory, MIT, Johns Hopkins, U of Chicago, Wash U, Tufts, Carnegie Mellon, Williams, Amherst- and MANY more!
13 When do College Coaches BEGIN tracking prospects? We asked 300 College Coaches…
14 13 year-old 7th grader David Sills verbally committed to USC in 2012 The Results…30% Freshman year or earlier (Major D1’s)45% Sophomore year (Scholarship Level)25% Junior year (Smaller Schools)0% Senior year13 year-old 7th grader David Sills verbally committed to USC in 2012
15 A Real World Example…2008 Men’s Basketball Recruiting Class at Methodist University (NC), NCAA D34 recruits made the Varsity teamHow many did they start with?
17 BEST SOLUTION = MASSIVE EXPOSURE Are You Overlooked?You are not good enough (or)Coaches do not know about youRecruiting budgetsYour coaches are unable to help youSomeone advised you to ‘wait and see’Rural or small school with no exposureLate bloomerBEST SOLUTION = MASSIVE EXPOSURE
19 Snowball EffectValidates you as a legitimate prospect1st offer is the toughestLeverage offers
20 Coaches NetworkCollege coaches know other college coachesCollege coaches talking about you is better than your parents talking about you
21 PracticeConsider yourself an unemployed future college athleteSearch for and obtain offers, don’t turn down interviews
22 The Recruiting Funnel Profile and Intro Received Questionnaire or Camp InviteMeasurables and OpeningsFull Video/ SchedulePhone CallsScoutVisitOFFER= Athletic scholarship or coach being involved in your financial aid package
23 MORE FUNNELS = MORE OPTIONS After you have options then you are selectiveEducational reputation, academic majorsBottom line priceOpportunity for playing time, level of playSize, locationCoaches, teammatesTradition, success, facilitiesOverall fit, student life, housing, food
24 Your College Wish ListPepperdine (NCAA D1, CA) High Point (NCAA D1, NC) Vassar (NCAA D3, NY) Embry-Riddle (NAIA, FL) Birmingham Southern (NCAA D3, AL) Armstrong Atlantic (NCAA D2, GA) Augustana (NCAA D2, SD) Ave Maria University (NAIA, FL) Warren Wilson (USCAA, NC)
25 OUR COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM VideoScouting EvaluationCollege MatchMarketingConsultationTransition Coaching
26 #1 Video Professional Video Crew Professional Editing On-line Streaming
27 #2 ScoutingCollege Coach EvaluationDouble Blind and HONEST!
28 #3 College Match Match your goals, abilities, finances Sort by division, region, state, enrollment, tuition, GPA/ACT/SAT
29 #4 Marketing Create and Update Your Profile Distribute to Colleges Internet Database
30 #5 ConsultationMonthly WebinarsUnlimited Personal ConsultationBook
32 WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT? Strategic Focus/ Personal TouchAnyone can put your profile on a website.We get to know you, make your video, get you evaluated, match you with colleges, and guide you along the way.ReputationFounded by college coaches.We provide a realistic approach, we don’t make unrealistic promises and sell dreams.EVERYONE CLAIMS TO BE AN EXPERT IN RECRUITING!
33 See Where Our Clients Have Gone! View our Success Stories Book
34 Our PromiseNobody can guarantee you a scholarship, in fact the NCAA makes it illegal (see below).However, we offer a 100% refund if you are not satisfied with our effort and servicesGuarantee is subject to proper communication (see next slide).What makes us legal> NCAA Bylaw Talent Evaluation Services and Agents. A prospect may allow a scouting service or agent to distribute personal information (e.g., high-school academic and athletics records, physical statistics) to member institutions without jeopardizing his or her eligibility, provided the fee paid to such an agent is not based on placing the prospect in a collegiate institution as a recipient of institutional financial aid.
35 Your Part Show interest in every school. Return all s and calls from coaches.Return all forms to us when asked.Keep a record of college contacts.Communicate with us, your parents, and your coaches.