Presentation on theme: "The Recruitment Process Part of Everyone’s Job TJ Meagher Legislative Representative to the AVCA Board of Directors."— Presentation transcript:
The Recruitment Process Part of Everyone’s Job TJ Meagher Legislative Representative to the AVCA Board of Directors
Who is “Everyone” The prospect The prospect’s parent The individual(s) responsible for directing the prospect in sport specific activity The college coach The NCAA
State of the Union Rush to commit Chicken or egg Who does it affect? Who does it advantage? What is really being chosen?
The Prospect Understand the rules Assess program fit Do the homework – Research programs/coaches – Ask questions Visit campuses Call coaches
The Prospect’s Parent Understand the rules Help with assessing the fit Encourage proaction Be apart of the process
The Individual Responsible for Directing the Prospect in Sport Specific Activity Understand the rules Lookout for the prospect’s interests Offer realism to prospect and parents
The College Coach Understand and respect the rules – Calendar, days, opportunities – Sending information – Contacts & evaluations – Communicating through coach Recruit ethically Police your own
The NCAA Help understand the rules Engender responsibility of adhering to rules Protect prospects Administer National Letter of Intent program
The Stages of Recruitment From the recruiting perspective of the NCAA Division I college coach
Stage 1 Non-Prospects: before start of 9 th grade May… – Evaluate off-campus – Send limited, non-personal information via mail May not… – Contact off-campus – Contact by phone – Communicate through coach
Stage 2 After start of 9 th grade and before September 1 of Junior year in high school May – Evaluate off-campus (limited to 7/academic year) – Send limited, non-personal information via mail May not… – Contact off-campus – Contact by phone – Communicate through coach
Stage 3 After September 1 of Junior year and before July 1 following Junior year May… – Send recruiting materials via mail/email – Evaluate off-campus (limit 7/academic year) – Communicate through coach May not… – Contact off-campus – Contact by phone
Stage 4 Student life after July 1 following Junior year in high school to collegiate matriculation May… – Send recruiting materials via mail/email – Evaluate off-campus – Contact off-campus (limit 3 times) – Communicate through coach – Pay for visit to campus (after start of Senior year) May not…
Recruitment Interaction Differences NCAA DII – 15 June following Junior year triggers phone contact and off-campus contact NCAA DIII – Send mail/telephone at any time – Off campus contact after completing Junior year
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