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Steve Blocker Emporia State University.  Approaching the athlete  Do they want to compete?  Are they eligible to compete?  Do you believe they CAN.

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1 Steve Blocker Emporia State University

2  Approaching the athlete  Do they want to compete?  Are they eligible to compete?  Do you believe they CAN compete?  Don’t allow athletes to assume they will be discovered

3  Meet 2 of 3 requirements  Graduate in top half of class  Minimum GPA of 2.0  Minimum of 860 SAT or 18 ACT

4  3 years English  2 years Math (Algebra 1 & higher)  2 years natural or physical science (including 1 year lab science if offered)  2 years of social science  3 additional years of math/English/natural science  4 years of additional core courses (i.e. foreign language)  2.0 GPA in core courses & ACT sum of 68 or SAT sum of 820

5  2.3 GPA in minimum 16 core classes  4 years/English  3 years/Algebra 1 & higher  2 years/natural or physical science (1 year of lab science if offered by HS)  1 extra year English/math or science  2 years social science  4 years of extra core courses (foreign language etc.)  Combined SAT/ACT sum score that matches sliding scale

6  NCAA Division I & II Maximums  Men 12.6 scholarships  Women 18 scholarships  Amounts differ by school/conference etc.  Very few receive a “full-ride”  ESU total roster - ~ 95 total athletes  Schools may have list of minimum standards on website

7  ~138,000 scholarships in D I & DII  Average scholarship amount $10,500  This includes football/volleyball & Men’s & Women’s basketball  Avg. Track & Field Scholarship ~ $1,500-$3,000  Over 103,000 men & women compete in collegiate track/xc in 2011  Over 1 million boys & girls competed  1,096 colleges sponsored collegiate track & field

8  As coaches we recruit the parents just as much as the athlete  Up to 15% of college athletes give back their aid – scholarships are renewable each year  “Kids who have worked their whole life trying to get a scholarship think the hard part is over when they get the college money,” said Tim Poydenis, a senior at Villanova receiving $3,000 a year to play baseball. “They don’t know that it’s a whole new monster when you get here. Yes, all the hard work paid off. And now you have to work harder.” New York Times – March 2008

9  NCAA DIVISION II (Men)  100 Meters  200 Meters  400 Meters  800 Meters 1: :52.55  1,500 Meters 3: :52.50  3,000m Steeplechase 8: :20.00  5,000 Meters 14: :35.00  10,000 Meters 29: :40.00  110-Meter Hurdles  400 Meter Hurdles  4 x 100 Meter Relay  4 x 400 Meter Relay 3: :15.00  High Jump 7’-.75”6’-9.75”  Pole Vault 16’-10.5” 15’-9”  Long Jump 24’-8.5” 23’-5”  Triple Jump51’-3” 47’-6.5”  Shot Put 58’-9” 52’-10”  Discus 180’-8” 162’-3.5”  Hammer 206’-6”182’-.5”  Javelin 213’-4” 193’-6”  Decathlon

10  NCAA Division II (women)  100 Meters  200 Meters  400 Meters  800 Meters 2: :14.00  1,500 Meters 4: :36.00  3,000m Steeplechase 10: :10.00  5,000 Meters 16: :20.00  10,000 Meters 34: :40.00  100-Meter Hurdles  400 Meters Hurdles :02.50  4 x 100 Meter Relay  4 x 400 Meter Relay 3: :50.00  High Jump 5’-9” 5’-6”  Pole Vault 12’-11” 11’-7.25”  Long Jump 19’-8” 18’-6.25”  Triple Jump 40’-8” 38’-3”  Shot Put 48’-8” 43’-11.5”  Javelin 149’-11” 131’-2.5”  Discus 160’-3” 142’-.25”  Hammer 184’-3” 162’-4”  Heptathlon

11  Sit down with athlete and come up with a list of schools  Check academic standards/admittance/program of study  Check for walk-on standards/qualifying standards etc.  If considering an NCAA school, register for NCAA eligibility center

12  Performances at Championship Meets  Marks (not place)  Academics  More $$$ available for Academics than Athletics!  FAT times/marks  Athlete’s demeanor while visiting campus

13  NCAA schools can offer Official or Unofficial visits  Official visits are funded by the school (usually highly sought after athletes)  Official visits require ACT/SAT/PSAT score  Usually overnight  We usually bring athletes in during mid-fall

14  How have athletes in that event improved over the years?  Coaching Philosophy?  Event Coach / Program philosophy  Will they have opportunity to travel or compete at conference championships?  Squad size limits

15  Will practices interfere with their major?  Where would they fit into the program?  Single events / relays, etc? * We are always evaluating Recruits * Interaction with their parents Interaction with college coaching staff Interaction / behavior with college athletes

16  Sit down and visit with athlete during Junior year or before if necessary  Help develop criteria of what student is looking for in a school (distance/finances/etc)  Create a short list of schools and begin researching academic/athletic requirements  Be honest with the athlete about where they can compete

17  Meet with Parents about the reality of earning a scholarship and competing at the collegiate level  Money may not make you happy!!!

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