RECRUITING 101

Welcome to Recruiting 101! Although the process is exciting, it can also be daunting and overwhelming to begin. The information below is intended to ease this anxiety, and break the process up into manageable steps. Everyone may have a different path, but the most important part of finding the right place for you is to build a relationship with the college coaches and their program. Please fill out the questionnaire below to begin the process with Recruiting Coordinator, Gabe Woffindin. 

01/

Freshman Year 
  • Become familiar with the NCAA clearinghouse and the recruiting rules as they differ from D1,DII,& DIII

  • Create a University Athlete profile and check it often to make sure that it is up to date

  • Work hard and continue to develop your skills

02/

SOPHoMORE Year 
  • Develop a broad list of programs that you may be interested in

  • Begin highlight film and have links to YouTube or Hudl 

  • Email the coaches of the programs on your list at the start of your club season
    (make sure to cc your recruiting coordinator!)

  • Continue to develop skills as you are now one year from potential collegiate offers

03/

JUNIOR Year 
  • Start to narrow down your list of choices

  • Begin to visit and attend camps at schools on your list

  • Register with the NCAA clearinghouse and have SAT and ACT scores sent there

  • Send an updated athletic resume with club information and schedule 

  • Send highlight video to programs of interest early in the club season

  • Begin to take unofficial visits to talk with coaches and gauge their interest level

04/

SENIOR Year 
  • Narrow down your list 

  • Schedule and take official visits 

  • Sign during early signing period if you've made a verbal commitment 

  • If you haven't received an offer, then re-evaluate potential 

  • Contact schools as club begins asking what positions they have available

Your "dream" volleyball school should check all
of the boxes:

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Academics

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location

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level

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size