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2018 JANUARY CAMP

FRESHMAN and 8TH GRADE 

Seminar Topics

 

 

Reaching out

 

  1. When should I start contacting coaches?
  2. What should I include when I write a letter or send an email to a coach?
    1. What should I include or not include?
    2. Does the letter or email go to the head coach, assistant, or both?
    3. Should I provide a video?
    4. Do I include a resume and if so, what should be on it?
    5. What should I include/not include in my resume?
  3. When and how often should I send follow up emails to coaches that I have reached out to? 
    1. Do I include academic information or just field hockey updates?
  4. If I’m going to a tournament, clinic, or play day, what should I put in an email to coaches?
  5. What happens after I compete in a recruiting event?
  6. What are the rules regarding contact with coaches?
    1. Can I call them on the phone?
    2. Should I expect a phone call back?
    3. If I speak to a coach on the phone, what should I ask?

 

 Getting to Know Programs

 

  1. How early do coaches start identifying their top recruits?
  2. How do I know if a coach is interested in me as a freshman?
    1. Is that something I can ask a coach?
  3. How early do coaches start offering roster spots?
  4. How early in the process should I know where I’m going to school?
    1. Is it too early to look into programs as a freshman?
  5. What is the difference between an official and unofficial visit?
  6. What is the value in taking an unofficial visit?
  7. Should I make an appointment with the coach before coming on campus?
  8. If I'm on campus taking a tour, is it okay to drop by the coach’s office?
  9. What if the coach can’t meet with me? Does that mean they aren’t interested?
  10. Should I ask the coach to give me a tour or should I go through the college/university?
  11. Can I ask a coach if I can observe practice
  12. What are some questions I should be asking?
    1. Academic?
    2. Benefits of being a student athlete?
    3. Strength and conditioning programs?
    4. Division/Conference?
    5. Training Room?
    6. Compliance?
  13. Can I observe your practice?

 

 

Evaluating Scholarships and Financial Aid

 

  1. How many scholarships are available at each school?
  2. Is it unusual to be offered a scholarship as a freshman?
  3. What is a verbal commitment?
  4. What happens after I commit to a verbal?
  5. When do coaches give out scholarship money?
    1. In person?
    2. Over the Phone?
    3. At a clinic? Play Day?
    4. Summer Camp?
    5. Unofficial Visits?
  6. What do scholarships include?
    1. Tuition?
    2. Room and Board?
  7. Are scholarships negotiable?
  8. What is the difference between a full and partial scholarship?
  9. Should I expect a numerical number or a percentage in a scholarship offer?
  10. How important are academics in athletics?
  11. How do academic scholarships work?
  12. Should I take the ACT or SAT’s?
  13. How does financial Aid work for schools with no athletic scholarships (Ivy’s?)