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Is junior year too late for athletic recruitment?

I'm a high school junior, and I've recently improved a lot in my sport. Is it too late for me to be recruited by colleges? What steps do I need to take in order to get noticed?

8 months ago

Junior year is not too late for athletic recruitment at all, especially if you've shown significant improvement in your sport. It's imperative to start compiling your athletic resume right away. This would include your statistics, any awards or recognitions, and video highlights of your performances. Also, begin reaching out to coaches at schools you're interested in. Write personalized emails expressing your interest in their program and attach your resume and a link to your highlight video. Be proactive in following up and showing genuine interest in their team.

Additionally, attend camps or showcases where college scouts are likely to be present. These can be great opportunities for exposure. It's critical to also keep your grades up, as academic performance can be a crucial factor in recruitment. And don't forget to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center if you haven't already. This is where coaches go to verify that a student-athlete is eligible to play at the college level.

Stay focused and dedicated both in your sport and your academics, and you'll give yourself the best chance at recruitment. Good luck!

8 months ago

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