College Recruiting

The athletic recruiting process is a lot like dating, with college coaches/scouts and high-school student-athletes sizing each other up and searching for the right match. The process requires participants to understand and observe NCAA rules and regulations, conduct thorough research, schedule home and campus visits, network and communicate appropriately, and, for most student-athletes, engage in self-marketing. Learn best practices from athletes who have achieved success and the experts who have helped them.

Latest in College Recruiting

CaptainU Recruit of the Week: Nicolo Depaoli

CaptainU athlete Nicolo Depaoli is heading into his senior lacrosse season this spring at Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, Georgia. Nico is ...

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CaptainU Recruit of the Week: Erin Hetherington

Erin Hetherington is a 5-foot-10 setter from Roanoke, Virginia and a user of CaptainU recruiting tools. This past summer, Erin accomplished her go...

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7 Things to Avoid When Writing a Cover Letter to a College Coach

As we learned in our article how to write a cover letter to a college coach, the very best way to introduce yourself to a coach is with a personalized...

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Follow This Template to Create the Perfect College Recruiting Video

Before you're offered a spot on a college team, the coach will usually want to see you play in person. While a highlights video isn't a substitute for...

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Latest Videos in College Recruiting

A Day in the Life: Jacob Gatewood

Want to know what it’s like to be one of the top high school baseball recruits in the country? Take a look at a typical day in the life of Jacob Gatewood.

A Day in the Life: Josh Morgan

Rated the 27th best high school baseball player in the country, Josh Morgan is committed to play at UCLA. Join this baseball star on a normal day at Orange Lutheran High School in California.

A Day in the Life: Kodi Medeiros

From spear diving in the morning to lifting weights at night, Kodi Medeiros’ daily life is far from typical. In this video, one of the best high school baseball players in the country takes us through his normal day in Hawaii.

2015 Notre Dame QB Commit Blake Barnett Awarded MVP at Elite 11 in Los Angeles

Santiago High School’s Blake Barnett participates in the Elite 11 quarterback competition in California.

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