The mental game of college recruiting

The mental game of college recruiting can be brutal.  The ups and downs of the process can really mess with your head. The key is to stay focused. To keep the right headspace you also need to be sure that you are doing all you can to help yourself get recruited.

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But don’t fret. Here are three recruiting tips to help you stay in the right frame of mind.


  1. Start early-   The sooner you begin the recruiting process the better. Most D1 caliper athletes are identified by the end of their sophomore year! Get noticed by starting early.
  2. Be proactive-Do your homework. Learn the recruiting timelines. Find out about contact dates. Don’t be afraid to take control of your recruiting process.
  3. Get help– College recruiting can be confusing so you’ll want help to help you navigate safety through the process. There are a number of different avenues to explore to get assistance, advice and increase exposure. Use coaches, website and organizations to help you get noticed.

Follow these three recruiting tips will help you stay in the right frame of mind and avoid the mind games that a huge disappointment is around the corner.

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