Silver State Volleyball Club

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Silver State Recruiting Page

Tips on College Recruitment Written by Silver State Staff

Over the course of a few years, several college coaches have contacted Silver State Volleyball Club about players. As a result of those conversations, we have put together some important tips that will help you in the recruitment process.

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Questions to Ask a College Recruiter Written by Silver State Staff

You may want to ask your prospective college coaches the following questions as you consider colleges.

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2013-2014 Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete Written by NCAA Eligibility Center

This Guide has been designed to help you, your family and you high school administrators understand the NCAA initial-eligibility process and to prepare you for transitioning from high school to becoming an NCAA Division I or II student-athlete.

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NCAA Eligibility Resource Center Written by NCAA

At this site you'll find the tools and information you need to begin your college experience. Explore this site to learn more about the NCAA, its athletics divisions, its sports and other information.

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NAIA Eligibility Clearinghouse Written by NAIA

This site helps athletes discover and connect with NAIA school, coaches and athletic scholarships and is the official clearinghouse for NAIA eligibility.

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National Letter of Intent Written by College Commissioners Association

The NLI s a binding agreement between a prospective student-athlete and an NLI member institution.

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Silver State Volleyball Club Recruiting Guide 2014-2015 Written by Jim Saari

Being prepared for the recruitement season can make all the difference. Jim's Recruiting Guide contains tips, suggestions and guidelines you will help you troughout this process.

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What gets your email noticed by a college volleyball coach? Written by theartofcoachingvolleyball.com

College coaches receive hundreds and hundreds of emails every year from young volleyball athletes seeking opportunities to play at the next level. Which ones get noticed?

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Good Info About Recruiting Written by Jim Saari

It is always important to get good info regarding recruiting, here are some new sites with valuable info. Read the article for some very useful links.

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The College Recruiting Process Written by Steve George

When does this process begin? Today, many coaches observe players in their freshmen/sophomore year and make determinations at that early an age as to whether the player is someone the coach is interested in recruiting and offering a scholarship.

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The Pressure to Give a "Verbal" Commitment Written by Jim Saari

An increasingly prevalent phenomenon going on in the world of college recruiting is an athlete being asked to give a "verbal commitment" to a particular college program. Although this has always been used to some extent, schools are now asking ever-younger athletes to make a verbal commitment, some even in their sophomore year of high school.

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You May Have to Look East Written by Jim Saari

Many of you probably have not contemplated the possiblity of heading eastward to attend college. You live here out west, your family and friends are here, you like it out here. Why can't I just get a volleyball scholarship at some school out here? Some of you will (and I do not want to discourage anybody from trying) but the odds are against it if an athletic scholarship is your goal.

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RECRUITING: The process of Marketing Written by Dan Kaplan (www.cbound.com)

For the highest level of athlete (in the sport of volleyball this may include 20 or 30 players in each class), getting recognized simply means showing up at an event then going home and waiting for the mail to arrive. For the majority of players, however, being pro-active is important and is the only way to ensure that you get seen by schools of your interest.

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Attend a College Match Written by Dan Kaplan (www.cbound.com)

If you have not already, you still have a few months to attend a local college match. You should definitely do so and with a purpose, when it comes to recruiting.

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Understand the Recruiting Process Written by Devin Scruggs, Head Volleyball Coach, University of Nevada

Collegiate Programs, Lists, Timeline and General NCAA Rules related to the recruitment process.

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