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

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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This is the Best Time to Start Your College Recruiting Process

The recruiting timeline is a subject of great confusion. Rumors spread like wildfire, people make uninformed decisions, and it often results in...

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[PODCAST] Building an Athlete Strength Training Program With Mark Rippetoe

Fully committing yourself to your sport as an athlete is something that most people think means practice, practice, practice. It turns out, as our guest...

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CaptainU Athlete of the Week: Andrew Morrissey

Andrew Morrissey is from Rockford, Ill., a suburb of Chicago that often gets overlooked in terms of athletic talent, especially basketball. "Very few D1...

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CaptainU Athlete of the Week: Jessie Williams

CaptainU made maintaining my recruiting profile a breeze. I didn't get a chance to compete during my senior year due to me tearing my ACL/LCL a week...

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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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