Articles by Keirsten Sires

Keirsten is the founder and CEO of LRT Sports. On top of that, she is a writer for The Huddle. Being the Chief Executive Officer of LRT Sports means that Keirsten is the one held accountable for the success of the company’s efforts, across the board. She is also our Chief Amusement Officer; she promotes laughter in our business, eye roll. Playing varsity tennis and soccer for Skidmore College in New York has given her the endurance to be able to push the company to the next level day in and day out.
Keirsten is the founder and CEO of LRT Sports. On top of that, she is a writer for The Huddle. Being the Chief Executive Officer of LRT Sports means that Keirsten is the one held accountable for the success of the company’s efforts, across the board. She is also our Chief Amusement Officer; she promotes laughter in our business, eye roll. Playing varsity tennis and soccer for Skidmore College in New York has given her the endurance to be able to push the company to the next level day in and day out.
Social Media & Scholarships
Recruiting Horror Stories: Facebook Almost Cost me my Athletic Scholarship

By Keirsten Sires|September 6, 2021

When asked what she wanted to be when she grew up, my friend Madi would excitedly respond with, “the first girl to play for the Yankees.” Madi began playing competitive...

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Columbia, Brown, and MIT Coaches Talk about Social Media

By Keirsten Sires|September 6, 2021

As social media is becoming more prevalent, many college coaches are using social media platforms to get a more complete idea of what kind of athletes they’re recruiting. Once you...

different divisions
Everything You Need to Know about College Leagues and Divisions

By Keirsten Sires|September 3, 2021

It is essential to know and understand the different types of leagues and divisions in order to decide which athletic program and school will best fit your needs for the...

Athlete Interviews
Yale Football Players’ Advice on Recruiting and College Athletics

By Keirsten Sires|September 2, 2021

JP Shohfi was a wide receiver for Yale and was named second-team All-Ivy League. He was named Captain of the team in 2018, and graduated in 2020.  Charles Callender was...

college recruiting
Recruiting Must-Do’s: Division I Academic Requirements & Eligibility

By Keirsten Sires|September 2, 2021

The estimated probability of competing in college football is 2.8. If you want to compete at the collegiate level, it’s safe to say that you need to have a plan....

Types of Scholarships
What’s the Difference: Headcount and Equivalency Scholarships

By Keirsten Sires|August 31, 2021

When choosing a college team to commit to, it’s important to understand the difference between equivalency and headcount scholarships, and how this plays into how you will afford college. Equivalency...

college recruiting
Athletes’ Tips on Balancing your GPA and College Football

By Keirsten Sires|August 28, 2021

Your time management will be put to the test if you play a sport at the college level. College athletes have to learn to stay on top of their studies...

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37 Questions to Ask College Coaches Before You Commit

By Keirsten Sires|August 27, 2021

While on an official visit, it is crucial for you to figure out if the college you are visiting is the right fit for you. So whether you are a...

baseball
The HBCU Experience: Coaches Panel by LRT Sports

By Keirsten Sires|June 14, 2021

LRT Sports hosted a panel of Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ Coaches to help educate prospective student-athletes. This inclusive Q&A representing both Men and Women’s athletic programs aims to shine...

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NIL Update | What is Happening With the House Bill 617

By Keirsten Sires|May 10, 2021

Last week, the state of Georgia entered the name, image, and likeness conversation with the passing of House Bill 617, which will grant athletes limited rights to their NILs in...

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Utica College Men’s Basketball Coach, Sean Coffey, on Versatility, Body Language and Scoring from Multiple Areas

By Keirsten Sires|March 8, 2021

Sean Coffey took the reins as head coach ahead of the 2016-17 season. He has led the Pioneers to a 59-45 overall record and a 38-24 mark in the Empire...

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