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How to Prepare for Women’s College Ice Hockey

Recruiting for college hockey begins at a young age. I understand this because I worked hard to be a member of the Yale women’s ice hockey team so that I can speak from experience. I started noticing the arenas filling up with scouts in ninth grade, so I decided to begin the recruiting process early

September 2, 2019 Krista Yip-Chuck

NCAA Coaches Talk About Social Media

During hundreds of interviews with NCAA head coaches that LRT Sports conducted, the traits of coachability and character were a common theme. We found that most coaches are looking for recruits that have good character, and that will work hard. These coaches also commented on the importance of recruits having the trait of coachability, which

August 12, 2019

Do You Know What It Takes to Be a Recruitable Student-Athlete?

Every college coach seeks different qualities or attributes in their recruits, whether it be athletic, academic, or a specific psychological trait. These characteristics vary from coach to coach depending on the sport, the school, the division, or the conference they compete in. In most cases, college coaches evaluate these four areas of a prospective student-athlete.

August 8, 2019

Soccer Recruiting Advice

ID CAMPS AND SOCCER SHOWCASES It’s safe to say that if you are looking to play soccer at the collegiate level, you should be attending ID camps and soccer showcases. Both of these are intended to help you get noticed and evaluated by coaches.  Attending these can improve your chances of playing in college, so

August 1, 2019

College Recruiting Advice to Parents from Parents

The college recruiting process can be fun for the whole family as long as you start early. Starting early can relieve a lot of stress for the athlete as well as for the parents. Start early, read up on the process, and set boundaries between the parents and the athlete. You can have a stress

July 13, 2019

4 Tips on Time Management for Student-Athletes

For a college athlete, it is not uncommon to be out and about from the time you wake up to the time you crash on your bed later that night. This is why, for a student-athlete, balancing school and your sport is so important.

June 20, 2019

NCAA NEW RULE | The Speed of Baseball Increasing and May Affect Pitchers in the Process

In the year of 2019, the NCAA incorporated new rules to prohibit downtime between innings as well as taking dead time entirely out of the game. The NCAA is making strides to make a faster baseball game a reality.

June 13, 2019