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Recruiting Horror Stories by LRT Sports™ | A Coach Lied About My Scholarship Offer

Recruiting was an exciting time for me. As a transfer student, I was excited to have a second chance to pick a school that was an excellent fit for me. I set up visits for two of my top five schools on back-to-back weekends, and I was in contact with other coaches for my top

October 31, 2019 Monique Felix

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

NCAA Coaches Talk about social media and what they look for in recruits

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

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