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Recruiting Horror Stories™: No Coach, No Offer

Recruiting Horror Stories™ are posted every Tuesday to provide athletes’ first-hand experiences of what can go wrong during the recruiting process. Brase was in 8th grade when he first received a letter from a college basketball program. He vividly remembers opening the letter from the University of Virginia and realizing that it would soon be

October 26, 2021 Celeste Gutierrez

Recruiting Horror Stories™: In an Instant, the Cheer Team was Banned From Competing

Recruiting Horror Stories™ are posted every Tuesday to provide athletes’ first-hand experiences of what can go wrong during the recruiting process. Imagine spending your entire summer practicing to earn your spot on the college cheer team. Now, imagine that after spending all this time prepping to earn a spot on the team, you get an

October 19, 2021

Recruiting Horror Stories™: My Grades Cost Me Scholarship Offers

Recruiting Horror Stories™ are posted every Tuesday to provide athletes’ first-hand experiences of what can go wrong during the recruiting process. To get to the next level of your athletic career, you need to have good enough grades. Frank Cascio, a baseball player from Hillsdale, New Jersey had to find this out the hard way. 

October 12, 2021

Recruiting Horror Stories™: Mom Stole My Letter of Intent on Signing Day!

**Recruiting Horror Stories™ are posted every Tuesday to provide athletes’ first-hand experiences of what can go wrong during the recruiting process. It’s always hard for parents to see their children move out and go off to college. Mom and Dad would rather see their kid stay close to home but often times they decide to

October 5, 2021

Recruiting Horror Stories™: Hurricane Dropped Me at the Wrong School

**Recruiting Horror Stories™ are posted every Tuesday to provide athletes’ first-hand experiences of what can go wrong during the recruiting process. If you are thinking “Wizard of Oz”, well… it’s kind of like that. This is a story about how a hurricane held back a star athlete and changed his ambition for the sport he

September 28, 2021

Recruiting Horror Stories™: The Coach Who Enjoyed Making Recruits Cry

**Recruiting Horror Stories are posted every Tuesday to provide athletes’ first-hand experiences of what can go wrong during the recruiting process. Since I was little, I dreamed of stepping on a college campus and talking with coaches about reaching my goal: playing college basketball. During the fall of my junior year, I began taking unofficial

September 21, 2021

Recruiting Horror Stories™: My Family Influenced Me to Go to the Wrong School

**Recruiting Horror Stories are posted every Tuesday to provide athletes’ first-hand experiences of what can go wrong during the recruiting process. Wayden fell in love with lacrosse at a young age and continued to stand out amongst her teammates as she grew up. When it came time to look at colleges, Wayden was excited to

September 14, 2021

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