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Troy Polamalu: Former Pittsburgh Steelers Offers Advice on the Recruiting Process and His Decision to Play at USC

Pittsburgh Steelers, strong safety, Troy Polamalu had a very successful professional career in the NFL. Originally from Southern California and then Oregon, where he spent the majority of his athletic career, Troy received many honors that continued with him to USC. Once a USC Trojan, he worked hard and earned Consensus All-American honors and is

February 4, 2019 LRT Staff

Olympian and World Champion Georganne Moline Talks About the Importance of the Coach-Athlete Relationship

Amidst her incredible collegiate career at the University of Arizona where she placed second in the NCAA finals, Georganne Moline earned a spot on the roster for the 2012 Olympics as the youngest competitor in the 400m Hurdles. After an impressive fifth place finish in London, she went on to earn the title of World

February 1, 2019

A Rhodes College Golfer and her Battle with Depression

A Rhodes College athlete was concerned for her mental health.  Making the transition from high school to college life can be an arduous process for young adults. The transition happened to be extremely challenging for one student-athlete who was about to play her sport at the collegiate level. Former Rhodes College golfer Jessica Ritter (’15)

January 30, 2019

Davidson Women’s Head Basketball Coach Fulks Offers Advice

Gayle Coats Fulks was named the 12th head women’s basketball coach for the Wildcats. While  Fulks is a young coach, she is a force to be reckoned with. She was recognized in 2015-16 as one of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s Thirty Under 30 Honorees. Davidson College Director of Athletics Jim Murphy states (davidsonwildcat.com) “Gayle

January 28, 2019

VKTRY Insole: Protecting against injury and Improving Performance

ABOUT THE GAME CHANGING TECHNOLOGY: Most sports insoles are made from plastic and foam and act as a cushion, whereas VKTRY insoles are made from a superior, ultra-lightweight, aerospace-grade carbon fiber with a comfortable foam top. VKTRY insoles have 5 different variants to ensure maximum comfort and performance, based off of foot size and length.

January 25, 2019

Collegiate Ice Hockey Recruiting Advice

According to collegehockeyinc.com, college coaches can not start actively recruiting high schoolers until January 1st of their Sophomore year. After January 1st, coaches can begin to show interest in students, by having them visit their institution. According to the NCAA rules, students may reach out to college coaches before January first as long as they

January 23, 2019

Vassar College Head Soccer Coach Andy Jennings Offers Advice

Coach Andy Jennings graduated from Exeter University in England with a Bachelor of Education, received his Master’s degree from the College of William and Mary in Virginia and gained his Ph.D. in Sports Psychology from the University of Maryland. From 1990 to 2004 he served as Vassar‘s Director of Athletics. As the head coach of

January 21, 2019