Category Archives: Student-Athlete Recruiting

Coach Nick discusses and guest discuss the in and outs of the college recruiting journey for parents, kids, coaches, and recruiters.

I Hear NLI Signing Day Whispering in the Wind! Part 1

Tis the season as coaches head for break and the dead period continues at the American Football Coaches Association to discuss sports, learn new tactics, take a break, trade stories and locate new job opportunities. In the meantime. Meanwhile back … Continue reading

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What to Expect as A College Walk-On

One of the biggest misconceptions in sports is the “value” placed on the importance of gaining a full athletic scholarship in the sport in which you play. . Note: See new award created for outstanding walk-ons http://www.grantland.com/blog/the-triangle/post/_/id/10133/introducing-the-club-trillion-national-player-of-the-year-belt. Many great athletes … Continue reading

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National College Signing Day – What Now?

Well the big day has arrived for many families across the U.S. and the world where it’s almost becoming a national holiday. Congrats to all of my families that made it over the next hurdle.  And to those that did … Continue reading

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The Key Ingredient to Harness Athleticism – Part 2

As you saw in part 1 ending with that great dancing baby, the secret to athletic success — great Hips!!!! Yes quick feet are important. We also know speed kills, but at the end of the day whether you have … Continue reading

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The Recruiting End Game – 8 EZ Tips for Senior Student-Athletes Selecting Your College

It’s  that time of year for many student-athlete families to make one of the hardest decisions that will possibly impact their lives forever.   Here are a few tips to help you navigate thru the gauntlet called college recruiting.   Know … Continue reading

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The Key Ingredient to Harness Athleticism – Part 1

When training athletes many coaches and clients ask, “Where do you typically begin with most athletes to evaluate their ability to make an impact in their sport whatever it may be.”  Starting out in the football, track & field and … Continue reading

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SLAM dunking Grades – Ten Commandments to Better Time Management

1. Plan Your Work I know it sounds simple.  Ain’t it a shame most simple dreams are the hardest to get. Most folks mix up the word simple with easy. Let’s face it.   You know your test dates, practice times, … Continue reading

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To Pay or Not to Pay – Giving $$$ to College Student-athletes

Well okay before we get settled in for the 2011 season in the span of one summer we’ve seen Ohio state caught with their pants down or should I say shirt off (getting the tattoos done), the U (Miami) with … Continue reading

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