To be eligible to receive an athletic scholarship, and to be able to practice and compete, an athlete who will be enrolling at an NCAA Division I school as a freshman must be certified as a Qualifier by the NCAA Eligibility Center. As part of the determination of a student-athlete’s eligibility for Division I, the […]
Here are two recent examples of how NOT to approach the transfer process: In one case, the parent of a student-athlete sent out e-mails to other schools stating that their child was considering a transfer from School A. Some of these schools sent “permission to contact” request forms to School A to speak to this […]
Rick Allen explains how college athletic teams assign high school and college athletes designations such as “red shirt athlete,” “gray shirt athlete,” “green shirt athlete,” and “blue shirt athlete” as part of their recruiting and eligibility strategy. Understanding what these terms mean and understanding how they are used is especially beneficial to high school athletes who are being actively recruited.