GRADE 11 SEMINARS


Seminar #1 – Timeline, NCAA guidelines, and Rules (Specific to Grade 11)

  • The recruiting process timeline - what the S-A should be doing and when
                          - brief review of the Gr. 10 timeline
                          - detailed overview of the Gr. 11 timeline
  • S-A’s must ensure they have taken and are in the correct courses
                           - to meet the NCAA Eligibility Centre academic requirements
                           - to determine if they could be an NCAA ‘early academic qualifier’
  • S-A’s updating their profile on the NCAA Eligibility Centre website
  • Preparing for the SAT/ACT test
  • Registering for the SAT/ACT test
  • Writing the SAT/ACT test
  • Coaches can contact you September 1 of Grade 11 – did you receive any emails from coaches
  • Marketing process – establish and continue correspondence with coaches of schools on your list
  • Are the schools on your list the ‘right fit’ for you
  • Establish new contacts and schools to add to your list if need be
  • How to plan 3 – 5 unofficial visits
  • What to discuss with the coaches while on an unofficial visit
  • When should the discussion around scholarship dollars occur
  • How to know if you should attend Junior days/camps/clinics etc. that you may be invited to
  • Learn about verbal commitments
  • Understanding the NLI (National Letter of Intent) and official signing periods
     

Date - February 8, 2018
Time - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location - Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
                   875 Morningside Ave
                   Toronto, ON  M1C 0C7

Cost - $40 

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Seminar #2 - Marketing Yourself to College Coaches (for Student-Athlete’s not committed)

By Gr. 11 some athletes will be well on their way (may even have made a verbal commitment) but most will still be working on finding the right fit.  For those still working on finding the ‘right fit’:

  • Continue to address NCAA - DI, DII and DIII, the NAIA and CIS/OUA as viable options
  • Understanding that the Student-Athlete/Parents must take the initiative in seeking out opportunities – DON’T WAIT FOR COACHES TO FIND YOU!!
  • Steps to marketing self to college coaches in your Grade 11 year
  • The ‘right fit’ - targeting the right level of school athletically and academically
  • How your list of schools should evolve from year to year
  • Narrowing your list of schools to 3 – 5 schools
  • Review the need to be initiating the communication with coaches
  • Guidelines for communicating with coaches – emails, texts and phone calls
  • The importance of Junior Days, camps and clinics
  • Review why NCAA guideline/rules make communicating with coaches easier for Grade 11’s
  • Review producing game/practice footage for coaches


Date - February 27. 2018
Time - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location - Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
                   875 Morningside Ave
                   Toronto, ON  M1C 0C7

Cost - $40 

CLICK HERE to Sign Up Today!