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The Danger of Applying To Too Many Colleges

2020-07-20T20:26:30+00:00

High-achieving students who apply every year to the Ivies and other elites schools have heard the grim statistics about how ridiculously hard it is to get into these schools.

That reality, however, doesn’t deter students from applying even though it’s pointless [Read More]

The Danger of Applying To Too Many Colleges2020-07-20T20:26:30+00:00

How Athletic Scholarships Work

2020-07-20T20:16:24+00:00

 

Many athletes and parents mistakenly believe that if you can’t get an athletic scholarship you can’t play in college. The reality is that the majority of college athletes do not have athletic scholarships, the demand [Read More]

How Athletic Scholarships Work2020-07-20T20:16:24+00:00

You got a coach’s attention. Now what?

2020-07-20T21:25:55+00:00

CaptainU Live Episode 5: In this week’s episode, we talk about pushing your recruiting conversations forward, etiquette for following up, and how to find out where you stand with the schools you’re interested in.

Watch and learn:
1. How to take an [Read More]

You got a coach’s attention. Now what?2020-07-20T21:25:55+00:00

Watch Our Expert Football Panel Discuss the Recruiting Process

2020-07-16T18:47:23+00:00

Eric Lake spent some time with this CaptainU expert panel discussing the football recruiting process and what it’s like playing at the collegiate level:

  • Brendan Ryan: Div III Football Player, 4 year Colorado High School Football Coach, Coached in 2 [Read More]
Watch Our Expert Football Panel Discuss the Recruiting Process2020-07-16T18:47:23+00:00

How to Build a Profile That Doesn’t Suck

2020-07-20T21:28:35+00:00

CaptainU Live Episode 4: In this week’s episode, we talk about how to build & maintain a great recruiting profile to get college coaches’ attention.

Watch and learn:
1. The most important elements to add to your profile in the beginning.
2. [Read More]

How to Build a Profile That Doesn’t Suck2020-07-20T21:28:35+00:00

How to Send an Effective Message to College Coaches

2020-07-20T21:30:15+00:00

CaptainU Live Episode 2: How to talk to college coaches

The hardest part is getting that first response: 

  1. Be proactive to maximize your exposure.
  2. Be confident but be natural to build rapport.
  3. Be responsive – always follow up!
  4. Be persistent (but [Read More]
How to Send an Effective Message to College Coaches2020-07-20T21:30:15+00:00

The One Predictor Of Elite Level Performance In Football Is…

2020-07-17T00:14:47+00:00

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University

Key Points:

• Power. In multiple scientific studies, power is the one measurable predictor of elite level performance in football, rugby, soccer, and several other sports. [Read More]

The One Predictor Of Elite Level Performance In Football Is…2020-07-17T00:14:47+00:00