Every player has their own experience with the recruiting process and a unique athletic career—if you want to play at the next level, then getting good advice from older players is crucial. Interviewing professional athletes, coaches, and recruiting coordinators has been a dream of mine and now it’s coming true! I’m so excited to share … Continue reading Player Journey: Deme Morales
Presidents day weekend is coming up! That means a long weekend and lots of volleyball, including… unsigned showcases! If you’re an unsigned senior, you may feel like you’re running out of time to get noticed by coaches, build relationships, and be offered a position on a college team. While it’s true that you don’t have … Continue reading What are unsigned showcases? How can they help me?
One of my biggest fears as a young athlete was that someday, years down the road, there would be a conversation between two old friends of mine that would go something like this, Old friend #1: Remember Miranda? She was a pretty good athlete. Did she ever go anywhere with volleyball? Old friend #2: Yeah, … Continue reading Am I good enough to play at the next level?
The recruiting process often starts with a player contacting a coach. This post will walk you through how to get started contacting schools and how to build a recruiting relationship with coaches. Your first contact with a school Your first interaction with a college coach can happen in a number of different ways. Maybe you … Continue reading How to contact coaches
Every year in December and January, tens of thousands of athletes all around the country are starting the club volleyball season. Some of my favorite volleyball memories are from the seasons I spent playing club volleyball and I’ve even stayed in touch with my teammates through the years following. The club season is one of … Continue reading How do I get the most out of my club volleyball season?
There are a lot of decisions you will need to make throughout the recruiting process. One of the biggest questions to answer is, “what should I look for in a college program?” In this post, I walk you through the main considerations every player should make. Academic degrees At the end of your college sports … Continue reading What should I look for in a college volleyball program?
There’s already so much going on in college, so why volleyball? Playing a sport in college entails a lot of sacrificeIt also brings a lot of benefits—scholarship, facilities, friends, supportWhat are the best motivations? If you’re reading this post, then I imagine that you’re interested in playing volleyball in college. If you’re at all like … Continue reading Why play volleyball in college?
Wondering about what the recruiting process might look like? This post briefly covers some of the major steps in recruiting, from deciding that you want to play in college, to signing an NLI. Each one of these steps could be a post of its own, so be sure to click on the links for a … Continue reading How do I get recruited to play college volleyball?