The club season is amazing. Some of my very best volleyball memories come from seasons filled with intense practices, great coaches and teammates, big tournaments, traveling, and matching hair ties. Standing out at big club tournaments is an important part of the recruiting process. So how do you get coaches to recruit you? When it … Continue reading How do I get recruited at big tournaments?
What is amateurism? And why does the NCAA care about it?
For once, being an amateur is a good thing! Today’s post discusses amateurism, how the NCAA defines it, and why it should matter to you as a prospective student-athlete. While talking about the administrative side of college sports isn’t very exciting, it’s super important and can’t be ignored! STUDENT-Athlete The NCAA takes the word “student-athlete” … Continue reading What is amateurism? And why does the NCAA care about it?
How to make great recruiting videos (for free)
Sending video is one of the best ways to get yourself in front of dozens of coaches. It’s also one of the easiest ways for a coach to see you play. Rather than boarding a plane, renting a car, and booking a hotel for a weekend of tournament watching, all a coach has to do … Continue reading How to make great recruiting videos (for free)
How to contact coaches
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
How do I get the most out of my club volleyball season?
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?
How do I get recruited to play college volleyball?
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?
Welcome to BreakOut Sports!
Welcome! This blog brings together the best volleyball recruiting strategy and advice from coaches and players and is designed to help you navigate the recruiting process. Who is this blog for? This blog is primarily aimed at club and high school volleyball players of any age who are interested in playing in college. Parents will … Continue reading Welcome to BreakOut Sports!