What is your reason for playing a sport?
out of a class of
SAT (1800 scale):
SAT (2400 scale):
Best ACT English:
Best ACT Math:
Best SAT Critical Reading:
Best SAT Mathematics:
At what level do you want to compete:
My first choice is to play for a school at
My second choice is to play for a school at
Circle the answers that apply to you:
I am hoping athletics will boost my chances of getting admitted to the college of my choice:
I want to move on in the pros:
I just want to compete in my sport:
I want an athletic scholarship, because it will help me get a better financial aid package
even though my family will show need
I want an athletic scholarship, because my family will not get financial aid,
I only qualify for merit based aid.
Questions to Ask College Coaches
What is the graduation rate for student-athletes at your school? What is
the graduation rate for your program?
What type of academic services are available for the general student body
and what services are available for student-athletes? (e.g., tutoring,
Approximately how many days of class does your team miss during the
year due to practice and competition schedules? How is the missed class
What happens if class time conflicts with practice time?
Is it difficult to change majors once you declare your major?
What type of career counseling services are available for the studentathlete?
How many seniors are you graduating this year and in what position?
Do you allow freshmen to start (provided they have the ability)?
Is there a junior varsity program?
Have you made it to post-season play, and if so how have you done?
What is your general coaching philosophy?
How do academics fit into your coaching philosophy?
At this point, where do you see me fitting into your program?
How many other prospects are you recruiting in my position, event, etc?
Where do I fall in that group of prospects?
Does your team practice year round? What is expected during the offseason?
What type of strength and conditioning programs are conducted and are
they done year round?
Are your student-athletes required to live on campus? If so, do they live
with fellow student-athletes or with someone from the general student
What type of medical coverage is available for student-athletes?
Do you provide all necessary uniforms and equipment, or are the studentathletes responsible to pay for or provide uniforms and equipment?
As a coach, are you looking to move upward in the coaching ranks in the
near future or do you see yourself continuing your career at this
Does the athletic department or college offer counseling services for drug
and alcohol use, nutrition, etc.?
Do you offer athletic grants-in-aid? If yes, do you offer full grants-in-aid
(tuition, room, board, books and fees) or do you offer partial grants-in-aid?
How many athletic grants do you have available for the upcoming year (or
how much grant money do you have available for the upcoming year)?
I know that athletic grants-in-aid are not guaranteed for a four year period
and that they are renewed on a yearly basis. If I receive a grant-in-aid, will
it most likely be renewed each year provided I remain a part of the team?
What is your policy on renewing aid? What is the institution’s policy on
If I receive an athletic grant-in-aid and I am injured in the first practice or
game, what happens to that grant for the remainder of that year and for
the following years?
If you do not offer athletic grants-in-aid, what type of financial aid is
available to student-athletes? Is it only need based aid, or are there merit