How To Get Recruited For Lacrosse

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How To Get Recruited For Lacrosse

  1. 1. How to get Recruited for Lacrosse By Megan Erler
  2. 2. About Lacrosse <ul><li>Lacrosse started in 1636 by the Native Americans </li></ul><ul><li>It was dominated by males in the beginning and also had no written rules. </li></ul><ul><li>Girl’s lacrosse started in 1890, in Scotland </li></ul>
  3. 3. Lacrosse Today <ul><li>There are now 4 positions in lacrosse: Attack, Midfielders, Defensemen, and Goalies. </li></ul><ul><li>The game also has many rules! </li></ul><ul><li>There are difference’s between Boy’s lacrosse and Girl’s lacrosse. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How do you get recruited? <ul><li>To get recruited for a sport by a college coach you must follow these steps: </li></ul><ul><li>1st - You have to be good enough. </li></ul><ul><li>2nd - Go to the right places at the right time </li></ul><ul><li>3rd - You have to contact the coach through e-mail or through a phone call (to let them know that you are interested). </li></ul><ul><li>4th - Stay in that coach’s face and set up a meeting with that coach. </li></ul><ul><li>5th - Be prepared to get stressed out! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Step One <ul><li>You have to be good enough! </li></ul><ul><li>To become good enough you need to have drive, you have to want to be successful. </li></ul><ul><li>To become successful you have to give up a lot of free time to go to camp, to go to practice and to stay fit . </li></ul><ul><li>You have to have grades to get into the school of your choice or the coaches won’t even look at you </li></ul>
  6. 6. Step Two <ul><li>Going to the right places </li></ul><ul><li>You have to do research everything you do! </li></ul><ul><li>Research everything so you know exactly where and when coaches will be there. </li></ul><ul><li>You don’t want to spend thousands of dollars, and not be seen by college coaches! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Step 3 <ul><li>Contacting college coaches can be extremely stressful </li></ul><ul><li>You have to call them, they cannot call you </li></ul><ul><li>When you speak to them on the phone you have to speak clearly </li></ul><ul><li>Have questions prepared </li></ul><ul><li>You could also e-mail them first to get the feel of the coach and their feelings toward you </li></ul>
  8. 8. Step 4 <ul><li>Keep in contact with that coach </li></ul><ul><li>After talking to them you should get a feel for that coach to see if you like them or not. </li></ul><ul><li>If you don’t like them then you should still stay in contact with them because it is always good to have options </li></ul>
  9. 9. Step 4 <ul><li>If you are interested in that school you should show the coach that </li></ul><ul><li>Let them know how much you are interested so they know you are serious about the school </li></ul><ul><li>Also show you are committed </li></ul>
  10. 10. Be Prepared <ul><li>It could be a waste! </li></ul><ul><li>You have to make sure that you really want to play lacrosse in college </li></ul><ul><li>lacrosse adds a lot of stress to college </li></ul><ul><li>You have to keep up your grades or they can drop you from the team </li></ul><ul><li>You are also always fighting for your spot on the team and could lose it at any time </li></ul>
  11. 11. References <ul><li>http://www.lacrosse-information.com/the-history-of-lacrosse.html </li></ul><ul><li>Coach Bodo </li></ul>

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