Athletic Scholarships, Recruiting Calendars and Recruiting Eligibility Rules
www.recruiticus.comYour Responsibility - Eligibility• To play sports at an NCAA Division I or II institution, thestudent must:• Complete a certain number of high school core courses (definedbelow).• Earn a certain minimum grade point average in these core courses.• Earn a certain minimum score on the SAT or ACT.• Graduate from high school.
www.recruiticus.comWhat are the Requirements?• Earn at least a 2.3 grade-point average in core courses.• Meet an increased sliding-scale standard (for example, anSAT score of 1,000 requires a 2.5 high school core courseGPA)• Successfully complete 10 of the 16 total required corecourses before the start of their senior year in high school.Seven of the 10 courses must be successfully completedin English, math and science.
www.recruiticus.comAmateurism• NCAA reviews all athlete activities to ensure they havemaintained an amateur status• Items for review• Prize Money• Travel expenses• Interactions with professional teams• Use of paid agents• Benefits• Contracts or agreements• Amateur Teams and Clubs• Can only cover travel expenses
www.recruiticus.comRecruiting Calendars and Timelines• Understand all the different typesof “Periods”• These govern when and howcoaches can talk to you• Understand they are limited inhow they communicate• Don’t feel shunned ;)
www.recruiticus.comContact Periods defined• Contact Period• Evaluation Period• Quiet Period• Dead Period
www.recruiticus.comContact Period• Just about all forms of contact are allowed• You are able to meet with the coach off campus• Coaches can come and watch you play• Allowed:• Unofficial visits• Official visits• Home visits• Email• Letters• Calls• Evaluations (During high school or club events)
www.recruiticus.comEvaluation Period• Coaches can watch you play• Not allowed to meet with you off campus• Allowed:• Unofficial visits• Official visits• Email• Letters• Calls• Evaluations (During high school or club events)
www.recruiticus.comQuiet Period• Have to meet on campus• Allowed:• Unofficial visits• Official visits• Email• Letters• Calls• To prevent high pressure home/off campus meetings justprior to signing day
www.recruiticus.comDead Period• No on or off campus meetings – no in person contact• Allowed:• Letters• Email• Calls• Visits to colleges – no coach meetings
www.recruiticus.comResources• NCAA Guide for the College Bound Student Athlete• NCAA Eligibility Center• Links at Athletic Scholarship Information• Video presentation available for registered members atRecruiticus.com