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The Student Athlete's Guide to Getting Recruited
"Capture[s] the complex process of college recruiting in a very readable how-to guide. . . . Provides a map for the student athlete and her family to help navigate the difficult waters of college recruiting. This is a must read for any high school athlete interested in competing on the college level." --Gary Clark, director of athletics, Furman University
"Stewart Brown has used his knowledge and experience to help you make a very difficult decision much easier. This book is designed to help anyone who is interested in competing in college athletics. Stewart's insight will help you become more successful both as a student and as an athlete." --Schellas Hyndman, soccer coach, Southern Methodist University
"I found the book to be very complete in its content. The organization makes it easy to get the information you need quickly, and above all, I feel it embodies the current state of college athletic recruiting." -- John Cossaboon, women's soccer assistant coach, Gonzaga University
Illustrating that there is a spot for everyone, this recruitment manual is a go-to guide for all high school students that dream of participating in college athletics. It addresses not only how to get recruited by top colleges and universities but also how to excel academically in both high school and college to ensure a successful career as a student-athlete. Offering insider information, this guidebook for getting scholarship money also provides tips for understanding the complicated NCAA recruiting rules, information on what colleges really want from athletes in their programs, and techniques for developing individual skills to transition successfully from high school to college athletics. Candid and insightful input from college athletics experts, college and high school counselors, and athletic trainers helps sportspersons achieve success in many areas of their life--including training, nutrition, and time management--catapulting these students beyond their peers both on and off the field.
Stewart Brown is a high school soccer coach and a former men and women's collegiate soccer coach, athletic trainer, and physical education professor. He won Coach of the Year for both his men's and women's programs. He lives in Dallas, Texas.
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September 01, 2008
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