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Recruiting resources for youth athletes

The recruitment process can seem daunting for newcomers. We're sharing these resources to help parents and athletes get a grasp on how the system works. The information on eligibility, recruiting schedules, and requirements are valuable to athletes in any part of the process and this guide is a must-read for first-timers. 

NCAA Information

NCAA Homepage

NCAA Eligibility Center

NCAA Eligibility Center Quick Reference Guide

NCAA Recruiting Calendars by Sport

National Letter of Intent Homepage

NCAA Transfers



NAIA Information

NAIA Eligibility Center Homepage         

NAIA Guide to the College Bound Student-Athlete

NAIA Guide for International Students



Junior College Information

National Junior College Athletic Association Resources

California Community College Athletic Association

Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges


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Youth1’s Recruiting Counselors are on a mission to educate student-athletes and families about the recruiting process.  The process starts early and is very competitive so we want to make sure we do whatever we can for families interested in learning more about the college athletic recruiting process. We’re here to answer your questions and provide guidance through the important decisions that will shape your athlete's journey in sports.

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