NOT COMMITTED YET? : GET THE HELP YOU NEED WITH PERSONAL GUIDANCE

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RECRUITING
GUIDANCE

HIGH-END RECRUITING SUPPORT

Research & Communication are core steps in recruiting. These are also tasks, which the athlete needs to take the lead, as college coaches most often want to hear directly from the athlete.


Along the way, questions arise. These include: 'What should I say in this e-mail?', 'What does the coach mean by this?', 'How do I know what level I can play at?'. As well as many, many, others.


Get your questions answered by a 20-year club Recruiting Coordinator. Dan Kaplan will help you directly as you work through your recruiting process, providing you with personal guidance.

CORE RESOURCES

RECRUITING 'HOW-TO'

A one-page flow-chart providing details of the recruiting process. Includes the 3 core steps: Research, Communication, & the Decision.

LINKS TO COLLEGES

Find links to all NCAA and NAIA schools. You can also simply Google, and for coaches enter: University ABC Athletic Staff Directory

COLLEGE RANKINGS

Get a sense of the general level of programs. RPI (computer rankings) & the AVCA polls give a feel for the general level of programs.

ELIGIBILITY-CENTER

To play at an NCAA school, a player must be registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center. This verifies the academic eligibility of the athlete.

UNIVERSITY ATHLETE

Most all college coaches use University Athlete at tournaments. Verify key information on your University Athlete profile.

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ABOUT DIRECTOR DAN KAPLAN

VBall.Live and the support program is directed by VBall.Live's founder, Dan Kaplan. His first time traveling the junior volleyball scene was in 1995, from the Las Vegas Invitational at the Cashman Center, concluding with the Volleyball Festival in Davis, CA, and the USAV Championships in Orlando, FL. At the time, and during the early stages of the consumer web, Dan had founded the first junior volleyball media online (Vball.com, similar in concept to today's PrepVolleyball). Dan also provided a series of articles for PrepVolleyball (find them on the PrepVolleyball site under 'Recruiting').


For 18 years Dan served as a club Recruiting Coordinator (with both Vision Volleyball Club and NorCal Volleyball Club), and supported individuals privately, helping families through the recruiting process. He has worked with athletes seeking positions at the highest level Division I programs, to the smaller NAIA schools. Through his almost two decades of experience, Dan has met, and is friends with, many collegiate coaches. This has allowed him great insight to the decision process coaches go through with respect to their recruiting.

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CLUB PROGRAM

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