LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The college recruiting process can be confusing and overwhelming.
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) wants to help answer your questions and ease your concerns. He will offer a live online session to provide parents, prospective student-athletes and coaches with the resources to better understand recruiting.
A panel (subject to change) of head coaches and experts from all collegiate levels will present “Recruiting Myths and Truths” at 8:00 PM ET on August 21 to cover a wide variety of topics including:
· Understanding of recruitment terminology
· Visits, phone calls and camps
· What to expect from the coaches
· Prospective responsibilities
· The role of the parent
· The transfer portal
· Defining scholarship models
· The role of social media
· The NCAA Eligibility Center and National Letter of Intent
· Name, image and likeness
The lineup includes Kathryn Gleason (Northern Kentucky University – NCAA Division I), Robert Iamurri (Florida Southwestern State College – NJCAA), Janae Shirley (East Texas Baptist University – NCAA Division III), Craig Snider (Texas Tech University – NCAA Division I), Jody Sykes (NCAA Division I Compliance – University of Oregon), Shane Drahota (NCAA Division II Compliance – Minnesota State University Mankato), Samantha Ekstrand (NFCA Legal Counsel) and Marie Curran-Hedley (NCAA Division III Compliance – SUNY Cobleskill).
The cost is just $25 for individuals or $75 for groups of up to four. Everyone who registers will receive an email with a recording of the live session, regardless of whether they were able to attend live or not.