college recruiting tools


The Gateway Region receives a lot of requests for college recruiting information. For the last few years the Region has hosted a college recruiting seminar for players and parents interested in better understanding the process.
The Region will continue to host this seminar as long as there is interest for its content. Below is a list of general information gathered from various coaches, athletes and parents that may be helpful to you in this process.
The Gateway Region provides links to third party websites only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by the Gateway Region. The linked sites are not under the control of the Gateway Region and the Gateway Region is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites.

-USAV’s – Becoming a Collegiate Student-Athlete Site: http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Grassroots/Players.aspx

-For questions regarding future Gateway Region College Recruiting Seminar Presentation contact Randi Tylerr, tyler@gatewayvb.org
-Includes information on various websites, items to be included in athletic resumes, what to include and when to include skill/game DVDs, etc

-The Process of Selecting a College and the Recruiting Process, document by Rich Luenemann, former Washington University Head Coach (PDF)

-The To-Do List for Players and Parents
-Categorizing your college search
-Sample Athletic Resume
-Sample Player Videos/DVDs
-Important Terms

-Article: Player's Perspective of College Volleyball Recruiting
-Article: Parent's Perspective of College Volleyball Recruiting

-NCAA Clearinghouse (NCAA DI & DII bound athletes) https://web1.ncaa.org/eligibilitycenter/common/index.html
-National Letter of Intent (shows signing periods for various sports) http://www.ncaa.org/wps/portal/nli
-Rich Kern Recruiting Registry http://www.recruitingregistry.com/
-Directory of Colleges/Universities that offer Volleyball and their divisions http://volleyball.org/college/index.html
-What is the difference between DI, DII, and DIII?

-Link to NJCAA (National Jr College Athletic Association) http://www.njcaa.org/
-Select Women’s Volleyball DI, DII, DIII
-No Men’s Jr. College volleyball offered

-Link to NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)
- Women’s Vball: http://naia.cstv.com/sports/w-volley/naia-w-volley-body.html
-Men’s Vball: http://naia.cstv.com/member-services/Men's%20Volleyball/EmergingSports.htm

-Link to NCAA Women’s Volleyball – (includes schools by division and location) http://www.ncaa.com/sports/volleyball-women/d1
-Link to NCAA Men’s Volleyball – (includes schools by division and location) http://www.ncaa.com/sports/volleyball-men/d1

-College Volleyball Coach www.collegevolleyballcoach.com/2007/11/recruiting-services-companies.html
-Prep Champs College Recruiting http://prepchamps.com/library/college-volleyball-recruiting

Know of any other volleyball sites that would be helpful? Send an email to shyu@gatewayvb.org. Let us know of any dead links as well. Thanks!