Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/12/10
The Duke’s Lacrosse Club is holding its annual boys’ lacrosse Recruiting Meeting on Tuesday at Harriton High and opening it to the public.
The event, free of charge, will be held at 7:30-9:15 p.m. in the school auditorium. Former Maryland coach Dave Cottle is the primary speaker. Other speakers include Tony Panichelli (families side of recruiting), coach Mike Mackrides (family, dealing with college coaches and recruiting) and Chris Spahr (important links and NCAA regulations).
The meeting will cover
– Being a student-athlete;
– Grades, SATS, PSATS, Testing et al;
– Website links and NCAA Rules;
– Do’s and Don’ts of college recruiting;
– Creating a College Contact Binder and getting started;
– Creating Cover letter with Accompanying Athletic Accomplishments Resume and Scholastic Accomplishments Resume;
– Picking a College with a review for Location, Cost, Major/Academics, Lacrosse Level, Campus Size and Social, Lacrosse Coach, Team, Player and Scheme of Play review – all to determine fit for Student/player;
– Contacting Colleges & College Coaches. Primary Contact and Important Timelines/Dates in Recruiting and Admissions;
– Transcripts, Aid/Scholarship Forms and Filing;
– Contact calls and Visits;
– Unofficial and Official Visits;
– Commitment to College.