Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/6/14
The public is welcome to attend the annual Dukes Lacrosse Club College Night Recruiting Seminar on Wednesday, Oct. 29 from 7-9 p.m. at the Harriton HS Auditorium.
The event’s highlight speaker is Maryland coach John Tillman, who has guided his Terps to two NCAA championship finals in his four years at College Park. This event will feature six members of the Dukes LC that have committed to play college lacrosse at all levels.
Schedule of College Night
–Caton Johnson–2018–Early College Decision Thinking/Process–Big School–UNC.
–Forry Smith –2016 –Early College Decision–2 Years later–Continuing Thinking/Process–Small School–Big Lacrosse School–Johns Hopkins.
–Evan Wolf –2015 –Late College Decision–Small School–Big Academics–Amherst.
–Matt Dellacroce –2016 –Distance Decision–Injury Decision–Big School–Michigan.
–Ryan Kern –2015 –Military Decision–Process & Thinking–Navy.
–Adam Goldner –2016 –Ivy Decision–City School Decision–Penn.
Q & A.
Intro of Primary Speaker, Coach John Tillman, Head coach @ the Univ of MD.
General Topics to be Covered Include :
–Type of Athlete/Student.
–Grades, SATS–changes, PSATS, Testing et al.
–Websites Links & NCAA Rules.
–Do’s and Don’t of College Recruiting.
–Getting Started by having a sitdown with your High School Counselor.
–Getting Started by Organizing & Creating an Alphabetized College Binder/Folder.
–Getting Started by Creating Intro Letter to Colleges including Both Academic and Athletic Resume of Accomplishments, Film/Video, Listing of Tournaments to Attend and Coaches Referrals.
–Getting Started by doing some College Visits even its just walking around or going thru Admissions.
–Getting Started by Organizing Thought Process of College You Want by Location, Size, Cost, Majors/Academics, Lacrosse Status, Campus Feel, Size, Social; Lacrosse Feel of Coach, Coaches, Team, Players, Scheme of Play, Player Commits at Your Position; with all to determine/assess your Fit as a Student/player.
–Apply Broken Leg Philosophy.
–Contact & Exchanges with College & College Coaches Including Allowable Contacts, Timelines, Dates for Recruiting and being Seen; Admissions Applications, Financial Aid, Scholarships and Clearing House.
–Continuing Follow up with Transcripts, Aid/Scholarship Forms and Filing.
–Contact Calls and Visits both Unofficial and Official Visits.
–Verbal Commit and Formal Signing of Letter of Intent
Q & A.
The Duke’s LC also wishes to announce the launch of its new website at http://www.thedukeslacrosse.com/. The site features schedules, college commitments, alumni news, coaches bios, player forms, links to past stories and a list of sponsors.