Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/26/15
The event features many speakers, including Maryland coach John Tillman, will be streamed on Access Lacrosse on this link.
Harriton’s GPS is 600 North Ithan Ave in Rosemont, Pa. 19010
Welcome to all
Thank you to Tom Ferguson, AD @ Harriton.
History of College Night.
Identify Program For Night.
Intro of Player Speakers.
–Caton Johnson–2018–Early College Decision–2 Years later– Thinking/Process–Big School–UNC.
–Forry Smith –2016 –Early College Decision–3 Years later–Continuing Thinking/Process–Small School–Big Lacrosse School–Johns Hopkins.
— –Late College Decision–Small School–Big Academics–Amherst
–Matt Dellacroce –2016 –Distance Decision–Injury Decision–Big School–Michigan.
–Devon Tavani–2016 –Military Decision–Process & Thinking–Navy.
–Anthony Giuliani –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 :
–new NCAA core requirement guidelines for 2016 and younger student-athletes.
–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.
End Recruiting Night.