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Recruiting Insider Answers Your Questions

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[Editor’s Note: We are pleased to present “Recruiting Insider,” thoughts and advice on the recruiting process from an active D-I coach and recruiting coordinator. Our recruiting insider would like to hear from you with questions or topics for future efforts. Please e-mail our insider at recruitingadvice@prepvolleyball.com. Your identity will remain confidential] Dear Recruiting Insider: So it’s the second week of Read the full article...

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Recruiting Insider Answers Your Questions

Holly Carlton, a 6-5 junior setter who recently committed to North Carolina, might no longer need recruiting advice, but you might...

[Editor’s Note: We are pleased to present “Recruiting Insider,” thoughts and advice on the recruiting process from an active D-I coach and recruiting coordinator. Our recruiting insider would like to hear from you with questions or topics for future efforts. Please e-mail our insider at recruitingadvice@prepvolleyball.com. Your identity will remain confidential] SOAPBOX MOMENT:  In a parent’s question below, it is Read the full article...

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Class of 2016: Dramatic Changes In Collegiate Recruiting

Hayley Hodson is the No. 1 recruit in the Class of 2015 according to our esteemed panel of college coaches. The entire lineup follows, from 100 to 1.

  Whether it will be noticed immediately or take some time to sort itself out, starting September 1, there are going to be significant changes in the recruiting landscape, particularly for the class of 2016. There were some rules changes that technically went into effect on August 1, the impact of which will be seen at the start of September. Read the full article...

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Stop The Insanity of the Early Commitment! An Open Letter to Parents, Players and College Coaches

Twins Kadie and Amber Rolfzen, shown as freshmen in 2011, committed to Nebraska before they'd even enrolled in high school.

  Next year will be my 20th in the junior volleyball scene. While it has been filled with rewards, the past three to four years have worn me down. I am tired of trying to diminish the anxiety of parents and athletes in the sophomore and junior classes who worry that if they do not commit ‘now’ that they will Read the full article...

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CBound Recruiting Advice: A Showcase Primer for College Hopefuls

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As has been announced on this site, on Friday, February 14, at the Las Vegas Classic, PrepVolleyball.com will be holding its annual Unsigned Senior Showcase. For those of you who are attending this event or other similar events (often not exclusively for seniors), we at CBound.com wanted to offer some information to help you maximize the benefits you can gain Read the full article...

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“It’s Not Whether You Win Or Lose, It’s How You Play The Game”

Kelly Reeves while playing for Cathedral Catholic HS in San Diego. Photo by Ray Vidal

Even junior players have heard this quote, and there is nobody that represents this any better than former junior standout Kelly Reeves. Now a senior at UCLA and playing her final matches, I encourage you to watch her play and take notice of her attitude. Her passion and spirit are unparalleled, and epitomize how you want to approach the game. Read the full article...

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Being Seen By College Coaches: I Have My Club Team…Now What?

Mikaela Raudsepp attends a very small high school and plays for a non-power club, but made it from Oregon to Wichita State

  While some parts of the country had tryouts soon after Junior Nationals, most others completed their tryouts or will be completing them this past month. For those players who did not make a top team or team with a ‘brand,’ there should be no worry about getting seen by college coaches. For those players that joined a team with Read the full article...

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Recruiting Insider Answers Your Questions

Kansas State grad Caitlyn Donahue no longer needs recruiting advice, but you might...

[Editor’s Note: We are pleased to present “Recruiting Insider,” thoughts and advice on the recruiting process from an active D-I assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. Our recruiting insider would like to hear from you with questions or topics for future efforts. Please e-mail our insider at recruitingadvice@prepvolleyball.com. Your identity will remain confidential] Dear Recruiting Insider: My kid and I have Read the full article...

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CBound, PrepVolleyball.com & Recruiting – Part II

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In our initial article we talked about the overall recruiting process, referring to the ‘How-To’ pdf that you can find on the CBound Live web site (www.cboundlive.com). It is appropriate to follow this with a brief discussion of the participation of the parent in the recruiting process, in hopes that this will help parents understand the appropriate role they should Read the full article...

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