Recruiting 101

Unsure of where to start with the recruiting process? C2 Volleyball has put together a Recruiting To-Do List for high school players entering their school season. 

AUGUST-OCTOBER 2017

  1. Create Youtube Account with Name, Position, & Graduation Year
  2.  Upload highlight and game footage from 2016-2017 Club & HS Season (keep this footage up to date throughout the HS season)
  3. Create list of college coaches contact information (phone, email, etc.)
    1. 50-100 D1 Schools
    2. 50-100 D2 Schools
    3. 50-100 D3 Schools
    4. 50-100 NAIA Schools
  4. Email/Call colleges on your list
    1. Introduce yourself (Name, Year, HS Team, HS Coach Contact Info, Club Coach Contact Info, GPA, intended major)
    2.  Ask if they are looking for a player in your position and graduating year
    3. Attach link to YouTube Channel
  5. Narrow list of colleges down by responses

NOVEMBER 2017

  1. Email/Call college coaches on your list
    1. Re-introduce yourself and give a HS season summary
    2. Comment on their season and the results
    3. Provide updated information (new club schedule, new film, new club coach contact information, etc.). 

JANUARY-APRIL 2018

  1. Email/Call college coaches WEEKLY
    1. Ask to set up unofficial visits
    2. Keep club film updated on YouTube Channel 
    3. Call college coaches
    4. Email updated film, tournament schedules, etc. WEEKLY (remind coaches about upcoming tournaments, what time and court you play on, etc.)

MAY-JUNE 2018

  1. Email/Call college coaches WEEKLY
    1. Ask to set up unofficial visits
    2. Keep club film updated on YouTube Channel 
    3. Call and send updated film, tournament schedules, etc. WEEKLY (remind coaches about upcoming tournaments, what time and court you play on, etc.)
  2. Narrow down list of colleges
  3. Register for college camps

JULY 2018

  1. Email/Call narrowed down list of colleges
    1. Inform them that you will be attending their camp
    2. Prior to the camp request an unofficial visit or meeting 
  2. Email/Call Immediately following the camp
    1. Thank the coaches for having you and continue to express your interest in the program