In this episode, I offer a step-by-step method to help you determine your child's odds of becoming a recruited college athlete. I break down the competitiveness of certain sports, the importance of metrics, whether or not an athlete "projects well", and the athlete's mindset. If you have a child who may be a college prospect in their sport (from DI - DIII), this is the episode for you.
0:01:24 What are metrics?
0:02:51 High school level metrics
0:04:22 Div III level metrics
0:05:40 Div I level metrics
0:06:50 Your child's metrics
0:08:00 Freshman year matters
0:09:10 "...if I get recruited"
0:10:14 Exceptions to the rules
0:11:35 How competitive is the sport?
0:12:08 Your child's metrics
0:13:15 Do they "project"?
0:14:44 Are they committed?
0:15:30 Sample family decisions
0:16:08 Case Study #1
0:19:13 An athlete or athletic?
0:22:17 Cast Study #2
0:23:13 The big decision
0:28:05 Time to execute the plan
0:29:00 Where are you on the timeline?
0:30:00 Do you have the courage to ask?
0:30:25 Parent checklist
0:31:52 Summary Follow us:
If you want to support the show, here are three immediate steps to take.
Podcast Host: PrepWell Academy's Founder, Phil Black, has spent a lifetime cracking the code on the world's most competitive programs: Yale University, Harvard Business School, Navy SEALs, Goldman Sachs, Entrepreneurship, Shark Tank (2X), etc. Inside PrepWell Academy, Black teaches students everything they need to know about the college admissions process in a series of expertly-timed, 3-5-minute, weekly training videos starting in 9th grade and continuing through 12th grade [Note: this program can only be joined in 9th or 10th grade]. My specialties include military service academies, ROTC scholarships, Ivy League, and student-athletes.