LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The college recruiting process can be confusing and intimidating.
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) wants to help answer your questions and ease your concerns. It will offer a live online session to provide parents, prospective student-athletes and coaches with the resources to have a better understanding of recruiting.
A panel (subject to change) of head coaches and experts from all collegiate levels will present “Recruiting Myths & Truths” at 8 p.m. ET on Aug 21 to cover a wide variety of topics, including:
· Understanding recruiting terminology
· Visits, phone calls, and camps
· What to expect from coaches
· Prospect responsibilities
· The role of the parent
· The transfer portal
· Defining scholarship models
· The role of social media
· The NCAA Eligibility Center & National Letter of Intent
· Name, Image, and Likeness
The lineup includes Kathryn Gleason (Northern Kentucky University ‑ NCAA Division I) Robert Iamurri (Florida SouthWestern State College ‑ NJCAA), Janae Shirley (East Texas Baptist University ‑ NCAA Division III), Craig Snider (Texas Tech University ‑ NCAA Division I), Jody Sykes (NCAA Division I Compliance – University of Oregon), Shane Drahota (NCAA Division II Compliance – Minnesota State University Mankato), Samantha Ekstrand (NFCA Legal Counsel) and Marie Curran-Headley (NCAA Division III Compliance – SUNY Cobleskill).
The cost is just $25 for individuals or $75 for groups of up to four. Everyone who registers will be emailed a recording of the live session, whether or not they were able to attend live.