You have started the recruiting process (or are about to begin) and are a bit confused. Here are some of the most common questions about the recruiting process.
Q: How can I increase my chances of getting recruited for college tennis?
A: To increase your chances of getting recruited for college tennis, you can start by reaching out to coaches at the colleges you are interested in and sending them your tennis resume, which should include your stats, achievements, and tournament results. Attending college tennis camps and tournaments is also a great way to showcase your skills and get noticed by coaches.
Q: What do college coaches look for in a recruit?
A: College coaches typically look for players who have a strong track record of success in high school and junior tournaments, as well as good grades and test scores to ensure eligibility. They also often look for specific skills and abilities that fit the needs of their team. There are more than 1150 programs offering college tennis is a wide variety of levels, including, Division I, Division II, Division III, NJCAA, and CCCAA.
Q: What should I include in my tennis resume?
A: Your tennis resume should include your personal information, such as your name, contact information, and graduation year. It should also include your stats, such as your win-loss record, and any achievements or tournament results you have. tennisrecruiting.net rankings, universaltennis.com ratings and USTA rankings are also important. Additionally, you can include any relevant experience, such as coaching or volunteering, as well as any awards or honors you have received.
Q: Is it important to have good grades to be recruited for college tennis?
A: Yes, it is important to have good grades to be recruited for college tennis. In addition to being a strong tennis player, you need to have good grades to be eligible to play at the college level. Make sure to keep your grades up and take the necessary standardized tests to meet the academic requirements of the schools you are interested in.