Sports Management and Athletic Recruiting!

Player Timeline

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Rising Freshman (summer and fall) 2019

Enroll into our high school baseball and softball program...

Review and understand the provided recruiting material from Bird Dog Scout...

Meet with your high school coach and ensure he or she has your contact information...

Attend fall training and play fall ball with your high school teammates...

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Freshman Winter 2019

This is the time to hit the weight room, determine your strengths and improve weaknesses...

Work individual skills, tee work and don’t forget long toss in the gymnasium or outside parking lot...

Attend a college hitting camp at a local college in preparation for high school tryouts...

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Freshman Spring 2015

Attend spring training with the high school team and play high school ball...

Check you’re hitting and throwing mechanics do not let bad habits continue...

List your ‘dirty dozen’ colleges; 12 DI programs, 12 DII programs and 12 DIII programs...

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Freshman Summer 2015

Attend college camps and showcases in the summer...

Arrange to visit colleges the day before or day after attending camps...

Study for the ACT and SAT, ask your counselor about taking the PSAT...

Continue to play summer ball with your high school teammates...

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Sophomore Fall 2015

Attend college camps and showcases in the fall...

Take the ACT and SAT to gauge your probable scores and maintain your GPA...

Ensure your high school counselor knows your interest in playing at the college level...

Attend fall training and play fall ball with your high school teammates...

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Sophomore Winter 2014

More weight room training, especially core, improves both strengths and weaknesses...

Work individual skills, tee work, long toss, sprints and distance running...

Attend a college hitting camp at a local college in preparation for high school tryouts...

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Sophomore Spring 2014

Remember NCAA rules, coaches cannot initiate contact with you, however, you can contact coaches...

Continually check your profile on Bird Dog Scout and ensure it is updated accurately...

Review your ‘dirty dozen’ colleges; 12 DI programs, 12 DII programs and 12 DIII programs...

Continue playing on your high school team...

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Sophomore Summer 2014

Put together your skills video to post on Bird Dog Scout and send to preferred colleges...

Attend college camps and showcases, ideally to colleges that you are interested, the ‘dirty dozen’...

Fill out online recruiting forms for all colleges you are interested; register with the NCAA Clearinghouse...

Continue to play summer ball with your high school teammates...

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Junior Fall 2014

Attend college camps and showcases in the fall...

Retake the SAT and the ACT during the fall, the better scores allow for more academic scholarships...

Ensure your athletic profile is updated along with skills video; coaches can now contact you...

Attend fall visit days for colleges; arrange for meetings with coaches whenever possible...

Attend fall training and play fall ball with your high school teammates...

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Junior Winter 2019

More weight room training, especially core, improves both strengths and weaknesses...

Work individual skills, tee work, long toss, sprints and distance running...

Attend a college hitting camp at a local college in preparation for high school tryouts...

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Junior Spring 2019

Send your transcripts to the NCAA Clearinghouse at the end of the semester...

Call coaches and ask what they are looking for in your recruiting class...

Review your ‘dirty dozen’ colleges; 12 DI programs, 12 DII programs and 12 DIII programs...

Continue playing on your high school team...

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Junior Summer 2019

Narrow you’re ‘dirty dozen’ colleges to 4 DI programs, 4 DII programs and 4 DIII programs...

Obtain new skills video to post on Bird Dog Scout and send to preferred colleges...

Attend college camps and showcases, ideally to colleges that you are interested, the ‘dirty dozen’...

Visit colleges and schedule admissions interviews and meetings with coaches when possible...

Continue to play summer ball with your high school teammates...

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Senior Fall 2015

Retake the SAT and the ACT if necessary; schedule official and unofficial college visit...

Submit college applications as soon as possible; talk with your coach about early decision...

Attend fall training and play fall ball with your high school teammates...

Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in October...

Early signing period for National Letter of Intent is in November...

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Senior Winter 2015

More weight room training, especially core, improves both strengths and weaknesses...

Work individual skills, tee work, long toss, sprints and distance running...

Attend a college hitting camp at a local college in preparation for high school tryouts...

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Senior Spring 2015

Keep in contact with the college coaches; let the coaches know if you are not interest in their college...

Regular signing period for National Letter of Intent is in April...

Once you sign a letter of intent, request the team’s summer workout schedule from the coach...

First year eligibility for the June MLB draft (if drafted, decision between collegiate ball or playing professionally...

Enjoy playing on your high school team your senior year...

Request final transcripts to be sent to the NCAA Clearinghouse...

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Sophomore Winter 2014

More weight room training, especially core, improves both strengths and weaknesses...

Work individual skills, tee work, long toss, sprints and distance running...

Attend a college hitting camp at a local college in preparation for high school tryouts...

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College Freshman (summer) 2014

Enroll into our collegiate program...

Keep your Bird Dog Scout profile updated and scouting video current...

Work individual skills, tee work, long toss, sprints and distance running...

Decide to play in a Collegiate Summer Baseball League (CSBL) or continue working in the gym...

If you meet the professional scouting profile, attend MLB team tryouts...

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College Sophomore (summer) 2014

Keep your Bird Dog Scout profile updated and scouting video current...

Work individual skills, tee work, long toss, sprints and distance running...

Decide to play in a Collegiate Summer Baseball League (CSBL) or continue working in the gym...

If you meet the professional scouting profile, attend MLB team tryouts...

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College Junior (summer) 2014

First year eligibility for the June MLB draft, once you completed your junior year of a 4 year college

Keep your Bird Dog Scout profile updated and scouting video current...

Work individual skills, tee work, long toss, sprints and distance running...

Decide to play in a Collegiate Summer Baseball League (CSBL) or continue working in the gym...

If you meet the professional scouting profile, attend MLB team tryouts...

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College Senior (summer) 2014

Congratulations on college graduation...

Keep your Bird Dog Scout profile updated and scouting video current...

Eligibility for the June MLB draft...

If you meet the professional scouting profile, attend MLB team tryouts...

Decide to play Independent baseball...

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