Looking For A FULL RIDE?: An Insider’s Recruiting Guide

Experts Web Series (FREE!)

Tue, June 30 @ 7 p.m. EST: What Do I Talk About With A College Coach? with Coach Renee Lopez, M.E.S.S. (author of Looking for a FULL RIDE?: An Insider’s Recruiting Guide)

Please note this is the rescheduling date from 6/23

For: Parents, Coaches, ADs, & 2021, 2022, 2023, & 2024 Student-Athletes Topics: “I’m soooooo nervous, what do I say?”, typical questions coaches will ask a student-athlete on the phone/zoom and on campus visits, best strategies to responding to an opportunity to come to visit campus, a roster spot, and scholarship offers, what types of communication coaches can have based on grad year/sport/level, what are the best questions for student-athletes to ask vs. parents, how & when do we ask about scholarship opportunities, and helpful tips for HS/Club/Travel coaches regarding communication with college coaches.

MORE TO COME…stay tuned!

Past Presenters:

Maintaining Your Focus & Confidence

(Mental Game Coach & Author of The Confident Athlete & The Confidence Journal Tami Matheny)
Mon, 3/23 7 p.m. EST

Tami Matheny | The Confident Athlete: 4 Easy Steps to Build & Maintain ConfidenceSee a blog she contributed to: https://rlopezcoaching.com/recruiting-tips/playing-confident-when-recruiter-stands/

Tami Matheny | The Confident Athlete: 4 Easy Steps to Build & Maintain Confidence

College Entrance Exams Updates

(ACT Test Prep Expert Jennifer Henson)
Thu, 3/26 7 p.m. EST

Here’s a blog she contributed to: https://rlopezcoaching.com/coachs-insight/college-coach-want-act-sat-scores/

College Recruiting Process & Important Updates

With Coach Renee Lopez, M.E.S.S.
(author of Looking for a FULL RIDE?: An Insider’s Recruiting Guide)
Mon, 3/30

Finding Balance: Faith & Sports Collide

(FCA Staff Sarah Gackle)
Tue, 3/31

College Recruiting Process & Current Updates

(Author & 14 yr College Coach Renee Lopez)
Sat, 4/4

Inside Tips: Finding & Winning Local Scholarships

(Author Monica Matthews)
Mon, 4/6 7 p.m. EST

See a blog she contributed to: https://rlopezcoaching.com/prep-for-college/financing-your-education/

Simple ACL Prevention Exercises @ Home

(Doctor of Physical Therapy Leslie Desrosiers)
Wed, 4/8

REGISTER: https://mailchi.mp/lookingforafullride.com/aclprevention https://www.eliteconceptspt.com/

Best Strategies to Contacting College Coaches During the Pandemic

With Coach Renee Lopez, M.E.S.S.
(author of Looking for a FULL RIDE?: An Insider’s Recruiting Guide)
Saturday, April 18 @ 2 p.m. Eastern

For student-athletes, coaches, parents, school counselors, and athletic directors

Topics we will address: Best email & phone strategies, understanding the differences between levels, important questions to ask college coaches when you can’t get to campus yet, and essential parts of sending video links. Plus come with questions!

Advice from a College Admissions Director & Former College Coach

(with Admissions Specialist Scott Myers)
Monday, April 20 @ 7 p.m. EST

For student-athletes, coaches, parents, school counselors, and athletic directors, Scott brings 20 years of experience in college admission and athletic recruitment at Division II and III institutions. Some of his prior roles have been as Director of Admission, Director of Transfer Admission, Head Track and Field Coach and NCAA Compliance Officer. He’s recruited thousands of students over the years and knows what sets students apart in the application and college selection process. Topics: Best strategies for the admissions process & common misconceptions. Plus come with questions!

Beyond the X’s & O’s, What Do College Coaches Look For?

With Duke Alumni & Pro Basketball Player & Former College Coach Missy West)
Tue, April 28 7 p.m. EST

For parents, student-athletes, coaches, school counselors, and athletic directors. Missy West is considered to be one of the best athletes to come out of New York State. She attended Duke University on a full athletic basketball scholarship, played professionally in Germany, and was a 12 year collegiate coach at the DII & DIII levels. In 2013 she was up for National Coach of the Year.

This 7-time Hall of Famer now is the co-director of Beyond The Game Academy where she transforms athletes working through lack of confidence, failures and life’s growing pains into empowered, self-assured, and courageous individuals.

The Heart & Mentality of a Champion

with former NFL players Rennie Curran & Thomas Williams
Thur, April 30 @ 7 p.m. EST

For student-athletes, coaches, sports parents, and athletic directors:

Rennie Curran
(Georgia, Tennessee Titans, Tampa Bay Bucs)
renniecurran.com

Thomas Williams
(USC, Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Bucs)
thomasrwilliams.com

Best Strategies to Contacting College Coaches During the Pandemic

with Coach Renee Lopez, M.E.S.S. (author of Looking for a FULL RIDE?: An Insider’s Recruiting Guide)
Tuesday, May 5 @ 7 p.m. EST

For student-athletes, coaches, parents, school counselors, and athletic directors Best practices contacting college coaches, understanding the differences in levels of colleges, registering with the Eligibility Center, and the most important steps families should be taking right now! Come with questions as well!

Maintaining Your Focus in the Midst of Adversity

(Mental Game Coach & Author of The Confident Athlete, The Confidence Journal, and releasing this week, THIS IS GOOD!  Tami Matheny)
Thursday, 6/4 @ 7 p.m. EST

Tami Matheny | The Confident Athlete: 4 Easy Steps to Build & Maintain Confidence

See a blog she contributed to: https://rlopezcoaching.com/recruiting-tips/playing-confident-when-recruiter-stands/

2021 & 2022 Recruiting Essentials

with Coach Renee Lopez, M.E.S.S. (author of Looking for a FULL RIDE?: An Insider’s Recruiting Guide)
Thurs, June 11 @ 7 p.m. EST

For  2021 & 2022 student-athletes, coaches, parents, school counselors, and athletic directors


Topics we will address: This session is designed specifically for 2021 & 2022s to know the right steps to be taking in the recruiting process as a student-athlete RIGHT NOW in the midst of the pandemic. We will offer the best strategies for being eligible, finding the right college, and getting a chance to be seen by college coaches. We will aslo discuss the current NCAA dead periods, quiet periods, campus visits, and summer camp impact. We will address the essential communication strategies in the midst of these restrictions and still aslo complying with NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA rules. Plus come with questions! Parents, Coaches, ADs, School Counselors, & 2021 & 2022 Student-Athletes- DO NOT MISS THIS SESSION! Session specifically designed for 2023 & 2024 will be scheduled soon as well!