College Recruiting Articles

The athletic recruiting process is a lot like dating, with college coaches/scouts and high-school student-athletes sizing each other up and searching for the right match. The process requires participants to understand and observe NCAA rules and regulations, conduct thorough research, schedule home and campus visits, network and communicate appropriately, and, for most student-athletes, engage in self-marketing. Learn best practices from athletes who have achieved success and the experts who have helped them.

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The Best Men's College Basketball Programs

STACK partnered with Niche to rank the top 50 men's college basketball programs of 2015. The rankings factor in NCAA tournament success, game atte...

The Best College Football Programs

Our 2015 list of the best college football programs goes far beyond the BCS rankings. To get a complete picture of the schools that provide the best o...

The 50 Best Colleges for Athletes

Choosing the right college is tough for anyone, but the process often feels nearly impossible for student-athletes. In addition to typical considerati...

The Best Women's College Basketball Programs

The top school in our 2015 list of the best women's college basketball programs should surprise no one, since UCONN women's hoops is one of the most s...

The 50 Best Colleges for Male Athletes

STACK partnered with Niche.com to rank the 50 best colleges for male athletes. A high ranking indicates the school does well in NCAA tournaments, ...

How to Create a Recruiting Video That Coaches Will Watch

How to Create a Recruiting Video that Coaches Will Watch If a college coach is interested in recruiting you they're going to want to see you play....

4 Key Steps When Contacting College Coaches

If you're reading this, then you have decided you want to play sports at the next level. The problem is that you do not know where to start, or most...

Meet the A to Z Basketball Insiders

Navigating the terrain of AAU basketball and the recruiting jungle that comes after it can be tall tasks—tall enough for a giant to wrangle. The...

3 Tips for Writing a Strong College Recruiting Mission Statement

College coaches are brilliant recruiters and look for key components when evaluating prospects. Firstly, they look for strong students who meet and...

College Recruiting Evaluations: A Different Perspective

Now a days, it seems that everyone is an expert when it comes to college recruiting, and very quick to throw out a "player evaluation". The evaluations...

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