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How to Develop a Productive Relationship With a Potential College Coach

Go ahead—talk to coaches about that big tournament you're attending. But don't stop there. Don't disappear just because the tournament is over. Long...

[PODCAST] Building an Athlete Strength Training Program With Mark Rippetoe

Fully committing yourself to your sport as an athlete is something that most people think means practice, practice, practice. It turns out, as our guest...

How to Narrow Down Your College List

It's time to trim that college list. You're a junior or senior bringing that batch of eight or ten schools down to the final choice. Use the tools...

6 Questions to Ask Before Creating Your College List

Committing to a college that aligns with your goals can be a daunting task when you're first getting started, but it doesn't have to be. With a free...

[Podcast] St. Louis Cardinals Sport Psychologist Jason Selk Discusses the Qualities That Help Athletes and Teams Win Championships

We go behind the scenes with sports psychologist and Cardinals mental training director Jason Selk, who helps us understand how they did it. If you...

[Podcast] Top NBA Trainer Ganon Baker Explains What Sets the Top NBA Players Apart From the Pack

What separates players like LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and Kevin Durant from the rest? We speak with one of their private coaches Ganon Baker on what...

How to Fund Your College Experience

It happens. Some of the coaches who contact you through your CaptainU profile may be from colleges you don't like, and you find yourself asking "The...

How to Handle Being Recruited by a College You Don't Like

It happens. Some of the coaches who contact you through your CaptainU profile may be from colleges you don't like, and you find yourself asking "The...

How Tate Martell's Wild Recruiting Journey Started With a Full-Ride Offer in 7th Grade

Ohio State opened the 2017 season with a victory. For freshman quarterback Tate Martell, the wait must've felt like an eternity. In July of 2012...

Create a College Wish List Based on What Matters Most to You

There are a lot of colleges out there, each with its pros and cons. Keep your thoughts straight while you search. Create a list of what matters to...