Tom Kovic is the founder and president of Victory Collegiate Consulting, where he advises families and prospective student-athletes in developing and executing personal plans for the college search. Kovic has delivered nearly 300 presentations and seminars to more than 3,500 participants. He is the author of Reaching for Excellence, an educational guide to college athletics recruiting, and he is a regular contributor to numerous educational and sports publications. Prior to founding his own company, Kovic coached gymnastics at the University of Pennsylvania. He has coached 34 individual Ivy League Champions, three ECAC Athletes of the Year and more than 160 NCAA Academic All-Americans. He was twice named ECAC Coach of the Year.
College recruiting is complicated and has grown increasingly competitive. There are many moving parts in developing and executing a successful plan of action, and the responsibilities of parents in college [...]
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