College Recruiting


Freshmen Year

·         Research 2-3 schools per week

·         Create a list of prospective schools consider both athletics and academics

·         Film highlights tape – showcase your endurance and skills

·         Attend camps with the goals of honing your skills and to gain exposure 

Rules/Tips to Remember:

·         Coaches are watching your development throughout high school at camps, in school and on the field

·         DI and DII coaches can’t personally contact you until Junior year

·         DIII and NAIA coaches can contact you at anytime

·         Important to do be familiar with the school both athletically and academically

Sophomore Year

·         Film your highlights tape

·         Get an evaluation of your skills tape

·         Continue to research prospective schools

·         Fill out questionnaires 

Rules/Tips to Remember:

September 1st is the first day DI and DII coaches can send you more personalized letters and emails

Junior Year

·         Film your highlights tape

·         Ask coaches where you stand on their recruits list

·         Fill out questionnaires

·         Respond to EVERY coach

·         Make unofficial visits to schools

·         Narrow down your prospective schools list

Rules/Tips to Remember:

·         DI and DII coaches will start to make offers during Junior year

·         DI coaches can start calling twice a week on August 1st and off campus contacts on or after September 16th

·         DII coaches are allowed to call once a week on or after June 15th and have off campus contacts (up to  3 times) in person

·         DIII coaches can see or talk to you off campus after your Junior year

·         Contact coaches at least once a week

·         DIII, NAIA and Junior Colleges do most of their recruiting during Senior year

Senior Year

·         Make official visits – only allowed 5

·         Follow-up with coaches and respond in a TIMELY manner

·         After regular season of Senior year you can host try-outs with DII, NAIA and Junior College programs

·         Apply to the schools- applications

·         Apply for financial aid – FAFSA.ed.gov starting Jan. 1st

·         Sign and Commit to a school and program

·         Find out the summer workout schedule

·         Get ready for an experience of a lifetime

If you have decided that you want to play field hockey in college- congrats! 

Our goal is to help you find the right school for you academicaly and for field hockey. We are here to help you along this journey!

One of the first steps to take is to make a recruiting video so you get noticed by college coaches. When it comes to recruiting videos, we know what the coaches are looking for in field players and goalies.

We have provided a recruiting calendar that will help you determine what needs to be done during your high school years.

*Not a field hockey player? We can still videotape and edit a video for you! 

Contact Amy for details: 302-463-6531 or aimathletes@gmail.com