prepare for your college career
as a student athlete
The recruiting process for many colleges begins earlier than you may think.
College coaches are looking down the line at players they think could
potentially add to their program. They are looking at freshmen and sophomores
in high school to be the future of their collegiate volleyball teams.
If you are a junior or senior, don’t stress…just get started immediately.
There are many ways in which you can promote yourself as a student-athlete: Keep a good record of all of your athletic AND academic honors and awards.
Keep a database of your season stats from both high school and club volleyball.
Make a skills video of yourself; be sure to include game footage.
Develop a one-page resume sheet of yourself. Include a picture, your contact information, stats, position, academic info, etc. It’s ok to brag on yourself.
Create a Recruiting Profile Page...Many free web services for recruiting profile
pages are available for you to keep your videos, photos, stats & academic information. You then provide a link directly to your profile page when you
email coaches. We recommend Be Recruited STUDY ON AND OFF THE COURT
If you want to play volleyball in college, it is extremely important that you do
well academically in high school. College coaches focus not only on the success
that their players have on the court, but in the classroom as well. Being a
successful player AND student will increase your chances to becoming a
Don't wait for college coaches to come to you. Promote yourself! Call and
email coaches. Send them a link to your recruiting profile. Make them aware
that you are here and ready to be a college student-athlete. Depending on
what level you would like to play, there are sometimes NCAA restrictions
on when college coaches can contact you, talk to you, or visit you in person.
One of the very first things you need to do is get on their radar. Go to their team
website and fill out the student-athlete recruiting questionnaire that. This will
get you into the system and make them aware of you. Get your name out there!
Once you have your club tournament schedule, email coaches and let them
know where you will be playing so they can watch you.
Eastern Elite Volleyball Club was established
to give local players who are motivated
to play volleyball at the collegiate level an opportunity to excel, receive advanced
training, and gain exposure for their hard work
Our objective is to introduce the fundamentals
of volleyball to beginners and teach
advanced skills to experienced young athletes
in the Wayne, Wilson, Johnston,
Duplin and Lenoir areas. For the beginner
or advanced athlete, proper training,
skill building, learning advanced techniques
and gaining valuable experience
Our club's focus is on providing each athlete
with a positive learning experience
on a physical, mental, social and competitive
level. We believe strengthening
these qualities are necessary to build skills,
self-confidence, team unity and
will contribute to the overall development of
Eastern Elite is dedicated to developing
the whole athlete through
training, conditioning, education,
and college recruiting assistance.