Want to Play Sports in College? Take Control of the Recruiting Process

Eric Dobler, a college admissions consultant from Cheshire, Conn. recently contributed an excellent post to Connecticut Sports Law entitled Eligibility: The Key for Aspiring College Athletes.  I returned the favor by writing a guest post for his blog, the Dobler College Consulting blog, on the recruiting process.  Here is an excerpt of the post: My recruiting experience […]

Connecticut Sports Recruiting: Important Questions for Non-Scholarship Recruits

In a recent post, I discussed how the Student-Athletes’ Right to Know Act helps parents and student-athletes ask coaches the important questions during the recruiting process.  This law only applies to schools that offer athletic scholarships.  However, student-athletes and parents of student-athletes recruited by Division II and Division III schools that do not offer athletic scholarships must also be […]

Waivers: What Rights Do I Have With the NCAA?

I frequently have the privilege of advising student-athletes and their families in connection with various NCAA eligibility matters, including waivers.  No matter the type of waiver of sought, and no matter the circumstances, the opening question is usually the same: “what rights do I have with the NCAA?” An accurate answer to this question is none.  A student-athlete and his or […]

Connecticut Sports Recruiting: Getting Started

My recruiting experience, nearly 14 years ago, was rather unremarkable and probably similar to many of those who were interested in playing Division II and III athletics upon graduation from high school.  After playing organized football for seven years, I simply wanted to keep playing.  My college search was simple - I looked for a […]