I frequently get calls asking if a student-athlete is considered a “transfer athlete.” This is important because if a student-athlete is defined as a transfer athlete, they have to follow strict guidelines to be immediately eligible at their next school … Read More
Recent posts by Rick Allen
If your athlete just finished their junior year of high school and has a goal of competing at the NCAA Division I or II level, you should have them register with the NCAA Eligibility Center, if they haven’t already done … Read More
When I worked on campus, the hardest thing I had to do was tell an athlete they weren’t academically eligible to play their sport.
If you are a High School prospect entering your senior year and graduating in 2017, NOW is the time to review your course enrollment to make sure you are on track to meet the NCAA or NAIA freshman eligibility requirements. Many … Read More
Are you a junior college athlete who took summer school classes in order to be eligible at an NCAA school this Fall?
Junior college athletes taking any summer courses in an effort to become eligible this Fall may not be able to get an official transcript in time for the start of the school year at their NCAA school that they’re transferring … Read More
If you are an athlete who is an incoming freshman at an NCAA Division I or II university and you received a scholarship from your university to attend summer school courses, here’s some important info. If you are now … Read More
If your sport is basketball, you may want to consider becoming a member of Informed Athlete University, where you receive the NCAA recruiting calendars for the upcoming two months at the beginning of each month. July is a prime example … Read More
Since July 1st was the deadline for athletes to be informed whether their scholarship would be reduced or not renewed for the upcoming school year, we have been contacted by a number of families about the appeal process. One of … Read More
An NCAA Division I or II athlete who was on scholarship during the 2015-16 academic year must be notified no later than July 1 if their scholarship will be reduced or cancelled for the 2016-17 academic year. The official notification … Read More
An athlete who has remaining eligibility and completed their undergrad degree at an NCAA or NAIA school will now be allowed to play their sport at an NAIA school if they enroll in a graduate program, professional school, or post-baccalaureate … Read More
The NCAA recently released the results of a survey regarding time demands placed on Division I student-athletes. Nearly 50,000 surveys were received, with the vast majority – over 44,000 or 89 percent – being from Division I athletes. The rest … Read More