• HOW WE HELP

    A recruiting coach’s job is to sell their school in the best light possible. YOUR job as a recruit or parent of a recruit is to have as much accurate information as possible to make a decision based on what is the best fit for YOU!
  • HOW WE HELP

How We Help Student-Athletes & Their Parents

We provide options, solutions, and action plans with accurate information,
personalized coaching and guidance, along with specialized products and
services to help parents, and student-athletes, like yourself, to successfully
navigate through stressful situations.

Our Core Services

TRANSFERS

We can guide you through all the steps in the transfer process so you don’t make mistakes that could possibly damage your athletic career or jeopardize your scholarship.

WAIVERS & APPEALS

We can discuss whether you qualify for an NCAA Waiver or appeal and if so, help prepare or review a waiver or appeal so you can continue to play your sport.

ELIGIBILITY ISSUES

Not knowing, understanding and meeting the eligibility rules can have serious short and long-term consequences to your athletic career. We can help you navigate complex eligibility rules so you’re not on the outside looking in!

SCHOLARSHIP STRATEGIES

There’s a lot of confusion about scholarships, financial aid agreements and letters of intent. We can help you understand your options and find the best solution for your situation.

RECRUITING RULES

A recruiting coach’s job is to sell their school in the best light possible. YOUR job as a recruit or parent is to make a decision based on what is the best fit for YOU.  We can help by arming you with accurate information and advice tailored to your specific situation.

INFORMED ATHLETE UNIVERSITY

Informed Athlete University is an online membership resource to help you understand and navigate through the complex maze of rules.

PROFESSIONAL PARTNERS

We help attorneys, advisors, sports organizations, and international recruiting services who work directly with student-athletes when they need guidance and understanding on how the rules apply to their clients’ situations.

WE ARE HERE FOR YOU!

We realize that these rules can be confusing, and every student athlete’s situation is unique.

If you have any questions or aren’t sure where to start, send an email to Rick@InformedAthlete.com or give us a call…

RICK & JULIE ALLEN, Founders
Informed Athlete

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

Just wanted to let you know that we considered our consultation with you regarding our daughter’s transfer priceless advice. Transferring was one of the most difficult and emotional decisions ever. It was also the best thing – what a difference a new school and team makes! We are grateful for your guidance and recommend your services to families of young athletes regularly. Read More

- MOM OF A DI GYMNAST

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