Playing At The Next LevelInformation about the college recruiting process
First Contact Date (emails, texts, phone calls) – June 15th after soph year
- Kids can no longer call Div 1 coaches before this date
First Official or Unofficial Visit Date – August 1 before Junior Year
- Kids can visit campuses before that date but can’t have any communication with any of the coaching staff
Verbal Offers – the earliest a verbal offer can be given would be the 1st contact date of June 15th after soph year.
You can still go to summer camps whenever and could meet and talk with coaches there but the rule states that no recruiting conversations shall take place.
First Contact Date – also June 15th after soph year
- Kids can STILL call us and talk to us at anytime – we just can’t call them until this date
First Official Visit Date – June 15th after soph year
- Kids can STILL take unlimited unofficial visits at any time and they can meet with the coaches
Verbal Offers – can be made at any time
WANT TO PLAY COLLEGE SPORTS?
Creating an account HERE is the first step to becoming an NCAA student-athlete
Creating an account HERE is the first step to becoming an NAIA student-athlete
How many college volleyball teams are there?
There are about 1,802 women’s varsity volleyball programs across the U.S.:
- 334 Division 1 volleyball colleges
- 298 Division 2 volleyball colleges
- 437 Division 3 volleyball colleges
- 220 NAIA volleyball colleges
- 67 four-year colleges outside of the above divisions
- 313 NJCAA volleyball colleges
- 133 two-year colleges outside of the NJCAA
How to make a recruitment video
Full list of Division 1 college volleyball teams
Full list of Division 2 college volleyball teams
Full list of Division 3 college volleyball teams
Full list of NAIA volleyball schools
Full list of JUCO volleyball teams
NCAA Eligibility Center
SAT and ACT Information
All SAT and ACT test scores must be reported to the clearinghouse directly from the testing agency. Test scores will not be accepted if reported on a high school transcript. When registering for these tests, input the clearinghouse code of 9999 to make sure the score is reported directly to the clearinghouse.
SAT DATES, DEADLINES and REGISTRATION
ACT TEST DATES, DEADLINES and REGISTRATION
Sample Email content to Coach
Dear Coach [Coach’s Last Name],
My name is [Your Name]; I am a/an [Setter, Defensive Specialist, Libero, Outside Hitter, Right Side Hitter, Middle Hitter] and am very interested in continuing my academic and volleyball endeavors at [University Name]. I am currently a [sophomore, junior, senior] at [High School Name, City, State].
I have included a link to some game highlights and skills video from the current and/or past club season: [YouTube link].
I will be at the [Tournament Name] in [City Name] this weekend and have included my entire tournament schedule below. If you need anything further, please let me know by emailing me at email@example.com.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
Lots of tournaments use University Athlete to get information to the recruiters at events who are looking for specific positions to fill. Before you attend a large tournament, you can ask the tournament coordinators if they use something different, otherwise you can register for your free Athlete account on their website.
To set up an individual consult with Coach Tanya, please request it here.