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Transferring from NCAA to NAIA

Dear Eligibility Coach: I was at a DII school for three semesters. I just left the DII school fall 2016, but I found out I was on academic suspension. This past semester I transferred to a DIII school for football for spring semester. I did very good in class, but I haven’t  played a season in three years and I’ve been going part-time to save a year. I’m transferring […]

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College Baseball Recruiting

Speaking on a panel to baseball parents and prospects about the baseball recruiting process and academic requirements for obtaining a college athletic scholarship. Friday,  May 27 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Cage on the American Tobacco Campus, Durham, NC, as a part of the ACC baseball tournament. Can’t attend. Sign up for our […]

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Are you Ready to Cross the Academic Finish Line?

High school seniors, Class of 2016, will be certified using a different eligibility certification system than has been used in the past. The main difference in this new process is the progression requirement for prospects to be eligible to compete in their freshman year of college at NCAA Division I schools. Specifically prospects must: Complete […]

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End of Academic Year Reminders

As the end of the academic year approaches, prospects must be diligent in staying on top of the Eligibility Certification Process. Please note some of the keys steps you must complete to have a successful outcome in the Eligibility Certification Game. SENIORS/CLASS OF 2015 Request Final Amateurism Certification from the NCAA Eligibility Center Even though […]

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Who is a Transfer Student?

The Eligibility Coach gets a lot of questions about transferring to and from colleges and universities in various sports. That is to be expected as approximately one-third of all college students transfer institutions before graduation according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. To determine if transfer rules apply to your situation, you need to understand […]

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More Recruiting Definitions — Recruiting Periods

Contact: any face-to-face encounter between a prospect or the prospect’s relatives and an institutional staff member or representative of athletic interests where any dialog in excess of an exchange of greetings occurs.   Contact Period: During this time, a college coach may have in-person contact with prospects and/or their parents on or off the college’s […]

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