Special from Scholarship For Athletes
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Emory University women's tennis coach Amy Bryant talks with Scholarship for Athletes about the college recruiting process. She offers suggestions to high school athletes about recruitment and explains how the transition into collegiate athletics should be handled.
Questions and Answers
Scholarship for Athletes (SFA): What advice do you have for high school athletes that strive to play college sports? Amy Bryant (AB):
Make sure you put in the same amount of time - or more - into your studies as you put into your on court training.
SFA: At SFA, we try to explain to our clients that the recruiting process is like being on three year job interview; is that how you view the recruiting process?
AB: Yes. As coaches we are constantly sizing up recruits and their families to determine if our program will be the correct fit.
SFA: What advice do you have for the parents of high school student athletes about the recruiting process?
AB: Step aside and let your kids do the work!