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Why Division I?
If you talk to most people about college athletics they think of
Division I sports. Even people who do not follow sports know about
March Madness and the BCS Championships. Top juniors dream of playing
Division I college tennis. So what do Division I college coaches have
to say about Division I tennis?
Fall Signing Week '13: Fall Scheduling in College - Part 2
In college tennis, fall competition normally focuses on player development.
Last month, we asked college coaches about their goals and philosophies
for the fall season, and we published answers from a half-dozen coaches.
Today we hear comments from more coaches on the topic.
Fall Signing Week '13: Role of the Parent in Recruiting
As a parent, you want to be a part of all of your child's decisions,
and which college your child will attend is one of the most important
that will ever be made. The decision becomes even more complicated
when your child is trying to pick a school to attend with a tennis
team that's also a perfect fit. But how involved should a parent be in
the tennis recruiting process? You might not like the answer...
About Dede Allen
is a world-renowned college recruiting expert who is intimately
familiar with both college and junior tennis. Allen was head coach of the
Wake Forest University women's tennis team for seven years, and she was
named ACC Coach of the Year in 1987. Since her college coaching days, Allen
served the USTA for over 14 years as Administrator for USA Tennis Junior
Competition and liaison to the NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA. Allen is the author
of three books on recruiting, including the USTA Guide for Prospective
, the recently-revised
Collegiate Guide for High School Tennis Players
the Collegiate Guide for High School Athletes
. Today, Allen presents
seminars throughout the country to prospective college tennis players.
Allen writes a periodic column at TennisRecruiting.net where she provides
advice and answers your questions. You can
submit a question to Dede for her
to answer directly - or in a future column.