Home Boys' Lists Girls' Lists Men's Teams Women's Teams News Photos Contributors Links Help Sign-UpOnline Store
Latest News | Categories | Authors | News Archives
 
 

News & Features

This article expired on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

Leave a Comment

 

More Recruiting 101 Articles

30-Jun-2015
Recruiting Terms and Calendar for 2015-16
July marks the beginning of another recruiting year. Recruiting expert Dede Allen is back to review important dates on the calendar for all ages - and she also has a primer on basic recruiting terms.

23-Jun-2015
Unofficial Visits - More Important Than You Think
Some high school students take eight, ten, a dozen unofficial visits as part of their recruiting process. Some people might think that's a lot of unofficial visits, but it's really not. Since there is no limit on unofficial visits, why not take full advantage of your options?

14-Apr-2015
Spring Signing Week '15: Recruiting Strategy and Tips for Unsigned Seniors
Signing Week is underway, and it is an exciting time for players and their families who are making college commitments. But what happens when you don't have a college secured? There is no reason to panic. The signing period that starts this week runs through August, and hundreds more players will commit during this time. You just need to know how to best proceed...

 
 Recruiting 101 Index |   Subscribe

 

About Dede Allen

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 College Athletes, the recently-revised Collegiate Guide for High School Tennis Players, and 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.

 
 WTA PRO PLAYER GEAR GALLERY

Serena Williams

 
Click on Serena Williams to view and buy her equipment, apparel, and footwear, or watch her video gear guide on YouTube.
 
RECENT COMMITMENTS
8/01 Fabian Fallert chooses Ole Miss
7/31 Leyla Martinez chooses Concordia (TX)
7/31 Filip Kraljevic chooses Ole Miss
7/31 Andrew Klein chooses Hope
7/31 Justin Folkert chooses Hope
7/31 Michael Kiley chooses Hope
7/31 Mark Vanderstoep chooses Hope
7/31 Rachel Tyson chooses Texas Lutheran
7/31 Andy Cardenas chooses Texas Lutheran
7/30 Pierre-Emmanuel Fossier chooses Stetson

Full Listings: Boys' Commits & Girls' Commits

 
 THE LATEST FROM TENNIS EXPRESS
7/19 Great gear, and mor deals than Black Friday. Check out our Amazon Prime sale here
5/26 Hey rising stars, what do you think about the ubiquitous kid worn my so many at #RG15? More
5/20 Nike Women's Summer Gear Guide Tennis Express
 
 
RECENT HEADLINES
ITA NEWS
 ADVANTAGE TENNIS ACADEMY
 
Karim Hossam- ATA Athlete
 
A quick interview with ATA's Karim Hossam before he heads off to Florida to play in the Orange Bowl in Florida.
 
THE LATEST FROM ZOOTENNIS
7/31 My Kalamazoo Preview; Former Champion Wiersholm Overcomes Tough Challenge in Opening Round at Kalamazoo; Clay Champions Riffice and Kirkov Fall in Doubles
7/30 Tiafoe and Mmoh Top Seeds in Kalamazoo Doubles; Southern Cal Girls Take 18s National Team Title
7/29 Kalamazoo Draws Posted; Black Top Seed in San Diego, Seeds in 12s and 14s Posted; Ryan Shane Feature
7/28 All Top 10 ITF Boys and Girls Entered in US Open Juniors; Southern Cal Wins USTA Boys 18 Team Championship; Donaldson, Kudla Advance in Atlanta
7/28 Kalamazoo Seeds
 
TALK TENNIS
 

Page updated on Thursday, April 02, 2015
Contact our web team with any corrections