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College Search

College Search Information

Below are a list of links and documents that will serve as resources to help you with the college search/recruiting process.   There are a number of other resources that you should not neglect.  Your high school counselor should be number one on that list. 

One of the first things you should understand as a prospective college recruit is that you have to be proactive in the recruiting process.  In being proactive, you should first become familiar with the following:

1. You must make sure that you are following the correct curriculum and taking the correct classes in order to be
    eligible to participate as a student athlete in college.

2. You must know the GPA and Test Score requirements required to be eligible as a college freshman.

3. You should register with the NCAA and/or NAIA Initial Eligibility Centers.

These items are all contained in the information provided below.

The documents below are designed to help you get started in your college search. 

First - Spend some time with the recruiting overview.  Some of the information will help you at he beginning of the process while other parts will help you as you get further into your search.

Second - Start working on your player profile (resume).  The template below is a solid form for you to use.  Be sure to update it as you move through each season.

Third - As you prepare to start the process of contacting schools and coaches, you will want to create a basic form email/letter.  We have provide a couple of samples for you to use as a start.  We have also included information about what the email/letter should include and some other tips.


Informative Links

College Resource Compilation

Including financial aid, college planning, virtual tours. etc...


Area College Conferences

GPAC - Great Plains Athletic Conference (NAIA)

Hastings, Concordia, Doane, etc...

HAAC - Heart of America Conference (NAIA)

Schools in Kansas, Iowa & Missouri

KCAC - Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference

Schools in Kansas & Oklahoma

NSIC - Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NCAA DII)

Wayne St, Schools in the Dakotas, Minnesota & Iowa

RMAC - Rocky Mountain Athletic Confernence (NCAA DII)

Chadron St, Colorado & Dakota Schools

NCAA Conferences

Divisions I, II & III