Camps and Clinics: A Reminder of the Recruiting Rules

Exciting times are ahead with summer college camps quickly approaching. Camps can be a valuable recruiting tool for both college coaches and prospects.

Prospects, take advantage of camps this summer to visit schools and learn more about programs you’re genuinely interested in. Camps are a great way to better understand the culture of the program, get a feel for the coach’s training style, and see the campus through the lens of the volleyball program. It’s also an opportunity for you to meet new people and have fun playing the sport you love, so enjoy it!

Coaches, we can create an enjoyable environment through minimizing any unnecessary pressure and offering activities and competitive drills that remind the players why they fell in love with the sport to begin with. It's a neat opportunity for you to show what exciting factors make your program unique.

But coaches, just because you will have prospective student-athletes in your gym, does not automatically give you the greenlight to freely have recruiting conversations, which is why I’d like to remind everyone of the DI and DII rules during institutional camps.

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