Athletics

Preparing the Student Athlete

Preparing Student

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At CCS, our coaches know what colleges are looking for and are dedicated to preparing student-athletes for the next level of play.

NCAA Eligibility Information

Over the years, CCS has seen numerous student-athletes compete at the college level. This page exists to provide helpful links and information related to the recruiting process for the student-athlete and his or her parent or guardian. Student-athletes and parents interested in competing in college should notify their coach and Academic and College Counselor of their interests.

NCAA Eligibility Center
 - Creating an account is the first step to becoming an NCAA eligible student-athlete.
Play Division I Sports - Academic requirements and information.
Play Division ll Sports - Academic requirements and information.
Play Division III Sports - Academic requirements and information. In Division III, colleges/universities set their own academic standards.

Recruiting Timeline

  • The student-athlete must take ownership of the process. Coaches, college counselors, and athletic leadership are available to help.
  • Academics and behavior play a key role starting in 9th grade.
  • 9th graders should communicate with Academic and College Counselors to make sure they are in the right classes based on their college athletic goal. Connecting early is key!
  • By 10th grade, student-athletes should be registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center (link is provided above).
  • Be sure to spend time researching colleges in which you are interested.
  • Take full advantage of the CCS Strength and Conditioning program. Speed and strength, in combination with your sport specific skills, are instrumental in the recruiting process.
  • Keep your Hudl video up-to-date. Each sport at CCS has a hudl account to which athletes have access. Hudl is an important resource.
  • Attend camps and college showcases, and take advantage of other opportunities that help you get seen!
  • 11th graders need to stay in contact with their college counselor.
  • Take the ACT or SAT and send your score to the NCAA.
  • At the end of the year, request your college counselor to upload your official transcript to the NCAA Eligibility Center.