New NCAA Recruiting Rules – Impact on Unofficial Visits, Official Visits, and Recruiting Conversations

New college athletic recruiting rules have been approved for implementation, as of April 2018, for all Division I sports except Football, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, and Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse. These sports have already established their own specific set of recruiting rules.

The following areas of a high school athlete’s recruiting experience will be affected. Set forth below are definitions and the rules changes for each of the designated recruiting activities.

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Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you should have any questions.

David Stoeckel
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Katie Andersen
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Advising College-Bound Student-Athletes – New Professional Development Resources!

Over the past months as we have had more and more IECs and high school counselors taking advantage of our Professional Development Program, i.e., our 11 session Webinar Series on the topic of “Advising the College-Bound Student-Athlete”, we have seen a significant increase in requests for supplemental counseling tools to use when working with athletes.

In an effort to provide additional assistance and training resources for our colleagues, we have developed a number of new counseling resources that enable you to more effectively advise your CBSAs (College-Bound Student-Athletes). And, we have devoted our Fall Newsletter (attached) to providing descriptions of our expanding services as well as links that direct you to more information and the ability to sign-up for our newly developed resources.

Here is a recap of our college athletic counseling products and services that are described in the enclosed Newsletter:

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NCAA Recruiting Rules Have Changed…Effective IMMEDIATELY!

Learn how they may affect your student-athletes . . . .


  • They affect only Division I sports and specifically exclude DI football and men’s and women’s basketball.
  • Summer Sports Camps run by college coaches in 2018 . .
  • Family Paid Campus Tours in the summer of 2018. . . .
  • “Official Visits” paid for by the colleges. . . . .

New Rules are Confusing? YES!

But, if you advise student-athletes, you MUST know and understand these rules, right? YES!

WHY did the NCAA implement these new rules?

Starting with the 2018-2018 2019 school year, the NCAA wants high school athletes to have “more time to make thoughtful decisions when deciding considering where to go to college. Ultimately, a better recruiting process will improve the college experience for Division I student-athletes.”

  • So, how do YOU learn “The Basics” of the New Regulations?
  • Read on for a brief recap of the rules in this Newsletter.
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