Information for Prospective Student-Athletes

 

Official College & Recruiting Guides:

Embree_actionUSTA Guide to Tennis on College Campuses
This guide provides important information about varsity tennis opportunities, scholarships and other resources. The guide also provides information about other tennis opportunities on campuses, including recreational tennis, wheelchair tennis and colleges/universities that offer curriculum for a career in tennis.

NCAA Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete
This guide, produced by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), helps prospective student-athletes and their families in understanding the rules regarding recruiting, academic eligibility and amateurism.
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USTA College Tennis Information and Programming:

Upcoming College Tennis Information Sessions, Showcases and Forums
Check the schedule of upcoming information sessions, showcases and forums, both nationally and in your area.

USTA Tennis On Campus
The USTA Tennis On Campus program is designed to provide college students with opportunities for team camaraderie, social networking and rivaled competition through tennis without the rigors of a varsity program. 

USTA Serves: College Scholarships
Each year, USTA Serves awards scholarships to deserving youngsters who have participated in USTA and other organized youth tennis programs.


National Governing Bodies and Related Websites:

Intercollegiate Tennis Association
The ITA is the governing body of college tennis, overseeing men's and women's varsity programs at the NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA and junior/community college levels. Comprised of nearly 1,700 men's and women's coaches representing over 1,200 institutions across the country, the ITA oversees activities involving over 15,000 varsity college student-athletes.

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a voluntary organization through which the nation's colleges and universities govern their athletics programs. It is comprised of institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals committed to the best interests, education and athletics participation of student-athletes.

        NCAA Eligibility Center Online

        National Letter of Intent

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
The purpose of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is to promote the education and development of students through intercollegiate athletic participation. Member institutions, although varied and diverse, share a common commitment to high standards and to the principle that participation in athletics serves as an integral part of the total educational process.

National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) is the governing body of intercollegiate athletics for two-year colleges. As such, its programs are designed to meet the unique needs of a diverse group of student-athletes who come from both traditional and non-traditional backgrounds and whose purpose in selecting a two-year college may be as varied as their experiences before attending college.

National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)
NIRSA is the leading resource for professional and student development, education and research in collegiate recreational sports

Other Resources:

The Tennis Recruiting Network
Looking to play varsity collegiate tennis? Tennisrecruiting.net is the premier tennis recruiting site in the nation, with thousands of players and collegiate coaches accessing the site daily.

NCSA Athletic Recruiting
The NCSA Network connects athletes, coaches and business leaders and empowers them to maximize scholarship, life and leadership potential.

College Search Tool by CollegeBoard.com
Use this free search engine to refine your college search.

College Tennis Connect
Get connected to the most comprehensive directory available -- every school in the U.S. and Canada with a college tennis program!

Junior Tennis Consulting
Junior Tennis Consulting provides expert advice for aspiring junior tennis players and their families.

Scholarship for Athletes
Scholarship for Athletes is a consulting firm designed specifically for prospective student-athletes and their families.

Darryl Cummings Recruiting Service 
Darryl Cummings is a former college coach with 20+ years of NCAA coaching experience. Darryl can help your child through the recruiting process. 

Donovan Tennis Strategies
Donovan Tennis Strategies has been helping players navigate the college tennis recruiting process to find the program and school appropriate for their academic and tennis levels and goals.

Ed Krass’ College Tennis Exposure Camp
The College Tennis Exposure Camp is the nation’s only training camp taught exclusively by head college coaches.

WAM SPORTS - U.S. College Scholarship Experts
WAM Sports consults and mentors college-bound student athletes in preparing, finding scholarships and building a successful career after college.
 

 
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