A student-athlete is defined as an enrolled student who participates in an organized competitive sport sponsored by the college/university in which he or she is enrolled. Student-athletes must balance the roles of being both a student and an athlete at their school. Many student-athletes are subject to eligibility rules to maintain a certain GPA in order to continue participating in their sport.
Begin by learning all you can about rules governing recruitment. Evaluate yourself to determine which level of play of competition you are suited for, NCAA, NAIA or NJCAA.
You must register with the NCAA Eligibility Center if your goals is to be a student athlete at a Division l or Division ll school.
Stop by the CARR for additional information.