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Pro-Active Recruiting
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Pro-Active Recruiting is an E-Book for high school athletes who want to be recruited and play his or her sport at the college level. The book provides an in-depth strategy and step-by-step plan to help the high school athlete attract college coaches’ attention, engage with them and get on their recruiting lists. Email templates, call scripts and much more included to help you reach your dream.
A Parent’s Guide To Student Athletic Recruitment
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Reference
“According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2014–2015 school year was $31,231 at private colleges, $9,139 for state residents at public colleges, and $22,958 for out-of-state residents attending public universities. And of course some of the few are offered full rides for football, basketball, woman’s soccer and softball and a few others.
The Three Percent Solution: Ramblings on College Playoffs, Football Conferences, and Fetal Bovine Serum
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
College football conferences are a beautiful mess. A hodgepodge of all sorts of names, sizes, and locations. Added to all the confusion is the fact that this year marks the first time the College Football Playoff (CFP) system will be used by the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). A select committee of 13 will choose the top 3% of teams to face-off in the ultimate two-stage competition.
Swimming for Pride
Price: Free! Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
This emotional short story tells itself through the correspondence of fictional college swimmer Blake Wemberly after being informed his school plans to cut its varsity swim program. Blake and his teammates learn -- and teach -- a life lesson about coping with change and disappointment. The story is inspired by true events.
Richard Kauffman St. Louis Browns First Baseman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Richard Kauffman was a multi-sport athlete at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. He played with several minor league baseball teams and briefly in the American League, with the St. Louis Browns. His tenure in the majors was curtailed when Hall of Fame 1st Baseman, George Sisler, joined the St. Louis Browns in 1915. Kauffman became a flour mill executive for a time in Atlanta, Georgia.
Johnson and Johnson: A Short Story about Athletics and Academics in College Sports
Price: Free! Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Two unrelated men share the same last name, work on the same campus, and are driven by the same desire for professional success. One is a coach and the other is a professor. An ethical dilemma ensnares them both and threatens to derail their careers. Who will do the right thing? What is the right thing? All events are fictional, but the underlying issues are real and cause for reflection.
Countdown to Kickoff: A Short Story about College Sports in Our Times
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Anticipation is running high for the opening of football season, but things are not what they seem. Technology, economics, and social norms intersect to create a new phenomenon in the wacky world of college football.
Slaying Season
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Jake Goodman landed his dream job as Sports Information Director at Lincoln State University, and the school’s football team is having the best season in history. Jake soon learns that college sports can be murder. Two are dead and the police have closed the case. But Jake suspects a cover-up. His suspicions put him – and those close to him – on a collision course with the real killer.
Rea and Kip: Part 1 of The River Runs Through
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Romance » General
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Feel the excitement of a new college, friends and sports through the emotions of college students Kip and Rea. Friends, then not friends. Joy and deep sadness. Learning to trust and know real friendship. Why is it so hard to seize that moment when a best friend becomes more than that? A story of misunderstanding and pride, friendship and love, relationships, written in a musical prose poem style.
The Recruiting Companion for College Sports: Over 100 Winning Tips
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college
Each year, countless high school athletes compete for limited college roster spots. Don't let your lack of experience with the recruiting process result in a disappointing outcome. Get the inside scoop on a few things about recruiting that your competition doesn't know in this easy-to-read booklet full of 115 ideas to help you succeed. Ideal for athletes, parents, and coaches.