College Recruiting 101

 

Guidelines:

 

August 1st year of the junior year is when gymnast can start talking to coaches.

Colleges that compete in women's gymnastics:

https://usagym.org/pages/home/college/womeninfo.html

 

 NCAA:

http://www.ncaa.com/sports/gymnastics-women

 

List of Divisions:

http://www.ncaa.org/about/who-we-are/membership/divisional-differences-and-history-multidivision-classification

http://www.collegesportsscholarships.com/2012/05/04/what-division-level-is-best-for-you.htm

 

 

Suggested websites:

usatodayhss.com

For NCAA statistics and divisions by school. If you click on the school it takes you to the athletic department page for the school, which is helpful. 

 

http://www.scholarshipstats.com/gymnastics.html

 

USAGym has some more info on their site. 

 

Main Heading: 

https://usagym.org/pages/home/college/index.html

 

Women:

https://usagym.org/pages/home/college/womeninfo.html

 

Webinar: https://youtu.be/UKqgIYEA_yw

 

PDF of webinar:

https://usagym.org/PDFs/Member%20Services/webinars/apr15.pdf

 

This is from the USAGym site for parents.

 

http://www.usagymparents.com/articles/collegiate-recruiting/

 

(Side note: there is some good stuff for parents about “sports parenting” on usagymparents.com

 

 Cirque du Soleil recruits high level gymnasts. There is an ongoing application on their website specifically for gymnasts.