Field Hockey Recruiting Articles
SportsRecruits and NFHCA partner to launch NFHCARecruits
Video Advice from College Coaches
Recruiting Advice from College Coaches
Helpful Recruiting Links
NFHCARecruits is the official digital recruiting platform of the NFHCA. The student-athlete profiles on NFHCARecruits will power all on-site evaluations at NFHCA events, and many other top events, serving as the main source for college coaches to discover and evaluate recruits.
Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete
Everything parents and prospective student-athletes need to know!
NCAA Eligibility Center
This is your initial eligibility resource. Registration with the NCAA Eligibility Center is mandatory to play at Division I and Division II.
A great all-around college resource with information on SAT testing, AP exams, and financial planning.
Key Recruiting Terms
Definition: A dead period is a period of time when it is not permissible to make in-person recruiting contacts or evaluations on or off the institution’s campus or to permit official or unofficial visits by PSAs to the institution’s campus. It remains permissible, however, for an institutional staff member to write or telephone a PSA during a dead period.
Definition: One becomes a prospective student-athlete when they start ninth grade classes. Before the ninth grade, one becomes a prospective student-athlete if a college gives you (or your friends or relatives) any financial aid or other benefits that the college does not generally provide to prospective students.
Also called: PSA, recruit
Definition: During a quiet period, a college coach may not have any in-person contact with you or your parents off the college’s campus. A coach may not watch you play or visit your high school during this period. You and your parents may visit a college campus during this time. A coach may call or write to you or your parents during this time.
National Letter of Intent
The official document administered by the Collegiate Commissioners Association and utilized by NCAA member institutions to establish the commitment of a PSA to attend a particular institution.
Also called: NLI
NFHCA Winter Escape Showcase
Find your field hockey home.