ATHLETICS

College Bound Athletes Informative Links

"If you want to play sports at an NCAA  Division I or II school, start by registering for a Certification Account with the NCAA Eligibility Center at eligibilitycenter.org. If you want to play Division III sports or you aren't sure where you want to compete, start by creating a Profile Page at eligibilitycenter.org." -NCAA Eligibility Center

NCAA Eligibility Center:

Creating an account is the first step to becoming an NCAA student-athlete.

American Sport Education Program:

Coaching education programs for youth and high school coaches improve the sport experience by emphasizing athletes' development and well-being.

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics:

A governing body of small athletics programs that are dedicated to character-driven intercollegiate athletics. 

National Collegiate Athletic Association:

A member-led organization dedicated to the well-being and lifelong success of college athletes.

National Recruiting Network:

Is about recruiting and the success of each student athlete enrolled in the "GAME PLAN" college Recruiting Program achieving his/her goal of being successfully recruited!

National Scouting Report:

The most revered high school scouting and college recruiting organization in the world. Since 1980, college coaches have depended on NSR to present quality prospects for recognition, evaluation and recruitment.

NCAA Graduation Requirements

Student-athletes must complete appropriate course work in order to qualify for NCAA programs. Therefore, it's important that you check often to make sure that the requirements have not changed.  

DIVISION I   
4 years of English
3 years of Math (Algebra 1 or higher)
2 years of Natural or Physical Science 
(including 1 yr of a lab science, if offered)
1 extra year of English, Math, or Natural/Physical Science
2 years of Social Science
4 years of additional core courses (from any category above, or in a foreign language, nondoctrinal religion or philosophy)
TOTAL=16 Core Courses

DIVISION II
3 years of English
2 years of Math (Algebra 1 or higher)
2 years of Natural or Physical Science 
(including 1 yr of a lab science, if offered)
3 extra years of English, Math, or Natural/Physical Science
2 years of Social Science
4 years of additional core courses; (from any category above, or in a foreign language, nondoctrinal religion or philosophy)
TOTAL=16 Core Courses

High School Timeline

Grade 9

Plan

  • Start planning now! Take the right courses and earn the best grades you can.

  • Ask your counselor for a list of your high school's NCAA core courses to make sure you take the right classes. Or, find your high school's list of NCAA core courses at eligibilitycenter.org/courselist.

Grade 10

Register

  • Register for a Certification Account or Profile Page with the NCAA Eligibility Center at eligibilitycenter.org.

  • If you fall behind on courses, don't take shortcuts to catch up. Ask your counselor for help with finding approved courses or programs you can take.

Grade 11

Study

  • Check with your counselor to make sure you are on track to graduate on time.

  • Take the ACT or  SAT, and make sure the NCAA gets your scores by using the code 9999.

  • At the end of the year, ask your counselor to upload your official transcript.

Grade 12

Graduate

  • Take the ACT or SAT again, if necessary, and make sure the NCAA gets your scores by using the code 9999.

  • Request your final amateurism certification after April 1.

  • After you graduate, ask your counselor to upload your final official transcript with proof of graduation.

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