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Persistence: A Critical Component in College Recruiting

By Tom Kovic On January - 5 - 2010

The dictionary definition of persistence is: continuing in spite of opposition; enduring, lasting or recurrent.

In a nutshell, I feel strongly that a persistent effort in every aspect of the college search for athletes will, in the end, give prospects and their families the greatest chance at success.

I work with athletes throughout the country, assisting them in putting their plans together for the college search. From place kickers in Southern California to midfield lacrosse players in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, the one common thread that helps weave my college quest plans for families is the necessity to embrace persistence as a critical tool in the recruiting arsenal from start to finish.

Competition in the college search for athletes has increased dramatically during the past 15 years. Whether you are looking for an athletic scholarship or attempting to gain assistance in admission to an academically select, non-scholarship institution, it is importan...

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