By Robert Kimber
Kimber stocks his own paddling philosophy, prepared in an alphabetical development of essays. half thinker, half slapstick comedian, and a good canoiest, Kimber finds the center and soul of the barren region adventure. alongside the best way he finds a bunch of functional easy methods to camp and canoe in distant places.
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Again the need to consult your NCAA Guide for the College-Bound StudentAthlete becomes essential to be successfully recruited. There are many other Byzantine restrictions and regulations explained in the Guide. Each school can require even more robust standards than the NCAA, if they choose—but very few do. Academic Requirements 39 Table 2: NCAA Recruiting Chart Division I Men’s Basketball Sophomore Recruiting Materials • June 15 following sophomore year Telephone Calls • Once per month beginning June 15 following sophomore year Junior Telephone Calls • Once per month through July 31 Senior Evaluation and Contacts Division I Women’s Basketball Telephone Calls • Twice per week Off-Campus Contact • September 9 Official Visit • Opening day of classes Recruiting Materials • September 1 Telephone Calls • April calls permissible on or after Thursday following Women’s Final Four • One call in May • One call June 1–20 • One call June 21–30 • Three during month of July following junior year Telephone Calls • Once per week Off-Campus Contact • September 16 Official Visit • Opening day of classes 130 recruiting-person days dur- 100 recruiting-person days during academic year ing academic year Not more than seven recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) during the academic year per prospect Not more than five recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) during the academic year per prospect and not more than three of the five opportunities may be contacts Not more than three offcampus contacts during prospect’s senior year No off-campus contacts during junior year Practice/competition site restrictions Practice/competition site restrictions 40 The Sports Scholarships Insider’s Guide Division I Football Sophomore Division I other Sports Women’s Ice Hockey: Telephone Calls • One call to international prospect during the month of July following her sophomore year Men’s Ice Hockey: Recruiting Materials • June 15 following sophomore year Telephone Calls • Once per month beginning June 15 following his sophomore year Junior Recruiting Materials • September 1 Telephone Calls • One between April 15 and May 31 Recruiting Materials • September 1 Telephone Calls • O nce per week July 1 following junior year for all sports except men’s ice hockey Off-Campus Contact • July 1 following junior year Men’s Ice Hockey: Telephone Calls • One per month through July 31 Gymnastics: Off-Campus Contact • July 15 following junior year Senior Telephone Calls • Once per week beginning September 1 (unlimited during contact period) Off-Campus Contact • Last Sunday following the last Saturday in November Official Visit • Opening day of classes Telephone Calls • Once per week Off-Campus Contact • No more than three Official Visit • Opening day of classes Men’s Ice Hockey: Telephone Calls • Once per week beginning August 1 Academic Requirements 41 Evaluation and Contacts 6 selected evaluation days during September, October, and through the last Saturday in November (I-A) Softball: 50 evaluation days between August 1 and July 31 42 evaluation days during fall evaluation period (I-AA) Women’s Volleyball: 80 evaluation days between August 1 and July 31 Limit of 3 evaluations during academic year • One evaluation during fall • Two evaluations April 15 through May 31 (one evaluation to assess athletics ability and one to assess academic qualifications) Seven recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) per prospect and not more than three of the seven opportunities may be contacts Not more than 6 off-campus contacts per prospect at any site Practice/competition site restrictions Practice/competition site restrictions 42 The Sports Scholarships Insider’s Guide Division II Sophomore Junior Recruiting Materials • September 1 Off-Campus Contact • No more than three offcampus contacts beginning June 15 Senior Telephone Calls • Once per week beginning June 15 Evaluation and Contacts Division III Recruiting Materials • Permissible Telephone Calls • No limitations • Permissible freshman and sophomore years Recruiting Materials • Permissible Telephone Calls • No limitations Off-Campus Contact • Conclusion of junior year Recruiting Materials • Permissible Telephone Calls • No limitations Official Visit • Opening day of classes Off-Campus Contact • Permissible Official Visit • Opening day of classes No restrictions on the number of evaluations No restrictions on the number of contacts and evaluations Contacts restricted at the prospect’s practice/competition site until such time as the competition has concluded and the prospect has been released by the appropriate authority Contacts restricted at the prospect’s practice/competition site until such time as the competition has concluded and the prospect has been released by the appropriate authority NAIA Eligibility Rules The number of scholarships available for any sport at an NAIA college is unlimited.
Chapter 4 Your Education and Athletics 3T The Hopefully, acquiring a good education is one of the goals you listed in the previous activity. While the goal of this book is to help you be successYou will do much fully recruited by a college coach and more important receive financial aid for your athletic things in your life ability, its mission is to help you than compete in obtain the best possible education athletic contests. you can. That means the academic portion of your high-school work is more important to your preparation for future success and fulfillment than your athletic activities.
A Canoeist's Sketchbook by Robert Kimber