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AED and CPR Videos

Located on the IHSA website, a video and hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillators is posted. We encourage parents and staff to view the video. http://www.ihsa.org/Resources/SportsMedicine/CPRTraining.aspx

Initial impressions are lasting impressions

Here is an excerpt from the link cited :

"As we were talking at our table area, an 11th grade track and field standout approached me and asked me a lot of questions about recruiting. He introduced himself, shook my hand, made eye contact, and thanked me for answering his questions. He then went back to find his family."

“That’s a young man that will go places as a college athlete,” Powell told me. “He took the initiative to come down here and ask questions. If he is competing here it means he is good.”

“That’s the kind of kid college coaches want on their team….”

Prevention of Sports Injuries

This is a great website focusing on prevention of sports injuries with resources for athletes, parents and coaches. Share with your coaches, parents and athletes

Concussions/Head Injuries

This link will take the reader to an article written by Dr. Brian Moore.

Dr. Moore specializes in central nervous system tumors as well as pathology of the eye, muscle, and peripheral nerve. Dr. Moore also performs brain autopsies on neurological cases. Dr. Moore did his anatomic pathology residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts and Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He completed his neuropathology fellowship at Brown University.

Dr. Moore is actively involved in teaching Southern Illinois University medical students. He is a member of the SIU Admissions Committee and Year 2 Curriculum Committee. He is also the unit director for the Year 2 Neuromuscular and Behavioral course at the medical school. Dr. Moore is the author of a unique Neuropathology Blog which is read by patients, medical students, and physicians throughout the world.

Biography taken from the following site: http://pacipath.com/staff_moore.php

National High School Federation Learning Center

Great resource for coaches. This site offers a great variety of courses coaches can take online

Holiday Recruiting Schedule

Click on this link to find out what your next steps should be during the Holiday Season. This schedule is separated by class.

More Recruiting Information

Click this link for important information regarding the college recruitment of senior athletes.

Number of Scholarships Offered by Sport

Here is a link that provides the number of scholarships allowed by each school per sport.

download NAIA Information

Beginning in the fall of 2010, students who wish to participate in athletics at a member institution will need to be certified by the NAIA Eligibility Center to qualify academically and be cleared as an eligible student-athlete for competition beginning in 2011. The NAIA Eligibility Center website —http://www.PlayNAIA.org — will launch in April, with registration starting September 1.
First-time NAIA participants — high school
students, transfers from non-NAIA schools and
those who have never participated in athletics at
an NAIA-member school — must register with the online service.


This site offers families information and background on the recruiting process, as well as a program to increase student-athlete's academic progress.

Recruiting Rules Guide

This is a very basic guide by grade level. The guide provides stipulations and rules for the athlete and recruiting college to follow. Powered by NCSA.

8 Rules to Help Your Child Get an Athletic Scholarship

This link is an excerpt from Chris Krauses Guidebook on maximizing college athletic scholarships

Do You Have a Recruiting Checklist?

This link will take the student-athlete and his/her family to the NCSA Athletic Recruiting website for a grade level checklist in an effort to participate in athletics at the collegiate level.

NCAA Rules Guide

The official rules guide published by the NCAA. These guidelines include information pertaining to NCAA academic guidelines for Division I, II, and III colleges and universities