The College Bound Athlete
If you have the dream to play your chosen sport in college there are some important steps you need to follow starting as early as the 8th grade if you choose!
You will either need to go through the NCAA or the NAIA Eligibility Center depending on which division the college you choose to attend. Below you will find links to both the NAIA and the NCAA Eligibility Centers
It is vital student-athletes plan ahead and take their high school classes seriously.
Student-athletes should use the high school timeline as a way to stay on track for meeting NCAA initial-eligibility requirements.
Remember, NCAA core-course GPA starts in ninth grade!
Students should start with a free Profile Page account. Click here for a checklist all students can use.
NCAA Eligibility Brochure provides a general overview of the NCAA Eligibility Center requirements.
Complete NCAA College Bound Student Athlete Guide This is the 2022-2023 guide
The Benefits of playing in the NAIA - NAIA Website
NAIA College Bound Student Athlete guide for NAIA student athletes.