Player Recruiting Tools

Available to active members of the Texas Christian Athletics organization.

Our site contains information on 1,763 colleges in the united states. On your profile page you will be asked to choose the colleges you are interested in attending and we will contact the coaches you have selected. The college coaches will also have their own page on the TCA website to see a list of TCA players are interested in attending their school.

NCAA Softball Recruiting Rules:

As of April 25, 2018 the NCAA has implemented new rules regarding the communication between players and college coaches. Although Division 1 college coaches are prohibited from contacting players, parents, high school and select coaches, prior to September 1st of the student athlete's junior year of high school, we can and will put you on the coaches radar.

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NCAA Recruiting Rules:

Division 1

NCAA Recruiting Rules: As of April 25, 2018 Division 1 coaches are prohibited from contacting players, parents, high school coaches and select coaches prior to September 1st of the student athletes junior year of high school. 

  • September 1 junior year: Coaches can send athletes all forms of private electronic correspondence, including text messages, instant messages, direct messages and emails, as well as all recruiting materials. Coaches can also call athletes at this point. NO contact is permitted before this date between a college coach and the recruit, their parents, their current coaches or any other third party.
     

  • September 1 junior year: Athletes may begin taking unofficial visits and planning them with the school’s athletic department.
     

  • September 1 junior year: Athletes may begin taking official visits.
     

  • July 1 after junior year: Coaches can conduct off-campus contact with athletes at their home or school.
     

  • Senior year: College softball coaches can conduct off-campus communications with athletes and/or their parents no more than three times.

Division 2

The NCAA rules for Division 2 are slightly more flexible. The following are the Division 2 timelines.

  • At anytime: Athletes can receive brochures for camps, questionnaires, NCAA materials and non-athletic recruiting publications.
     

  • June 15 before junior year: Coaches may begin calling athletes. They can also conduct off-campus communications with athletes and/or their parents. In addition, student athletes can make official visits.
     

  • July 15 before junior year: Coaches may send athletes printed recruiting materials.

Division 3

The NCAA rules for Division 3 are more flexible. The following are the Division 3 timelines.

  • At anytime: Athletes can receive recruiting materials.
     

  • There are no limits on phone call between the coach and student athlete, parents and coaches.
     

  • After the students sophomore year, college coaches can begin off-campus communications.
     

  • January 1st of the student athletes junior year, the student athlete can make official visits. 

NAIA - National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

NAIA are the most flexible.

NAIA coaches can contact student athletes anytime during high school.

Step 1

Complete your player profile.

Your profile should be complete and as accurate as possible. The information you submit should be kept up to date and free of spelling and grammatical errors. if you do not have all the information for your profile, submit the information you do have. You can update your profile at anytime. To start or update your profile, click here.

Step 2

Create a skills video

If you do not have a current skills video, create one. Your skills video should be 2 to 3 minutes long and should be specific to the position you play. For more information on how to create a skills video, click here.

Step 3

Communicate with the college coaches.

One way communication with the college coaches is allowed and recommended. When you create your proflie, the TCA website generates a link you can send to college coaches. To receive your link, click here and click on your photo.

Published December 2018.