What’s The Word?
After tumultuous fluctuation of conferences in the offseason/summer, it is important to ask what gains or changes do student-athletes have to return to. New resources, meal plans, travel, workout and practice scheduling take more than a few months to facilitate.
What is mandated to take years under NCAA regulations will benefit potential recruits, but not necessarily current players who can be overlooked and under-considered. While universities must plan for bigger, broader pictures for sustainability and growth, the revolving door of four or five years (or less) for student-athletes does not cease to keep turning.
Collegiate Consulting prioritizes the student-athlete experience and applauds those many administrators, staffs and coaches who fight to balance responsibility to the present SAs, while building something more for future athletes.