Posted On: 06/13/20 9:52 AM

Some of the class of 2021 athletes talking with colleges

By Michael Selecky

Contributing Writer

When it comes to how colleges and prospective teen athletes become familiar with one another for the purpose of continuing their on-court careers while furthering their education there, may be numerous ways to look at things, but the rules here in Michigan are actually rather specific.

For example, according to Crankitvolleyball.com in Harrison Township, when it comes to the information provided for parents on navigating this path, that includes…

“1. Choose schools that you would be interested in attending; 2.  Academic requirements; 3.  Register with the NCAA Clearinghouse; 4.  Create a video; 5.  Market yourself and be proactive; and, 6. Attend camps and schedule visits.”

While the club also has sub-topics for each stage and links to the National Collegiate Athletic Association, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and National Junior College Athletic Association eligibility centers and more, the recruiting process isn’t a simple one.

As for the class of 2021 athletes from Crank-It that are embarking upon this journey, according to former college volleyball player and current varsity coach at Regina High School in Warren Rebecca Ratkov

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