COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - October 13, 2016 - USA Field Hockey is pleased to announce Next College Student Athlete (NCSA) as the Official Recruiting Partner for the organization. The partnership will provide path-to-college solutions for all USA Field Hockey members.
As a result of the partnership, all USA Field Hockey members in the U-19 age division will receive a free NCSA athletic recruiting profile, enabling them to be seen by college coaches. Athletes will have the opportunity to input video and statistical information onto platforms that are used by all college field hockey coaches. The profiles will also be accessible to college coaches on mobile devices at USA Field Hockey national events through their software partners.
In addition to the profiles, NCSA plans to host recruiting education seminars at selected USA Field Hockey national events, including the National Hockey Festival to be held November 24-28 in Palm Beach County, Fla.
“We are excited to partner with an established organization that will provide our members with a free recruiting profile and offer additional recruiting services that better prepare USA Field Hockey athletes for the opportunity to play collegiate field hockey,” said Adam Andrasko, USA Field Hockey’s Member Services Director.
“We are thrilled to partner with USA Field Hockey, the National Governing Body for the sport,” said Lisa Strasman, NCSA President. “By working with the nation’s premier field hockey organization, we look forward to supporting athletes all over the country to help them realize their dream of playing college field hockey.”
NCSA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reigning Champs LLC. Established in 2000, NCSA has helped more than 100,000 clients reach a collegiate athletic program.
Reigning Champs services more than 1 million student-athletes annually. It is the trusted guide for high school athletes on their path-to-college, providing them with technology-enabled services to help them discover opportunities to play at the next level. Its data-driven software solutions help coaches and colleges optimize and manage student-athlete enrollment and retention.
About USA Field Hockey
USA Field Hockey is the national governing body for the sport of field hockey in the United States and is based in Colorado Springs, Colo. USA Field Hockey is committed to providing opportunities for our 25,000 members to participate, develop and excel as players, coaches, umpires and administrators. The U.S. Men's and Women's National Teams strive for competitive excellence in Olympic, Pan American Games, World Cup and other International competitions. USA Field Hockey is a proud member of the U.S. Olympic Committee and the International Hockey Federation. For more information, visit usafieldhockey.com.