Samurai offers all our members guidance as you elevate to the collegiate level. We have helped place 100+ of high school athletes with the right collegiate experience. The most important part of this process is ensuring the school and program will be the right fit. Our players have gone on to play at the NCAA Division I, Division II, Division III and NAIA levels. Our program offers three unique ways to help our athletes get recruited.
- Free recruitment seminars designed to help players understand the process to get recruited. We bring in local and national NCAA and NAIA college coaches as special guest to offer additional guidance. Please contact us to learn more!
- Free recruiting profile on the St. Louis Lacrosse Recruits website
- Dedicated staff that have extensive experience and relationships with college coaches across the Unites States.
Start the Process
- Never too early…almost never.
- Start Making your list
- 5-10 College and Universities
- Big vs. Small
- Majors and Minors offered
- Campus Location
- NCAA, Club, or NAIA
- This list will change over time
- Ask: “Can you see yourself going to that school if lacrosse is out of the question?”
Where and How to Get Discovered
- Club Teams = going to tournaments
- Tournaments, Showcases, & Prospect Days
- Reach out and connect BEFORE the Event
- Online Profiles
- Be Recruited, NCSA, HUDL, Captain U, Field Level, etc.
- These sites offer value – only if you USE it
- LOT of “Combines/Showcases” to choose from
- Sign up as an individual and be placed on a team
- Usually coached by a recruiter – good relationship builder
- Camps and Prospect Days
Girls - Kathelene Kim
Head Coach - Quincy University (NCAA DII)
Head Coach - Girls Elite
Boys - Andy Joly
Former Head Coach at Missouri Baptist University (15 Years)
Head Coach - Boys Elite