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Road to Prep - National Prep Prospect Day

By 4 Leaf Lacrosse, 07/09/21, 4:00PM EDT

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Road to Prep National Showcase

We are excited to announce the 1st annual Road to Prep event. R2P aims to provide an environment that optimizes a player’s training development, evaluation and education as they begin their Independent School recruitment process. The collaboration between First Class Lacrosse with Deemer Class (FCL), My Position ‘A’ Advising, Face Off Academy with Greg Gurenlian, with event operations fueled by 4 Leaf Lacrosse New England, will provide the opportunity for athletes NATIONWIDE to train with the BEST in front of the TOP Independent Boarding & Day Schools in the country.

When:

September 26th, 2021

Where:

St. Thomas Aquinas School, Dover, NH
1 hour from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) and Boston Logan Airport (BOS)

Who:

Boys Grades 6th-12th & Postgraduate’s

Schedule:

8:00am - 8:45am Check In (9th-PG)

9:00am - 11:45am On Field (9th-PGs)

11:00 - 11:45 Check In (6th-8th Grade)

12:00pm - 1:00pm School "Prep" Fair (All Grades)

1:15pm - 4:00pm On Field (6th-8th Grade)

Further Details:

  • Independent School admissions & coaches will receive each player’s vitals ahead time
  • Three hours of on field player development with Deemer Class (& his FCL team) & Face Off Academy’s Greg Gurenlian & Cory Bulken
  • Independent School Coaches will have an opportunity to work directly with the athletes on field, seeing how they respond to feedback, make improvements, and demonstrate their coachability
  • Independent school information webinars by MPA where families will have the opportunity to have a variety of questions answered
  • Independent School Fair where parents and prospective students can learn more about individual schools.
  • Lodging/travel details offered
  • Film capabilities & live stream options for schools/colleges

Registration Process

  • Application Portal – Players will need to complete an application to then be reviewed and accepted to the event. The link to apply is on the top right of this page, and there is no charge to apply. 
  • Player Registration – If accepted, players will be sent a direct invite to register for the event. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The cost for the event will be $250.
  • Admissions Registration – Admissions officers / coaches will have their own registration in order to attend the event, coach / evaluate players, and have the ability to set up a table during the school fair.

The My Position A Advantage

Everyone who is selected to attend the Road to Prep will receive the following from My Position A Advising

Two 30-minute Webinars for all RTP attendees

     Webinar #1: Everything PREP

  • Finding YOUR right fit school
    • Factors to consider
    • Resources available
  • The Application
    • Timelines and deadlines
    • Common app
    • What goes into an application?
      • Interview, essays, tests, grades, recs
    • Campus visits - tour, interview, meet coaches
    • Financial Aid
      • Do we qualify?
      • How to apply?
      • Deadline?
      •  

Webinar #2: How to get recruited

  • Communication with coaches
  • Create an athletic resume
  • Send highlight film – The Do’s and Don’ts

 

Coach communication prior to event

  • A comprehensive packet highlighting each RTP athlete’s vitals (GPA, testing, highlight tape, etc.) will be sent to all attending schools ahead of time (efficiency & target recruiting is our goal here)
  • Each athlete will receive a list of schools & coaches names attending RTP so prior outreach may happen

*For more information about how My Position ‘A’ Advising can help guide and advise your family please visit our website: www.mypositionaadvising.com