LHSAA teammate, FreeRecruitingWebinar.org, recently updated in-service webinars to reflect the new NCAA rule changes, which are noted below:
- D1 minimum core GPA has increased from a 2.0 to a 2.3 beginning with the class of 2015. Student athletes will also have to complete a minimum of 10 of their 16 core class requirements by the end of their junior year.
- D1 programs now have the option to guarantee more than one year of aid.
- D1 programs now have the option to provide an annual $2,000 stipend to student-athletes to cover the true costs of a collegiate education.
All parent/student webinars have been updated to reflect the above changes. For more information, visit www.freerecruitingwebinar.org.
FreeRecruitingWebinar.org is a free educational service operated by the Recruiting Education Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. FreeRecruitingWebinar.org provides answers to common questions concerning the collegiate athletic recruiting process for high school student-athletes and their parents. FreeRecruitingWebinar.org operates as an on-line classroom, educating high school students-athletes and their parents on every aspect of athletic recruiting, college academic eligibility, and social responsibility.