Every year, thousands of young women take their skills onto the softball diamond and turn them into a US college scholarship. And the good news is that US coaches like to recruit out of Australia given our reputation as a strong performing softball nation, our excellent education system and our desire to be ultimate team players. As Australia’s leading Continue Reading
Mark down the 20th January 2019 as perhaps what could prove to be a landmark day for the way tennis is played in Australia. And I am not simply referring to Ashleigh Barty’s history making victory against former world number one Maria Sharapova.
In recent times there has been great debate in North America around the college sports system and the ‘exploitation’ of student athletes to raise revenue for the universities. In Australia, there is no such thing as a free university education via an athletic scholarship. Meaning, the high school athletes that aren’t selected for a national or elite program in a Continue Reading
Every year, more and more Australian athletes are attempting to play college sports in the United States. There are hundreds of US athletic scholarships available to Australian student athletes every year, but actually being offered one of these scholarships can be a long and difficult process. Being recruited to play college sports is a difficult proposition for American athletes, let Continue Reading
“No other country in the world offers the facilities, opportunities, and support that the US college sport system provides.” – Hugh Clarke, Pepperdine University. It’s true. If you want to train like a professional athlete in your chosen field AND obtain a degree whilst living and travelling the country, then college sport in the US is definitely a worthwhile pursuit Continue Reading