So What is this College Ride anyway?

Our College Ride tour is so different from any camp, clinic, tour, vacation or training that has ever been created.  College Ride is the secret recipe we’ve created over the past 30 years with the perfect balance of: hockey travel sightseeing immersion fun college recruiting education Watch this video to get a taste: Let’s dive a little deeper. Here are the …

What are your 2019 Goals

By Tori Whitcher Research shows a written goal is 42% more likely to happen. Which is why I created a nice lil’ worksheet for you to help you achieve your goals in 2019. Print it out and give it go: Download Your  Goal Setting Worksheet: click here! The worksheet is broken down into 4 parts: Reflect on 2018 (last year) Taking time to look …

Which tour is best for you? Field Players

We offer 2 different styles of program for field players: College Ride College Ride – July 17th Ivy College Ride July 31st (with Ivy League college coaches) Camp Immersion Elite Camps Barcelona Camp of Excellence They are very different from each other, but both offer the highest-end hockey training for any teen athlete. Parents always ask me – ‘but okay, …

Your insta matters!

Keep your social media clean; it could cost you your dream school. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook; anything with your name on it online. You may think snapchat is safe, but it’s not. Coaches have decided against recruiting top high school athletes due to their social media; you don’t want a few party pics on your instagram to be the reason you don’t get …

Major Major Issue

A story from my personal experience with my major. Read until the ‘twist’ at the end – don’t let this happen to you! (this applies to athletes and non athletes alike.) When I was in high school I kind of knew I wanted to pursue a business major. I wasn’t really sure, but I knew what I didn’t want – which …

Making the Case for Case Studies

This post is written by Trevor Donadt, owner of The BestU. Trevor was the Assistant of Admissions at Tufts and now counsels high school students on the college admissions process. This time of year, college admissions decisions are being released to seniors, which give them final notice of an acceptance, denial, or wait list. It’s an exciting time for most …

Mom & Dad, the Backseat Drivers

I’m 29 and I still consider my mom & dad “helicopter parents”. Pictured above is me with my parents 8 years ago, my Junior year at Richmond after winning A10 Championship. Would not have gotten recruited to Richmond without them though, that’s for sure! I wrote a letter to all mom and dads out there who are guiding (or over …

How To Impress The Decision-Makers

As an athlete looking to be recruited onto a college field hockey team, much of your correspondence throughout the recruiting process will be with the head or assistant coach. It is important to remember, however, that the admissions decision made for you as an applicant will happen within the walls of (as the name suggests…) the admissions office! Impressing the …

3 Answers Needed

This post was written by Bob Whitcher, owner of Sport EuroTour & co-owner of World Camp USA I was recently asked by a client’s mom (European camp participant) to help her connect with a head coach.  Seems the assistant coach had left for another job and all previous time, effort and contact with this assistant coach was now lost.  Communication was positive with …