THE US SCHOOL AND LEAGUE SYSTEM ALLOWS YOU TO COMBINE YOUR ATHLETIC & ACADEMIC CAREER. HERE ARE SOME INSIGHTS ON HOW IT WORKS:
Your classes are scheduled around your training, practices and competitions. This allows you to study at a good rate and play your sport at a very high level.
You will have full-time coaches that are certified, physiotherapists, doctors, strength & conditioning coaches, training facilities and playing facilities that may seat over 80,000 spectators, locker rooms and many other things that are exclusively available for athletes.
You will be recognized at the university and possibly across the USA for your quality performance. You are being awarded a scholarship to represent the university in a prestige war across the US college community. Most athletes are treated very well and enjoy a lot of respect at their universities. THIS CAN BE YOU!
You have the privilege to study in the best universities in the world as the US schools system has some of the most decorated schools in the world. That being said you are learning the English language which can help you on the way of getting your dream job in the future.
You get to have the experience of a lifetime an meet people from all over the planet. You will travel, compete and get a college degree, which will bring you a lifetime of memories and an experience that will never be forgotten.
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT UNIVERSITY LEAGUES IN THE USA?
There are 3 different university leagues in the USA. They is the NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA:
The NCAA is the National Collegiate Athletic Association and there are 3 different divisions. Division 1, division 2 and division 3.
NCAA DIVISION 1
This is the highest level that you can compete at. You are only able to compete until you are 24 years old. There are many rules that have to be followed and met in order to be eligible, so do not hesitate to sign up with FAST so we can make sure that you are eligible.
NCAA DIVISON 2
This is the second highest division that you can compete at. They are a bit smaller universities then division 1 universities but still have great academics and athletic facilities. There is no age limit in division 2 but you are not allowed to be over 10 semesters at you're previous university.
NCAA DIVISON 3
This is the fourth best division that you can compete at. Division 3 does not offer any athletic scholarships, but they do have a variety of academic scholarships that are avaliable.
This is the third best division that you can compete at. The NAIA has smaller universities then division 2 and they are very similar to the division 2 rules as there is no age limit and at you can not have more then 10 semesters at you're previous university.
The NJCAA is a two-year college suitable for athletes that do not have the grades or the amount of credits to go to a division 1, 2 or NAIA university. The goal of the NJCAA is to help student-athletes get their grades up and also improve in their sport. After the two years at a NJCAA school, you will have the option to enter in a Division 1 or 2 or NAIA university and graduate with your bachelors from the university of your choice.
WHAT SPORT CAN I PLAY?
US universities offer scholarships in 27 different sports. Our expertise around the globe equips us with a network to get you a scholarship in the sport that you excel in.