Sudden Impact VBC and Varsity Athlete are joining forces to assist Sudden Impact VBC families through the college planning process.

The Varsity Athlete mission statement and the Sudden Impact VBC mission statement are congruent with each other in their goals.  Varsity Athlete is not a recruiting service, but a talent evaluation service and college planning organization.

It is impossible to automate the process.  Each student athlete is a unique individual and the long term goals is different.  As a result, the process utilizing the Varsity Athlete five key elements of Academics, Athletics, Financial, Geography and Social are key to assisting the families through the college planning journey.

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Sudden Impact VBC of Colorado is committed to developing the best volleyball athletes in the Southwest Denver area and preparing them to play at the next level.  If your athlete is committed to playing volleyball in college, we are committed to helping her achieve her goals. Below we have accumulated information that should help ease the navigation process.

If you have any questions regarding the recruiting process, please let us know using the email below.

All recruiting correspondence should be sent to the following email: Sivcvolleyball@gmail.com

With a 100% success rate of athletes wanting to further their careers in college, we kind of got the hang of this.

Important Information:

Selecting a college:

1) Does this school specialize in your academic and career interests?

2) Does this school fit the geographic lifestyle I would like to have? Too close? Too far?

3) If you did not get to complete all four years of eligibility for volleyball, would you still want to attend this school?

4) If you graduated from this school, would it benefit you?

 

What you need to do by Year of school:

 

Freshman

You are declared a recruit once you enter high school your freshman year. 

Contact with college coaches through phone, instant messenger, letter, email, fax, or visit can only be made by you. College coaches cannot call, email, write, fax, or visit you, with the exception of one underclassman letter from a college, which includes general information about the university and volleyball program. The letter can also include one questionnaire. 

 

You are eligible for:

Receive one camp brochure from a college.

Take an unofficial visit.

 

Sophomore

Contact with college coaches through phone, instant messenger, letter, email, fax, or visit can only be made by you. College coaches cannot call, email, write, fax, or visit you, with the exception of one underclassman letter from a college, which includes general information about the university and volleyball program. The letter can also include one questionnaire. 

 

You are eligible for:

Receive one camp brochure.

Take an unofficial visit. 

 

Junior

1.  As of September 1st of your Junior year

Can receive regular written correspondence from any university, which includes letters, email, and fax. There is no limit on the amount of written correspondence you can receive from one University at this time.

Contact with college coaches through phone and instant messenger can only be made by you.  

 

2.  You are eligible for: 

Receive one camp brochure.

Take an unofficial visit 

 

3.  July 1st after your junior year

Can receive one phone call or one instant message per week or one from each university.

Can receive up to 3in-person, off-campus contact with coaches, which includes a home visit.

 

Senior

1.  1st day of classes, Senior year

You are now eligible to take an official visit to a University: You are only allowed up to five official visits.

 

2.  November 13th - 20th  (Early signing date)

Once you sign, you have no restrictions on phone calls, contacts, or evaluations. 

 

3.  April 15th - August 1st  (Late signing date)

 

 

Academic Eligibity

 

Div I

4.  2008 and up: complete 16 required *core courses  

5.  Present a minimum required grade-point average in core courses.

6.  SAT or ACT sum score that matches core-course GPA

*Core coursed can be defined on www.clearinghouse.net

 

Div II

4.  Complete 14 required core courses

5.  GPA of 2.0

6.  Achieve a combined SAT score of 820 or a sum score of 68 on the ACT.

 

Div III & NAIA:

Contact the College directly.

 

 

ACT & SAT Test:

Students should take the SAT’s or ACT’s by their junior year. These tests are offered in the fall and the spring. During the registration of these tests, please select the clearinghouse as a recipient (code 9999). For test dates see the following sites:

 

SAT: www.collegeboard.com

Register: NCAA Eligibility Center Cost $65.00

Note:  Credit recovery and correspondence course do not count for NCAA core!

 Finding college information:

NAIA schools:   www.naia.org
Junior Colleges:   www.njcaa.org

 For many schools you will find the coaches contact information in the “Staff Directory” link on each web page.