UTAH GYMNASTICS RECRUITING GUIDE

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UTAH GYMNASTICS RECRUITING QUESTIONNAIRE

Please complete our online recruiting questionnaire by clicking [ here ]

  • Complete the questionnaire and select "SUBMIT" at the bottom of the page.
  • An automated e-mail response will be gererated thanking you for completing the form.
  • If you have questions about NCAA recruiting, the University of Utah or our gymnastics team, please feel free to give one of us a call at the numbers listed below.

CONTACT

 

Staff Name / Email Cell Phone
Co-Head Coach Greg Marsden 801-558-1013
Co-Head Coach Megan Marsden 801-201-1143
Assistant Coach Tom Farden 801-558-1245
Director of Operations Cameron Linford 801-913-7160

 

MAILING ADDRESS / FAX

1825 E. South Campus Dr.
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Fax: 801-585-6453

IN ORDER TO MEET NCAA ELIBIBILITY REQUIREMENTS YOU MUST

 

  • Graduate from high school within eight consecutive semesters afer intital enrollment in the first semester of grade nine.
  • Complete 16 college preperation courses that satisfy NCAA core-curriculum distribution.
  • Earn a minumum required GPA in your core-courses.
  • Earn a combined SAT or ACT sum score that matches your core-course GPA and test score sliding scale.

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO AND WHEN YOU NEED TO DO IT

Grade 9

  • Verify with your high school guidance counselor and the online core-course listing to make sure you are on track.

Grade 10

  • Verify with your high school guidance counselor and the online core-course listing to make sure you are on track.

Grade 11

  • Register with the eligibility center.
  • Make sure you are still on course to meet core-course requirements (verify you have the correct number of core courses and that the core courses are on your high school's 48-H with the eligibility center).
  • After your junior year, have your high school guidance counselor send a copy of your transcript. If you have attended any other high schools, make sure a transcript is sent to the eligibility center from each high school.
  • When taking the ACT or SAT, request test scores to be sent to the eligibility center (the code is "9999").
  • Begin your amateurism questionnaire.

Grade 12

  • When taking the ACT or SAT, request test scores to be sent to the eligibility center (the code is "9999").
  • Complete amateurism questionnaire and sign the final authorization signature online on or after April 1 if you are expecting to enroll in college in the fall semester. (If you are expecting to enroll for spring semester, sign the final authorization signature on or after October 1 of the year prior to enrollment).
  • Have your high school guidance counselor send a final transcript with proof of graduation to the eligibility center.

HELPFUL LINKS

NCAA Eligibility Center

Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete (PDF)

Guide to Internationsl Academic Standards(PDF)

SAT

ACT

RECRUITS

You are considered a prospective recruit once you begin the ninth grade. While NCAA recruiting rules limit when and how often our staff is permitted to contact you, you may initiate phone calls and have on-campus contact with us anytime other than during certain dead periods surrounding the NLI signing dates and the NCAA Championships.

WHAT YOU CAN DO AND WHEN YOU CAN DO IT

Grades 9 & 10

  • Phone calls
    • You and your parents are permitted to call us anytime and as often as you like. However, if you leave a message, we cannot return your call unless it is after July 1 following your junior year of high school, and only then if we have not already initiated our one permitted call per week.
  • Email and other correspondence
    • You are permitted to send us correspondence, but we are not permitted to correspond with you until September 1 of your junior year in high school.

     

  • Unofficial visits
    • You and your parents are permitted to have ON-CAMPUS contact with us anytime during an unofficial visit. An unofficial visit is when you pay your own expenses to visit our campus. You may make as many unofficial visits as you would like. We encourage you to visit us whenever it is convenient for you and your parents. You can meet with our staff, our academic support personnel, tour academic campus and our on-campus housing and dining facilities, as well as see a practice or one of our exciting home meets. We are permitted to provide you up to three tickets to any of our regular season home meets.

Grade 11

  • Beginning September 1, our staff is permitted to correspond with you through postal mail or e-mail. Instant messaging and text messaging are not permitted.
  • Beginnin July 1, following your junior year, our staff is permitted to initiate telephone calls to you and your parents. We are limited to one call per week.
  • Beginning July 15, following your junior year, our staff is permitted to have off-campus contact with you and your parents. We are limited to a maximum of three off-campus contacts.

Grade 12

  • Anytime on or after your first day of classes, you may make an official visit to our campus. You are limited to a maximum of five official visits.
    • An official visit is one that the university pays for, and will include your travel, lodging, meals and entertainment expenses. If your parents accompany you on your official visit, the university is not permitted to pay for their transportation, but we will pay for their lodging, meals, and entertainment.
    • Prior to making your official visit, you must provide us with your high school transcript (including grades 9-11), and either a PSAT, SAT or ACT score. You must also have registered with the NCAA Clearinghouse.
  • The early signing period for the National Letter of Intent (NLI) begins the second Wednesday in November. This signing period lasts for only one week.
  • The late signing period for the National Letter of Intent (NLI) begins the second Wednesday in April. This signing period continues until August 1.

TOP-10 REASONS TO GO TO THE U

#1 A world-class educaton
#2 Unmatched support for it's gymnasts team
#3 A tradition of gymnastics excellence
#4 Gymnastics training and competition facilities second to none
#5 10-minutes from downtown shopping and entertainment
#6 20-minutes from international airport
#7 30-minutes from 7 major ski & summer resorts
#8 Within a days drive of 43 state & 8 national parks
#9 Free public transportation for all U students
#10 Live at the Athletes Village for the 2002 Olympics

LINKS TO MORE ABOUT UTAH GYMNASTICS

The Team

Tradition of Success

Team Academics

Campus Living

 

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