College Baseball Recruiting 101: Recruiting Calendar

A recruiting calendar in college baseball is the 12-month period that defines when colleges coaches aren't allowed to speak with potential student-athletes and when they are and how much communication can occur. The recruiting calendar begins August 1st and contains 3 different stages of recruitment, the contact period (green), dead period (red) and quiet period (yellow). Listed below are the explanations for each period and a color-coded NCAA Division 1 recruitment calendar for the 2015-2016 year.

Contact Period (GREEN) - The period in which college coaches can have face-to-face contact with the potential student-athlete or their parents, watch them compete, visit their high school or have a phone conversation with the student-athlete or their parents.

Dead Period (RED) - During the dead period time college coaches are not allowed to have face-to-face conversations with the student-athlete or parents, watch the student-athlete play or visit their high school or games. Coaches however may write or telephone the student-athlete or their parents during this time

Quiet period (YELLOW) - College coaches can only have face-to-face interactions with the PSA or their parents on the college's campus. A coach may not watch a student-athlete (unless the competition occurs on the colleges campus) or visit their high school during this time. Coaches are allowed to call the PSA or their parents during this time

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September 2015
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October 2015
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November 2015
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December 2015
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January 2016
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February 2016
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March 2016
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April 2016
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June 2016
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For more information about the college recruiting process, please contact Coach Jamie Quinn (coachquinn14@gmail.com) or Coach Andrew Romanella (andrew.romanella@gmail.com).

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