A Parent's and Student-athlete's Guide to Athletic Scholarships: Getting Money Without Being Taken for a (full) Ride

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Contemporary Books, 2000 - Family & Relationships - 458 pages
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A Parent's and Student Athlete's Guide to Athletic Scholarships is designed to help young athletes and parents like you understand the recruiting process and the wide array of scholarships and financial aid available. Dion Wheeler, an experienced high school and college coach and parent of two successfully recruited student-athletes, shares his secrets of success in this comprehensive guide. This book provides the tools, devices, and strategies to give your student-athlete the best opportunity to continue an athletic career in college and to receive financial aid (scholarships, grants, low-interest loans) based upon athletic ability. Wheeler leads you step-by-step through the tangled web of recruiting confusion, duplicity, and unfairness. By following the program, your prospect will gain an advantage over other equally qualified student-athletes who dream of college athletics and a scholarship based on athletic ability. A detailed appendix includes complete contact information for colleges and universities that offer athletic scholarships.

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Recruiting and Financial Aid
Preparing for College and the Future
Your Education and Athletics

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About the author (2000)

Dion Wheeler is the interim head track coach at Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois. He formerly owned a recruiting service and is a parent of two student-athletes whose recruitment he managed.

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