regular signing period is right around the corner (begins April 15 and goes
through August 1). Swimmers and especially parents use the term “signing” very
loosely. “Signing” refers to the National Letter of Intent which is the
swimmer’s binding commitment to attend a school in exchange for an “Athletic
Grant in Aid”.
NLI is only issued if some form of athletic scholarship is provided. D-I and
D-II schools are the only ones who provide an NLI.
schools have their own version.
are some questions we have all of our swimmers ask before they put their “John
Hancock” on the National Letter of Intent.
sign ask the following questions:
you were not offered an athletic scholarship you can still have an official
signing at your school. We suggest that you sign your housing documents or some
schools will offer a letter of commitment that recruits can sign.
you are about to embark on 4 of the most exciting years of your life as a
college swimmer. Nothing else in life compares to being part of a college