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NCRC Highlights and College Coach TestimonialsWednesday, November 18th, 2015


Click here for all of the details on attending the 2016 National Collegiate Recruiting Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana this coming June 10-12, 2016

Be a Speaker at NCRC 2016Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

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We’re looking for coaches, authors and experts to be speakers at this Summer’s upcoming 2016 National Collegiate Recruiting Conference.

We’ll gather a few hundred smart, motivated college coaches in Indianapolis this June 10-12, 2016, at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.

Past conferences have seen dozens of coaches lend their expertise to the content at previous NCRC events, and we want you to speak at this year’s conference. You don’t have to be a professional speaker, or previous experience presenting ideas in front of an audience. What you do need to bring is a willingness to share your ideas that have worked for your program.

As a coach speaker, we will pay your conference registration fee and give you access to our limited number of heavily discounted block of hotel rooms reserved for our presenters. In addition, your talk will be available to college athletic departments around the country, increasing your professional profile. Many of our past speakers have used their speeches as part of their application process for new job opportunities, with great results.

If you are an author or expert in your field? Join past speakers who have contributed their time, talents and expertise to this appreciative group of college athletic leaders. NCRC does not compensate for presenters or pay speaker fees, but we will make space available to conduct business and sell your products or services to this influential group of leaders. Past speakers who have come to speak at NCRC have included Ari Fleischer (former White House press secretary), Roy Firestone (entertainer and ESPN journalist), Buddy Hobart (best selling author and speaker), Dan Wolken (USA Today college sports journalist), John Brubaker (former coach and best selling author), Charlie Adams (speaker and author), and Paul Biancardi (former basketball coach and ESPN recruiting analyst), along with dozens of other experts over the years.

To get more information, or to propose a topic that you would like to speak about, contact Dan Tudor at dan@dantudor.com.

We hope to see you at NCRC 2016 in June!

NCRC 2015 HighlightsThursday, June 18th, 2015

Take a quick look at the outstanding 2015 National Collegiate Recruiting Conference in Nashville!

150+ coaches, experts and speakers who devoted their weekends to the core part of their job as college recruiters.



If you couldn’t make it to NCRC 2015, please make plans to attend the next NCRC in June 2016. Stay tuned for the dates and location coming soon!


5 Great Reasons You Should Attend the 2015 National Collegiate Recruiting ConferenceFriday, January 9th, 2015

The upcoming National Collegiate Recruiting Conference in Nashville on June 5th through 7th is going to be the biggest and best ever.

And YOU need to be there, Coach.

Here are five great reasons:

  1. 28 Incredible Recruiting Experts Sharing Their Secrets.  We’ve put together the largest group of coaches and recruiting gurus in the history of college sports. You’ll get so many ideas over our weekend in Nashville, you may have trouble figuring out what changes to make first once you get back to campus!
  2. Networking and recruiting idea sharing with a few hundred other college coaches.  Where will you find a Division I football coach, a Division III softball coach, a first year volleyball assistant coach, and a former athletic director sitting together over lunch and sharing recruiting ideas?  Only at NCRC 2015.
  3. New ideas that work.  This is a conference focused on real world, proven recruiting ideas from college coaches and industry experts.  Every bit of information you hear can be used right away, meaning that you will go back to your office with actionable ideas that you can begin using right away.
  4. 100% focus on recruiting and your coaching career.  How often do you get to sit back and plan your upcoming recruiting year, as well as assess what changes you need to make in the way you organize your program and coach your athletes?  You’ll do that at NCRC 2015.  Plus, you will come away with new friends across sports and division levels, laugh a lot, fight back tears, and be inspired.  It’s a one of a kind event.
  5. Most importantly, these coaches who came to last year’s NCRC say you should attend!


Ready to take a look at this year’s speaker line-up, and register for this year’s event?




Seeking Coach Presenters for NCRC 2015Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Are you a college coach who has a topic they want to present to their peers at the 2015 National Collegiate Recruiting Conference in Nashville this coming June 5-7, 2015?

Great!  We’re looking for coaches who want to contribute ideas related to recruiting, scouting, organization and developing a coaching career.

If selected, your registration fee, along with up to one additional coach of your choice, will be paid by Tudor Collegiate Strategies.  In addition, you’ll gain credibility as an expert in your field, and have access to a high quality video recording of your presentation.  It’s a great resume enhancer, and every coach who has presented at NCRC has found it to be a rewarding experience that has been great for their college coaching career.

Submitting your idea is easy: Simply email Dan Tudor at dan@dantudor.com, outline your idea for a 30 minute talk, and explain why you feel coaches would benefit from hearing you.

We have had many great presenters take part in past conferences, and we are always looking for new coaches who want to lend their expertise to this year’s NCRC.

You don’t have to be an “expert” in your field, not are we looking for proven, polished speakers.  We want coaches who have great content to share, and want to be a part of this extraordinary peer group gathering.


Some ideas for presentations include, but are not limited to:

  • How your staff organizes their responsibilities during recruiting
  • Mail and email ideas that you have found to work in recruiting
  • Dealing with parents during the recruiting process
  • Fostering relationships with Freshmen and Sophomore prospects
  • Effective strategies to engage with club and high school coaches
  • Phone call strategies that work
  • How you and your staff use social media in recruiting
  • Effective scouting techniques during the Summer

We want you to be a part of the speaker panel at NCRC 2015, Coach!  Let us know if you’re interested

Two Speakers Added to NCRC 2014 Line-UpMonday, April 14th, 2014

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Sales Expert Stresses Need for Positive Recruiting LanguageThursday, March 27th, 2014

At the 2013 National Collegiate Recruiting Conference, sales expert and author Stephanie Melish talked about the way a coach’s recruiting words and language effect the view that their prospect has of that coach’s program:

Want to learn next level strategies and recruiting techniques?  Make sure you’re at the next NCRC!

Get all the information by clicking here.

Battlefield Hero Turned Olympic Athlete Inspires Coaches at NCRCMonday, March 10th, 2014

Rob Jones’ incredible story of sacrifice and commitment was one of the big highlights from the previous National Collegiate Recruiting Conference for college coaches.

His story of being a hero on the battlefield, losing both his legs to an IED blast while serving our country, to becoming a medalist in the Paralympics for the U.S. team was unbelievably inspiring, as highlighted in a 2012 Sports Illustrated profile.

Here are the highlights of his incredible story that he told to the crowd at NCRC:

Do the coaches who attend the National Collegiate Recruiting Conference come away with next-level knowledge of how to better sell their program to this new generation of recruits?  Absolutely!

But they also come away inspired to overcome the obstacles and challenges that they face in college coaching.  Rob Jones’ story will be one that they don’t soon forget.

Make sure you join us for the next NCRC event!



Rock n’ Roll Star Set to Teach College Coaches at Upcoming ConferenceTuesday, March 4th, 2014

One of the most interesting presenters at this year’s National Collegiate Recruiting Conference is Jim Holvay.

Several decades ago, he was one of rock n’ roll’s golden boys: A talented musician, a hit songwriter, and at the top of his game in the world of Top 40 music as a member of the popular 1960’s bands, “The Buckinghams” and “The Mob”.

Then, things changed.  Other acts became popular, music styles evolved, and Jim was left wondering what he was going to do next.

The unexpected answer was a career in sales.  He went from recording studios to selling office equipment business to business in Los Angeles.  The result?  A successful career that has build a good life for he and his family.

At the upcoming NCRC, he’ll lay out his life lessons for college coaches who are convinced that they could never truly becoming great at “selling” their program to prospects.  They can, says Holvay, if they approach each recruit in a specific way.

“If you treat the recruiting process like a sales transaction, and not as a relationship building opportunity, you may get one commitment but not five”, says Holvay.  “If you want to be a good recruiter you have to have a deep passion for helping people.”

Jim Holvay is going to be one of the most memorable people you meet at NCRC, and the lessons he’ll share (plus the hilarious stories of the world of music in the 1960’s) will have you re-thinking the way you approach your recruits.

Make sure you register soon for this year’s National Collegiate Recruiting Conference!

Sean Devlin Talks About Recruiting’s Tech FutureFriday, February 28th, 2014

No, we don’t have jetpacks yet.

But according to Front Rush technical genius Sean Devlin, there is an exciting new world of technical tools that are going to do amazing things for coaches as they recruit athletes. And in many cases, those futuristic tools are going to be the new normal sooner rather than later.

Here are some highlights from Devlin’s talk at the National Collegiate Recruiting Conference:



Sean will be speaking at the upcoming NCRC, as well.  And his focus remains the same: Telling coaches what they need to know about the new technology, and new tools, that EVERY college coach needs to know about.

Make sure you are there, Coach.  Register here.

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