Tag Archives: NAIA

Track and Field in the American Collegiate System

Track and field is one of the oldest and most popular sports in the world, with a rich history of competition dating back to the ancient Olympic Games. In the United States, track and field has a robust presence in the college system, where thousands of athletes compete each year in both indoor and outdoor […]

Title IX: Evolution of Gender Equity in College

Title IX is a federal law enacted in 1972 as a part of the Education Amendments. Since its enactment, the law has played a critical role in countering gender discrimination in education and has had an extensive impact on the promotion of equality and inclusion for all students, regardless of their gender. The law’s primary […]

College Football in the American Collegiate System

American football still stands as the most popular sport in the United States, with a rich history and an enduring legacy that has captivated fans for generations. From the powerhouse programs of the NCAA to the thrilling action of the NFL, football has been and always will be an integral part of American culture, uniting […]

Unlimited Official Visits – Too Good to be True?

Starting on July 1st, high school athletes will be allowed to take unlimited official visits during their recruiting process, thanks to a recent rule change by the NCAA Division I Council. If you’re scratching your head regarding what an official visit even is, an official visit is when high school athletes take to colleges in […]

Soccer in the American Collegiate System

Soccer, also known as football, is still and likely always will be the most popular sport in the world. With the sport’s simple yet elegant gameplay, its universal appeal has attracted players and fans from all over the globe. Although soccer may be a big deal in other parts of the world, it has taken […]

NIL: A New Era in College Sports

A new era is upon us within the NCAA and college sports in America as a whole, which throughout its history has maintained the idea that college athletes are amateurs who shouldn’t be able to capitalise on themselves or attracted by the financial incentives offered by various programs. However, in July 2021, the NCAA began […]

Tennis in the American Collegiate System

The United States college pathway comes with many exciting and extraordinary opportunities. It allows young tennis players to further develop their skills at a high level while simultaneously gaining a university degree. College tennis includes both doubles and singles matches with the NCAA, NJCAA, and NAIA as overseers of the entirety of the college tennis […]

Nea Blackham | Stephens College

Congratulations to Nea Blackham who has signed with the Stephens College Soccer Team! Nea is from Wellington (NZ) and has been working with us over the last year. Nea is a quality Midfielder and started her college career earlier this year. Nea played for Wellington United, and was a big part of their W-League titles […]

Tullamore MacFadyen | Ottawa University – Arizona

Congratulations to Tullamore MacFadyen who has signed his soccer contract with the University of Ottawa Arizona (OUAZ) Mens Soccer Team! Tullamore is from Nelson (NZ) but has already spent two years in college at a junior college Coffeyville Community College. He reached out to us last year with the goal of transferring colleges. After talking […]

Michael Ho | Bushnell University

Michael is from Auckland, New Zealand and signed up with Platform back in August 2021. He is a talented winger with the ambition to continue developing his skills and take his game to the next level, over in the US. This isn’t new to Michael as he moved from his original high school Hamilton Christian […]