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Athletic Director’s Corner

 
Marian Athletic Director Rochelle Rohlfs is here to bring you athletic tips, info on college recruiting and more. The tips and information she provides is geared towards both parents and students, so click on a blog post below to get started!

NCAA Resources:

 
       •  Eligibility Center: https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3/

       •  Educational Site: http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future/eligibility-center

       •  Educational Resources: http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future/educational-resources

Five Marian Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Marian High School is proud to announce that five Crusader student-athletes signed letters of intent April 16. While they have displayed stellar performances on the court and field their time spent in the classroom and community is just as...

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Six Marian Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Marian High School is proud to announce that six Crusader student-athletes signed letters of intent. While they have displayed stellar performances on the court and field their time spent in the classroom and community is just as impressive....

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Ten Marian Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Marian High School is proud to announce that ten Crusader student-athletes signed letters of intent today. While they have displayed stellar performances on the court and field, their time spent in the classroom and community is just as...

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Cross Country Brings in Nearly 100 Runners

by Maria Alessandro ‘19 Every day after school, 198 feet race around Marian. The enormous group of runners is ready to conquer whatever workout is planned for them. While cross country often has a large team, it has never been as big as it...

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2017-18 Volleyball Team Receives AVCA Award

The 2017-18 Varsity Volleyball team was recently announced as a recipient of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. The team, led by Amy McLeay ‘00, received this honor for their off-court commitment to...

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Three Marian Students Sign Letters of Intent

Marian High School is proud to announce that three students signed letters of intent on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. While they have displayed stellar performances on the court, field and in the pool, their time spent in the classroom and community is just as...

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Seven Marian Seniors Sign Letters of Intent

Marian High School is proud to announce that seven Crusader student-athletes signed letters of intent on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. Click here to see all of the photos from the event.  Kennedy Gochenour ’18 signed for track and field at...

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Eight Marian Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Marian High School is proud to announce that eight Crusader student-athletes signed letters of intent on Wednesday, Nov. 8. While they have displayed stellar performances on the court, field and in the pool, their time spent in the classroom and community is just as...

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U.S. Women Were Multi-Sport Athletes Before Focusing on Soccer

"Abby Wambach is the greatest header of a ball in women's soccer history, a fact she credits to...basketball? The United States forward is gearing up for the last and most important game of her World Cup career, the one she hopes will plug the only remaining gap on...

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Injury Rates for Multi-Sport Athletes

"The issue of whether high school student-athletes should specialize in one sport or play multiple sports continues to be debated across the country. How prevalent is the practice of specialization and what are the potential drawbacks for individuals who focus on a...

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Encouraging Multi-Sport Participation

"One of the biggest challenges in today's youth sports culture is whether athletes should specialize in one sport or try their hands at participating in multiple sports. Because of the prevalence, access and influence of club-based sports, we're seeing more high...

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College Student-Athlete Resources

There are many resources available to student-athletes. See below for a list of four resources that I think will be of value for students looking to participate in college athletics.   2016-17 Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete 2016-17 Eligibility...

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Doc Rivers on Sports Parents Seeking More Playing Time

Current LA Clippers Head Coach, former Boston Celtics Head Coach and PCA National Advisory Board Member Doc Rivers tells the story of his son asking for help in getting more playing time from his coach. Click here to see his video on "Sports Parents Seeking More...

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Nominate Coaches For Our Awards

"PCA's Double-Goal Coach Award is given to youth and high school sports coaches from throughout the U.S. who embody the ideals of the Double-Goal Coach, striving to win, while also pursuing the more important goal of teaching life lessons through sports. The award...

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Specialization in Sport: An Adult Issue Impressed Upon Youth

"Being specialized in a sport is not a youth issue; it’s an adult issue. 'We are seeing specialization in sport because the adults- certainly not the kids- are pushing that way,' said Tim Corbin, Head Baseball Coach at Vanderbilt, who just finished back-to-back trips...

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