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Lessons Learned

In Athletes Anonymous by Trey Athletes0 Comments

I really loved my college experience: the people, the atmosphere, the games, and the education. There were ups and downs, good and bad parts, but overall, I loved being a collegiate student-athlete. I can’t honestly say, however, that I would do the same thing again if I could go back. There are so many things I would have done differently …

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My coach taught me how not to lead

In Athletes Anonymous by Trey Athletes0 Comments

As a Junior in high school, being recruited to play college basketball was a dream come true. Knowing I would have no financial assistance from family, a tuition-free undergrad, coupled with the opportunity to play for a reputable coach seemed too good to be true. The hours and practice I had spent working on all aspects of my game started …

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Confessions from the bench

In Athletes Anonymous by Trey Athletes2 Comments

If you’re a high school basketball player, you probably hope to get a scholarship to your Dream School. You anxiously wait for the brief check-in emails and phone calls from college coaches. You put up your biggest smile to mask your fear when visiting your Dream Team. If someone asks you, “Are you sure you want to do this?” you …

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Why I Chose Ivy League

In Recruiting by Trey Athletes1 Comment

One athlete’s decision between an Ivy League program, and a traditional Division I powerhouse. I distinctly remember my first recruiting visit to a big-time school. It was on a Saturday—the day of their first home football game. I was invited to go onto the football field with the basketball coaches before the game. I remember the privileged and special feeling …