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What We Do

We specialize in using athletics as a vehicle for qualified student-athletes to gain admittance into top-tier colleges and universities across the country.  
 
We know that not all athletes are Division I material. We have built a network of connections with highly respected colleges and universities. We will work to create scholarship opportunities to place your student-athlete at a prestigious institution you may not have initially considered. 

College/University Athletic Conferences In Which We Focus:

DIVISION I

IVY LEAGUE

Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Yale University

PATRIOT LEAGUE

Army, Boston University, Bucknell University, Colgate University, Fordham University, Georgetown University, Lafayette College, Lehigh University, Loyola (MD), Navy

ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE

Boston College, Duke University, Georgia Tech, University of Miami, University of North Carolina, North Carolina State University, University of Notre Dame, University of Pittsburgh, Syracuse University, University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest University

BIG 10 UNIVERSITIES

University of Illinois, University of Maryland, University of Michigan, Northwestern University, Ohio State University, Penn State University, Purdue University, University of Wisconsin

PAC 12 UNIVERSITIES

Cal Berkeley, Colorado University, Stanford University, USC, UC Davis, UCLA, University of Washington

OTHER D1 UNIVERSITIES

University of Florida, Pepperdine University, Rice University, Tulane University, UC Davis, UCSB, Vanderbilt University, Villanova University

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DIVISION III

NEW ENGLAND SMALL COLLEGE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE (NESCAC)

Amherst College, Bates College, Bowdoin College, Colby College, Connecticut College, Hamilton College, Middlebury College, Trinity College, Tufts University, Wesleyan University, Williams College

UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC CONFERENCE (UAA)

Brandeis University, Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western Reserve University, Emory University, New York University, University of Chicago, University of Rochester, Washington University in St. Louis

ADDITIONAL PRESTIGIOUS DIVISION III SCHOOLS

Johns Hopkins, MIT, Cal Tech, Pomona, Swarthmore, Haverford, Harvey Mudd, Claremont, Scripps, Washington & Lee, Carleton, Grinnell, Bard, Vassar, Mt. Holyoke, Wellesley, RPI, Occidental, Smith, Oberlin, Colorado College, Kenyon, Denison, Franklin & Marshall, Gettysburg, Dickinson

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Helping Student Athletes is our Specialty

Tier One specializes in working with high school student athletes who desire to attend college and play athletics at the collegiate level.  We are much more than athletic consultants or college admission coaches.  We combine both fields to create a unique service that focuses on providing an overview of the college admission and recruiting process, an assessment of your academic and athletic profile, assistance in developing a universe of colleges that best suit you and assistance in securing admission to these programs.

You're not just a number or a profile with us. At Tier 1 we work with our clients, one-on-one, to develop an individualized, customized program that allows them to express yourself and highlight your skills and talents. 

 

Combining our knowledge and experience with your abilities, we help you develop a "universe" of elite colleges that fit your talents, skills, academic goals and aspirations.

 

Then we guide you through the recruiting process.  We don't put your profile on a site and hope for the best.  We specialize in identifying and developing a target marketing program for the student athlete.

 

As former collegiate athletes and agents, we understand that sports are an important part of many students' lives and we seek to incorporate our programans into the college selection process.

The college admission process can be daunting and the importance of matching the student athlete with the college and athletic program requires the development of a powerful admission and athletic package.

 

Tier 1's program and methodology is based on engagement, discussion, review and implementation.  We integrate our experience with the student athlete’s expectations to develop a solid plan of action.

 

We realize that not all student athletes are the same.  They have different desires, aspirations and talents.  By coaching our student athletes “one on one”, we are able to identify and mold a Tier 1 program to highlight these attributes.  In this assessment process our advisors identify what the student athlete wants out of the collegiate experience and map a plan that identifies the “best-fit” schools and athletic programs.  At the same time, we are able to encourage and  enlighten the student athlete so that potential obstacles and pitfalls can be avoided and successes can be highlighted.

 

Tier 1 will guide the student athlete through the key steps of the college recruiting and college selection process.  We provide the expertise you need to make informed decisions without the stress or anxiety associated with the college selection process.

 

 

Because every student athlete is different, they require different approaches.  We don't plug you into a cookie cutter, but we customize your recruiting experience.  We guide you with advise and direction.

 

We can help you navigate the way and help you achieve your goals.  To start, just click here to fill out and submit the form for a FREE, personal Recruiting Overview.  We’ll be in touch with you and we can begin the journey of achieving your goals.

Individualized, Customized Plans For Athletes In All Sports
Different Student-Athletes Require Different Approaches 
Navigating the Twists and Turns in the Recruiting Process
Successful Planning Needs a  Proven Approach.
 
In the News - Placements
 
2019-21 Placements
  • Bates                       Football
  • Bucknell                 Golf (W)
  • Carleton                 Football
  • Claremont             Football
  • Columbia               Football
  • Fla. Southern        Soccer (W)
  • Gannon                   Volleyball
  • Indiana PA             Football
  • John Carroll          Football
  • Kent State              Baseball
  • Lehigh                     Track (W)
  • Louisville               Football
  • Loyola (MD)          Soccer (M)
  • Miami  OH              Golf (M)
  • Notre Dame           Golf (W)
  • Oberlin                    Basketball (M)
  • Ohio State              Football        
  • Tufts                         Football
  • Tulane                      Football
  • Wash & Jefferson Football
  • Xavier                      Baseball          
Tier 1 Results 2010-2020
Air Force                      Baseball
Akron                            Lacrosse (W)
Amherst                       Basketball (M)
Allegheny                    Football
Bates                             Basketball (M),                                                 Football
Bucknell                       Golf (W)
UC Davis                       Soccer (W)(2)
Carleton                       Football
Carnegie Mellon        Football
Case Western              Basketball (M)
Chicago                         Football
Chapman                      Baseball
Chatham                       Basketball (M)
Clarkson                       Soccer (W)
Claremont (CMS)      Football
Colgate                         Track (M)
Columbia                     Football (2),
                                        Track (M)
Davidson                      Track (W)
Dayton                          Football
Duquesne                     Football
Duke                              Volleyball
Emerson                       Soccer (M)
Franklin & Marshall  Golf (M)
Fordham                       Basketball (W)
Furman                         Football
Gannon                         Football, Volleyball
Georgetown                Crew(W), Football
                                        Basketball
Grinnell                        Basketball (M)
Hamilton                      Football, Golf (M)
Johns Hopkins            Basketball (W)
John Carroll                Basketball (M)
                                         Football
Indiana                          Soccer (W)
Indiana PA                   Football
Kent State                    Baseball
Lehigh                           Track (W)
Louisville                      Football
Loyola (MD)                 Soccer (M)
Marietta                       Soccer (M)
Marion                          Football
Miami Ohio                 Golf (M)
Michigan                      Baseball, Football
                                        Crew (W)
Muskingum                 Basketball (M)
Notre Dame                Volleyball (2),
                                        Golf (W)
NYU                               Soccer (M)
Oberlin                         Basketball (M)
Ohio State                   Crew (W), Football
Oklahoma                    Football
Penn                              Football
Penn State                  Soccer(W), Golf(M)
                                       Swimming (W)
Pepperdine                 Track (W)
Pomona                       Football
Radford                       Basketball (W)
Richmond                   Swimming (W)
Robert Morris           Football
Rochester                   Baseball, Football                                           Soccer(W) Softball
                                       Basketball (W) 2 
RIT                                Soccer (W)
Rollins                         Tennis (W)
Tufts                             Basketball (M),                                                 Football
Tulane                          Football
UC Davis                     Soccer (W)
UC SB                          Soccer (W)
Washington U           Soccer (M) (W)
Wash & Jefferson     Basketball (M)(W)
                                       Football
W. Illinois                   Football
Wooster                      Lacrosse (W),                                                   Baseball 
Wyoming                    Football
Xavier                          Baseball
York                              Lacrosse (M)