Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The Probability of Competing in College Athletics

Close to eight million student-athletes compete in high school athletics.  I believe the data showing the actual low probability of student-athletes who receive the opportunity to participate in college athletics needs to be consistently communicated by high school coaches, athletic directors, and administrators.  The following statistics provide a glimpse:

Information and data was courtesy of the NCAA, "Probability of competing in sports beyond high school" .  The article only included information on the aforementioned sports and Men's Ice Hockey.

The numbers do not lie.

Thanks for reading,


The opinions shared in this blog belong to Craig Smith and do not represent the school or district in which he works.

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