When a Coach Says "No Thanks" Will Admissions Say "No Way"?

Question: If you hope to make a school team but the coach is not interested will that hurt you in general admissions? Will they think you are not as interested in the school without the possibility of playing the sport?

When a student/athlete is interested in playing a sport at a particular college, and the coach is also interested in the student, this will usually give the student a big boost … or “hook," as it's often called … in the admission process.

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