Lacrosse Recruiting and the Sparks Advantage

Go beyond athletic recruiting to find the right college for you - for life. 

Work with former collegiate recruiters with M.Eds through the athletic college counseling process. 

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Meet Ryan 

As a college athlete, Ryan Sparks saw gaps in the system that left many students (including himself) discouraged and disheartened. In this video, he tells his story and reflects on how Sparks helps student-athletes achieve. 

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Tools that lead to better experiences


Lacrosse recruiting timelines can be confusing. They vary according to school and the specific needs of coaches.

Try our 10-minute Recruiting Timeline Wizard to orient yourself to the lacrosse recruiting process. 

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You should be the one evaluating programs if you want to be successful in the recruiting process. 

Our free lacrosse database is the most comprehensive tool in the world to evaluate lacrosse colleges. Search position heights and team retention rates. 

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The Sparks Formula

Academic

We pair you with colleges that nurture your skills, encourage you, and help you realize your athletic potential.

Athletic

We ensure your academic passion and unique learning style are complemented by your chosen college.

Social

We find colleges that mirror your personality, values, and sense of community.


Best Fit Means Everything.


Jump start your college career with increased direction and focus. Sparks clients enjoy:

  • Navigating the subjectivity of lacrosse recruiting with the right recruiting materials
  • Insights into the scholarship selection process and what to expect on your official visit
  • North of 90% first choice admit rates on average
  • Saving time and money by channeling resources into the best possible academic and athletic fit

Success Stories


Meet Marcus

Director of Special Projects

Marcus is a six-time world medalist, three-time world champion, and an Olympic bronze medalist from Philadelphia. He holds a B.A. from Temple University and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco. He has worked at Sparks since 2010. As a rowing coxswain, he is intimately acquainted with the recruiting and training issues around specialized sport positions.

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Sparks Consulting provides student-athletes with better college opportunities and insights than any other counseling or recruiting service. We do this by tapping into over a decade of experience as collegiate coaches and utilizing advanced practice ideas in experiential education combined with data-driven insight covering every major college team in the United States.