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Date Published: 09 April 2014
Title: “College athletics: what families need to hear; Renkens of Recruiting Realities to speak at Johnson Monday, Sept. 23

Date Published: 16 January 2014
Title: “Recruiting expert speaks to local athletes about finding the right school

Date Published: 16 January 2014
Title: “The True Facts about College Athletic Recruiting

Date Published: 25 March 2013
Title: “Recruiting Expert Jack Renkens

Date Published: 06 February 2013
Title: “Think you’re getting recruiting? Guess again

Date Published: 24 September 2012
Title: The Realities of College Athletic Recruiting Goes to Rancho Bernando High School
Del Norte High School auditorium, 7:00 pm, free.

Date Published: 21 September 2012
Title: Recruiting Realities Jack Renkens Endorses National Recruiting Network
“Utilizing a recruiting service is the best way to get a college scholarship or sound financial package.”

Date Published: 13 September 2012
Title: Recruiting expert to speak at Bellingham on Thursday
“Renkens will present information on scholarship offers, the NCAA Eligibility Center, recruiting letters, home recruiting visits, official paid visits, traveling clubs, summer showcases and much more.”

Date Published: 09 September 2012
Title: Sehome to host presentation on college recruiting
“He will share with the audience the lessons he’s learned about recruiting during his many years as a high school and college coach, athletic director and parent of a high school athlete.”


Date Published: 13 September 2012
Title: Trinity Prep HS Athletes to get dose of reality


Date Published: 02 September 2012
Title: Public Invited to ‘Recruiting Realities’ with Jack Renkens, Sept. 19 at Punahou School
“Recruiting Realities” debunks popular myths about the college recruiting process while providing practical tips for parents, coaches and student-athletes”

Date Published: 02 September 2012
Title: College recruiting expert to speak at Tahoma High Sept. 10
“”Tony Davis of Tahoma High School will host an event at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10 for student-athletes and their parents to learn about the world of college recruiting.” – Laurel Pfahler

Date Published: 25 August 2012
Title: Recruiting, A reality show for aspiring college
“Whether a student plays football, baseball, basektball soccer or any other sport, the process for getting into college is much the same – much like looking for a job.” – Wrangler News (Tempe, Arizona Arizona) 

Date Published: 21 August 2012
Title: Recruiting expert counsels Mill Valley athletics community
“Student-athletes and their parents have to understand that they don’t pick the school; the school picks them. And you have to be involved with hundreds of schools.” – Shawnee Dispatch (Kansas)

Date Published: 18 August 2012
Title: Dose of Reality” from College Recruiting Expert
“One fact athletes and their parents may not want to hear: less than one perfect of all student-athletes will play their sport at a Division I school.” – San Tan Valley News (Arizona)

Date Published: 18 August 2012
Title: Around Town
“The biggest change in my 17 years advising student-athletes is social networking sites. They’ve made the recruiting process more confusing.” – Red Bluff Daily News (California)

Date Published: 08 August 2012
Title: Recruitment event dose of reality
“…you want to go where you can get an education, play and get funded. This is a business. They don’t pay, you don’t play.” – Susan Bromley, Clarkston News

Date Published: 12 May 2012
Title: Expert on college athletic recruiting to speak at Pontiac campus
“NDPMA welcomes nationally known expert on college athletic recruiting Jack Renkensto the Pontiac campus on Thursday, May 12, to present his program ‘Recruiting Realities.’”

Date Published: 04 May 2012
Title: Athletes, Want a College Scholarship? Quit Dreaming. Get Busy.
“Snagging scholarships takes deliberate action. A collegiate athletic recruiting expert revealed how the system really works at St. John Vianney High in Holmdel Thursday night.” – Christina Johnson

 

Date Published: 24 April 2012
Title: ‘Belvidere High School to host college recruiting event
“One fact athletes and their parents may not want to hear: less than one percent of all student-athletes will play their sport at a Division I school. On the other hand, a wealth of opportunities is available for student-athletes at colleges and universities below that level.” – Warren Reporter

 

Date Published: 28 Mar 2012
Title: Dobson High School
“Recruiting realities educational presentation with Jack Renkens 7PM in the auditorium. Presentation is for both students and parents.”

Date Published: 02 March 2012
Title: College Bound Athlete? Come Listen to the Experts on Recruiting at CSHS
“The title of the presentation is It’s a Game… Know the Rules, a message sure to be a realistic, informative picture for families of high-school-student athletes looking to get their degree and play at a collegiate level.” – Roxanne Taylor & Associates Realtors

Date Published: 29 February 2012
Title: Local Athletes to get “dose of reality” about college recruiting
“…you want to go where you can get an education, play and get funded. This is a business. They don’t pay, you don’t play.” – Barry Cohen

News Archive 2011:

Date Published: 13 September 2011
Title: Recruiting expert to speak at Bellingham on Thursday
“Renkens will present information on scholarship offers, the NCAA Eligibility Center, recruiting letters, home recruiting visits, official paid visits, traveling clubs, summer showcases and much more.”

Date Published: 02 September 2011
Title: Punahou School Presents ‘Recruiting Realities’ with National Expert Jack Renkens, Sept. 19
“Punahou School hosts a free, public presentation on “Recruiting Realities” with national collegiate recruiting expert Jack Renkens.”

Date Published: 31 August 2011
Title: The Realities of College Recruiting – Cary Grove High School Auditorium
“If your son or daughter truly has aspirations to play at the next level, this is a “can’t miss” event.”

Date Published: 11 August 2011
Title: Free Seminar on College Recruiting
“It was only when his own daughter became a nationally recruited basketball player that he discovered both how little most student-athletes and their families knew about the recruiting process and how many myths existed. He founded Recruiting Realities and will be at LI to share that knowledge.”

Date Published: 20 May 2011
Title: ‘An Evening with National Athletic Recruiting Expert Jack Renkens
“We are thrilled to be able to host Jack and provide parents with the necessary information to help them guide their student athletes through this complicated process,” explained Amy Miller, President of the Shorewood Booster Athletic Club.

Date Published: 05 May 2011
Title: Jack Renkens Gives ‘Reality Check’ on College Recruiting
“Jack Renkens message came tough-love style, with a booming voice and plenty of finger pointing, as he told the hard truths about college athletic recruiting to a packed auditorium at Arthur L. Johnson High School on May 2.”

Date Published: 21 Jan 2011
Title: No Pay, No Play: DB Athletes Get Recruiting Tips
“Sophomore varsity golfer Christy Yang said she learned that ‘it’s important to start early on the recruiting path.’”

News Archive 2010:

Date Published: 20 April 2010
Title: 
National Recruiting Expert Jack Renkens to Speak to Parents & Athletes of Bedford High School
“High School student-athletes serious about continuing to play sports in college can never start too early, nor get too much help.”

Date Published: 15 Mar 2010
Title: 
National Recruiting Expert Jack Renkens to Speak to Parents and Athletes of the Kings Academy’
“…most students don’t know the recruiting game, NCAA rules or how to get matched with the best college for them”

News Archive 2009:

Date Published: 19 May 2009

News Archive 2008:

Date Published: 15 Nov 2008
Title: 
College Recruiting and Jack Renkens
“If there has been one constant and overwhelming theme I have heard in the 15 months I have been writing about high school sports in the Empire, it’s administrators, coaches, officials and observers talking about the overbearing nature of some of the parents in the community.” – SonomaPets