What Find My Team can do for Student Athletes and Parents

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Save Time
Find My Team makes every day count toward finding the right college.
Build Confidence
Find My Team personal assessment tools help students understand their strengths.
Save Money
Avoid selecting the wrong college and the costs that come with transferring.
Increase Success
Find a college that fits an athlete’s strengths for the best chance to succeed.

College Recruiting Coaching

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One-On-One Recruiting Coaching for Student Athletes and Parents

Customized recruiting plans based on student athlete’s needs. Students athletes and parents work with a personal coach to walk through each step of the process.
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Student Athlete Player Assessment

With the Find My Team “Introduction to College Recruiting Package”, student athletes take a thorough assessment and receive a detailed review and action plan.
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Personalized College Recruiting Planning

Student athletes work with an experienced coach to build a recruiting strategy and meet monthly to track progress.

College Recruiting Resources


  • NCAA Recruiting Rules
  • College Recruiting Webinars
  • Recruiting FAQs

Preparation & Research

  • College Prep Guides
  • Guidance for Parents

Athlete Resources

  • Student Athlete Group Chats
  • Student Athlete Blogs
  • Health and Nutrition Guides

What Student Athletes Are Saying About Find My Team

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“It was a great experience for me because I got to learn new things about recruiting and meet new people from all over the US who are in the same position as me.”
-Anika, California High School Senior
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“When the emails come out my first thought is... What new things will I get to learn today about the recruiting process? I love it!”
-Kyia, Georgia High School Freshman
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It was a really good helpful experience and made me feel a lot better about the whole student athlete experience.
-Emerson, Illinois High School Sophomore

About Find My Team


To partner with aspiring female student athletes, parents and coaches to empower them to create a fun, positive, proactive and personal college athletic recruiting experience.

Coach Barb Smith - Founder/CEO

Barb Smith, Founder and CEO of Find My Team, speaking on a microphone
Barb Smith is a 30-year veteran Division I Basketball Coach. Her many accolades, championships, firsts and records include conference titles, conference tournament championships, multiple NCAA Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight appearances, sell-out crowds, top recruiting classes, top academic standings, and record-breaking attendance figures.

Courtside Leadership

Courtside Leadership is a professional and inspirational consulting firm founded in 2012 to promote leadership, teamwork, and team dynamics through consulting, team building, and speaking services.

Leveraging the principles and methods of decades in building sports teams and more than a year’s worth of active research of teams and leaders, Founder Barb Smith partners with business organizations, academic entities, and sports teams to inspire peak performance.

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Beyond the Talent: Profile of a Winning Team

Book cover of Beyond the Talent: Profile of a Winning Team by Barb Smith

Barb Smith toured, interviewed, and observed over 80 sports programs nationwide–including youth leagues, high schools, collegiate, and professional teams, as well as business organizations.

In Beyond the Talent: Profile of a Winning Team, Smith identifies six key elements that consistently surface and highlights the dynamics and interactions that must first come together to build a championship team.

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