Partners with USA TODAY High School Sports to Provide Recruiting Advice for Athletes and Parents announces a new partnership with USA TODAY High School Sports. Playced is a technology-based recruiting tool that helps student athletes take control of their recruiting process to maximize their potential for college scholarships.
“We are thrilled to be teaming up with USA TODAY High School Sports,” said Fred Bastie, Owner of Playced. “There is no better platform to reach high school athletes and their families. Our common goal is to educate prospective college athletes on what recruiting is all about.”
For student athletes looking to play at the collegiate level, Playced delivers a unique, individual recruiting experience. The Playced Matching Engine matches athletes with colleges based on academic and athletic abilities, personal preferences and where student athletes have the best chance to play. Reports rendered include college matches for every aspect of a student athlete’s life, not just athletics. Along with The Matching Engine, Playced provides all of the tools necessary to create an easy-to-follow recruiting game plan for each athlete. Since launching online in June of 2013, more than 9,000 athletes have established Playced profiles, averaging approximately 500 new users each month.
“We are excited about our content agreement with Recruiting coverage isn’t only about where the five-star athletes are headed,” said Josh Barnett, Director of Content, USA TODAY High School Sports. “Playced provides student-athletes, parents, coaches and counselors a guide to the entire process to help them develop a plan and avoid the potential pitfalls.”
About Playced was founded in 2013 to provide student athletes a simple and affordable way to approach college recruiting. By matching athletes with colleges and teaching them how to get recruited, through online technology, Playced athletes know what colleges they should pursue and how to pursue them. gives aspiring college athletes, of all talent levels and ages, a personalized recruiting game plan to follow. For more information, visit
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