Do you know how many resources NCAA Division III (without football) schools put into recruting players for their college cross country teams? Last year NCAA Division III and Ivy League schools alone spent $3,704,855 in the recruiting process. Although this money is not spent on athletic scholarships, being a talented men's cross country player can help you get into an academically prestigious Division III school. For many student athletes, a chance to play at a NCAA Division III (without football) school can mean the difference between advancing their athletic career and never getting a chance to play at a high level again.

If you want to be a competitor for one of the many NCAA Division III (without football) men's cross country positions that are available you must know which colleges to get in touch with, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. AthleticScholarships.com was created to present student athletes with the information they require to boost their odds of being recruited by a NCAA Division III (without football) school and getting on a college level men's cross country team.

Sports Program Statistics for NCAA Division III (without football) Men's Cross Country

Detailed Breakdown NCAA Division III (without football) Nationwide
Average Number of Athletes 10 11
Total Number of Athletes 1,116 7,124
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $536 $699
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $5,130 $7,483
Total Full Time Head Coaches 7 38
Total Part Time Head Coaches 178 1,043
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 0 7
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 104 667
Average Total Revenue $13,645 $35,148
Average Total Expenses $13,140 $34,567

Utilize the NCAA Division III (without football) men's cross country statistics above to decide whether or not this division provides you with the best athletic opportunities. The table below shows how NCAA Division III (without football) schools compare with the national averages.

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you roughly the total number of male athletes are on NCAA Division III (without football) men's cross country teams across the country, which will help you determine how competitive the recruiting process is, especially when you compare it to the national average. Presently there are 1,116 men taking part in cross country at NCAA Division III (without football) schools.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This indicates how much a NCAA Division III (without football) college is investing in each player on their men's cross country team for things that are essential such as equipment and uniforms. The amount a NCAA Division III (without football) school invests in you as a player will help determine how beneficial believe that that you are to the cross country team and the overall sports program as well as the degree of support they offer each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is exactly what it cost on average for a NCAA Division III (without football) college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the cross country program up and running. This can give student athletes a good idea of the level of men's cross country programs, facilities and training personnel at NCAA Division III (without football) schools across the country. The more NCAA Division III (without football) colleges commit the better quality you may expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are crucial to helping you refine your skills and help you continue on track athletically and academically so you're able to keep your cross country position on the team year after year. The more NCAA Division III (without football) men's cross country coaches there are, the more likely you are to get the one-on-one training and attention you need to reach your goal of graduating from a college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money NCAA Division III (without football) colleges can make off their men's cross country programs the more likely it is that they will broaden them. When men's cross country programs are more successful and well-known NCAA Division III (without football) colleges will spend more in their existing programs and other NCAA Division III (without football) colleges will create new cross country teams of their own.

Average Total Expenses: Is there a growing interest in supporting and growing men's cross country teams at NCAA Division III (without football) schools? Are NCAA Division III (without football) colleges aggressively recruiting men's cross country players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This can give you a good indication of just how much NCAA Division III (without football) colleges throughout the country are spending on men's cross country programs, thus if cross country program is likely to grow, keep pace or weaken.

If you would like to be a contender for one of the numerous NCAA Division III (without football) men's cross country positions that are available, it will take persistence, research, and planning. See how NCAA Division III (without football) schools in your state compare to NCAA Division III (without football) schools across the nation. Choose a state below to obtain detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

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