Software That Puts You In The Driver's Seat

With the right mindset and the right tools, you can accomplish great things. We’re here to empower you with the best tools to make a college team. Our tools are battle tested. More than a million athletes and college coaches have used them to succeed.

  • CaptainU Works

    Since 2008, more than a million athletes and college coaches have used CaptainU.

  • We Believe in Self Marketing

    We’re not an agent. We don’t promote teams or players. Instead we provide tools that make it easy to connect.

  • Transparent, Affordable Pricing

    Our prices are clear, listed on our website, and the same for all customers. You can try it for free, upgrade if you like, and cancel at anytime.

  • We Know What It Takes

    We played or coached at places like Princeton, Wesleyan, Northwestern, Chicago, Cal, and Dartmouth. We know what it takes. In fact, we wrote the book on it, which you can download for free.

  • A Single Network

    We believe athletes should have software that talks to the software coaches use, and vice versa. This saves everyone a ton of time.

  • We're Accountable To You

    We’ve built our business over 8 years by building tools that work for more than a million members. We work for you: our customers.

Meet Some of Our Members

Athletes have used CaptainU to make the team at Division I giants, small, highly selective DIII colleges, and everything in between. The name on front of the jersey is nice, but what matters most is whether it’s a good fit for you.

"CaptainU was a fantastic site. I signed a volleyball scholarship and used this site exclusively. I found the site to be VERY easy to use. The communication was fantastic. The price was very reasonable."

Haley Committed DI
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"Aren will be playing at a DI school next year! It was a great experience! We received a lot of views and responses from potential coaches. I will def be looking you guys up when my 12 year old is ready!"

Aren's Mom, Karen Committed DI
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"I have committed now and must say that it’s bittersweet to leave CaptainU… it’s been a journey and CaptainU was part of it! Overall… we recommended CaptainU and would do so again."

Shannon Committed DIII
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"CaptainU is an excellent tool that definitely helped me gain coaches' interest and eventually got me seriously recruited by seven different schools."

Brian Committed DIII
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"I use my CaptainU account practically every day. It is my main tool for communicating with college coaches."

Cassidy Active recruit
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"Any athlete that is going through the recruiting process should keep their options open, and CaptainU helped me find colleges I didn't even know had teams!"

Jonah Committed DI
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"I was on another recruiting profile site last year with no success. From the time I created a CaptainU profile and sent emails, I started getting immediate response and feedback."

Jordan Active recruit
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"Having everything loaded on my CaptainU profile helped me keep the entire recruitment process organized. I was able to update and track my progress with each coach and monitor communication in one place."

Patrick Committed DI
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"CaptainU is an excellent website with very easy to follow instructions. I would highly recommend this program, and I may use it for my second daughter in sixth grade soon."

Ashley's mom Active recruit
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"I loved my experience with CaptainU! And it helped me to become a success story... I will be playing Division II soccer in South Carolina this coming fall."

Madelyn Committed DII
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"CaptainU provides an easy way to contact coaches and a central location where they can view your profile."

Channing Committed NAIA
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"I liked the ease of being able to research college programs and teams directly from CaptainU."

Mia Committed DI
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"CaptainU saves time looking for emails, gives you school info, and links to schools. You also know when a coach read your email or saw a video."

Beatriz Committed NJCAA
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"CaptainU is a great way to get in touch with a vast amount of schools and coaches."

Sarah Committed DI
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"CaptainU shows a lot of information about the colleges and provides a way to contact them in a quick and easy way."

Austin Committed DIII
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"CaptainU provided a great, organized method to reach college coaches."

Mitch Committed DIII
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"The service was essential to recruiting. Particularly the notifications of when a coach opens and views profiles."

Scottie Committed DIII
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"It is valuable to collect all your recruiting information in one place. CaptainU makes it easy to do this."

Vincent Committed DIII
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"It's a great tool to be recruited and to teach you what steps you need to take in the recruiting process. CaptainU allows coaches to see you and open lines of communication."

Miranda Committed DII
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"CaptainU is a great tool that has numerous options including example letters that show what coaches are looking for."

Brandon Committed DI
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"It's very easy to use, and allows you to not miss any information needed for recruiting."

Nicholas Committed DI
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"My recruiting process was very successful and I had several offers as a result of using CaptainU. I could tell that a lot of coaches use CaptainU and I had a lot of nice options."

Hunter Committed NAIA
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"Whitney completed her Freshman year playing on a DI soccer team. She started every game, they won their league with an undefeated league record, and qualified for the NCAA tournament! CaptainU had everything to do with her success! THANK YOU!"

Whitney's Dad, Marco Committed DI
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"First of all thank you for what you do. We used your site throughout my daughters recruiting process and you were an integral part of her connecting with the coach that recruited her at a DIII school. We recommend CaptainU to any serious athlete planning on playing a sport in College!"

Ursula's Dad, Ricardo Committed DIII
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"CaptainU helped me stay motivated and share my athletic achievements with colleges all around the country! I was also able to narrow my college search by seeing what colleges were in need of a Goal Keeper. Thanks for you help."

Collin Committed DIII
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"Fantastic tool, exactly what we had hoped it would be and enabled me to reach my goal! I was able to understand the process and stay on task. By giving me the opportunity to have my stats and events accessible to coaches, I had coaches emailing me and asking me to attend there camps and I signed to run at a DI school!"

Elin Committed DI
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"CaptainU was great for social networking and helped me in every possible way. I would have never been able to reach out to all these coaches, if it weren't for CaptainU. The university I commited to wasn't even on my radar as a potential opportunity and CaptainU changed that."

Mackenzie Committed DI
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"CaptainU provided a high quality forum that kept my son focused and in contact with many schools. We ended up with four offers, two of which were full scholarships. It is well worth it, and I tell all of the kids and parents I coach now about this website and to start as soon as they can!"

Christian's Father, Gary Committed NJCAA
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"CaptainU was great and gave me the ability to put myself out there and be discovered. It really helped me get past my fears of communicating with college coaches and gave me the framework to follow so I could achieve my goal of playing college sports."

Brendan Committed DI
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Get Started for Free

CaptainU recruiting software for athletes makes it easy to manage your entire recruiting experience in one place. Sign up for free or upgrade to one of our paid plans, which start at $19.95/month. There’s never a contract.

  • Show Who You Are

    Build a profile with all your stats, pictures and videos. It’s a resume for recruiting.

  • Find Colleges That Fit

    Learn about colleges and build a list of schools that fit academically, socially, and athletically.

  • Track Your Progress

    CaptainU checklists help you understand how you're doing and what you should do next.

  • Build Relationships

    Use CaptainU to send and receive messages with any coach in the country, even those who aren’t members.

  • Track Coach Activity

    Find out which colleges are looking at your profile, finding you in searches, reading your emails, and adding you to watch lists.

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College Coaches

Get Started for Free

CaptainU recruiting software saves college coaches time and money. Manage your recruits, find new recruits, prep for events, and build relationships all in one place -- and all for a fraction of the price recruiting software has cost in the past. Sign up for free or upgrade for just $400/year.

  • Complete Recruiting Software

    Manage your entire recruiting pipeline in one place. Categorize your recruits however you like. CaptainU fits your process.

  • Search for New Athletes

    Discover a world of CaptainU athletes who fit your needs. Easily add CaptainU athletes to your database with no data entry.

  • Send, Receive, Organize

    Send stylish bulk emails, individual messages, and texts. CaptainU automatically files the messages you send and receive with each recruit’s profile.

  • Manage Compliance

    Compliance reporting shouldn’t require any extra work. On CaptainU, compliance reports build themselves.

  • Get Insights To Improve

    CaptainU analytics give you better insight into how you’re doing with recruiting than anything you’ve seen before.

  • Market Your Camp

    Promote your ID camp to CaptainU athletes and find your next great player.

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Event Directors

Make it easy for athletes and college coaches to connect at your tournament or camp. With the press of a button, create your player profile book or share information through CaptainU Playerbook for iPad. Promote your event to the entire CaptainU network.

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Sign up for a CaptainU event, build a team profile, and make sure college coaches have all the info they need about your team. Then use CaptainU to see how your athletes are progressing and help them make a college team.

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We're Your Biggest Fans

We’ve been athletes. We’ve been college coaches. We’re parents. We’re fans. And we’re here to help you succeed.


Meet a few members of our team: Avi, Jeff, Megan, Brett, Eric, and Debra

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