Recruiting

What's Next

If competing for a successful track and field program and receiving a great education is important to you, then it's equally important that you and I get to know each other.

Recruiting is one of the most enjoyable parts of my job; exposing high school student-athletes and their parents to St. Thomas and all it has to offer. I encourage you to be proactive with your future and contact me today.

Coach Steve Mathre                                        samathre@stthomas.edu
Head Men's Track and Field Coach                   651-962-5915

(18th year as head coach /  23 total at UST)

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1  Send a Brief Email 
Let me know you are interested in St. Thomas and include the name of your high school, graduation year, home address, event background and any other information you'd like to include. I will forward this information ... however be sure to also contact our admissions office (step 2 below).

2 Contact our Admission Office
1) Ask for information about St. Thomas be sent to your home.  This will assure you learn all there is about a St. Thomas education and the student experience.

2) When contacting Admissions, let them know you have an interested in track & field. This will assure that you are placed on my prospect list.
 
3
Schedule a Campus Visit.
Requesting a campus visit is quick and easy with our Admissions online request form.  An admissions visit coordinator will contact you to finalize the exact details of your visit. Click here to Request a Visit. 

Be sure to request that you meet with Coach Mathre (track) or Coach Wareham (track/cross country) when scheduling.

A typical visit includes a meeting with an Admissions Counselor to discuss the school, your interests, financial aid and the admissions process, a campus tour and a visit with coach Mathre and (if available) 1-3 track athletes..

An overnight visit can also be arranged. When setting up your visit, please request to meet with Coach Mathre.

To schedule a visit, contact our visit coordinator,
(651) 962-6154
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6154. or send an e-mail to
admvisit@stthomas.edu.


4 Apply for Admissions. 
This is an important step that should begin as soon as you have a strong interest in St. Thomas.  Initiating the application, will alert me on a weekly bases as to your ongoing status.  Additionally, you are able to receive your financial aid numbers only after you've applied and been accepted.

Be Proactive with your future

Many potential track and field field athletes make the mistake of waiting for me, or another college coach, to reach out to them. 

It's not enough to send an email or fill out a questionnaire and wait for the phone to ring. 

As a coach of a large and successful program, I must balance how I spend my time -- which is best spent recruiting proactive student-athletes who are actively looking for the best-fit and balance between academics, athletics and campus life.

For this reason, I strongly encourage you to schedule a campus visit (where we can visit one on one) or take advantage of one of our many on-campus recruiting events.

We look forward to seeing you soon.



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