NCAA/NAIA Eligibility Information

The eligibility of Avon student-athletes for competition in collegiate athletics is a joint effort of the student-athletes/parents, coaches, Athletic Department, and Guidance Department. In order to be eligible to play Division I or II college sports, students must meet certain academic standards in core course completion, GPA in core classes, and SAT/ACT scores. Students need to find the best academic and athletic fit! Prospective student-athletes should contact his/her coach first. and research the links below will assist with the process:

NCAA Eligibility Center: there is a Guide for the College-Bound Student-Athlete and an Initial Eligibility Flow Chart which are helpful when sorting through the standards and process for NCAA eligibility.

NCAA Eligibility Requirements for Division I & Division II

Avon High School has a list of NCAA-approved core courses that can be found on the Eligibility Center website HERE. Avon’s High School Code is 151647.

Avon’s online PLATO classes DO NOT count towards the core course GPA

Indiana Online Academy (IOA) classes DO count towards the core course GPA

Student-athletes can use to assist in the NCAA Initial Eligibility core course GPA calculation and recruiting resources. HERE is a tutorial guiding students through the process. Account creation information can be obtained through the Guidance Office, Athletic Office, or head coaches.

SAT/ACT: send scores to the NCAA directly from the testing center (use the code 9999) when registering online. *NOTE- a student will have to pay for scores to be sent to the NCAA if not included in the initial SAT/ACT registration. 2017-2018 SAT/ACT Dates

Helpful Resources:

o   NCAA Eligibility Center-

o   Initial Eligibility Brochure

o   2.3 Or Take A Knee:

o   Twitter: follow the NCAA @NCAA_EC and NAIA @NAIA_News 

o   NCAA Public Hotline: 877-262-1492

o   The Division Decision

o   NAIA: & (for the NAIA Eligibility Center Checklist, PowerPoint, & brief video series)

o   Visit for more information about recruiting

o   NCAA Recruiting Facts

Questions regarding Athletics- contact Head Coach Mark Bless

Questions regarding Academics- contact Coach Dave Thompson