Athletic Recruiting

Aspiring college athletes, THIS is for YOU!

If you are an aspiring collegiate athlete, you will learn quickly that the athletic recruiting process and the college search can be very intense and overwhelming.

At Compass, we have perfected our college search processes and have now included an expert in college recruiting and athletics as well.

Dr. Pamela and Symone make the perfect team  as they offer you their dual expertise in specialized athletic recruiting and college counseling.

In partnership with

Honest Game’s CARE® academic eligibility tracker is designed to help high schools, club teams, college teams, students, and families simplify the process of accessing college athletics through automatic and transparent planning strategies and a clear path to academic eligibility.

We will be with you every step of the way to coach you through each phase of the process. This includes:

  • Review of your distinctive recruiting calendar
  • Evaluation of your academic portfolio
  • Development of your college list
  • Guidance for contacting coaches 
  • Assistance developing your athletics resume & history
  • Assessment and advising on your video and film profile

Our personalized service will leave you feeling confident and ready to take the recruiting process and college search head on. 

Meet Dr. Pamela Ellis

Pamela Ellis, MBA, PhD—The Education DoctorⓇ:— is an award-winning educational consultant whose experience includes advising school districts, community organizations, and institutes of higher education.

She is the host of “Keep C.A.L.M. for Moms” – a show to discuss what it means to educate the next generation of leaders with grace and ease.
She is a highly sought-after speaker and author of the best-selling book What to Know Before They Go: College Edition, which helps school leaders, counselors, mentors and parents/caregivers support teens toward higher education success.
Dr. Pamela graduated from Stanford University and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and she earned a doctorate from the Stanford University School of Education.

Meet Symone Speech

Symone Speech is the Executive Director of Compass College Advisory a former professional athlete, counselor and protege of Dr. Pamela Ellis. Her experience not only includes advising students through college admissions but  in athletic recruitment and NCAA rules, regulations, and eligibility as well. 

She is a Volleyball Coach at the #1 volleyball club in Illinois where she created and implemented a program to promote confidence, advocacy, and balance as a student athlete.
Symone was a 4 year starter at Georgetown University where she graduated with a degree in Psychology and Sociology.

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