To create a profile you need to sign up for an account through the following process:

  1. To register for an account click the sign up button at the top of the home page.
  2. Once on the sign up page, please fill out the following registration process template:
    • Create Username
    • Create Password (password strength sensitivity measure)
    • Email address (email will be used to verify / acknowledge identity upon initial sign in)
    • Date of birth
    • Name of Educational Institution
    • Acknowledge Terms and Conditions
    • Click ‘Sign me up’ button
      ***Note: Once a registrant has complied with the registration process, a link will be sent to the provided email address, Once received, click the link or paste in the url bar. This will verify the applicant’s identity. You are now a member of ‘The Athletic Grade’. Proceed back to the website to log in.
  3. Enter username, password and proceed to log in.
  4. Once logged in, click in the “Create Profile” tab
  5. Fill out the following criteria on the profile tab:
    • Full Legal Name
    • Name of Educational Institution
    • School Year: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
    • Sport of Excellence: i.e. football, baseball, soccer, track, gymnastics, etc.
    • Current cumulative GPA
    • Favorite academic curriculum
    • Sport statistics: i.e. speed: 40 and 100 yard dash time, strength: bench press, squats. endurance: 1 mile time.
    • Profile Picture: Preferably wearing sports equipment or class picture.
    • Personal Bio: Goals; Longterm vision (where do you want to be in 5, 10, 20 years); What keeps you focused; Athletic inspirations and why, etc.
      ***Note: personal bio’s must not exceed 250 words.
    • Video Content: Each member has the option to upload a video featuring themselves engaged in his or her sport of excellence not to exceed 1 minute in lapsed time. Content should display superior talent for maximum exposure. ***Note: All video content must be approved by the website administrator.
    • Click the save button. Your official profile has been created
  6. Once a member profile has been created, TAG members will have the ability to send / receive friend requests and view daily content such as RSS feeds and daily sport world updates