DS is a recruited athlete for class of 2017. His file is nearing completion, he has all green checks except for CAR (counselor emailed him that it would be in this week) and DoDMERB. Between the time he spends working and the many hours of practice necessary to become a D1 athlete, his extra-curriculars are not strong. He does not have the hundreds of hours volunteer work which is common on these boards. He does volunteer on a weekly basis but he can only manage 2 hours a week. My question is this...Is it acceptable to have personal coach write a letter to admissions explaining the time needed to hone his skills, and the commitment required to compete at the highest level. Would this letter be added to his file and considered when his file is evaluated? ACT Comp 31, English 33, Math 28, Science 30, Reading 33, Writing 29 Boys State Attendee SLS Attendee Thanks!