Mark Blaweiss

Director University Advisor & Student Athlete Consultant

Mark Blaweiss has worked in the fields of higher education and college/university advising for over 30 years.  He has held leadership roles at numerous colleges and universities including serving as the Dean of Freshmen at Drexel University and the Dean of Students at New College of Florida and the University of South Florida at Sarasota/Manatee. Since 2005, Mark has used his experience and education to assist students and families through the college search and selection process with a particular focus on student-athletes.

Mark served as the Director of College and University Placement and NCAA Compliance Education at the IMG Academy from 2008-2017 building an elite and comprehensive university placement program for their students representing 80 different nations and training in tennis, golf, soccer, basketball, lacrosse, football, track and field, and baseball. Under Mark’s leadership, the Academy became the first US high school to have a program dedicated to educating students, parents, and coaches on the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Mark was invited to present at the NCAA’s annual rules conference. Mark left to return full-time to his private practice and grew his clientele to include students who compete in swimming/diving, equestrian, fencing, volleyball, beach volleyball, skiing, and rowing.

Mark has helped hundreds of students reach their goal of studying and competing at the university level.  Over 80% of Mark’s clients have been accepted at their first-choice school and attend some of the best schools in the USA and Canada.

Mark received his Master of Education degree from the University of Virginia.


Sample Placements

Harvard University                                              tennis, golf, lacrosse

Yale University                                                    tennis, golf

Columbia University                                           tennis, golf, soccer

Brown University                                                soccer, football, rowing

Dartmouth University                                         tennis, skiing, rowing, swimming

Princeton University                                           tennis, golf, basketball, soccer

University of Pennsylvania                                 tennis, golf, track and field, rowing, lacrosse

Stanford University                                             tennis, golf, basketball, football, baseball

Duke University                                                  tennis, golf, soccer

Boston University                                               tennis, golf, swimming, rowing

Boston College                                                   tennis, golf

Amherst College                                                 tennis, golf, swimming

Williams College                                                 soccer

New York University                                           tennis, golf

Georgetown University                                       tennis, golf, track and field

The University of Virginia                                    tennis, golf, soccer, football, equestrian, volleyball

Emory University                                                 tennis, golf, soccer

The University of Georgia                                   equestrian, football, golf

The University of Florida                                     equestrian, football, tennis, golf, basketball, fencing

The University of Chicago                                   tennis, basketball

UCLA                                                                    golf, baseball

McGill University                                                  soccer, cross country, lacrosse

University of Toronto                                          fencing


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