Recent NCAA Rules have been adopted which change dates for recruiting. This allows recruits to begin communication with coaches as early as June 15th after sophomore year in high school.
Below are specific dates for coach contact and face to face meetings.
Correspondence/Private message: 6/15 after sophomore year
Incoming/outgoing calls: 6/15 after sophomore year
Unofficial/Official visits: 8/1 before junior year
Off campus contact: 8/1 before junior year
Verbal offers are not leglislated. Note that 6/15 after sophomore year is the first allowed recruiting interaction