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Four Qualities College Scouts Look For in a Recruit

By Chris Stack, CoachUp Nation, 01/08/18, 12:00PM CST


As you go through the process, remember, as much as coaches are recruiting you, you need to recruit them as well. Do your research. You are the only one who knows what the best fit is for you.

Are you a recruitable student-athlete? Do you know what it takes to be a recruitable student-athlete? Every college coach seeks different qualities or attributes in their recruits whether it be athletic, academic, or a specific psychological attribute. These characteristics vary from coach to coach depending on the sport, the school, the division, or the conference they compete in. In most cases, college coaches look at these four areas of a prospective student-athlete.

  • Academics
  • Athletics
  • Attitude
  • Character