There’s no right or wrong way of being an athlete, everyone’s situation is different. These are just some things to think about when deciding what athletic path to take. Learn the in and outs and pros and cons of getting involved in the recruiting process.
Besides following the team and the head coach, search for current athletes and strength and conditioning coaches.
What all of the many different color shirts tells you is that it’s now more important than ever to know exactly how a coach plans to bring you on board and why, and what that means to your eligibility.
To parents, academics may be the most important aspect of determining the best college match. For high school students, it may be the first thing they push to the side.
Before the camp, reach out to the coach with your highlight video and key stats to make sure you’re on their list. And follow up after the camp with a thank you email.
With recruiting season in full swing, we offered 11 coaches the opportunity to openly and anonymously share their thoughts on how recruits should handle telling a program no.
Coaches are less impressed with the end result of a play than the progression of the play. They want to see an athlete through an entire play; watching footwork, off-ball movement and everything else that goes into a team effort.
Make personal contact (don’t make mom or dad call). Follow up on the season; ask about experiences with the team. Doing this shows real interest.
A good way to oversee this process is to ask kids which position they love playing and which ones they are curious about and start mixing up lineups. This can also prove to be lots of fun for the team.
Jones is known as one of the most humble players in the NFL, a characteristic that those who knew him said he carried all the way back to his youth days. But it almost cost him in the eyes of some scouts.
If you make the choice to pursue the prosperity of Education, Action and Commitment, they will be your partners of success beyond the court!
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