Im a senior is it too late for me

Im a senior is it too late for me

                                       If it is your senior year in high school, and you have not found the right fit, you can still be recruited.  While the odds are much smaller as you near your senior year, it can still happen.  A lot will depend on your...
How to handle college coaching changes

How to handle college coaching changes

Often at the end of the college season of any sport, you will see some coaching changes. College coaches are held to a standard by each of their athletic directors.  The head coach needs to produce not only athletically, but also academically.  Coaches are held...
The Keys To Direct Phone Calls With College Coaches

The Keys To Direct Phone Calls With College Coaches

We have discussed several ways of connecting with college coaches, writing emails, unofficial visits and summer camps.  The last option is to make direct phone calls to the coach.  I realize this can be intimidating for the younger recruit.  Below are a few tips to...
What is the parent’s role in recruiting?

What is the parent’s role in recruiting?

I caught a few minutes during my parents visit from Oregon to interview my mom about my recruiting experience from her perspective. You can catch the full thing here. The interview got me thinking….. “What should the parents’ role be in the recruiting...
Making the Right Decision for YOU

Making the Right Decision for YOU

As young athletes, you will experience several individuals that are influential in your life that help inspire, motivate, and guide you on your path of success. These individuals can be your parents, siblings, coaches, teammates, friends, mentors, etc. Your recruiting...
Should I Switch Clubs?

Should I Switch Clubs?

Should I Switch Clubs? I started playing soccer in the recreation league, as many do. By the time I was in the fifth grade I was begging my parents to let me try out for the local travel team. All my friends were moving to the club level and I didn’t want to be left...