Recruiting, from a coach’s point of view, is an evaluation process. There are a few things coaches have to find out about a prospect before they actually get in the trenches and spend valuable time on them.
Every high school athlete dreams of glory on the court, and cutting down the nets as champions at the college level. After years of polishing their skills on the court, hitting the weight room, and learning the game, these athletes have prepared for the next level but nothing can prepare them for the difficulty throughout the recruiting process. Here’s look at the recruiting process through the eyes of the recruit, and what they need to do to earn a scholarship.
In this three-part series, we will look at the recruiting process not only through the eyes of a recruit, but the recruiter as well. The world of recruiting is a cutthroat business and to get the best, you have to pitch whatever you can to impact recruits to pick your school. In this article we will look at the recruiting process through a recruit’s eyes, and what recruits look for in schools of interest. There are different priorities for each recruit which makes the recruiting process so competitive. Here is a list of some of the top reasons (in no order) why recruits pick they will call home … for a year at least.