Hold Your Tongue: Parents’ Behavior Can Turn Off College Coaches


National Scouting Report, the most substantial on-the-ground scouting organization on the globe, tries to present college coaches with qualified student-athletes capable of thriving on the college level. Nowadays this also includes the athletes’ parents. There’s more to recruiting than that. There is also the question of whether the parents of those prospects are the type … Read more

When is a prospect really being recruited?

High school athletes and their families often suffer the indignity of being unceremoniously dropped from consideration by college coaches. It can happen anytime to anyone. Nobody is safe from the recruiting guillotine. Why is college recruiting so cutthroat? First of all, recruiting is all about numbers for coaches — the more, the merrier. The Internet has … Read more

The Fundamentals of a Good Skills Video

Skills Video

Everybody knows college coaches want to see a prospective student-athletes skills video before they start recruiting them. Many times, coaches won’t even watch an athlete play until they’ve seen some skills video. Mostly so they don’t waste their time. College coaches across all divisions have very little time to recruit and even less time to … Read more