Find Your Competitive Edge

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Baseball players are born to compete. We are always finding ways to get that competitive edge over our opponents. Through these uncertain times, that opponent has become ourselves and the player we want to be. It is easy to sit around and do nothing while you wait to find out what is going to happen … Read more

Softball Players are Programmed to Persevere

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As a softball player you are programmed to persevere. If you are going through a slump, you keep swinging. If you are having trouble hitting your spots, you keep pitching. This same mindset is what will get you through the recruiting process as you experience the effects of COVID-19. The players who dream of playing … Read more

The Recruiting Process Goes On

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We have all heard the stories about spring sports and the basketball tournaments, but we haven’t heard very much about how this pandemic is affecting college football. I guess the main concern we need to address is the fact that there is no off campus or face to face recruiting happening. Make no mistake, recruiting … Read more

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

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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