coronavirus-and-your-recruiting

Coronavirus and Your Recruiting


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The past week has been one that most Americans won’t soon forget! For those of us that live in the sports community daily, it is a week that will NEVER be forgotten!

The actions of the NBA to “suspend the season until further notice” has set in motion a tidal wave of reactions. The NCAA, NAIA, Professional, High School, Club, and Travel events, Tournaments and seasons have all been cancelled. All of this is being done in an effort to promote health safety. These types of cancellations, while warranted due to the health concerns, now create an entirely different issue that must be addressed.

Thousands of high school athletes that were scheduled to compete in their high school seasons will not get that opportunity. Athletes that were headed to huge college recruiting showcase events will now miss these opportunities. In simple terms, there are countless high school athletes that were hoping to get evaluated for college scholarship opportunities at these events. These critical evaluation days are missed. The college coaches are limited as to the number of off campus evaluation days they can have to recruit. Those days will never be replaced. College coaches will not have the opportunities to contact athletes at these events when allowed by NCAA rules.

COVID-19/Coronovirus is now having a negative impact on the potential collegiate future of thousands of deserving athletes. Coach Mike Smith, Executive Director of Scouting for NSR “This will have a big impact on the high school athletes that are wanting to be recruited. Think about it. If I can’t bring you in for a visit or camp and I can’t go out and see you play, how can I evaluate you. As a coach I can tell you that’s a problem. College Coaches can not stop recruiting as it is the lifeblood of their programs. This window of time will force the recruiting efforts to shift.”

Coach Smith explains, “Coaches will be reaching out to those sources that they trust. Here at NSR the calls have already started. Fortunately our athletes don’t depend on all of these events or showcases for their exposure. Their videos, athletic and academic data is ready for the college coaches for evaluation. I feel for the athletes that are not prepared.”

If it’s your dream to play college athletics and you are unsure how this will affect your recruiting, contact NSR today.

If you know you are going to need help with your recruiting complete this short evaluation form today.

Stay calm, stay safe and stay tuned for updates.

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National Scouting Report is dedicated to finding scholarship opportunities for athletes who possess the talent, desire, and motivation to compete at the collegiate level. We’ve helped connect thousands of athletes with their perfect college.

If you are ready to take your recruiting to the next level, click the Get Scouted button below to be evaluated by an NSR College Scout.

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