In this episode, we are talking college athletic recruiting again. Specifically, I walk through how to think about your first phone call with a college coach. What makes you worthy of a phone call to begin with? What should you ask? What shouldn't you ask? What should you be prepared to answer? How to make a great first impression.
0:01:00 When can you talk directly to coaches?
0:02:10 How to prime the pump
0:03:40 Phone over Zoom calls
0:05:15 Case study: Coxswain to Princeton?
0:06:30 Mutually convenient time
0:07:23 Be high energy
0:07:50 Demonstrate maturity
0:09:00 Do your due diligence
0:11:05 Junior Day or official visit?
0:12:40 How do you develop coxswains?
0:14:02 Where am I in the pecking order?
0:17:30 Show me the money
0:18:16 Are any majors off-limits?
0:19:35 Next steps
0:20:00 Follow-up after the call Follow us:
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Podcast Host: PrepWell Academy's Founder, Phil Black, has spent a lifetime cracking the code on the world's most competitive programs: Yale University, Harvard Business School, Navy SEALs, Goldman Sachs, Entrepreneurship, Shark Tank (2X), etc. Inside PrepWell Academy, Black teaches students everything they need to know about the college admissions process in a series of expertly-timed, 3-5-minute, weekly training videos starting in 9th grade and continuing through 12th grade [Note: this program can only be joined in 9th or 10th grade]. My specialties include military service academies, ROTC scholarships, Ivy League, and student-athletes.