In today’s episode, I focus on what student-athletes should do to begin, maintain, or improve relationships with college coaches during this unusual recruitment period. With the likelihood that Summer 2020 camps, showcases, tournaments, invitationals, and other in-person evaluation opportunities will be canceled, what can student-athletes do to stay in the mix when it comes to recruitment?
Here is what I discuss in this episode:
0:01:40 Do you want to get recruited?
0:02:15 The big questions
0:03:06 Assumption: Summer 2020 canceled
0:03:28 What does an athlete do?
0:03:52 Time-based sports
0:04:25 What if you play a team sport?
0:04:52 What sport do you play?
0:05:10 If you play a team sport
0:05:25 Highlight video
0:06:50 What if the summer disappears?
0:07:08 What do you not do?
0:07:30 What do you do?
0:07:57 What are coaches looking for?
0:08:32 How to stand out
0:08:55 Document everything
0:09:00 Sample: Lacrosse player
0:09:58 Email example
0:12:51 Impact on coaches
0:13:34 Will you stand out?
0:14:00 Enroll in Athlete plan
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