Nine uncommon recruiting mistakes

High school students communicating with college coaches with hopes of being recruited can easily make simple mistakes … and usually without even noticing. It is a great character development moment for students.

USA Today High School Sports had a recent article for you to learn how to avoid a few simple mistakes.

Here is the quick list:

  1. Being vague when communicating with coaches
  2. Spending more time on recruiting than improving their game
  3. Backing off recruiting when injured
  4. Being overly proactive
  5. Wearing D1 blinders
  6. Not educating yourself about the process
  7. Not staying engaged in the process year-round
  8. Not being honest
  9. An entitled attitude