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:
- Being vague when communicating with coaches
- Spending more time on recruiting than improving their game
- Backing off recruiting when injured
- Being overly proactive
- Wearing D1 blinders
- Not educating yourself about the process
- Not staying engaged in the process year-round
- Not being honest
- An entitled attitude
Doug DeVries has been working in youth basketball for over 25 years. He has a passion to see sports in balance in life, for kids to thrive in sports, and for parents to enjoy the entire process.