Be A PRO

__________________________________________________ pro·fes·sion·al Adjective (of a person) engaged in a specified activity as one’s main paid occupation rather than as a pastime. __________________________________________________ A PRO from my perspective gets paid in value before currency. Because if you put in enough work in a certain area, the satisfaction that you get by mastering that skill, is the value in my book. The …

Nike Coach of The Year

Every year, for more than a decade, there’s one seminar I make sure I speak at: The Nike Coach of the Year Clinic. As a young coach, I used to attend this event. It brings together the best coaches and football minds in the sport. And you always leave with more knowledge than you know what to do with. Now …

Finding The Right Fit

Identifying and deciding the right school is a time consuming and stressful process for any high school student. Add playing a collegiate sport into that mix and the process becomes even more confusing and difficult. Student-Athletes have a ton of things to consider. In addition to tuition cost and admission requirements (GPA/SAT/ACT), a student-athlete also has to think about things …

Recruiting Is All About Relationships

The most important thing I can teach you about the recruiting process is to develop a relationship with a coach directly. A lot of times that’s what separates the athletes with no interest with those that get scholarships. Or maybe someone who had no shot at all recruiting-wise, that built a relationship and ended up getting a preferred walk-on spot …

Two Buckets

In regards to the recruiting process from high school to college athletics. Most athletes fall into one of two buckets. The first bucket is full of the 5-star prospects who have the proven athletic ability and check all the boxes across the board. In the scope of every high school athlete in the country, these are a rare breed. The …