The topic in this installment is simply, “What should the role of the HS coach be in the recruiting process?” Alan shares his thoughts and my thoughts will follow his. My comments are italicized.
One of the questions that came up in the comments on previous installments in this series concerns the role of the high school coach in the process. Seeing that a lot of the traffic both on Jay’s web site and on my own comes from high school coaches, this topic seems especially important to address.
This series of articles had its beginnings in my frustrations with the college recruiting process. And, some of those frustrations center around this very topic. I do not seem to have landed yet on a highly effective strategy for helping athletes through this process. [Read more…]