This article concludes the series on college recruiting with a wrap-up on the topic of transitioning from high school to college training. Alan’s comments come first and then my comments follow in italics. [Read more…]
Simple question – what percentage of this warm-up is completely inappropriate for a 5,000m runner?
The question that I’m supposed to answer in this installment is, “How to improve the transition from HS training to collegiate training.” Simple question on the surface, but complex if one considers the following: [Read more…]
In this part we wrap up the question of “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. [Read more…]
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…]