The recruiting process can be difficult, for athletes and their parents. Given the uncertainty and the stress involved, it can be even harder on parents, since a child going off to college represents a new chapter and a metaphorical [Read More]
As a parent, it’s only natural that you want the best for your child. But, by that same measure, a parent’s aspirations for the child might also make it difficult for them to objectively assess their child’s level of [Read More]
CaptianU Live Season 2 Episode 5: In this session, we talk about what or some common mistakes that parents make during the recruiting process and what they can do instead.
Watch and learn:
Hint: It’s as easy as pushing the Post or Send buttons
As a parent, it’s perfectly natural that you want your child to make the best choice during the recruiting process. And, while coaches do want to get to know you, their [Read More]
Recruiting has changed.
College coaches are no longer recruiting just the student-athlete—they’re recruiting their parents, too.
“An increasingly large part of the evaluation process for us is evaluating the parents,” Pat Fitzgerald, head football coach at Northwestern University, told Coach & [Read More]
What you need to know to ease the stress and help your player make the right choice.
While the recruiting process can be hard for a student-athlete, it can be even more difficult for parents. It’s only natural to want what’s best [Read More]
Your parents have always been your number one fan. They’re the ones who’ve driven you to practice, arranged road game travel, keeping your uniforms clean, and your gear in good shape. They’ve prepared pre-game meals and offered post-game [Read More]
The Coronavirus pandemic has completely stalled the progress of many student-athletes and their goals. Prospects work hard for competitions and tournaments. In addition, students and parents are distraught after the cancellation of long-awaited programs and uncertain [Read More]
The NCAA’s recent suspension of in-person recruiting means that contacting coaches is now limited to digital mediums. For a student-athlete, emails have become a cornerstone for communication with coaches. Therefore, it is pivotal for aspiring student-athletes looking for [Read More]
When should parents speak to coaches in the recruiting process? This is a popular question among parents of high school athletes looking to play at the next level.
After a Heisman Trophy-winning season as quarterback for [Read More]