Recruiting is More Than Just Sales

Recruiting is more than just a sales pitch.  Some coaches are labeled as good recruiters because people think they can make a good sales pitch to attract the talent that they want.  That may be true.  But the best recruiters can also evaluate talent.  This goes for players as well. The players who have the […]

The Buck Stops Here

As a head coach and as a coaching staff, it is our responsibility to accept fault for every failure and give away the credit for every success. It is much easier to point fingers than it is to look in the mirror.  Players are not responsible for the schedule.  They are not responsible for recruiting […]

What are College Coaches Looking For?

It’s recruiting season.  The NCAA D1 men’s transfer portal for men’s basketball has over 1300 athletes and counting.  That’s one-third of all the players.  When you add the thousands of junior college, postgrad, and high school players that are out there, the question is. What are college coaches looking for? It’s a complicated “formula” that […]

For Serious Basketball Players

If you consider basketball just a recreational sport, that’s great, but this isn’t for you. Basketball is a great way to exercise, socialize and compete. It is great for recreation, but that’s not how we think about it. However, if you have any desire to play basketball at a competitive level, here are some things […]

Basketball Training is Hard

Thanks for the email. Our basketball training is hard. What we’ve learned in doing this is that when a player is eager and hungry to get better, they pester their parents or grandparents or whomever and they figure out how to come to see us as much as they can. Just like I said when […]

Dear Parent of a Prospective College Basketball Player

Parent of a Prospective College Basketball Player, Thanks for reaching out to us.  I know we probably talk a little differently than most people.  It’s because our experience and our approach are very different. Honestly, playing college basketball is not very hard to do. We’ve been around the game for a long time. We could […]

Sifting Through the Garbage

Honestly, social media is exhausting. Recently, I struggle to understand it to the point that I find myself avoiding it. My question is how real is it? Anyone can make things look good in a picture or short video. But even then a lot of things are trash.

Recruiting Services Review Conclusion

Recruiting Services Review Conclusion In our recruiting services review conclusion, it is important to understand that things are always changing. Technology especially has changed everything in recruiting. 15 years ago Facebook Instagram and Twitter weren’t even a thing. In 15 more years who knows what things will be like. Right now people who think you […]

Recruiting Service Review Part 4

Recruiting Service Review Part 4 In Part 4 of the recruiting services review, we are going to talk about their lack of effort and expertise in evaluating talent. Recruiting services love sending emails that say that “this player can play for your program.” First of all, I have never received a phone call from ANY […]

Recruiting Services Review Part 3

Recruiting Services Review Part 3 In the Recruiting Services Review Part 3, we talk about part of the lack of education that these services provide. The first couple of episodes in this series talked about things you can do for yourself better than someone else can do them for you. However, any service, no matter […]

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