Leg-A-Z has a long history of not only developing talented players but also preparing players for college life. Even though some players don’t pursue playing at the collegiate level from D1 to NAIA/JUCO. We do still encourage players as they grow within the club to pursue a college education.
For many high school athletes, college recruiting is at best a mystery and at its worst, it can be overwhelming. The hardest part is often just knowing when and how to get started. With our experienced coaches and guidance from Basil, we have a strong network of schools. We have developed a strong step-by-step guide to help players who are in pursuit of playing at the collegiate level.
The following information will help athletes and their families better understand what the recruiting process is about and how to put together a more effective recruiting game plan.
Coaches’ methods may vary, but all of them agree that recruiting is one job that seemingly never ends. There’s the immediate need of filling this year’s recruiting class but also looking ahead to the following year at potential recruits and so on.
Recruiting also varies by season. So, when fall sports are finishing up their recruiting, spring sports may still have some late recruiting to do. There are also recruiting differences by division with NCAA DI programs usually out in front trying to secure recruits as early as possible.
The following outline gives a very basic look at how most college coaches approach the recruiting process.
As you begin your recruiting efforts, you may often hear or read that, “If you’re good enough, coaches will find you.” While this is true for some elite athletes, the great majority of club athletes must reach out directly to coaches to make their presence known.