I always tell the high school players I’m recruiting to enjoy the whole process. Never in their lives will they receive this much attention. Sure, coach’s phone calls seem to come about the time your boyfriend is calling. You must admit though, that mail box full of letters is pretty cool.
The evaluation period during the summer is a feeding frenzy for coaches and recruits. I’ve traveled to Kearney, Kansas City twice and Ankeny this July. My assistant, Lori Hopkins, has been to Sioux Falls, S.D., among other places. Past summers have seen us travel to Portland, Memphis, Las Vegas and Chattanooga. Most of the MIAA schools make the same trips, too. We even car pool sometimes. Continue reading