College Recruiting: Four Qualities that Coaches Look For

In our last post we discussed the recruiting timeline, and understanding an overview of the process.  Now that we have a grasp on timing, let’s jump into the next component of the recruiting process. Without a doubt, the number one question we get through the recruiting process is, “what do coaches look for?”  Of course, everyone wants the answer to be, “They’re looking for your son!” They might be looking for your son, but it’s not that simple.  We have broken it down into four buckets that college coaches in every sport will consider when recruiting a player. The tricky part about these buckets is that each one carries a different weight for each recruit and each school.  Let’s break these down so you understand the role of each bucket.

Angela Weight

Founder and publisher of Travel Ball, Angela Weight is still a little shocked to be running one of the most popular youth sports parenting sites on the web. Click the ABOUT US tab to read her story.

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