Coaches Corner

Coaches Corner: Protecting young athletes from injury

Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757 The VHSL shares an opinion on the risks of sport specialization By Bob Gardner, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Billy Haun, Executive Director of the Virginia High School League One of the responsibilities that parents take most seriously is protecting their children from injury, whether…

Highland Springs - Ali Jennings

Highland Springs WR Ali Jennings grabs 3 offers in 3 days

Highland Springs WR Ali Jennings (Photo: Highland Springs Athletics) Ali Jennings continues to rake in offers grabbing Richmond, Toledo, and Marshall by Brandon Mitchell, recruit804 Highland Springs continues to be one of the most active high schools in the Central Region thus far throughout the off-season. Programs such as Thomas Dale, Henrico, Matoaca, Hermitage and…

recruit757 Prospect Camp - CPAC

FINAL DAY! Pre-registration for the recruit757 Prospect Camp

2017 CPAC (File Photo: Mike Caudill/recruit757) College coaches will attend the recruit757 Prospect Camp by Andy Hilton, recruit757 This is your chance to prove yourself. Who’s going to grab the headlines? College one-day camps are a month away, and that’s where you’ll earn college scholarships. recruit757 is here to prep you for your big day.…

Josh Sweat - Oscar Smith

Jalyn Holmes, Da’Shawn Hand, Josh Sweat, Andrew Brown and Trent Cannon get the call

#9 Josh Sweat playing for Oscar Smith (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757) The NFL Draft sees more familiar names selected on Saturday by Andy Hilton, recruit757 The second pick of Day Three of the NFL Draft got the party started for Virginia athletes. In the fourth round of the NFL Draft, with the 102nd overall pick, the…

Derrick Nnadi - FSU - Kansas City

Kansas City drafts Ocean Lakes/FSU DT Derrick Nnadi (VIDEO)

Derrick Nnadi at the NFL Combine press conference (NFL Video) Derrick Nnadi is selected by the Chiefs with their third round pick by Andy Hilton, recruit757 “With the 75th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs select… Derrick Nnadi, defensive tackle, Florida State University.” With that, Derrick Nnadi starts his NFL career.…

Coaches Corner

Coaches Corner: Embracing a new head coach

Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757 Parents sometimes struggle with “regime change.” Here’s a coach’s look at the situation. by Tony Bateman, Defensive Coordinator, Bluestone High School In my years of coaching football, I have seen many head coaches step down for various reasons. Some may have been “fired”, but in most cases, these affairs are a mutual…