Coaches Corner

Coaches Corner: Transfers from the HS coaches perspective

File Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757 Should your high school athlete transfer in order to get recruited? by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Varina High School Football Head Coach Stu Brown posted on his Facebook page a couple of weeks ago and it caught my eye. We talked about it via Facebook message and he agreed to let me…

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Coaches Corner: Try a varied approach

Coach Lew Johnston (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757) You’ll need to apply different approaches for different people in order to truly be successful in coaching Coach Lew Johnston has a blog of his own called “Coaching the little things” that you can check out. It’s a great resource for information, plus Lew is an expert in coaching…

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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…

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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…

NCAA

NCAA rule change affects recruiting, but not hoops and football

NCAA limits college coaches’ involvement in unofficial visits early in a prospect’s HS career by Andy Hilton, recruit757 There’s been some confusion about a recruiting rule change that was announced by the NCAA earlier this week. There has been discussion among member institutions that recruiting for younger prospects has been exceptionally accelerated. In other words,…

Camp

Coach Kavanaugh’s keys to camp success

Camp (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757) Coach Kavanaugh has ten tips for you to abide by when it comes to showing your best at upcoming camps and combines by Justin Kavanaugh, Sport and Speed Institute (a special contribution to UltimateRecruit.com) 1. CUT THE CORD. DO NOT HOVER Parents, go there with the understanding that he knows how…

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Don’t rule out Division III athletics

(Photo: Danny Haymond/recruit757) A former NFL Player who became a successful businessman offers great advice Lions Bridge Financial Advisors is a sponsor partner of UltimateRecruit.com and has provided this write up as a part of our partnership. – AH by Jayne Di Vincenzo AIF ®, CEP ®, President LIONS BRIDGE FINANCIAL ADVISORS High school athletes…

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Coaches Corner: Effective Leadership

Lew Johnston (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757) Coach Lew Johnston speaks on effective leadership as a coach Coach Lew Johnston has a blog of his own called “Coaching the little things” that you can check out. It’s a great resource for information, plus Lew is an expert in coaching the classic “Wing T” offense. Thanks to Lew…

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Ex-NFL player discusses going broke before getting smart

(Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757) A former NFL Player who became a successful businessman offers great advice Lions Bridge Financial Advisors is a sponsor partner of UltimateRecruit.com and has provided this write up as a part of our partnership. – AH by Jayne Di Vincenzo AIF ®, CEP ®, President LIONS BRIDGE FINANCIAL ADVISORS Mario Henry was…