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…

Lew Johnston - Coaches Corner - Attitude

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…

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…

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…

Massaponax - Teagan McDonald

NoVA Update: Teagan McDonald, Jack Forsyth, George Neiser

Massaponax lineman Teagan McDonald at Elon (Photo courtesy of Teagan McDonald) NoVA linemen Teagan McDonald, Jack Forsyth, and George Neiser are making visits and drawing offers by Jim McGrath, recruitNoVA Three of Northern Virginia’s biggest linemen have received more interest in the form of offers and official visits this week. Teagan McDonald, formerly of Riverbend,…