What Do the New College Baseball Recruiting Rules Mean to YOU?

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The NCAA recently changed college baseball recruiting rules to slow the recruiting process for prospective student-athletes. Under the new rules, college coaches can’t communicate with a prospect, including inbound calls, until August 1st, prior to their Junior year. Additionally, no verbal offers or commitments will be made before that time. However, communication will be permitted while attending college camps held on campuses, but coaches are not allowed to discuss recruiting or make any verbal offers until the date listed above.  Let’s review what these changes mean to you!

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Showcase Tips That Make a Difference

The post below is written by the staff at College Sports Advisors.  You can reach them on their site here.

As the 2021 summer baseball season quickly approaches and the end of the dead period is finally here, recruiting will be back in full swing! There will be many showcase and camp opportunities in the months ahead, so our staff at College Sports Advisors wanted to share our recommendations about how to best approach these events. Continue reading “Showcase Tips That Make a Difference”

What to Do With All the Data Coming Out of Showcases?

During the past year several showcases announced partnerships with technology companies, whereby participants skills are measured during their events.  We’re not talking about the usual 60-yard dash.  We’re talking about esoteric topics like vertical bat angles of a swing and spin efficiency levels on a pitch.  On the one hand this is great news for the game. Technology is changing baseball for the better and the data can be invaluable for both training and evaluation. On the other hand, although I am a big believer in tech and the value it brings, there is an issue. Continue reading “What to Do With All the Data Coming Out of Showcases?”

Top 10 Things to Do to Get Recruited for College Baseball

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There’s no doubt the baseball college recruiting process is a maze. Parents and players often don’t know where to begin. There is really no road map and no guidelines.  Hopefully, this article will help put some parameters around what needs to get done before and during the summer months.

Here’s my list of Top 10 things to do during the summer to get recruited for college baseball.  I have attempted to list these in series.  Much of this might seem basic, but you’d be surprised how many parents ask us “where should we begin?”

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5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Summer Season

Today I am going to address 5 “do’s and don’ts” for those players choosing to play summer ball. These are generally players that are “on the cusp” (1-2 mph) of where they want to be velo-wise and could and should find a local league / team that will allow them to only pitch 3-5 innings per week and play first base on an additional day. Continue reading “5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Summer Season”

Top 10 Things I Learned About College Baseball Recruiting

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As a parent who has gone through the college recruiting process I can tell you this, it’s a maze with no roadmap.  There are so many different topics, and there is really no one telling you what to do, or what’s right and/or what’s wrong.  I am by no means an expert, but I did learn a few valuable things along the way and for the record, most of my knowledge revolves around D1 and D3 programs.  So with that said, here are the top 10 things I learned about college baseball recruiting.

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