Recruit the coach’s son. Which coaches; sons? The good ones. Yeah, but which one are the good ones? All of them! The children of good lacrosse coaches seem to see success at the college level at a somewhat uncanny level. Yesterday I showcased Jack Raba, the son of Wesleyan head coach John Raba, and I […]
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It’s time to introduce Jack Raba to the lacrosse world. Jack Raba is a 2018 but he plays on the CT Cardinals 2017 team and he led the team in goals. I like his game, and his dad is a college coach… that tends to mean high IQ!
From Boise all the way over and up to Saratoga Springs, and then throughout New England, “East Bound & Found” explores Grant Koehl’s unique journey as a lacrosse recruit from a non-traditional area and puts many of the differences between the fastest game on two feet in the East and West on display.
“There’s no memory in recruiting,” Hofstra men’s coach Seth Tierney said. “Every year, there’s an all-new set of ninth- and 10th-grade parents coming through recruitment and don’t know the potholes.”
We are more than halfway through the summer ball circuit. Let’s run down some All-stars, tournament results, and a coaching announcement.
Unlike last year, no torrential rain fell in Downingtown, Pennsylvania this weekend allowing NXT’s Summer Invitational to really shine.
The good and bad from the lacrosse world organized in easy to read passages. Let’s start with my mid-summer recruiting trail update!
We talk about why the subject line and first in any email is important, what to include (and not include) in a well written email, and what should be attached to every email that is sent to a coach.
When I was 17 years old, if you told me I would be frequenting Mercer Country Community College in Princeton Junction, New Jersey I would call you silly names. And yet, here we are in 2014 and I’m recovering from another trip to MCC where Tri-State holds their annual summer event.
Outnumbered, clusters of shore teams prove they can compete with the hub of lacrosse.
American Revolution hosted their first session of Phenom Camp last week in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania just southwest of Pittsburgh.
Just because you want to play for a certain club this summer doesn’t mean they want you to play for them. What are some things our Club Directors are looking for when selecting their teams?
The summer recruiting circuit draws ever closer. Pittsburgh players are spending more time on the road than ever before. If you’re a college coach, you’ll want to see these players compete in person.
A previous Club Directors Panel focused on how clubs are preparing their families for the accelerated recruiting process. Ryan Danehy, co-director of Go Blue and current assistant at Michigan, shared valuable insights from both sides of the process and then provided a great template for emailing college coaches.
How do you manage a player, and perhaps his family as well, who comes off of a disappointing summer circuit?