February 29, 2016

In the Know: What is a Scout?

Long before an athlete joins their team for a game, before the coaches or the referees exit the locker rooms or an organization makes a draft pick there are people working behind the scenes, around the clock and around the world to ensure that their team has the best chance to win. Every professional sports […]

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February 19, 2016

The Other Side: Scouting 101

As an athlete it is important to understand where the person who is scouting you is coming from. Understanding their experience, background and perspective will help you to better understand what they are looking for. Scouts, or recruiters, play a key role on any sports team, identifying talent and working to retain the services that […]

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February 17, 2016

The Phases of Recruitment Simplified

In its simplest form the recruitment process can be broken down into several phases where a student-athlete is identified as a potential recruit, has their academic and athletic performance evaluated and ultimately has an offer made to them. As a student-athlete it is important to have a general understanding of the process in order to […]

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