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Tips For Parents Of Prospective Student Athletes

1 – Understand who is responsible. Many families assume that their high school coach is responsible for their recruiting process. High school coaches are great people; they work really hard and usually don’t earn much money. Often, they are teachers who have papers...

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The Elements Of Not Getting Recruited For College

Lack of understanding on how the college recruiting process works is a major reason why high school athletes and their parents screw up the college recruiting process. Laziness on the part of parents is the number one reason why the process of going from high school...

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Parents Are On The Hot Seat

It is the parents of high school student-athletes who influence student-athletes’ decisions about recruiting. The student-athlete does not have any money, therefore they are dependent on their parents to make spending decisions related to recruiting. Is that...

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Parents You Are Sitting On A Ticking Time Bomb

Parents You Are Sitting On A Ticking Time Bomb The clock is ticking in the college recruiting process, time is slipping away. Parents of student-athletes do not realize they are in a critical situation. You have been approached by one of our college scouts....

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The Recruiting Process Plays No Favorites

The college recruiting process does not care who you are. The college recruiting process plays no favorites. The college recruiting process does not care where you live. The college recruiting process does not care how much money your parents make. The college...

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What Is The College Recruiting Kiss Of Death?

The college recruiting Kiss of Death is procrastination on the part of parents of high school student-athletes.   Quicksand is a slow death and that is what’s happening to parents of student-athletes. They don’t know that they’re killing themselves...

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Procrastination Will Kill You

I have had a million and one conversations with parents of high school student-athletes. In all my years of running a college recruiting service, a huge percentage of parents want to wait on the recruiting process. When they say that to me I’m already thinking...

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You Are Extremely Confused

Using a recruiting service is the wave of the future for just about every high school student athlete who is not in the 1% category. Parents understand this, recruiting is very demanding along with very time-consuming and confusing. It seems as though the rules of...

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You Screwed Up The Recruiting Process

Have you ever been to the airport waiting to catch a flight and at the last moment it pops up on one of those little TV monitors saying your flight has been delayed? You feel pissed off and a little frustrated because you’re going to have to wait hours before...

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What The Hell Are You Waiting For?

It’s Only Money. But that is what’s standing in the way of parents moving forward with Woods Recruiting. You are letting money cloud your judgement and destroy your son’s or daughter’s athletic future. The recruiting process is not free, it...

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Skepticism Will Kill Your Dreams

Woods Recruiting is going to promise that we will get you as much exposure to college programs as possible. We cannot promise you a scholarship because no one can do that. We don’t have scholarships in our back pocket to give to students-athletes. It is only the...

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Focus On The Big Picture

Parents, you are focusing your attention in the wrong direction when your focus should be on college recruiting action. The recruiting process waits for no one. You’re thinking that college coaches are supposed to come to you and that’s totally false. College...

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Parents Every Day You Have A Choice

Every day in the college recruiting process you actually have a choice. You have a choice to sit back and do nothing and wait for the college recruiting process to come to you. You have a choice of taking a proactive approach in the recruiting process utilizing all...

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The Looming Disaster Caused By Procrastination

If you had a really bad toothache and you know the only solution is having that tooth pulled by the dentist, would you wait for a week, two weeks, or maybe a month?  Hell naw!   You want to get that tooth out of your mouth as soon as possible to avoid further...

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Regret Is Poison: Become A College Scout

The lottery is basically a game of chance, it’s basically gambling and that’s what student athletes, who do not have proper representation in the recruiting process, are doing with their athletic and educational future-gambling and hoping to be discovered by a college program.

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