Recruiting 101

Bo Martino, Assistant Coach, Northeast Texas JC






Bo Martino, Assistant Coach, Northeast Texas CC  CJ Wamsley, Assistant Coach, Ohio University Stephanos Stroop, Assistant Coach, St. Petersburg College
Rank the following: exit speed, velo from position, 60 time Exit speed off tee, velo from position, 60 time 60 times, velo from position, exit speed. In order of importance: 60 times, exit speed, velo from position
What is a must-have for players you recruit? Feel for the game. Easier to refine skills then teach them. It’s one thing to be athletic but to have feel, it takes a recruit to the next level. For me, it’s feel. On the field, phone, in person. Could be knowing the game or returning phone calls/ texts in a timely manner. Effectively communicate. Competitive nature
What is the biggest ‘red flag?’ A big red flag in potential recruits is when they talk bad about previous coaches they have had in their playing career. One is a kid telling the Twitter world every offer they get.  Another is parents not understanding their role, which should just be supportive and informative. If they can’t look me in the eye

Fall 2014 recap

fall14Publisher Keith Madison wants us to enjoy the ride. Don’t miss his take on what every player needs.

We heard what our readers would do if they called the shots in our Fall 2014 From the Bleachers. Our 3 up, 3 down section covered what baseball’s past three commissioners have done in office.

Coaches Corner featured Top Coach Podcast‘s Jack Warren.

We know that recruiting is a two-way street, and coaches from across the country chimed in on how to get recruited.

New Mexico State head coach Brian Green was the subject of an excellent Inside Interview.

Read why Eddie Comeaux thinks that Little League World Series players should be compensated, and check out Louisville Slugger’s 2015 performance bats.

The ultimate walk-off was registered towards the end of the 2014 season. Did you miss it?

Drs. Michael Ciccotti and Ben Kibler address the arm injury epidemic in Part 1 of our Arm care double feature.

Also don’t miss three resolutions we should all try, Chris Burke’s Frame by Frame breakdown of Giancarlo’s Ground Force, how to love the game more by playing it less, and the ABCA offering clinic videos to all.

Keep your internet browsers pointed this way for all the Winter 2015 articles coming soon!