These are the eight qualities we look for when recruiting the best high school running backs in the country for Auburn University.
Football coaches looking to hire recruiters need to know what and who they want before they select any player personnel. While skills and personal traits top the list of desirable attributes, coaches may find a winning edge among some of the more intangible characteristics within their recruiting staff.
The technology which allows professional football broadcasts to take their commentary and analysis to a whole new level could be helping coaches do the same with ChyronHego’s new Coach Paint, a powerful and user-friendly video tool specifically designed for coaches.
While coaches spend countless hours recruiting, they still don’t have time to recruit everyone they would like. Well, they can now. Enter scoutSMART, the new analytics-based recruiting software that helps coaches use their time recruiting more efficiently by making it easy to identify recruits that will thrive in their program.
Perception doesn’t win games, but it does win recruiting battles. Winning is important to your long-term success as a program, but it’s not enough to just win. You need to build a brand that kids want to be a part of. Those kids are your potential recruits. What makes a kid want to wear your badge?
It takes a high degree of confidence for a coach to trust in his own instincts and refrain from emulating the coaching styles of others. But Stanford University head coach David Shaw believes in it and not only expects it of himself, but of everyone in the Stanford football family, from potential recruits to players to assistant coaches.