“Winning in the living room” is a phrase that often gets thrown around in the offseason, as coaches from across the country sell their programs to potential student-athletes and their families.
Impressing the parents is a big step, but it isn’t the only step.
Winning over the high school coach often plays a major role in the process, and recruiters have to sell themselves properly in order to seal the deal.
A college program takes on the identity of a coaching staff; and with the coaching industry being the fraternity that it is, establishing that identity and fostering those relationships is incredibly important.
High school coaches provide guidance to players and their families, as they search for that “perfect fit” at the next level.
“I think coach-to-coach relationships are very important,” Central Gwinnett (Ga.) head coach Todd Wofford said. “I’ve built up relationships with coaches from different coaches from different conference and different teams, and knowing what kind…
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