Conversation with 25 year high school coach Scholarpreps sat down with Bob Chiesa, Bob has coached high school football for more than 25 years with some of the top programs in the metro Detroit area. What should be considered when selecting the right college We’ve heard a lot of parents say things like, “if they can’t play at a certain level or at this specific type … [Read more...]
How do I get on the coach’s recruiting list?
This is one of the most asked questions by parents of student athletes. Parents wonder how other kids with similar skills rank higher than their student athlete. There is no magic when it comes to the coach's recruiting list being used during their recruiting efforts. The list is developed using a number of factors we will cover in this article. Coaches put together a list … [Read more...]
NCAA provides insight on competing beyond high school athletics
This NCAA article does a nice job of providing insight on the reality of competing beyond high school athletics. The stats are a little scary but I don't think they've considered the conversations a lot of parents and students have about the passion for playing at the next level. I've spent 20 years along high school side-lines and in the bleachers talking with parents, and I … [Read more...]