I have worked in and around the college recruiting process for over 30 years. As my own children have gone through the college recruiting process, I didn’t pressure them to strive for the “top of the top” or apply to the so-called “best” colleges or strictly seek a Division 1 university. As a matter of fact, none of my children participated in college showcases (where you spend a lot of money to get in front of college coaches), none of my children have felt it important nor cared where they were ranked by Perfect Game or some of those other organizations and none have been anxious about the college recruiting process.
Being around the recruiting process for so long, why didn’t I push them more? Why didn’t I spend money to get them in front of college coaches nationwide? Because I kn