Presentation on theme: "Oak Park Lacrosse HUDL and Recruiting. Introduction Introduced to Lax in 2006 with both sons Thousand Oaks Youth Director 2007-2008 Grant moved to OP."— Presentation transcript:
Introduction Introduced to Lax in 2006 with both sons Thousand Oaks Youth Director 2007-2008 Grant moved to OP in 2008 for freshman year SCLA Youth Director 2009 and 2010 Coached at Middle School level Director of OP Lax Operations 2010 – present Recruiting Process – 12.8 scholarships - DI / DII only – Use lacrosse to get you into a school you might not have gotten into – Grant Consoletti Robert Morris Naval Academy UMass
VIDEO is the KEY No college coaches were watching when Oak Park went undefeated in 2011 but they all saw how well Grant played via video GOOD video makes it easier NO video makes it impossible
Game film is broken down into Offensive and Defensive possessions Playlists are created for clears, rides, goals scored / allowed, man up/down, etc Coaches mark up clips to indicate positioning or decision errors Clips are uploaded to HUDL for players to view Players view marked up clips from coaches Players clips to be included in their highlight reels Premium highlight reel created at end of season Title Page Clips are shortened to show specific highlight Athlete is spot shadowed in clip Music can be added Additional Title pages can be added for contact info, future events, etc. Completed highlight reel can be downloaded for $9 and uploaded to other recruiting programs like Lacrosse Recruits
Off Season is Important Summer / Fall Season Options : Play a sport Play on the best club team you can make West Coast Starz LA Lazers Team West Coast Silverfin Maverik OP Starz GET VIDEO – dont waste your $
Important Biggest mistake made by players: I am playing West Coast Starz or going to the Sonoma Showcase or High Rollers, the coaches will notice me Recruiters need to know who you are PRIOR to the event and have you on their list to see at the event
You have a great highlight video from your High School season and one from the Summer recruiting season NOW WHAT?
Get Video to recruiters Option 1 $199 / yearOption 2 Free You may only get one shot with a recruiter A good FIRST IMPRESSION is vital
Free to Oak Park players Gets your video in front of coaches who are interested in you IMPORTANT: Completely fill out your profile including transcript and video.
$199 per year Allows coaches to search athletes Allows you to search all colleges Allows you to email all coaches Provides a website link for coaches to view Gets your video in front of coaches who are interested
Path to success Figure out where you fit – DI, DII, DIII or Club Establish contact Website questionnaires Lacrosse Recruits emails to schools LET THEM KNOW WHERE THEY CAN SEE YOU Keep adding videos to your profile Keep sending updates – only 1 school told Grant NO Keep transcripts up to date Take SATs early Junior year