Presentation on theme: "Glenview Amateur Baseball Getting Serious About College Baseball Recruiting."— Presentation transcript:
Glenview Amateur Baseball Getting Serious About College Baseball Recruiting
Where to begin? 286 NCAA D-1 Schools (11.7 scholarships) 227 NCAA D-2 Schools (9 scholarships) 352 NCAA D-3 Schools (Need-Based & Academic Merit-Based Financial Aid) 211 NAIA Schools 396 Junior College Schools 1472 Total Schools
Do you have what it takes? 5.6% of high school senior baseball players will go on to play men's baseball at a NCAA member institution. 10.5% of NCAA senior baseball players will be drafted by a Major League Baseball team. 0.5 % of high school senior baseball players will be drafted by an MLB team.
Glenview Amateur Baseball Alums Corey Moylan ‘07 – U of Vermont/ Butler U T J McManus ‘07 – Ohio State U/ Parkland CC/ Eastern Illinois U Chris Bielanski ‘08 – Webster U Trevor Stevens ‘08 – Northwestern U Scott Houdek ‘09 – Heartland CC Torin Kilpatrick ‘09 – U of Illinois (club) Michael Schroeder ‘09 – Knox College Walker Stadler ‘09 – Indiana U Mitchell Lochen ‘09 – Carthage College Sean Kincaid ‘10 – Illinois Wesleyan Pat Guinane ‘10 – Butler U Cody Stevens ‘10 – Northwestern U
Glenview Amateur Baseball To help Glenview’s elite baseball players realize their potential Glenview Amateur Baseball offers opportunities to Play competitive baseball, Develop successful attitudes and playing skills, & Serve as ambassadors for Glenview to boys ages who are passionate about the great game of baseball.
Helping You Realize the Dream Educate players & families Be a resource of information Assist players & parents with the college recruitment process Provide a high-quality baseball experience and opportunities to improve your recruitment prospects
Education Provide educational speakers and information Hire college-experienced coaches and, where possible, assistants at all levels Answer questions GAB web site 1:1 meetings between players and coaches
Information General information about the college recruiting process ‘How to’ help with your specific situations (i.e. NCAA Clearinghouse registration) Contact information for college coaches Lists of college/high school prospect camps Showcase information Website Information
Assist Players & Families Help set/confirm expectations Help you prepare a player profile Contact college coaches on your behalf [GAB maintains 561 addresses for college baseball coaches] GAB makes introductions of players to college coaches and provides references
1: Coaches Look for You Coach Showcases Fee-Based Web Sites Professional Search Organizations
2: You Look for Coaches Build a list of prospects Research Get recommendations Identify where there is a relationship Introduce yourself Send player profile Visit campus Attend school-sponsored camps
What Can You Do? Be Proactive! Take charge of YOUR recruitment Build a strategy that’s right for YOU Keep your player profile current Know the school’s program: ROSTER, coach’s resume, history, accomplishments, record Talk to players, students, alums Visit campus
Five Things You Can Do Now 1. Meet with your high school coach 2. Get evaluated 3. Post your academic/athletic resume online 4. Create a highlights/skills video 5. Contact twenty-five coaches; build relationships