As summer shifts into high gear and some sports wrap things up until fall, it’s easy to sit back, enjoy the rest of the summer, and soak up the sun. But now is not the time for recruiting efforts to take a vacation, and your athletes can use this time to get ahead in the college baseball recruiting service process. That’s why we’ve compiled this handy checklist to keep coaches, parents, and athletes organized and productive throughout summer.

Make sure your athletes create an online profile on one of the College baseball recruiting services of your choice.

There are a few online college recruiting websites that connect to more than 35,000 college coaches across 34 sports with potential recruits all over the world. But for college coaches to come across your athletes’ academic info, highlight videos and athletic accomplishments, they’ll first need to set up an online profile.


Have a meeting with your athletes to make sure what their goals are.

Some of your athletes may be engaged in the college recruitment process, while others may have unrealistic expectations about where they want to compete in college. It’s difficult to know without asking them, so this is a great time to sit down and find out what everyone’s goals are.

Share information about recruiting guidelines and what college coaches are looking for.

For athletes to find the right school for them that fits them both athletically and academically, they’ll need to do some homework about what college coaches and admissions offices are looking for. Fortunately, the College baseball recruiting service of your choice should offer a robust college recruiting guide and recruiting guidelines that are outlined by sport.

Grow your network of college coaches.

The College baseball recruiting service of your choice should offer a national directory of college coaches, which you can contact and build rapport with during these downtime months. It’s a worthwhile effort to get more exposure for your athletes and program.

Hold your athletes accountable.

A good College baseball recruiting service should help you track the recruiting progress of your athletes, but at the end of the day, it’s up to them to put in the effort. That’s why you should hold them accountable for their progress, or lack of it.

Important Decision!

You probably notice that I used “College baseball recruiting service” instead of naming a particular company. Choosing the right company is an important choice, and I don’t want to influence your decision about which company to use without doing your homework. With that said, I do use a college baseball recruiting service for my athletes when it comes to them being recruited. If you would like to know who I use, leave a comment below with your email, and I will get back to you.