Posted On: 01/13/21 10:11 AM

The release of our Class of 2024 rankings filled our inboxes with emails from some parents not entirely happy with their child's placement or lack of in the inaugural list. We shared during our release the first batch will be extremely hard for this class and to be patient as we navigate these young ladies. A common theme in the emails was the idea our rankings ultimately dictate college recruitment. While it's possible coaches look at the rankings to look up some names, it is not the end all be all of recruitment. Coaches have numerous resources to identify prospects and at the end of the day, their eyes on a player, and their evaluation is ultimately what matters. So today we've decided to give a little space to some best practices shared by college coaches to help families out who are stressed about recruitment.

Players Must Own The Process, Parents Chill A Little

The first thing we want to lift up is for parents. When you send an email to us about rankings and talk down your daughter's teammates and how much better your daughter is and etcetera, that doesn't help. Please don't send similar messages to college coaches.

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