The Truth About Camps

One of the biggest myths about recruiting that NCSA is constantly trying to correct to athletes that play every sport all across the country is that, Coaches discover talent at camps. Coaches depend on verified information well ahead of camps to identify their top prospects.  Once they arrive at camp, along with all the other paying customers, the coaching staff evaluates their ability.

Pete Carroll was recently profile d by Esquire magazine and they described exactly how the USC staff treated camp.

A few minutes before seven on a Saturday morning, the queues were already forming outside Heritage Hall, another football camp, this one for actual players. A shish kebab of high school kids in colorful Under Armour and shower sandals waited expectantly, their accompanying family members settling in for the day’s long haul — most would picnic along the sidelines of the Howard Jones practice field. (That the neighborhood around the university is historically dicey would keep most of the families on campus until 4:30 P.M., when the camp ended with the fastest-man contest.) By the time the doors opened, more than 350 had registered, at a reasonable sixty-five dollars a pop, some clutching highlight DVDs, others just out for the thrill of being coached by Carroll and his staff. A dozen juniors and seniors were actually scholarship worthy — the staff knew well who they were.

So how do you join the dozen or so players that get evaluated?  You need to get verified as a viable recruit by a trusted third party to college coaches ahead of camp time.  Coaches simply don’t have the time or resources to evaluate every player they come in contact with.  Recruits should take the time to make sure they are verified ahead of time.  One way to do so, is to get evaluated by an NCSA Scout.

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