If you’re attending the 2013 National Collegiate Recruiting Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina on June 7-9, you’re going to hear the best collection of speakers and experts we’ve ever assembled.
We’re proud to announce the line-up, and will update it if changes or additional speakers are added!
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Dan Tudor – The founder of the NCRC event will kick-off the weekend with the annual “State of Recruiting” talk, setting the agenda for the weekend
Dan Wolken, USA Today – One of the rising stars in college sports reporting will talk about recruiting trends, coaches who are doing it right, and what he forecasts for the evolving world of college recruiting.
Dr. Mike Davenport – A successful rowing coach and expert in the intricacies of successful mentoring, Coach Davenport will talk about how to make sure your coaching career is strong and sustainable for the long haul. Be ready to be challenged in the way you approach your career!
Jan Stuebbe – Author of “How to Be a Lousy Leader”, Coach Stuebbe will give insights from a unique athletic and coaching life that saw him in a leadership position since he was a Freshman in high school. He’s always been a starter, a head coach, and leading a junior college program as athletic director. These lessons are unforgettable – you’ll want him to talk to your team about leadership, too!
Rob Jones – Whatever obstacle you’re facing as a coach, be prepared to be humbled and amazed at the story of Rob Jones. Featured earlier in Sports Illustrated this year, Jones’ life journey – as a soldier and as an athlete – will amaze you. His session will touch every aspect of your coaching and recruiting life.
John Brubaker – This former college coach, author and business consultant kicks-off our Saturday with a fascinating recruiting and sales lesson, “The Seeds of Success”. Coach Bru will tell the true story of a Colonel, a CEO and a minister and the secrets they can teach coaches about effective recruiting.
Paul Biancardi, ESPN – One of the nation’s foremost recruiting experts is back to share his experiences as a former D1 recruiter, and tell coaches what they need to know about this generation of recruits that he follows for ESPN on a daily basis.
Dr. Robyn Odegaard – One of the nation’s foremost experts on effective prospect and team communication, Doc Robyn will reveal what effective coaches are doing to get through to their top recruits, and how to convince them to choose your program!
Stephanie Melish – One of the nation’s rising stars in effective selling techniques, the self proclaimed “Double Tall, Non-Fat, No Whip Sales Barista” will give our attendees the latest effective sales techniques that can be used in recruiting prospects effectively. This is a can’t-be-missed session at this year’s NCRC!
Luncheon Focus Group, Hosted by NCSA Athletic Recruiting – Take part in a unique focus group session hosted by the premier athletic recruiting resource for college coaches, and enjoy a great lunch courtesy of NCSA!
Charlie Adams – Parents of recruits are often a mystery in the recruiting process. Adams, the father of a recruited college athlete and nationally recognized speaker and recruiting expert, will talk about how coaches often miss the boat when it comes to effectively interacting with parents.
Jan Stuebbe – Coach Stuebbe will be back to talk about what leaders like him look for in rising coaches. Want an honest look at what you need to do to get that next big job? This session is for you. You’ll get straight talk from a leader who has done his share of hiring.
Mandy Green – This nationally recognized organizational expert, and D1 college coach, talks about how she manages two kids, a full-time coaching job, and nails it when it comes to high level recruiting! Her secret? (That’s what she’ll share with you!)
Ronnie Arrow – The former head basketball coach at the University of South Alabama joins the discussion to talk about APR requirements, and how it will be affecting coaches when they’re recruiting – and in how they decide whether or not to take that next job. Learn some valuable lessons from this college coaching veteran!
Aaron Boetcher – A former college coach who now leads an admissions department, Aaron will talk about the strange and often combative relationship between athletics and admissions – and how to make sure it doesn’t sabotage your recruiting efforts.
Sean Devlin – The technical genius behind Front Rush talks recruiting and coaching technology, and what tools and trends coaches need to be aware of heading into the 2013-2014 recruiting year. Sean is a staple of the NCRC because he’s an expert, and he’s a blast to listen to!
Charlie Adams – The recent author of the new book “How to Build a Positive Attitude, and Keep the Darn Thing!” will open up the day with lessons you and your athletes need to remember about attitude, and how it’s the building block for anything you do as a college coach and recruiter.
Tyler Brandt – A longtime successful wrestling coach and recruiter, Coach Brandt will share the secrets of his success following the principles of his “7 Second Coach” approach. You’ll come away with great ideas to take back to your campus.
Dr. Thom Park – One of the most respected football recruiters of all time, Coach Park will share insights on how coaches need to prepare for their career, and what he has seen successful coaches do to build their careers on being great recruiters.
Dan Tudor – In his two-part conference finale, Dan will talk about the increasing role of social media recruiting and how to be successful at it, as well as the new recruiting contact rules and the monumental changes that it will mean for college recruiters.
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