Recruiting the next wave of student-athletes to your program can be bittersweet. While you secure your commitments and bring in new athletes to further your program, it also signifies a time when you prepare to say goodbye to seniors that have positively impacted your team in recent years.
While there is no doubt that your lessons over the years have set your athletes up for success in the future, have you done enough to prepare them for finding that first job out of college, once the competition at your program ends? For many of your graduating athletes, they will want to transfer that passion they had competing for you on the field, the court, the diamond, etc.. to the next step in their professional career.
We know from experience here at Next College Student Athlete, as our team consists of 500+ former college athletes, many of which were in similar positions to those you currently coach. We know that as their coach, leader, mentor, etc.. you have the opportunity to continue to impact your athletes long after their time in your program ends.
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