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First Annual Recruiting Seminar Well Attended

By Steel City Select, 11/24/18, 2:45PM EST


Our first annual Baseball/Softball Fall Recruiting Seminar was a huge success. 

30+ players & parents attended the seminar. 

The event was free of charge & open to all Steel City Select baseball & softball players.

The event was organized & promoted by Lori Schimmel (Director of Softball Operations, Former Head Coach at College of Wooster & Thiel College) and Ian Macdonald (Director of Baseball Operations, Current Assistant Coach at Grove City College). 

Topics addressed were:

- Completing your NCSA profile & why it's so importance. 

- College Recruiting Rules & Timelines

- Evaluating Your Options: Understanding DI, DII, DIII, NAIA, & JUCO.

- Measurables: What is expected at every level? Where do I fit in? 

- Scholarships: Academic vs. Athletic. How, when, and where to apply. 

- Communication with College Coaches: Taking ownership. What to include in emails & hand written notes. How to make a great first impression. Which questions to ask. 

- Showcases & Prospect Camps:  Which to choose. When to attend them. How to make the most of them & stand out as a college prospect.