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Countdown: The Role of Social Media in College Recruiting
The wide use of social media today is undeniable, but whether it can
have a meaningful impact on a tennis player's recruitment to college
is a topic we wanted to explore. We interviewed colege tennis coaches
from a variety of levels and combined that with research from
Cornerstone Reputation to gather information how social media is used
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Countdown: How Much Does the Coach Matter Anyway?
Sports fans typically fancy themselves to be true experts in the world
of sports. They love to give adulation and praise to coaches when they
win - and to demonize them when they lose. But do coaches deserve the
attention they receive? I think they do ... but maybe not for the
reasons you would think.
Talk, Talk, Talk ...
In politics, people say a lot of things to grab headlines in his bid
to win the election - regardless of whether it is true. We are all
guilty at times of delusional dialogue about ourselves and our goals -
and I have heard many bold statements from tennis players and parents.
I learned to become increasingly skeptical over the years. Think
critically about what you want to accomplish - and ask yourself if
what you are saying is truly what YOU desire.