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Lake Forest Women’s Hockey Coach, Jennifer Wilson, Talks Social Media

Jennifer Wilson is the fourth head coach of the Forester women’s hockey program. Wilson coached at Buffalo State, in her first season she guided the team to a 13-11-2 overall record in 2017-18. The team was 9-6-1 in conference play. They earned a home game by placing second in the standings behind perennial national power Plattsburgh State. LRT Sports was able to get advice from Coach Wilson.

October 22, 2019

NCAA Coaches Talk about social media and what they look for in recruits

During hundreds of interviews with NCAA head coaches that LRT Sports conducted, the traits of coachability and character were a common theme. We found that most coaches are looking for recruits that have good character, and that will work hard. These coaches also commented on the importance of recruits having the trait of coachability, which

August 12, 2019

Florida Southern College Men’s Basketball: Coach Mike Donnelly Talks Do’s and Don’ts of Highlight Tapes and Social Media

Mike Donnelly, the Head Coach of the Florida Southern College men’s basketball team, is a coach who values commitment, passion, and dedication to the game of basketball. When asked what the most important quality in a recruit is, Donnelly responded, “Gym rats. We want recruits who want to be in the gym and want to improve

June 24, 2018

Columbia, Brown, and MIT Coaches Talk to Keirsten About Social Media

Let’s hear what these coaches from Columbia University, Brown University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have to say!

March 25, 2018

Social Media and the College Recruiting Process

Follow me! Not to the court, not to the field…right here online. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, you name it.  We hear this all the time. And usually, we keep our social media sites updated for friends, teammates, and family. But who else “sees” us? If you consider yourself a potential college athlete, you should know many people care

May 29, 2017

Do College Coaches look at Athlete’s Social Media?

Social media is pouring into our daily lives. We love sharing posts, blogs, and checking new trends. When it comes to the recruiting process, will social media still play a significant role in getting athletes recruited? Will coach teams track prospective recruiter’s posts on social media platforms? If the answer is yes, what are coaches looking

September 15, 2015

Former Baltimore Orioles and Amherst’s Assistant Baseball Coach, Mike Odenwaelder, on Hard Work and Playing more than one Sport

Mike Odenwaelder left Amherst College after his junior year to begin his professional baseball career with the Baltimore Orioles as an Ironbird, where he was selected in the 16th round of the MLB draft. While at Amherst, Odenwaelder was a part of what was arguably Amherst’s most successful years in baseball. The team won an

February 10, 2020

Former Quinnipiac University Baseball Player and Arizona Diamondback Offers Advice to Athletes

Tyler Poulin is a Quinnipiac University Graduate who selected in the 29th round by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2019 MLB draft. Tyler attended Quinnipiac for two years and quickly became a beloved teammate and captain of the club because of his display of hard work and perseverance. Arizona selected Quinnipiac’s Tyler Poulin in the

January 27, 2020

South Dakota’s Swim Coach Dives into Academics and the Recruiting Process

Jason Mahowald, University of South Dakota‘s men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach, dives into his 15th season with the Coyotes this 2019-20.. Coach Mahowald’s helped progress the program from a DII to DI in the 2009-10 season.  At the NCAA DII National Championships, Mahowald led the women’s swimming and diving team to three-straight-top finishes.

January 13, 2020