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Articles by Keirsten Sires

Keirsten is the founder and CEO of LRT Sports. On top of that, she is a writer for The Huddle. Being the Chief Executive Officer of LRT Sports means that Keirsten is the one held accountable for the success of the company’s efforts, across the board. She is also our Chief Amusement Officer; she promotes laughter in our business, eye roll. Playing varsity tennis and soccer for Skidmore College in New York has given her the endurance to be able to push the company to the next level day in and day out.
Keirsten is the founder and CEO of LRT Sports. On top of that, she is a writer for The Huddle. Being the Chief Executive Officer of LRT Sports means that Keirsten is the one held accountable for the success of the company’s efforts, across the board. She is also our Chief Amusement Officer; she promotes laughter in our business, eye roll. Playing varsity tennis and soccer for Skidmore College in New York has given her the endurance to be able to push the company to the next level day in and day out.

Former Longtime Cornell Coach & Ivy League Advisor Gives Inside Scoop on Recruiting and Admissions During Covid-19

Dr. Arthur Smith, known as Artie by his colleagues and students, studied history and Africana Studies as an undergraduate in the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University, where he graduated cum laude and with distinction in all subjects. He continued his education at Duke University, where he earned his MA and Ph.D. in

January 11, 2021 Keirsten Sires

PGA Golfer, Fred Funk, on JuCo & Being cut from Maryland

Fred Funk has been a Stryker brand ambassador since 2011 and is one of the most recognizable names and personalities in professional golf. Funk underwent total knee replacement in November 2009 and received Stryker’s GetAroundKnee® – reversing what could have been a career-ending injury. He won the JELD-WEN Tradition the following season, becoming the first player to win

December 10, 2020

The HBCU Experience: Coaches Panel by LRT Sports

LRT Sports hosted a panel of Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ Coaches to help educate prospective student-athletes. This inclusive Q&A representing both Men and Women’s athletic programs aims to shine a light on the countless opportunities provided both academically and athletically at HBCU institutions. Coaches panel: Southern University and A&M College Head Baseball Coach Kerrick

October 15, 2020

Michigan State University Head Baseball Coach, Jake Boss Jr., on what he Expects

Jake Boss Jr., the 16th head coach at Michigan State has become one of the most successful coaches in the school’s 131 year history. Boss has racked up a 333-269 (.553) record in 11 seasons. His teams have had five winning seasons. In seven of the last 11 years, he led the Spartans to 30-win

March 23, 2020

Tips for What to Expect from Your Recruiting Process Amidst COVID-19

The NCAA has suspended recruiting through April 15, 2020, due to COVID-19. The impact of COVID-19 on athletes across the world has been and will be detrimental. Cries from student-athletes dealing with the uncertainty of college commitments, lost eligibility, and canceled seasons are resonating all across the globe.

March 16, 2020

University of South Carolina Head Softball Coach, Beverly Smith, Pitches Helpful Advice

Coach Beverly Smith is in her tenth year as the head coach of the softball team at the University of South Carolina.  In those ten years, Coach Smith has led the team to seven NCAA division one tournaments and emerging as the second-winningest coach in school history. Coach Smith’s recruiting feats are nothing shy of

March 12, 2020

Example Email to College Coaches

There are different ways that you can reach out to college coaches about the recruiting process, but the preferred method is through email. That initial reach will put you on a coach’s radar. Drafting up the right email will let that coach know who you are and what it is that you are looking for

January 17, 2020

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