By Andrea Valentine, Executive Director of Strive: How You Lead Matters
Last year, my son was just a gangly, adorable 8th grade athlete. This year as a high school freshman -- poof -- he’s been transformed into a “prospect.” He is interested in playing sports in college. For his sake, I’m now playing catch-up in a college recruiting game that seems to have morphed into an NCAA version of The Hunger Games since I went through the process almost thirty years ago. This blog is the first of four that can help you and your student-athlete through the same process.