Coaches Avoid Recruiting Players That Let Parents Speak For Them

Walker wants players she can connect with. She wants to know what kind of person she is adding to the team, because if there is no connection, then she will not be able to successfully coach that player. There is no way she can know if there is a connection if the player is spoken for by their parents. She is not coaching parents, so if at the end of a meeting, if the recruit has not said anything, then Walker does not see a future with that recruit on the team.

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