What To Look For In Recruits? Basketball Coach Marlon Stewart Explains
Marlon Stewart (@TheCoachStew) is an Assistant Coach with the Oregon State men’s basketball program (@BeaverMBB). He served as the program’s Director of Basketball Operations during the 2018-19 season. Stewart was an assistant coach at the University of Hawai’i in 2017-18 and helped lead the Rainbow Warriors to a 17-13 record.
In this video, Stewart explains four things he looks for in recruits that coaches might miss if they aren't looking:
Confidence (not arrogance)...if they lack that confidence, Coach Stewart looks for...
Does that player want to be coached and pushed?
Student-athletes who are looking to help the ones around them
How a player acts when they're on the bench: do they sulk or do they look to improve and get excited about their teammates success?