By: Josh Levine
Author | Coach | Trainer | Entrepreneur
Josh Levine is not affiliated with LPL Financial
Note: this article focuses on hockey, however, the issues with early college recruiting and the reasons for stopping early recruiting apply to many sports.
It’s time to stop the race to recruit earlier and earlier and fix the college recruitment process. The current situation is unnecessarily hurting athletes and increasing the workload for college coaches. As colleges commit to players who are younger, the risk of making the wrong pick increases, and the need to “stockpile” players becomes greater.