PLANO, TX – September, 2016 – Academy Select Sun Devils Baseball Club and SportsRecruits have reached an agreement on a club integration, it was announced today. As part of the agreement, Academy Select Sun Devils staff and players will receive access to the innovative suite of tools provided by the recruiting platform.
“I was lucky to have someone I know that uses the platform,” said Linty Ingram, Director and Coach. “and that person spoke so highly of SportsRecruits that I could not deny this opportunity to the athletes in our club.”
“I am excited for our athletes to have a platform set up to help guide them through the recruiting process. It will also help our coaches get the information about their players out to the colleges that fit the players’ skill levels.”
“This platform puts the player in charge of his recruiting efforts. College coaches hear directly from the player, not from a so-called recruiting service.”
– Linty Ingram, Director and Coach
SportsRecruits is a technology solution that automatically organizes the recruiting process for club staff and players. With SportsRecruits, players share their athletic stats, academic transcripts, event schedule and video. The Built-In Messaging System connects the club to every college coach in the country.
Academy Select Sun Devils found a solution which doubly inspires and empowers players. Ingram recognizes the necessity to involve a player in his recruiting process, not exclude him from it.
“The main attraction to me is, this is NOT a recruiting service,” said Linty Ingram about the misconception. “This platform puts the player in charge of his recruiting efforts. College coaches hear directly from the player and not from a so-called recruiting service.”
Compare this with the traditional recruiting service model, in which players relinquish control of their recruiting processes to a third party.
“The players and their coaches will be able to track communication, with a little guidance from the coaches when necessary.”
Guidance can take the form of a coach recommending schools to a player. Armed with his coach’s encouragement, the player can contact a college with confidence. At the end of the day, it’s the player that takes initiative.
But it’s not just players that benefit.
“I think it will make streaming information to the many coaches that I am in communication with much easier,” said Ingram. “All of the information will be readily available to me to pass on to the colleges that inquire about my players. A complete profile will make a greater impact than just sending a roster.”
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About Academy Select Sun Devils Baseball Club
Academy Select Baseball is owned and operated by ASB, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. The Academy Select Baseball (ASB) program was founded in the Spring of 2012 by Brian Gaffney, Lance Hayes and Linty Ingram. ASB is dedicated to player development and enhancing the process of advancing to the high school, college or professional levels. ASB is designed to facilitate growth in the fundamentals of the game while teaching the life lessons associated with all athletics. ABS will provide a great learning atmosphere, true competition, and joy from the great game of baseball.[ecko_toggle style=”solid” state=”closed” title=”
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SportsRecruits is the sport-specific solution built specifically for club sports organizations. SportsRecruits automatically organizes the recruiting process for club staff and players. With SportsRecruits, club staff has complete transparency into every interaction of their players, allowing them to facilitate, guide, and empower the recruiting processes of their student-athletes.
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