There are a lot of really smart people involved in the great game of fastpitch softball. It has been my pleasure to learn from many of them. Here is a list compiled from some of those really smart people and published by Denny at Tincher Pitching. I’ve stolen the list but added a few of my own points to their very good article.
Recruiting is already a very difficult and stressful process. When you set your sights on a “big-time” college program it puts a ridiculous amount of pressure on her and your relationship with her. When you push she might respond or she might push back!
“We” don’t play college softball. “We” don’t go away to school. “We” don’t have to love the life that her college softball choices create, she does!
if SHE isn’t happy, no one will be!
About the Author: Tory Acheson brings a wealth of knowledge to the Fastpitch Prep staff. He has coached at all levels of the game, including the last 25 years at the college level at the University of Wisconsin – Parkside, Tennessee Tech and Kennesaw State. He began his coaching career at the high school level spending 9 years Whitnall High School in Greenfield, Wis. and is now working as a professional softball instructor.