The Evolution of Recruiting Featuring the Recruiting Stories of USSSA Pride Players


By: Jami Lobpries Recruiting. Perhaps, the most used word in elite fastpitch by everyone involved—coaches, athletes, parents, events. Recruiting has changed drastically over the last several years to the point where unofficial visits are the norm and official visits have become the final paid vacation to a school you've been committed to for several year [read here for the difference of official and unofficial visits]. The words “verbally committed” and “showcase tournaments” are commonplace in elite fastpitch today but rewind six, seven years ago and those words were rarely used. Today, … [Read more...]