Recruiting Football Players Through Social Media

Coaches no longer have to make trips to different locations to watch and assess potential recruits and to spend many hours on office phones trying to communicate with potential recruits with the advent of social media. Currently, coaches can now easily target prospective athletes through social media and reach out to them to offer the opportunity.
Chris Stutzriem, who is the offensive coordinator for Rocky college, opines that every responsible member of the coaching staff needs to use social media despite all issues like an Instagram hack and Instagram security account breaches. He also adds that the use of social media as a coaching tool has spiked enormously in the last six years. Additionally, most high school teams and college trainer