“I love the site,” said Jay Osborne, a football coach for the University of St. Mary in Leavenworth, Kan. “beRecruited has a huge advantage on anyone trying to get players to the next level. The site is easy, fast and user-friendly.”
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 8, 2010
College coaches across 31 NCAA sports are engaging at record levels with beRecruited.com, the largest online network that connects student athletes with college coaches. In the recently completed quarter, beRecruited added more than 2,000 new college coaches, reaffirming its place as the nation’s no. 1 networking destination for high school student-athletes seeking college recruitment. Now the popular college recruiting site features more than 14,000 active college coaches logging in to the service, which is a 40 percent increase year to year.
“I love the site,” said Jay Osborne, a football coach for the University of St. Mary in Leavenworth, Kan.
“beRecruited has a huge advantage on anyone trying to get players to the next level. The site is easy, fast and user-friendly.”
beRecruited enables college coaches to create a free profile and actively recruit high school student-athletes in a cost-efficient and effective way. College coaches can view student profiles, reviewing the athletic and academic statistics, which fit with their expectations and programs and then connect with the athletes. Coaches are alerted via e-mail when an athlete fits their parameters.
“We have the best platform available for our coaches, and we are constantly working to improve and enhance our product,” said Jeff Cravens, president of beRecruited. “We provide a one-stop shop for coaches to get an instant snapshot of athletes representing more than 20,000 different U.S. high schools and 180,000 different high school teams.”
By creating a beRecruited profile, high school athletes can instantly connect with registered college coaches and increase their chances of getting recruited. Athletes can update their profiles with recent statistics, videos and photos while researching the programs that offer both their sport and their areas of academic interests through the colleges section.
The sports that saw the most coaches log in to the service in the third quarter were:
2. Women’s Running (Cross Country and Track and Field)
3. Men’s Running (Cross Country and Track and Field)
5. Women’s Basketball
6. Women’s Soccer
8. Women’s Swimming
10. Men’s Swimming
beRecruited.com’s service is free, maintaining the founders’ principle of providing a robust, cost-effective resource for athletes. For a one-time fee of $59.99 or a monthly fee of $14.99, student-athletes can enhance their profiles by becoming a deluxe-user. Founded in 2000 by Ryan Spoon, a collegiate swimmer for Duke University, it was first created exclusively for NCAA swimming and diving and now serves athletes and coaches from 31 NCAA sports including baseball, basketball, cross country, diving, field hockey, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming, track and field, tennis, volleyball, water polo and wrestling. For more information, visit berecruited.com.