How to contact coaches

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  1. wp_usna

    wp_usna Member

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    If I am wanting to play basketball at West Point, how should I go about contacting the coaches to let them know about me? I am currently a sophomore and I have filled out their recruiting questionnaire, but I was just wondering if there was anything else I can/should do.
     
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    You are too young for a coach to initiate contact with you, per NCAA rules. They can, however, reply to you. If you are D1 material, I'd suggest sending an email and some video footage. They'll reply if interested.
     
  3. wp_usna

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    I am aware of that rule, but how should I go about expressing my interest to them? What should I include in the email and who, exactly, should I email (the head coach? the assistant coach?)
     
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    Try to attend the summer sports camp..most schools have them including WP. Do a Google search for your choice of schools and try to attend. The stated purpose of the camps is instructional but if you are good in your sport and the coach has some interest, you are now on their radar and communication becomes much easier...it worked for my son. Good Luck to you !
     
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    The same goarmysports.com website has a tab at the top for Camps. Some fill up fast, so if you are interested, get on it. Bonus for the multiple-day camps is staying in the barracks and interacting with cadets, recent grads, and coaches from the team.
     

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