There are some misconceptions about the recruiting coordinators duties with any program, not just
As far as affecting Caragher personally, the coach says, just the organization of things. Who goes on the road, as were only allowed seven of our ten coaches on the road at a time. Where we will go? When the head coach does go on the road, where will he be utilized most?...So from an organizational standpoint, that will keep me pretty busy. If theres one thing that always impresses me about Caragher when I talk with him, its the organization. The recruiting coordinators position is one that relies on organization as its lifeblood. Ive never seen Caragher with a hair out of place, much less unprepared with an answer or not having his ducks in a row. A native of
So what is the key to recruiting? According to Caragher, it is evaluation. Theres all kinds of lists of blue chip guys, and guys are rated by star systems, and all that on internet services and whatknot, but what it really comes down to is, these guys, when they show up their freshman year in August for two-a-days, how quickly do they pick up a system? How do they make that jump from the high school level to the college level? You can throw all the blue chip earnings out the window.
When Ron Hudson resigned from the staff before the
Caragher is not shying away from following Joker in the RC position. I very much look forward to the challenge and opportunity to do that, stated Caragher. And in this reporters opinion, itll be just like Sonny and
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