We believe that softball is more than a sport - it makes players #AnythingButSoft on and off the field. This season, we'll be sharing tips and insights from leading coaches, nutritionists, and parents alike and talking about how softball makes athletes #AnythingButSoft.
Your “personal brand” is how you present yourself to the world around you.
So when it comes to a student-athlete “branding” herself, it accounts for how she presents herself throughout the recruiting process – as a student, athlete, teammate, leader and community member. While it’s tempting to think that coaches simply recruit the best on-field talent that they can find, if you ask any college coach, and we have, they’ll emphasize the importance of recruiting the “whole player” (take a look at this post: “An Open Letter to the Athlete We Must Stop Recruiting” by Quinnipiac Women’s Rugby Coach Becky Carlson).
Headfirst Honor Roll Camps provide high potential softball players with a platform that allows them to interact with coaches and evaluators from the nation's best academic colleges and universities. Here are the tips they share with their athletes for you to use when talking with your own about the importance of personal brand: