Sunday, January 26, 2014

New York Times: Eclipse Select's Rory Dames on early recruiting

Eclipse Select President Rory Dames
Eclipse Select President Rory Dames was recently interviewed by the New York Times for its piece, "Commiting to Play for a College, Then Starting 9th Grade." Here is a snippet:

"The early recruiting system has given significant power to club coaches, who serve as gatekeepers and agents for their players. One of the most outspoken critics of this process is Rory Dames, the coach of one of the most successful youth club teams, the Chicago Eclipse. ... Dames generally refuses to connect colleges with girls before their sophomore year in high school, when he thinks they are too young to be making decisions about what college to attend."

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