Coaches are busy. They don’t have time to watch five-hour videos or read lengthy essays. They can’t respond to the hundreds (maybe thousands) of unqualified students who contact them. High school athletes can therefore boost their desirability by accurately assessing their college prospects, identifying the corresponding coaches, sending brief videos/emails/transcripts to those coaches, and then finding a way to connect at the right venues.    You can read more in this piece shared with College Scoops in March: