Common, I've heard this hundreds of times. Just what do you expect from sending an email to the head coach. If you expect a quick response and give up on it if you don't get one, then your strength-of-purpose is too weak for this process.
A challenge of high school athletes is to understand the need to be persistent in their marketing approach. It takes a lot more than just one email to garner a coach's attention.
When it comes to being recruited and playing college sports, there are 8 common fallacies derailing well-intentioned athletes and parents. What's a fallacy? It's an error in reasoning that renders an argument logically invalid.
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Fallacy # 4- nonresponse to emails sent to coaches means the coach is not interested in the sender. Invalid!
Why is it invalid? Because it's false. What every mom and dad should know is that spending time reading and responding to emails is low on the coach's priority list. What it means is that they don't know your child well enough yet to spend time on them. Until they do, don't expect responses, but don't give up on it either!
Coaches receive dozens of emails every day. Relate it to yourself, do you respond to every email you receive? Probably not, neither do coaches. However, coaches will respond to emails of prospect's who have established value worthy of the coach's time and effort.
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