Bringing in Jon Fugler for an interview makes for an information-packed and fast moving episode. Episode 229, features Jon Fugler, the founder and former CEO of Recruit-Me. I wanted to have Jon on to catch up and let you know some of Jon's inspiration for starting Recruit-Me, a recruiting education system. he started Recruit-Me in 2012, after his twin sons played baseball for Air Force. Listen in to see what Jon and his family have been doing since June and as he shares some of the basics of the recruiting process that worked for his family, thousands of families over the last 18 years and basics that will work for you today. We hit topics like parental involvement, student-athlete involvement, the effects of COVID, the basics of contacting coaches, setting goals and game planning, and how making a college school list as a freshman and sophomore will lead to great results as a junior or senior. Jon helps set the tone that Christmas break is a wonderful time to charge forward with your recruiting process. Charge forward in 2021. Take this 20 minutes to learn and re-charge yourselves for the upcoming new year. Please listen and learn, plus share this episode and any of your favorite past episodes with a student-athlete or a family of a student-athlete that is in the recruiting process. Next week will a year in review for 2020 and gives you a short refresher on each episode since June 2020.
7:23- 7:54 Comments about Parental Involvement
10:13 - 10:44 Let Coaches Know Your Interested
12:20 - 12:39 Take the Initiative and Get Out of the Starting Blocks
18:35 - 19:01 Recruiting is Year Round
19:38 - 20:05 Firsthand Advice