Archive for December, 2019



We would like to congratulate Connor Markl on his commitment to Grand Canyon University. Here are Connor’s recruiting story and interview after his commitment. Good luck as an Antelope!

1. Share your recruiting story and status
I started reaching out to college coaches at the beginning of my junior year. Phone calls with some coaches began shortly after, but I did not see the results I was hoping for right away. To be very honest, the process was both exciting and stressful. Finding the best place for me athletically and academically was a huge decision and something I took very seriously. My goal was to find a place where I could succeed academically, as a baseball player, and as a person. There were a lot of sleepless nights and days where I was not sure what I was going to do. Staying calm and evaluating all of my options helped make my decision easier. I looked to my family, friends, and coaches for any help I could get, and they were a big help in my decision.

2. What school are you going to, and why did you choose them?
I made the decision to continue my baseball and academic career at Grand Canyon University. The baseball program, coaches, and academics were just a few reasons why I chose this school. Their progression over the past few years and their overall performance make them a solid contender for conference champions for years to come. I want to be a part of that.

3. How did SportsForce help in the process?
Andrew was a major help for me and my family during my process. I called him for advice and questions I had regarding the schools I was interested in. His answers helped and gave me clarity regarding what I might be looking for in schools and baseball programs.

4. What advice would you give to other players and parents with the recruiting process?
The advice I would give is to not worry about what others are doing and to focus solely on yourself and what you can control. Worrying about others will add unnecessary stress in this already difficult process. This process happens once in a lifetime and enjoy it while it lasts.

5. How excited are you on your future in college?
I am ecstatic to begin the next chapter in my athletic and academic career. I am ready to improve myself on and off the field and to help GCU in any way I can.

6. How much money do you estimate your family saving in college expenses over the entirety of your college career? (Includes, Athletic scholarships, Academic scholarships, & financial aid)
Between the athletic and academic scholarship, my family will be paying very little for my college education.

7. Would you recommend SportsForce to any other student-athletes? Why?
I would recommend Sportsforce to others because of their hands on approach and their desire to help all their athletes achieve their goals of playing college baseball.

 

Our Mission at SportsForce Baseball: 
We are on a mission to help our select number of qualified and evaluated players maximize their recruiting offers and make the best college decision.
Started by CEO & founder Andrew Beinbrink, SportsForce Baseball is a nationally recognized college recruiting advisory group with over 40 former college coaches, players, and MLB scouts in 10 different states.
During the last 11+ years, we’ve helped over 1,000 players make their college commitments.

Read below, why we are different from every recruiting group in the country.

Why SportsForce is Different: 

* View our Home Page Video Unlike most recruiting companies, we do not just partner with anyone for our hands-on recruiting programs.  Instead, we only partner with qualified players who meet our Five academic, athletic, and coachability selection factors.
We evaluate between 10,000-12,000 players each summer and fall at top showcases and selectively advise, and advocate for only a limited number of players each year by directly contacting college coaches to help them maximize recruiting offers.
Each of our expert college recruiters is limited to how many players they will advise so there is the best combination of hands-on guidance and personal recruiting outreach to college coaches.
Social Media Exposure: We also utilize our growing Twitter following at @SportsForceBB  which is followed by over 500 NCAA D1, D2, D3, NAIA, and JC coaches nationwide and growing fast.

To Get Evaluated by Our Expert College Recruiting Staff:

Option 1: Complete our Recruiting Questionnaire

Option 2:  Email us at scouting@sportsforceonline.com

Options 3: DM us on Instagram @SportsForceBB or Twitter @SportsForceBB and share recent video, stats, or measurables (velocity, 60, exit speed, pop time, etc…) for our scouts to evaluate.

Find out if Your Son’s Qualifies for One of Our Hands-On Recruiting Programs?

Twitter Recruiting Education & College Needs Posts: 

We post ongoing recruiting education and post NCAA D1, D2, D3, NAIA, and JC needs year around.

Follow us on Twitter @SportsForceBB account and join over 500 hundred NCAA D1, D2, D3, NAIA, and JC coaches nationwide that follow us and growing fast.

Tagging us: If you have some good video to share with us, make sure to tag us @SportsForceBB or DM us and we will review it.

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We would like to congratulate Ethan Babcock-Barrie on his commitment to Montana State University, Billings. Here are Ethan’s recruiting story and interview after his commitment. Good luck as a Yellowjacket!

1. Share your recruiting story and status
I verbally committed to Montana State University Billings (MSUB) on Nov 19th and I signed my NLI on Dec 2nd.  The SF process started out a bit cumbersome with trying to choose my target list.  That was a hard process since I wasn’t an athlete that had a specific school, region or degree in mind.  In hindsight, I should have put more Division 2 schools.

2. What school are you going to, and why did you choose them?
Montana State University Billings. I chose this school because I felt the team had good team chemistry. They also have a very competitive program that will push me and make me a better player and person.

3. How did SportsForce help in the process?
The biggest help for me was the advice of how to respond to the coaches via email and in person. I also greatly valued the mass emails and how they were able to provide me with information on who opened and clicked on the link.

4. What advice would you give to other players and parents with the recruiting process?
I would suggest taking the time in making your target list. I thought of this list as more of a “concrete document”, when it should have been more of a “moving target”. Meaning, I wish I evaluated my coaches’ responses and updated my list 2-3 times throughout the process.

5. How excited are you on your future in college?
I can’t wait!! I’m so excited that I get the opportunity to extend my baseball career to the collegiate level and to a team that is really good. My recruiting trip was awesome!

6. How much money do you estimate your family saving in college expenses over the entirety of your college career? (Includes, Athletic scholarships, Academic scholarships, & financial aid)
With the WUE pricing and athletic scholarship, it was 46%.  I won’t know if I was able to qualify for additional academic scholarships until my FAFSA is fully processed.

7. Would you recommend SportsForce to any other student-athletes? Why?
Yes. It was a great guide while going through this process. It was really nice to have the support of SF and to have another person/team out there advocating for me. I know SF is respected in the athletics world.

From a parent’s point of view, I would recommend that the parents completed their FAFSA as soon as it opens (October 1st). That way, the parents can get a better snapshot of the whole cost of college. Some of the schools will process the application sooner than others so you might not know the exact, but you can at least get an idea.

Another recommendation is to be patient and to honor the process. It takes time and there are certain time periods in the process that had more response. The biggest tournament was the tournament in October in Arizona. Be prepared for the big tournament and give it your all right off the bat. Don’t hold back!

 

Our Mission at SportsForce Baseball: 
We are on a mission to help our select number of qualified and evaluated players maximize their recruiting offers and make the best college decision.
Started by CEO & founder Andrew Beinbrink, SportsForce Baseball is a nationally recognized college recruiting advisory group with over 40 former college coaches, players, and MLB scouts in 10 different states.
During the last 11+ years, we’ve helped over 1,000 players make their college commitments.

Read below, why we are different from every recruiting group in the country.

Why SportsForce is Different: 

* View our Home Page Video Unlike most recruiting companies, we do not just partner with anyone for our hands-on recruiting programs.  Instead, we only partner with qualified players who meet our Five academic, athletic, and coachability selection factors.
We evaluate between 10,000-12,000 players each summer and fall at top showcases and selectively advise, and advocate for only a limited number of players each year by directly contacting college coaches to help them maximize recruiting offers.
Each of our expert college recruiters is limited to how many players they will advise so there is the best combination of hands-on guidance and personal recruiting outreach to college coaches.
Social Media Exposure: We also utilize our growing Twitter following at @SportsForceBB  which is followed by over 500 NCAA D1, D2, D3, NAIA, and JC coaches nationwide and growing fast.

To Get Evaluated by Our Expert College Recruiting Staff:

Option 1: Complete our Recruiting Questionnaire

Option 2:  Email us at scouting@sportsforceonline.com

Options 3: DM us on Instagram @SportsForceBB or Twitter @SportsForceBB and share recent video, stats, or measurables (velocity, 60, exit speed, pop time, etc…) for our scouts to evaluate.

Find out if Your Son’s Qualifies for One of Our Hands-On Recruiting Programs?

Twitter Recruiting Education & College Needs Posts: 

We post ongoing recruiting education and post NCAA D1, D2, D3, NAIA, and JC needs year around.

Follow us on Twitter @SportsForceBB account and join over 500 hundred NCAA D1, D2, D3, NAIA, and JC coaches nationwide that follow us and growing fast.

Tagging us: If you have some good video to share with us, make sure to tag us @SportsForceBB or DM us and we will review it.

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We would like to congratulate Jake Dunagan on his commitment to Davidson College. Here are Jake’s recruiting story and interview after his commitment. Good luck as a Wildcat!

1. Share your recruiting story and status
I enjoyed and learned a lot from my journey even though it felt long and was challenging at times. Through it all, I learned to communicate better, stay confident in my abilities, and most importantly remain faithful. In the end, I found the perfect fit for me. I committed November 7, 2019, and I signed on National Signing Day.

2. What school are you going to, and why did you choose them?
Davidson, I chose Davidson because it has great academics and a great baseball team. I really like the coaches and believe they can develop me. I also like the size and location of the school.

3. How did SportsForce help in the process?
SportsForce helped me develop a plan of action. They got my name and highlight videos to many colleges. They also helped me decide what camps I should go to and how I should communicate with coaches.

4. What advice would you give to other players and parents with the recruiting process?
I would tell other kids to start early and get your name out to everybody. Communication is key, the more you communicate the more opportunities.

5. How excited are you on your future in college?
I am extremely excited to continue my baseball career in college. I feel like I will develop a lot, and I will learn countless lessons to help me after college.

6. Would you recommend SportsForce to any other student-athletes? Why?
Yes, because SportsForce helped me get my name out to countless colleges, and helped me develop a great plan to get in front of them.

 

Our Mission at SportsForce Baseball: 
We are on a mission to help our select number of qualified and evaluated players maximize their recruiting offers and make the best college decision.
Started by CEO & founder Andrew Beinbrink, SportsForce Baseball is a nationally recognized college recruiting advisory group with over 40 former college coaches, players, and MLB scouts in 10 different states.
During the last 11+ years, we’ve helped over 1,000 players make their college commitments.

Read below, why we are different from every recruiting group in the country.

Why SportsForce is Different: 

* View our Home Page Video Unlike most recruiting companies, we do not just partner with anyone for our hands-on recruiting programs.  Instead, we only partner with qualified players who meet our Five academic, athletic, and coachability selection factors.
We evaluate between 10,000-12,000 players each summer and fall at top showcases and selectively advise, and advocate for only a limited number of players each year by directly contacting college coaches to help them maximize recruiting offers.
Each of our expert college recruiters is limited to how many players they will advise so there is the best combination of hands-on guidance and personal recruiting outreach to college coaches.
Social Media Exposure: We also utilize our growing Twitter following at @SportsForceBB  which is followed by over 500 NCAA D1, D2, D3, NAIA, and JC coaches nationwide and growing fast.

To Get Evaluated by Our Expert College Recruiting Staff:

Option 1: Complete our Recruiting Questionnaire

Option 2:  Email us at scouting@sportsforceonline.com

Options 3: DM us on Instagram @SportsForceBB or Twitter @SportsForceBB and share recent video, stats, or measurables (velocity, 60, exit speed, pop time, etc…) for our scouts to evaluate.

Find out if Your Son’s Qualifies for One of Our Hands-On Recruiting Programs?

Twitter Recruiting Education & College Needs Posts: 

We post ongoing recruiting education and post NCAA D1, D2, D3, NAIA, and JC needs year around.

Follow us on Twitter @SportsForceBB account and join over 500 hundred NCAA D1, D2, D3, NAIA, and JC coaches nationwide that follow us and growing fast.

Tagging us: If you have some good video to share with us, make sure to tag us @SportsForceBB or DM us and we will review it.

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We would like to congratulate Derek Williams on his commitment to George Fox University. Here are Derek’s recruiting story and interview after his commitment. Good luck as a Bruin!

1. Share your recruiting story and status
My recruiting process was definitely a lengthy one. Ever since the summer of my sophomore year, I felt I was doing something college-related like sending emails to coaches or playing in front of them in showcases.

It was getting stressful seeing my friends/teammates commit so early, but I kept working and trusting in God’s plan for me. One thing I knew I could control was my work ethic and that’s what I believe got me to where I am today. Finally, during my senior year, I found the college that was a great fit for me.  I attended George Fox University on a visit and committed a few days after that.

2. What school are you going to, and why did you choose them?
I’ll be attending George Fox University next year. I chose George Fox because of the amazing coaching staff and the culture George Fox had to offer. It also met all of the things I was looking for in a college (smaller university on the west coast, great baseball school, and a reputable Kinesiology program.

3. How did SportsForce help in the process?
SportsForce was a huge help throughout the process because they were getting me in contact with a variety of coaches from all NCAA divisions. The emails were a great start from SportsForce because that’s what initiated the conversation with different coaches.

4. What advice would you give to other players and parents with the recruiting process?
Some advice that I’d give to other players and parents is to start contacting colleges you’re interested in attending early.  It’s also very important to have a big target list of schools and to be realistic in the type of player you are.

5. How excited are you on your future in college?

I’m really excited to attend a university that values education and athletics.  I also can’t wait to continue my baseball career at George Fox University.

6. How much money do you estimate your family saving in college expenses over the entirety of your college career? (Includes, Athletic scholarships, Academic scholarships, & financial aid)
I estimate my family will be saving over $75,000 from all of my scholarships that George Fox University is offering.

7. Would you recommend SportsForce to any other student-athletes? Why?
I would recommend SportsForce to any other student-athlete because they do a great job of getting you in contact with the schools of your choice! They’re also very good at contacting you frequently through emails or phone calls with your advisor.  The SportsForce team was very helpful and gave me and my family a lot of individual attention.

 

Our Mission at SportsForce Baseball: 
We are on a mission to help our select number of qualified and evaluated players maximize their recruiting offers and make the best college decision.
Started by CEO & founder Andrew Beinbrink, SportsForce Baseball is a nationally recognized college recruiting advisory group with over 40 former college coaches, players, and MLB scouts in 10 different states.
During the last 11+ years, we’ve helped over 1,000 players make their college commitments.

Read below, why we are different from every recruiting group in the country.

Why SportsForce is Different: 

* View our Home Page Video Unlike most recruiting companies, we do not just partner with anyone for our hands-on recruiting programs.  Instead, we only partner with qualified players who meet our Five academic, athletic, and coachability selection factors.
We evaluate between 10,000-12,000 players each summer and fall at top showcases and selectively advise, and advocate for only a limited number of players each year by directly contacting college coaches to help them maximize recruiting offers.
Each of our expert college recruiters is limited to how many players they will advise so there is the best combination of hands-on guidance and personal recruiting outreach to college coaches.
Social Media Exposure: We also utilize our growing Twitter following at @SportsForceBB  which is followed by over 500 NCAA D1, D2, D3, NAIA, and JC coaches nationwide and growing fast.

To Get Evaluated by Our Expert College Recruiting Staff:

Option 1: Complete our Recruiting Questionnaire

Option 2:  Email us at scouting@sportsforceonline.com

Options 3: DM us on Instagram @SportsForceBB or Twitter @SportsForceBB and share recent video, stats, or measurables (velocity, 60, exit speed, pop time, etc…) for our scouts to evaluate.

Find out if Your Son’s Qualifies for One of Our Hands-On Recruiting Programs?

Twitter Recruiting Education & College Needs Posts: 

We post ongoing recruiting education and post NCAA D1, D2, D3, NAIA, and JC needs year around.

Follow us on Twitter @SportsForceBB account and join over 500 hundred NCAA D1, D2, D3, NAIA, and JC coaches nationwide that follow us and growing fast.

Tagging us: If you have some good video to share with us, make sure to tag us @SportsForceBB or DM us and we will review it.

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