IT’S MY TIME— Understanding College Recruiting and College Placement By James L. Gamble & David L. Angeron
How to make your college recruitment dream a reality—one small choice at a time. The competition is fierce. The process is intense. And there’s plenty of misinformation flying around that could potentially derail your efforts. All of these factors can feel overwhelming to young athletes hoping to be recruited (not to mention their parents and coaches). David Angeron and James Gamble are here to help. Drawing on their firsthand experience and their “inside view” from playing, coaching, and working as Major League Baseball scouts, they’ve distilled their most helpful advice in this tactical guidebook. Readers will learn: The 4 qualities of athletes who make it past high school baseball (Hint: mental toughness counts for more than you think!) • How to maximize your use of the NCAA’s Eligibility Center • Tips for leveraging your academic strengths to boost your GPA • What to do before your campus visit to make a powerful impression on coaches • Why your social media presence can make or break scholarship opportunities • How to choose the best camps and showcases for you • High-impact ways to invest your time and money into your recruitment journey • The difference between committing and signing • Common myths about college baseball success (and how not to fall for them!) It’s the small choices you make every day that, over time, add up to success. This book helps you create a best-odds plan for developing your talents, connecting with the right people, making the best decisions at the right time—and ending up on the team of your dreams. David Angeron and James Gamble don’t just teach it, they’ve lived it. Both have played college baseball and worked as Major League Baseball scouts. David is the owner of Mental Master Training. James is founder of the Global Scouting Bureau. They combine their talents to help athletes, parents, and coaches understand college recruiting and placement practices, providing the players who are the future of baseball a clear path to success. To learn more, visit www.mytimesports.com.