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Using Data, Analytics & Feedback feat. Kyle Decker (Harvard Baseball) & Jeff McGarry (Blast Motion)

May 18, 2020

  On Friday, May 8, the Headfirst Honor Roll team sat down (virtually) with Coach Kyle Decker from Harvard Baseball and Jeff McGarry from Blast Motion to discuss using data and analytics with platforms like Blast. The conversation covers how Harvard uses Blast in their own program for player development, and also how college coaches […]

Data & Analytics in Player Development & Recruiting, with Chris Gordon (Duke Baseball Assistant Coach)

April 6, 2020

  The conversation above was recorded on Thursday, March 26 with Chris Gordon, Assistant Baseball Coach at Duke University. Coach Gordon’s bio on the Duke Athletics website describes his role, in which he “assists with the recruiting process and on-campus visits, facilitates the team’s statistics and analytics technology, and coordinates all Duke baseball camps.” Within […]

Digital Recruiting – Coach Communications & Platforms, with SportsRecruits

April 6, 2020

  The conversation above was recorded on Wednesday, March 25 with Matt Wheeler, Co-Founder & Co-CEO of SportsRecruits. The conversation covers the recruiting process in broad strokes – school research, finding the right fit, potential twists and turns in the process – and also the advantages and efficiencies of using digital communication and SportsRecruits. In […]