101 episodes

PREP Athletics is a company that helps basketball players find the right fitting prep schools to help them meet their goals. This podcast features PREP Athletics founder Cory Heitz's valuable expertise and vast connections to share insights and stories about the past, present, and future of prep school basketball. It also features in depth interviews with prep school basketball coaches from all competitive levels. Cory is a prep school alum, former D1 player, and Air Force veteran. Learn more about how PREP Athletics can help you by visiting www.prepathletics.com, and be sure to sign up for the newsletter.

PREP Athletics Basketball Podcast Cory Heitz

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    • 4.8 • 16 Ratings

PREP Athletics is a company that helps basketball players find the right fitting prep schools to help them meet their goals. This podcast features PREP Athletics founder Cory Heitz's valuable expertise and vast connections to share insights and stories about the past, present, and future of prep school basketball. It also features in depth interviews with prep school basketball coaches from all competitive levels. Cory is a prep school alum, former D1 player, and Air Force veteran. Learn more about how PREP Athletics can help you by visiting www.prepathletics.com, and be sure to sign up for the newsletter.

    What Separates DME Academy From The Rest? feat. Mike Panaggio, Co-founder of DME

    What Separates DME Academy From The Rest? feat. Mike Panaggio, Co-founder of DME

    Mike Panaggio discusses his experience at prep school, his career in the financial industry, and the founding of DME Academy. He emphasizes the importance of effort, excellence, and sacrifice in achieving success. He also shares his thoughts on the value of college education and the unique aspects of DME Academy, including its focus on character development and social fitness. Panaggio discusses the recruitment process for DME Academy and the success stories of top players who have come throu...

    • 57 min
    There Is No Crystal Ball in Prep School Basketball

    There Is No Crystal Ball in Prep School Basketball

    In this bonus episode of the Prep Athletics Podcast, Cory Heitz discusses the lack of a crystal ball in prep school basketball and the importance of making the best decision possible. He emphasizes the role of the coach in choosing a prep school and advises families to do their due diligence and research. He also shares his own experience of attending a military academy's prep school and the positive outcomes that can come from taking a leap of faith. He encourages listeners to make the best ...

    • 7 min
    Prep School Basketball Summit: Strategies and Advice from Leading Coaches

    Prep School Basketball Summit: Strategies and Advice from Leading Coaches

    In this episode, Coach Cory is joined by Coach Trey Morin of Phelps School, Coach John Zall of Vermont Academy, and Coach Lamar Reddicks of Milton Academy. They discuss current trends in the prep school world. They highlight the importance of prep school as an option for players, especially with colleges trending older and the need for advocates in the recruiting process. The coaches emphasize the exposure and connections they have to college coaches, which helps their players get placed in c...

    • 58 min
    My Trip to The 2024 Final Four

    My Trip to The 2024 Final Four

    SummaryIn this bonus episode of the Prep Athletics podcast, Coach Cory recaps his experience at the 2024 Final Four. He flew down to Phoenix to support his cousin Brad Miller, who played for Purdue. He describes the mix of fans from each school, with Purdue, NC State, UConn, and Alabama all showing strong support. Cory shares his experience at a packed Purdue bar, where Brad was treated like a celebrity. He also mentions celebrity sightings and the excitement of being in a stadium with a larg...

    • 6 min
    From Prep School Admissions to College Placement feat. Joe Busacca, Head Coach of Hotchkiss School

    From Prep School Admissions to College Placement feat. Joe Busacca, Head Coach of Hotchkiss School

    SummaryIn this episode of the Prep Athletics Podcast, host Cory Heitz interviews Joe Busacca, the head coach of Hotchkiss School. They discuss the unique aspects of Hotchkiss as a high academic prep school, including its location, boarding program, and extensive facilities. Busacca emphasizes the importance of building personal connections with his players and helping them improve their skills. He also talks about the college placement process and the role of essays and interviews in the admi...

    • 38 min
    NIL Deals: How the Landscape is Changing feat. Tom Bower of Athlete Advantage

    NIL Deals: How the Landscape is Changing feat. Tom Bower of Athlete Advantage

    In this conversation with Tom Bower, President of Athlete Advantage, we cover the changes in the NIL landscape, including mistakes and risks, finding an attorney for deals, donor fatigue, the employee model for college athletes, and NIL in the Ivy League. On top of that, we discuss hiring an agent for NIL deals, capitalizing on marketability, creative fundraising for college athletes, discussing NIL during recruitment, and locker room issues involving NIL. We also go into NIL for high s...

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Archie McEachern ,

Prep Athletics Podcasts

Cory does an excellent job providing content on all elements of the prep school athlete experience. A must listen if your an athlete or family looking to learn more.

WindomLn ,

The Basketball Information Library

This podcast is the library of information for everyone with questions about basketball preparation, recruitment, routes to playing in college, and more. This library has expert-level information on every topic, and Cory’s hosting skills keep every episode just as entertaining as it is educational. This podcast is a resource to get to the truth about how the basketball world works.

Averion Rawls ,

Prep is the best!

One of the best basketball podcast to listen too!

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