The recruiting process can be a daunting challenge and quite a difficult experience for recruits, parents and coaches alike.
In this show, it is our goal to flip the script, to peel back the curtain and empower recruits with insider information to create more transparency in an increasingly cloudy environment.
Hosted by Director of Recruiting at Rice University, Alex Brown, Up Close in Personnel will be inviting other industry expert's from across the country to cover all topics involving recruiting and the evaluation process.
Ep. 56 - Carina Hargreaves - The Return of Gameday Visits & What Colleges Recruiters Look For
Heading into Week 3 of College Football, we are joined by a repeat visitor in Carina Hargreaves - Director of On-Campus Recruiting for Georgia Tech!
In her last appearance on Up Close In Personnel for Episode 12 - "Inside The Process Of Coordinating Campus Visits", Carina talked through her personal journey in the world of college football, her football background and how she approaches setting up recruiting visits! This week, we briefly touched on her training camp internship with the Cardinals and honed in on what all goes into a GAMEDAY recruiting visit. It was a fun episode to record, we broke down what coaches and recruiters should be paying attention to during the interactions with recruits and their families, and so much more!
Please be sure to like, share, retweet and respond with what you liked from the show, and stay tuned for more from Up Close In Personnel!
Lastly, you can find and follow Carina on Twitter at @CarinaH_GT!
Ep. 55 - Bryan Carrington - Making the Move from Recruiting to Coaching
This week on Up Close In Personnel with Alex Brown, Bryan Carrington of USC steps into the booth to break down his new coaching role & why he made the move!
Ep. 54 - Russ Lande - Learning and Teaching the Scouting Process
This week on Up Close In Personnel with Alex Brown, Russ Lande of the Montreal Alouettes joins the show to impart lessons he's learned throughout his career as an NFL scout, CFL scout, draft analyst, and teacher!
Ep. 53 - Zach Brandon - How to Evaluate, Train & Develop Mental Skills
This week on Up Close in Personnel with Alex Brown, Arizona Diamondbacks' Mental Skills Coordinator Zach Brandon joins us to break down how to evaluate, train and develop mental skills within organizations (from staff members to players alike)!
Ep. 52 - Luke Fedlam - Breaking Down The New "NIL" World of College Athletics
This week on Up Close In Personnel with Alex Brown, Porter-Wright partner & Anomaly Sports president - Luke Fedlam joins us to talk about NIL in College Athletics!
Ep. 51 - Jake Langi - Finding Your Value & The Winning Attitude of Gratitude
This week on Up Close In Personnel with Alex Brown, Jake Langi joins us to break down his role at UT and tell his story of success!
In-depth look at the recruiting game from those that are in the thick of it! Love the podcast, if you are interested in recruiting listen in.
Mark Gorscak - Football Scout - Pittsburgh Steelers
If you are a football lover and life long self-learner then Alex Brown’s Podcast is made for you! Great guest and insights! I have coached for 16 years from high school, small college and arena football and scouted in the NFL for 26 years.
With all that experience I still learned a lot of useful information from the Podcast!! This podcast will add knowledge to your football resume and data bank! You want to get into personnel work in the college or pro side than start listening!
Yours in Football
High quality podcast. Content useful for recruits/parents, people looking to work in the sports world, or just passionate sports fans. Wide variety of topics within the football world but covered at great depth. Alex is a great, humble guy who’s effort is next to none. Love it! Can’t wait for more!