Corey Gardner is currently the Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at Southern Wesleyan University, where he coaches hitters & infielders. Corey had previous stops at The University of Rio Grande and Kentucky Christian Univeristy. He previously owned a travel baseball program as well.
In this episode we talk about how student athletes can project confidence when speaking to college coaches on the phone or in person. Corey shares the 1 question he would ask over 10,000 student athletes every year on the recruiting trail. Corey shares advice on how to connect with coaches on email and social media. We also answer a few audience questions since this was recorded live on Twitter Spaces. How coaches evaluate hitters through social media videos
What are the best ways and angles to capture video of your hitters
The 3 things you must capture in video
Should you show only your best swings or also ones where you are fooled
Why showcases videos may not be enough to get coaches attention
The key things Corey wants hitters to understand about their swing
How he enjoys using a flat bat to help hitters
Some of the best drills for hitters
What gets kids crossed off his list when he is out recruiting
What are 2 key things he looks for in hitters on the recruiting trails
Why even if you go 0 for X in his at bats, you can grab a coaches attention
The 3 character traits a coach wants for their recruit
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