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Coaches' perspective of contact period

Originally Published: September 9, 2011
By Paul Biancardi | ESPN Recruiting

Friday, Sept. 9, begins the contact period for college coaches, which allows the coach to spend face time with a recruit and his family at his school or home, rather than on campus. College coaches have a golden opportunity to make a great impression on the student athlete, his family and the people who surround him, but it isn't easy.

For the coach, everything is scrutinized -- how questions are answered, remembering names and important information, where to sit, eye contact, body language, ...

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