Form Letter to Send to a Coach

As Rubio and I told you about a month ago, (Make sure to follow RubioBlog.com) recruiting would be slow in the month of August and early September. Now, it will begin to pick up just a tad and get really crazy about the time of the Vegas Event (funny how Rubio and I planned that out, huh?)

So, as things have the possibility of heating up with recruiting, you should send a school a simple letter/e-mail to let schools know you are interested and for you to get on their radar/mailing list.

First, make sure you send it to the Special Teams Coach and/or the Recruiting Coordinator. Remember to keep it very simply and to the point. The person reading your letter will almost always be male and they don’t need any fluff. They will want a bottom line and quick points.

We created a template for you and it should do the trick. Embrace….

Coach __________,

My name is _________________ and I am very interested in becoming a student-athlete for your university.  I am (Kicker, Punter or Combo Player Kicker / Punter).

I currently play at __________________ High School in ____ (put your home state) and will graduate in ________ (month) of 20__.

I attend Chris Sailer Kicking camps and am currently ranked ____ in my class and ____ in my state. You can see my profile, which will have Chris Sailer’s evaluation, my picture and a video of me HERE. (link your profile in the word HERE since it looks cleaner). Please feel free to contact Chris Sailer at either 818-209-8921 or Chris@ChrisSailerKicking.com if you would like more detailed information regarding me and my Kicking/Punting abilities.

You can also view my YouTube channel with more practice and game footage HERE. (Put a hudl link if you must, but immediately start the process of getting everything moved over to YouTube for THESE reasons)

I also noticed you have a home game coming up on Saturday, the ____ of _______________. I was hoping to be put on the recruit list for that game so I can see what game day is like for the _______________ (school mascot name).

Please let me know what the next step in the recruiting process is for me to become a member of your team.

I look forward to hearing from you and hope to see you at one of your games this fall!

Thank you for your time,

John Smith
____________ High School, Class of ______
GPA: ______  ACT: ______ SAT: _________
E-Mail: _______________________________
Cell: _________________________________
Home Mailing Address: _________________________________________ (Street Address, City, State and Zip Code)
Other Honors: ________________________________________________  (Eagle Scout, All-League, MVP, Captain, Etc.)

Best of luck!  Chris Sailer Kicking is here to help you every step along the way.

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