Emailing a college coach is an important step in the college recruiting process as it demonstrates your interest in the program. If you are unsure of what to say to a college coach, here is a suggestion. Start off with an introductory email introducing yourself and why you feel you are a good fit at that college.
Email Template: Introductory Message to College Coach
Don’t forget to include a brief subject line: first and last name, graduation year, position - brief description about the message
Dear Coach _____,
My name is _______________ . I am a (Grad Year) student-athlete, currently playing club for (Club Team Name and City, State). I attend (High School) and last season, I was an All-American nominee.
I am beginning to explore my college options and am very interested in attending and playing (Sport) at SportsRecruits University. It offers everything I am looking for in a college (distance, recognized business program, competitive (sport) program with a winning tradition). Therefore, I want to introduce myself and give you some information about my athletic and academic background.
Please click on the link below to access all of my athletic and academic information. In addition, you will find my contact information, coach’s contact information, (sport) awards, and travel schedule. You will also be able to watch my highlight reel on my SportsRecruits player profile.
I hope you will have the opportunity to watch our team play this season. I believe I have the ability to be a part of your team, and contribute to its future success.
Thank you for your consideration.
Your Phone Number
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