Hard Ball Talks Date: October 12, 2015 Guest: Elliott Finkelstein, Director at Triple Crown Sports. You can learn more about Elliott and the professional events that Triple Crown Sports hosts at www.triplecrownsports.com. Topic: With an increasing number of youth clubs forming, more and more tournaments and events popping up, it is critical for us coaches and parents to take a more active role in the assessment of finding the right experience for our athletes. Events have the ability to be a contributor to the right experience in youth sports or a deterrent. Elliott took some time with us to discuss sports events, tournament experiences, and his overall passion to improve the youth sports platform.
Guest: Cindy Zelinsky, owner of Absolute College Consulting. You can learn more about Cindy and her college preparation programs at www.absolutecollegeconsulting.com.
Topic: Cindy’s experiences as an educator, collegiate coach and parent have provided her a unique perspective on the process of finding the right fit when it comes to pursuing a college education. As youth coaches and parents, we see college recruiting through the lens of ESPN glamour, but in this HBT, we discussed real college preparation with Cindy.