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College recruiter to speak at Boulder Creek


ANTHEM – Recruiting expert Paul Putnam will deliver his seminar ‘College Recruiting 101 – College Recruiting Simplified’ on Feb. 10, at 6:30 p.m., at Boulder Creek High School.

This free seminar will explain the college athletic recruiting process and ways student-athletes and their families can maximize their opportunities to play at the next level. During the one hour event, Putnam will discuss when the recruiting process starts, how student-athletes can position themselves to be discovered, how college coaches evaluate prospects, and more. Participants will also receive access to online search tools to assist them in finding schools with roster openings and determining if the school is the right fit, as well as a scouting evaluation from a national scout at NCSA Athletic Recruiting.

Putnam, who was named Utah’s Most Versatile Athlete of 1980-81, was awarded a track & field scholarship at Bakersfield College and Weber State University. He travels to more than 70 high schools annually, as well as speaking at several national camps, tournaments, and showcases, to help student-athletes and their families get ahead. His lecture series is made possible through a partnership with NCSA Athletic Recruiting, the NFL Players Association, the American Volleyball Coaches Association, Ripken Baseball, and the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.

All high schoolers are invited to attend. The event is free and open to the public.