Coach's Guide to Recruiting
Ready to help your athletes play at the next level? Included at no additional cost in every Hudl subscription is an expanded athlete recruiting profile. Every athlete can now power up their player profile with contact information, academic and athletic stats, highlights, and full game videos to get noticed by recruiters. Recruit.co connects these athlete profiles and their video to college coaches and recruiters.
Ensure Your Athletes are Recruitable
To get started, athletes must opt in to recruiting and allow their Hudl profile to be viewed by registered recruiters. Recruiters can always find an athlete's public profile on Hudl, but opting into this recruiting profile is the fastest, most secure way to let programs know the right information about who you are and what skills you’ll bring to their team.
To check which athletes have opted into recruiting, hover over Team and select Manage Team, then look at the Recruitable column.
View and Edit an Athletes Recruiting Profile
To view an athlete's profile, hover over Team and select Manage Team. From here, select any athlete on your team and click View Profile, then Edit Profile. Only athletes themselves can opt into recruiting and edit their email address or password for security and privacy reasons.
The most important fields for athletes to fill out are noted with an R icon. These fields are hidden from the public but are viewable by recruiters once an athlete has opted into recruiting. The more filled out a profile is, the more comprehensive view recruiters will have of the individual as a student-athlete.
Check Which Games Recruiters Can View
Verified recruiters can watch specific game videos via the “Games” tab on your team and athlete profile pages. Only games attached to a scheduled event will appear on these profiles. Plus, if your team uses Hudl Assist, recruiters will also see your tags. This makes it easier for them to assess your athletes quickly.
As a coach or athlete, the videos you see on the “Games” tab cannot be watched from here—these are a preview of what recruiters can see. To watch games yourself, go to your team’s Library.
Set Your Team's Recruiting Contact
Athlete profiles display your team's recruitment contact. To set this coach contact for your team, hover over Recruiting and select Recruiting Settings. Choose the coach from the drop-down whose information you’d like to appear on your athlete’s profile. Only team admins have the ability to set this contact for their team.
If the information for the chosen coach is missing, that coach needs to update their profile. This guide walks through that process. The address that appears will default to the address of the school and won't be changed under the coach's profile.