Originally Posted by tennismom42
Also, it's USA tennis in the USA. Keep in mind that International parents, family and friends are less likely to travel to the USA to watch and support their child's college tennis matches. Whereas, family and friends of USA recruits are more apt and able to attend, support and cheer for USA.
Some call it "support and cheer". Others refer to it as "whining to the coaches". US Parents not being at practice, matches, road trips, etc is more likely a reason to recruit internationally where the coach is less likely to have to listen to the nonsense.