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Old 02-01-2013, 11:29 AM   #37
Join Date: Feb 2009
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Originally Posted by Chemist View Post
Oops, I misread the rule changes

What is the current rule about emailing coaches? My son is a junior. He started to email coaches. One coach answered his initial email, but was silent afterwards. We are wondering if coaches are not allowed to answer his emails until July 1st. Should he continue to email coaches about his academic progress and tournament results?
Coaches are absolutely allowed to communicate via emails with your HS junior. Those who do not reply are either not interested, have no positions available or disorganized. As most of participants read emails on their phones these communications can be quite lively.
Coaches are allowed to offer private lessons to the potential recruits - it just has to be setup properly - form some kind of official clinic/club/camp open for all (see adfor's post above). If recruit is a member of such club the communication restrictions can be further relaxed (calls/texting is allowed I believe).
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