Host Justin Musil, founder of Elite Sports Advising and nationally renowned baseball recruiting and scouting guru, unlocks the secrets of college baseball recruiting. Justin has worked with hundreds of players through the recruiting process and is one of the most connected individuals in all of college baseball. This one of a kind podcast provides unique insight and never before heard analysis with all things college baseball recruiting. This is Baseball Recruiting Confidential.

BRC 47: Finding Players to Build a Powerhouse with Tony Vitello University of Tennessee Head Coach

BRC 47: Finding Players to Build a Powerhouse with Tony Vitello University of Tennessee Head Coach

One of the biggest challenges any coach faces is trying to build a program into a powerhouse. It takes talented players, but also players who fit the culture and coaching style. On this episode, Host Justin Musil is joined by University of Tennessee Head ...
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BRC 46: College Scouting vs Pro Scouting with Brock Ungricht University of San Diego Recruiting Coordinator

BRC 46: College Scouting vs Pro Scouting with Brock Ungricht University of San Diego Recruiting Coordinator

There are many differences in what pro scouts look for in comparison to college coaches. They evaluate countless high school players but they do so from different lenses. Not all great college prospects are pro prospects. There are key similarities and differences and they ...
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BRC 45: The Process of Offer to Commitment with Zach Butler Nicholls State University Recruiting Coordinator

BRC 45: The Process of Offer to Commitment with Zach Butler Nicholls State University Recruiting Coordinator

Host Justin Musil breaks down the complex process of schools making offers to the commitment of the player. This episode breaks this down from start to finish to simplify it. When do schools typically offer? How long does a player have to decide when ...
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BRC 44: Recruiting People Not Players with Matt Hobbs University of Arkansas Pitching Coach

BRC 44: Recruiting People Not Players with Matt Hobbs University of Arkansas Pitching Coach

In the recruiting process players and parents can feel like they are not valued as individuals. They feel like a commodity and their feelings do not matter. It’s a challenging process but with all of the hoopla, coaches do value the players involved. University ...
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BRC 43: Pros Vs Cons of Early Commitment with Elliott Cribby University of Washington Recruiting Coordinator

BRC 43: Pros Vs Cons of Early Commitment with Elliott Cribby University of Washington Recruiting Coordinator

Early commitment has become one of the most challenging decisions for players early in their baseball career. Many kids have to make decisions on offers early high school and even late middle school. Host Justin Musil is joined by University of Washington pitching coach ...
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BRC 42: Parent’s Perspective with Joan Stavely & David Hunt

BRC 42: Parent’s Perspective with Joan Stavely & David Hunt

This episode is the start of a new series within the podcast. Host Justin Musil will have conversations with parents who have been through the recruiting process and have great insight for other parents, players, and coaches. On this episode, Justin is joined by ...
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BRC 41: Excelling on Visits with Jamie Pinzino Army Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

BRC 41: Excelling on Visits with Jamie Pinzino Army Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

School visits and meeting with coaches has become one of the most critical parts of the baseball recruiting process. There are fundamental pieces every player and parent should know about visits. There are key tips and nuances that can help players and parents excel ...
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BRC 40: Deciding on Pitchers with Jimmy Belanger Florida State University Pitching Coach

BRC 40: Deciding on Pitchers with Jimmy Belanger Florida State University Pitching Coach

One of the most important aspects of building a great college program is landing really good pitchers. It is arguably the most important piece of recruiting. With so much riding on pitching, how do coaches decide on who they like and eventually offer? On ...
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BRC 39: The Pursuit of Experience with Scott Jackson Head Baseball Coach Liberty University

BRC 39: The Pursuit of Experience with Scott Jackson Head Baseball Coach Liberty University

What does it mean to have a great college baseball experience? Some players never ask themselves that question. It’s personal and everyone has their own answer. This episode reveals how to focus on the experience instead of the superficial benefits of a school and ...
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BRC 38: Identifying the Right Culture Fit with Connor Lambert University of Portland Assistant Coach

BRC 38: Identifying the Right Culture Fit with Connor Lambert University of Portland Assistant Coach

Culture is a word that is buzzing right now. Every college team in the country wants to have a great culture. One of the overlooked aspects of recruiting is “culture fit.” When high school players are taking visits to schools they have a hard ...
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BRC 37: The Transfer Epidemic and How Recruits Can Avoid It

BRC 37: The Transfer Epidemic and How Recruits Can Avoid It

Transferring schools creates challenges that most student athletes would prefer to avoid. Transferring has become so common in college baseball the NCAA has created a portal for all of the players. It’s a very complicated issue and most high school players and parents do ...
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BRC 36: 5 Keys to Michael Busch Becoming a 1st Round Pick in the MLB Draft

BRC 36: 5 Keys to Michael Busch Becoming a 1st Round Pick in the MLB Draft

Becoming a 1st round draft pick is something many kids dream of but very few accomplish. Host Justin Musil had Michael Busch on episode BRC 18 and he shared his journey to the University of North Carolina and what has propelled him to another ...
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BRC 35: Committing to a Military Academy with C.J. Gillman Air Force Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

BRC 35: Committing to a Military Academy with C.J. Gillman Air Force Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

Deciding to go to a military school is a big commitment. Many people know very little about the military academy schools and what they have to offer. It’s very different from what most people think. This episode will add clarity to what is typical ...
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BRC 34: Does Size Matter in Recruiting with Skylar Meade University of South Carolina Baseball Assistant Coach

BRC 34: Does Size Matter in Recruiting with Skylar Meade University of South Carolina Baseball Assistant Coach

One of the most important questions in all of college baseball recruiting… Does size matter? It may sound like an easy answer, but it’s not. On this episode, host Justin Musil looks at all angles of this topic. The reality, misperceptions, and ultimately, he ...
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BRC 33: High Level College Baseball = High Expectations with Josh Jordan Duke University Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

BRC 33: High Level College Baseball = High Expectations with Josh Jordan Duke University Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

One of the ultimate failures of any decision is lacking clarity on the expectations of that endeavor. College baseball is no different. Many players want to play at a high level, but they do not understand the slim margin of error and the demand ...
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BRC 32: Prep Baseball Report and the Rankings Process with Sean Duncan and Rob Allison

BRC 32: Prep Baseball Report and the Rankings Process with Sean Duncan and Rob Allison

Players, parents, high school coaches, and everyone else in the recruiting process needs to know what Prep Baseball Report does and the purpose they serve. On this episode, host Justin Musil has two different conversations to cover all the topics. Part one is with ...
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BRC 31: The Changing Landscape of Recruiting with Bryan Peters Saint Mary’s College (CA) Baseball Assistant Coach

BRC 31: The Changing Landscape of Recruiting with Bryan Peters Saint Mary’s College (CA) Baseball Assistant Coach

The college baseball recruiting landscape has changed dramatically over the past 10 years. Technology is a driving force behind a lot of the changes but it is still relationship and scouting based. Knowing this landscape can be a difference maker for players. Host Justin ...
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BRC 30: Defining the Levels of College Baseball with Coach Sheets American Baseball Coaches Association

BRC 30: Defining the Levels of College Baseball with Coach Sheets American Baseball Coaches Association

The levels of college baseball go as follows: Division 1, Division 2, Division 3, Junior College, and NAIA. After knowing what levels there are, very few people know what separates them and makes each so unique. On this episode host Justin Musil dives deep ...
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BRC 29: 6 Key Factors in Choosing the Right School with Joe Mercadante Stetson Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

BRC 29: 6 Key Factors in Choosing the Right School with Joe Mercadante Stetson Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

When it comes decision time, many players are left wondering how they break down their final decision. What happens if they have several schools who have offered and they are all great options? What if it’s only one offer? How does a player know ...
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BRC 28: Standing Out at Showcases and Camps with Norberto Lopez University of Miami Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

BRC 28: Standing Out at Showcases and Camps with Norberto Lopez University of Miami Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

Some of the most important events in recruiting are showcases and college camps. Many players attend these showcases and camps and have no idea what they need to do to draw attention from college coaches. How do players stand out from the rest of ...
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BRC 27: How College Coaches Navigate Club Tournaments with Dan Fitzgerald DBU Assistant Coach

BRC 27: How College Coaches Navigate Club Tournaments with Dan Fitzgerald DBU Assistant Coach

Most high school players and parents struggle to gain accurate information on how college coaches recruit club tournaments. This episode gives clarity with how they recruit those events and what players can do to improve their chances in being recruited at them. Coaches have ...
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BRC 26: What it Takes to be an SEC Recruit with Lance Rhodes Mizzou Baseball Assistant Coach

BRC 26: What it Takes to be an SEC Recruit with Lance Rhodes Mizzou Baseball Assistant Coach

The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is one of the top conferences in all of college baseball. Host Justin Musil goes in depth with University of Missouri Recruiting Coordinator Lance Rhodes on talent evaluation and what he looks for at each position. This information loaded episode ...
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BRC 25: Traits of Successful College Players with Teddy Warrecker Cal Poly Assistant Coach

BRC 25: Traits of Successful College Players with Teddy Warrecker Cal Poly Assistant Coach

Success at the college level is really difficult to find. Every high school or college player in the country, who wants to be successful, should listen to this episode. On the podcast, host Justin Musil has Cal Poly’s hitting coach and recruiting coordinator, Teddy ...
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BRC 24: Finding Guidance in the Recruiting Process with Cooper Fouts Purdue University Assistant Coach

BRC 24: Finding Guidance in the Recruiting Process with Cooper Fouts Purdue University Assistant Coach

Players and parents often go through the recruiting process searching for answers on their own, or from the wrong people. Many times they receive poor advice and misinformation costing them thousands of dollars and wasting time. Who does a family turn to? Host Justin ...
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BRC 23: The Pro or College Decision with Lance McCullers Jr. of the Houston Astros

BRC 23: The Pro or College Decision with Lance McCullers Jr. of the Houston Astros

Host Justin Musil is joined by Lance McCullers Jr. of the Houston Astros. Talented high school players can be faced with the difficult decision of signing a pro contract and giving up college, or turning down the money and opportunity with a MLB team ...
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BRC 22: Everything D1 Baseball with Kendall Rogers Managing Editor of D1baseball.com

BRC 22: Everything D1 Baseball with Kendall Rogers Managing Editor of D1baseball.com

This episode takes an inside look at possible NCAA rule changes, the best stadiums in the country, the most talented conference in college baseball, and many more hot topics. Host Justin Musil is joined by Kendall Rogers. Kendall is one of the most prominent ...
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BRC 21: Balancing Baseball and Academics with Cory Barton Rice University Assistant Coach

BRC 21: Balancing Baseball and Academics with Cory Barton Rice University Assistant Coach

One of the most difficult transitions from high school to college baseball is balancing baseball with academics. Is there enough study time? Do the players get tutors? How do players play 50+ games and still go to school? How do the players keep up ...
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BRC 20: Why Go JUCO? With Travis Hergert NIACC Head Baseball Coach

BRC 20: Why Go JUCO? With Travis Hergert NIACC Head Baseball Coach

One of the most misunderstood levels of college baseball...junior college. Many junior college myths are debunked, while many of the benefits for the players are explored on this episode. Host Justin Musil is joined on the podcast by Travis Hergert. Coach Hergert is the ...
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BRC 19: The Parent’s Role in the Recruiting Process with Travis Jewett Tulane University Head Baseball Coach

BRC 19: The Parent’s Role in the Recruiting Process with Travis Jewett Tulane University Head Baseball Coach

Parents are often left wondering what their role is in the recruiting process. The uncertainty of that role can often lead to helicopter parenting or completely neglecting the process. It’s very difficult for parents to find the perfect middle ground. Host Justin Musil is ...
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BRC 18: My Journey, My Words with Michael Busch University of North Carolina Baseball Player

BRC 18: My Journey, My Words with Michael Busch University of North Carolina Baseball Player

Every player has a story of how they ended up at their school. Host Justin Musil has a conversation with Michael Busch, who is an infielder at the University of North Carolina. Michael is also a projected first round pick and one of the ...
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BRC 17: Major Turn Offs in Recruiting with Blake Beemer Ball State Assistant Coach

BRC 17: Major Turn Offs in Recruiting with Blake Beemer Ball State Assistant Coach

Many players and parents go through the recruiting process acting and saying things that completely turn coaches off. Some of those actions and/or words may even be costing players offers. What are these turn offs and how can they be prevented? Host Justin Musil ...
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BRC 16: Great Athletes get Recruited with Nick Schnabel University of Michigan Assistant Coach

BRC 16: Great Athletes get Recruited with Nick Schnabel University of Michigan Assistant Coach

Great athletes are difference makers on the baseball field. Their athleticism allows them to develop well as a player and they bring versatility to the games they play in. Host Justin Musil is joined by Nick Schnabel, the University of Michigan assistant coach and ...
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BRC 15: Finding Winners with Nate Yeskie Oregon State Baseball Pitching Coach

BRC 15: Finding Winners with Nate Yeskie Oregon State Baseball Pitching Coach

There are really talented players, then there are really talented players who make everyone around them better. They are called winners. One of the most underrated components in the recruiting process is a players ability to make everyone around them better. What makes a ...
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BRC 14: Specialization vs Multi-Sport Athlete with Ben Greenspan Arizona State Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

BRC 14: Specialization vs Multi-Sport Athlete with Ben Greenspan Arizona State Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

This is one of the biggest debates in youth sports. What do college baseball coaches think high school players should do? Specialize with baseball and focus year round on training, or be a multi-sport athlete? This podcast helps lay out some solutions for helping ...
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BRC 13: The Trust Component with Connor Gandossy Creighton University Recruiting Coordinator

BRC 13: The Trust Component with Connor Gandossy Creighton University Recruiting Coordinator

Trust is one of the most important factors in recruiting. Trust is a key component to any great relationship and relationships are key in recruiting. A player must trust the coaching staff and the coaching staff must trust the player. Host Justin Musil is ...
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BRC 12: Intangibles Coaches Want with Jeff Palumbo East Carolina University Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

BRC 12: Intangibles Coaches Want with Jeff Palumbo East Carolina University Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

Have you ever wondered what intangibles are and what they mean to college baseball coaches? This podcast defines intangibles and what they mean to recruiting. Host Justin Musil is joined by East Carolina University Hitting Coach and Recruiting Coordinator Jeff Palumbo to discuss the ...
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BRC 11: Choosing the Right Coaching Style with Chad Caillet Southern Miss Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

BRC 11: Choosing the Right Coaching Style with Chad Caillet Southern Miss Baseball Recruiting Coordinator

Host Justin Musil is joined by Chad Caillet, Southern Miss Baseball Hitting Coach and Recruiting Coordinator. Justin and Coach Caillet look into the 3 main coaching styles and what players fit into each system. Finding the right coaching style is essential and this podcast ...
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BRC 10: Coachability Matters with Matt Hiserman the University of San Francisco Pitching Coach

BRC 10: Coachability Matters with Matt Hiserman the University of San Francisco Pitching Coach

Host Justin Musil is joined on the podcast by Matt Hiserman, the University of San Francisco Pitching Coach. Justin and Coach Hiserman give unique takes on coachability and how it impacts recruiting and college baseball teams. Coach Hiserman gives a behind the scenes look ...
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BRC 9: The 5 Tools - What a D1 Coach Looks for at Each Position With Pat Casey University of Minnesota Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator

BRC 9: The 5 Tools – What a D1 Coach Looks for at Each Position With Pat Casey University of Minnesota Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator

Host Justin Musil is joined for the full podcast by Pat Casey, University of Minnesota Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator. Justin and Coach Casey go deep into the 5 tools of baseball and what Coach Casey looks for at each position, as a D1 ...
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BRC 8: Why do Players Get Missed in Recruiting? With Greg Dicenzo Holy Cross Head Baseball Coach

BRC 8: Why do Players Get Missed in Recruiting? With Greg Dicenzo Holy Cross Head Baseball Coach

Host Justin Musil explains why high school baseball players get missed in the recruiting process. Justin discusses the common reasons behind being missed and what players can do to avoid that problem. Justin is also joined by Greg DiCenzo, Head Baseball coach at Holy ...
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BRC 7: Dealing with Disappointment in the Recruiting Process With Carl Lafferty Ole Miss Pitching Coach and Recruiting Coordinator

BRC 7: Dealing with Disappointment in the Recruiting Process With Carl Lafferty Ole Miss Pitching Coach and Recruiting Coordinator

Host Justin Musil gives his 3 keys to dealing with disappointment well in the recruiting process. Players are faced with many challenges in the process and Justin provides insight on the mindset it takes to overcome those. For the first time on the podcast, ...
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BRC 6: The 5 Keys to Finding the Right School With Jake Irvin Oklahoma Sooners/Washington Nationals Pitcher

BRC 6: The 5 Keys to Finding the Right School With Jake Irvin Oklahoma Sooners/Washington Nationals Pitcher

Host Justin Musil, joined by Elite Sports Advising Recruiting Director Jeremy Musil, explore the keys to finding the right fit at the college level. Justin and Jeremy dive into the most important pieces of that search. Justin is also joined by Jake Irvin, Washington ...
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BRC 5: Campus Visits: The secrets to making a great impression on coaches With Xavier Head Baseball Coach Billy O'Conner

BRC 5: Campus Visits: The secrets to making a great impression on coaches With Xavier Head Baseball Coach Billy O’Conner

Host Justin Musil, along with expert recruiting advisor Shane Liska, discuss what coaches look for and how to make great impressions on campus visits. Justin is also joined by special guest Billy O’Connor the Head Baseball Coach at Xavier University. Justin and Coach O’Connor ...
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BRC 4: Showcases: Everything you NEED to know

BRC 4: Showcases: Everything you NEED to know

Host Justin Musil, along with expert recruiting guests Jeremy Musil and Shane Liska, discusses one of the hottest topics in recruiting…showcases. The guys discuss general topics like what to wear and how to prepare but then get very specific on different aspects of showcases ...
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BRC 3: Common Baseball Recruiting Questions

BRC 3: Common Baseball Recruiting Questions

Host Justin Musil dives into the most common baseball recruiting questions. Justin is joined by Elite Sports Advising scouting and recruiting experts Jeremy Musil and Shane Liska. The guys dive into questions like When should we start looking into the recruiting process? What do ...
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BRC Bonus: NCAA changes to official and unofficial visits

BRC Bonus: NCAA changes to official and unofficial visits

Host Justin Musil provides insight and clarity with the new NCAA rule changes on official and unofficial visits. How will this change recruiting? What do college coaches think of the rule change? What do players need to know about the rule changes and how ...
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BRC 2: The Foundation of College Baseball Recruiting (Part 2): Communicating with College Coaches, Parents Role in the Process, Player Measurables With Alabama Head Baseball Coach Brad Bohannon

BRC 2: The Foundation of College Baseball Recruiting (Part 2): Communicating with College Coaches, Parents Role in the Process, Player Measurables With Alabama Head Baseball Coach Brad Bohannon

Host Justin Musil, founder of Elite Sports Advising (ESA), is joined by fellow ESA recruiting and scouting experts Shane Liska and Jeremy Musil. The guys go into some of the most important topics with baseball recruiting. The keys to communicating with college coaches, parent’s ...
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BRC 1: The Foundation of College Baseball Recruiting (Part 1): Academics, Exposure, Evaluation

BRC 1: The Foundation of College Baseball Recruiting (Part 1): Academics, Exposure, Evaluation

Host Justin Musil, Founder of Elite Sports Advising (ESA), is joined by fellow ESA Recruiting and Scouting Experts Shane Liska and Jeremy Musil. The guys have a little fun as we get to know them better and they dive into recruiting questions like:  Why ...
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