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Coaches Recruit Players They Connect With On A Personal Level

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Conrad Ray (@cardcoachray) is a former Cardinal standout student-athlete and touring golf professional and is Stanford’s Knowles Family Director of Men’s Golf (Head Men's Golf Coach). During his tenure as head coach, Ray has led the Cardinal to 10 appearances in the NCAA Championships, including the school’s eighth national title in 2007.

In this video, Ray talks about his relationship with his coach while he was playing at Stanford and how he taught him to play for your teammate. His former coach told him to “recruit kids you like” so you are able to connect with them.