Tech transforming the playing field for high school athletes

educationdive | March 29, 2019

Technology is changing the way high school athletes are trained and recruited, with easy access to video through smartphone apps and other equipment allowing for personalized training even at the secondary school level, EdTech: Focus on K-12 reports.Mobile tech capabilities like texting are being used for team communication, while coaches are also using now ubiquitous access to video to critique players and develop individualized feedback. Video also opens the door for broader higher ed recruiting, putting student athletes in front of a broader swath of college coaches across divisions.Though the use of technology is becoming more prevalent in school sports, it’s not yet universal, as the ability of a district to access technology for sports programs ultimately depends on availability of funds. Technology is seeping into all areas of education, and athletics is no different. At the high school level, the tech evolution is bringing costs to a reasonable enough level that high school coaches can access the same type of tools as college and professional programs.

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