Over two thirds of all college coaches have been on the job for less than five years.
Yep, that’s right. The guy sitting in the recruit’s living room, schmoozing his mama and playing up to his papa will, if you play the odds, likely not be there when Junior reaches the end of his eligibility.
Why is this?
There are a variety of reasons why coaches leave. Some are their own decision, sometimes the decision is made for them, and at other times it’s mutual.
But any way you slice it, the kid getting recruited has a pretty good shot of playing for someone different by the time he hits his senior year.
Let’s take a look at the different reasons that coaches can leave a kid waiting at the altar…