Although it's common for athletes to participate in multiple sports year-round during their early years in little league, players often transition to focusing on a single sport during high school and college, sometimes even earlier. There's a wide misconception that multisport athletes are less likely to perfect the skills required of each sport they participate in. However, every athlete's path is different, and there are many benefits to recruiting multisport athletes to play at every level.
Every sport has a set of specifically relevant skills that players must master: whether it's tackling, serving, or swinging a bat, perfecting these movements are critical to the game and a player or team's success. Multisport athletes are often well suited for transitioning to new team sports positions and more likely to adapt quicker than single-sport athletes. With dynamic, versatile players on the field, court, or pool, coaches can count on these key players to lead, adjust, and take direction with ease.