Coaches recruiting territories

From what I can tell it seems like:

Jones/Mines: 757/Va beach area

Quinn/Prioleau: Northern Virginia east of 29

Marve: Northern valley/ Winchester west of 29

Glenn: Georgia as of right now

That's 6 of 10 any idea on where some of the other coaches are covering?

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Who has Texas?

Now finish up them taters; I'm gonna go fondle my sweaters.

C'mon, low hanging fruit. I imagine it's/s but still

VB born, class of '14

yeah it was a joke

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Yeah my bad, I figured that out too long after I hit post. No worries.
Cheers 🍻

VB born, class of '14

Now finish up them taters; I'm gonna go fondle my sweaters.

Price may have VA area as well based on the picture with him, Pry, Jones, Mines, Quinn, and Prioleau that said taking back our state. Maybe Bowen has Pennsylvania since he came from Penn State or Florida since he was in Jacksonville, Stu Holt could have Kentucky/Tennessee/Ohio area being he came from Louisville. I imagine the O-line coach could have some of the western/northern states too. Pry probably just goes everywhere being that he is the head coach. This is all a guess because I have no clue and no twitter to track them haha

FIRST DOWN, HOKIES!

Looks like J.C. at least has the Richmond area as one of his territories - LC Bird is in Chesterfield and has produced a number of P5 players (including some Hokies) in recent years:

Looks like Fontel Mines also has the Richmond area:

Mines went to Hermitage so I would expect him to cover RVA.

Usually each coach will have an in-state territory and an out of state territory. They'll split up VA between the staff, then split up the rest of the country. Kinda doing double duty.

Outside it's night time, but inside it's LeDay

When you say "usually", you must be referring to the usually that was prior to the past 6 years.

uva - the taint of the ACC

I think there will be significant PA coverage based on comments. Maybe Bowen?

I'm somewhat surprised Quinn didn't have something further south. Or maybe all the coaches will have some part of VA and secondary locations in neighboring states, like the 757 area guys get eastern NC or something like that.

Is this the type of thing we have to piece together through tweets and who recruiters are for kids based on the kids' locations?

I haven't really seen anything official on it yet I'm just going off schools visited on twitter and who the coaches tag themselves with. Like marve was at handley and millbrook so I assume he'll get sherando too, while Quinn was at Loudoun valley, fauquier, and Loudoun county high. There just seems to be a pattern as of the first week in the state. I just haven't seen anything for Roudolf, Bowen, or price as of a pattern

He said give to me Roscoe

God this was painful. You mention Handley, Sherando, and Millbrook, but not my high school, James Wood. That tells you how bad they are and how long it's been since it produced any talent, if ever...

I'm still waiting for which coach has Luray and Page

uva - the taint of the ACC

It's ok I went to central we've had one player in the last 50 years play D1 at William & Mary.

He said give to me Roscoe

Central is a basketball school, you guys had Walker Lambiotte and Jason Sager

Edit: not to mention MMA has put a couple guys in the NBA in the last decade

uva - the taint of the ACC

Agreed. I went to elementary school in Woodstock and had I stayed and went to Central I'd have been the 3rd or 4th tallest player my senior year. And I'm 6'-8". Couple of the kids I went to school with back then really sprouted up. I think too they had a decent coach. Was it Walters back in the day? I don't remember what sport he coached. I just know his wife was my 3rd grade teacher and she was strict as hell. She had an apple on the first day of school, which unbeknownst to the class had been presliced almost in half, and she told us what would happen if we misbehaved as she calmly twisted the apple in half with her bare hands. As an 8 year old it was impressive.

Yep coach Walters! His son was my 9th grade history teacher and his wife was my reading specialist in 3rd grade haha

He said give to me Roscoe

I thought James Wood got renamed to Adam West High School? Or at least it did in Family Guy.

I'm here for the memes, I just stay for the football.

I think there will be significant PA coverage based on comments. Maybe Bowen?

I think Maryland is probably a good bet to be in Bowen's territory too - it's his home state, he played at UMD, and Pry mentioned in one of his pressers that Bowen was one of Penn State's ace recruiters in the DMV.

I would guess PA recruiting is largely going to be handled by Pry, Bowen and Rudolph given their past jobs at PSU & Pitt.

Is this the type of thing we have to piece together through tweets and who recruiters are for kids based on the kids' locations?

I can't remember which outlet (maybe TSL) mentioned it, but they were told that once the staff gets through January and making the recruiting rounds, that there was going to be media availability to the coaching staff. Hopefully we can get some answers on that kind of stuff.

To follow up on this, some of the 247 board members Twitter sleuthing unearthed that Bowen started following a bunch of prospects in the DMV from the WCAC schools, so he's definitely got the DMV as one of his recruiting areas.

Who has the UK? Coach said nothing across the Mississippi, he aint say anything about the Atlantic... /s

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It is just a pond, not a mighty river so it should be fair game.

"I'm too drunk to taste this chicken" - Colonel Sanders via Ricky Bobby

Aren't Mines and Cheetah the offensive and defensive recruiting coordinators? I'm wondering if the three of them are hitting a bunch of the big regions of VA separately from position coaches who already hit their specific regions.

"That move was slicker than a peeled onion in a bowl of snot." -Mike Burnop

Astute observation on that. The two recruiting coordinators and the Head Man making their rounds!

If Marve is truly our "weakest" recruiter, him getting west of 29 makes sense.

I would assume he would be the 2nd guy a lot for defensive recruits so having him in a less talented area makes sense for when he's brought in for the double team

I'm kind of interested in who is recruiting around SW VA. There's been quite a bit of talent lately.

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Reading between the lines of some of the things said on signing day, it seems like JC & Prioleau are the ones likely to be handling that area. It helps that Prioleau was on staff at Radford HS for a while, so he likely has solid relationships with the coaches in the area.

I think I saw a post about someone being at George Wythe, in Wytheville. Maybe was holt? Can't quite remember.

EC Glass that's a name I haven't heard in a long long time!

"Take care of the little things and the big things will come."

I'm bad at the Twitter. Did anyway catch a tweet from Jefferson Forest High? I'm curious if the Jake Grove Mural still exists.

If you feel the leather in your hand let it rip.

Nothing yet

This is a great thread for those of us who don't follow the coaches on Twitter. Thanks for all the updates.

I agree, top notch coverage that the newspapers won't show!

FIRST DOWN, HOKIES!

Pry- The whole joint - PA, DMV
Price - South 804 (Chesterfield-Tri Cities) / WV, FL
Marve - 81N (Staunton-Winchester) / TN, FL
Quinn - NOVA (Loudoun/Fairfax) / GA, SC
Cheetah - North 757 (Williamsburg-Peninsula) / NC, SC
PP - 81S-77 (NRV-Roanoke-Martinsville) / NC
Bowen - NOVA (Prince William-Stafford-FBurg) / MD, PA, FL
Rudolph - 29S (Lynchburg-Danville) /PA, OH
Holt - SWVA (Wytheville-Bluefield-Coalfields-Bristol) / KY, TN, OH
Mines - North 804 (Henrico, Hanover), South 757 (Cheese, Nawfuck, Beach) / NC
Glenn - 29N (Cville-Leesburg) / GA, SC

Split the 3 metro areas in VA with 2 coaches each. This listing is a combo of verified twitters accounts and some guesswork based on the staffs prior stops and birthplaces. Hopefully Pry can be the finisher we've lacked with the big time VA prospects.

There's no glory in practice and lifting but without practice and lifting, there will be no glory!

How unofficially official is this?

There's no glory in practice and lifting but without practice and lifting, there will be no glory!

I appreciate the detail.

Do you know if the states where more than one coach is listed, do they also divide that into regions to allow the coaches to spend more time with fewer schools?

Sometimes we live no particular way but our own

Yes. IE, Within NC, I'm expecting Cheetah to have the Triangle and some Charlotte, Pierson in the Triad & Mountains, Mines down the coast (Elizabeth City-Rocky Mount-New Bern-Fayetteville-Wilimington).

There's no glory in practice and lifting but without practice and lifting, there will be no glory!

I'd actually expect Brad Glenn to be more likely to have NC in his territory than Pierson.

Glenn coached in the state (at App St. & Western Carolina) from 2005-2018.

I stand corrected. This would make complete since to have Glenn in NC, especially west of 77.

There's no glory in practice and lifting but without practice and lifting, there will be no glory!

Mines - North 804 (Henrico, Hanover), South 757 (Cheese, Nawfuck, Beach) / NC

I love it......Nawfuck, Portsmuff, Suffuck.........

He has two sons that can play! Both on the stubby side if you are into measureables but I'd offer them both purely off genetics, they both have good football instincts IMO.

'23 Elijah Rainer (6'1 210 LB)
'24 Zahir Rainer (5'11 175 S)

There's no glory in practice and lifting but without practice and lifting, there will be no glory!

Looks like the staff agrees, and appears to be mending at least one other damaged relationship

It's a very nice, and easy, PR win, but also it goes to building those additional relationships beyond just the player and coaches as Pry has mentioned is a priority. Although it looks like Quinn's mask is upside down in this picture.

Looks like we had Jones, Quinn, Mines, and Pry all at Hermitage.

Also JC was tagged with Pry, Mines, and Jones at Trinity Episcopal.

Looks like the week is a wrap!

As a fellow 6-7 guy, this is 90% of the pictures I take with friends in a nutshell.

I have a friend named Peter who is 6'6"

we call him "Two Meter Peter"

Onward and upward

Many years ago, I had a manager named Richard Wadd. I'll give you one guess what everybody called him. Very unfortunate since he was one of the nicest people I've ever worked for.

uva - the taint of the ACC

that's too bad...

Onward and upward

Damn, its a shame you cant rename your parents after that gift

Oh I'm sure he had his own names for his parents.

I was hoping that Jones would be the Charlotte recruiter. Has a good reputation in that area

This one is obviously not official......but thought it was funny

Somebody stop coach Quinn from doing the "This guy" point. It's all I can see now!

I am not sure what to do with my hands now

I really appreciate what these coaches are doing and getting the message out. However, for some reason, the finger point has always bugged me. To me, it's not "look at this guy", it's really "look at me".

But, I guess that's true of almost all social media posts anyway. Old guy rant...

Someone just needs to rib him for it. When we took pictures with Aaron Rouse a few years ago, I 100% did the finger point. Later that night, my girlfriend goes "did you really do the finger point..." laced with the most judgement in her voice I have ever heard. And now I'm cured. (You reading this Coach Q?!?!)

"The Big Ten is always using excuses to cancel games with us. First Wisconsin. Then Wisconsin. After that, Wisconsin. The subsequent cancellation with Wisconsin comes to mind too. Now Penn State. What's next? Wisconsin?" -HorseOnATreadmill

He might be an idiot when it comes to posing for pictures, but he's our idiot when it comes to posing for pictures

It's so great seeing all this recruiting and relationship building. I can't help but feel like this is going to pay dividends in our future recruiting classes.

building relationships with youth coaches and not just high schools is phenomenal

"Why gobble gobble chumps asks such good questions, I will never know." - TheFifthFuller

have we ever done this before. I can't remember ever hearing about getting in good with youth coaches

No point from Coach Quinn here

"Why gobble gobble chumps asks such good questions, I will never know." - TheFifthFuller

Maybe the vibe of the picture was too serious. Saves the finger point for the smiley ones

I disagree. It was the former staff's recruiting relationship efforts that were pointless.

Sometimes we live no particular way but our own

Dorman always has talent

Outside it's night time, but inside it's LeDay

Looks like Coach Quinn is hitting up Georgia as well

Cheetah is still in the Charlotte area