Finding out a players 'accurate' playing level and ability becomes difficult because most make the fatal mistake of overestimating their abilities and as a result target the wrong schools. Coaches see thousands of players a year. You are either the right fit ability-wise or you are not. There is no way to "mask" this, so it is important to be as realistic as possible.
For example, a senior high school right-handed pitcher throwing an 82-84mph fastball with an above-average change-up and breaking ball and very good control. This type of player has a good chance of finding a school to earn a baseball scholarship and play some level of college baseball. Statistically, it would be foolish to target top 20 Division I baseball programs or Division I baseball programs in general. Has there ever been a RHP (right-handed pitcher) throwing 84 mph that has played at a major Division I university... sure.
But statistically, the chances are extremely low. So, if...
Jason Alamo, Owner of the Baseball Velocity School in Austin, Texas and former collegiate coach at seven different programs breaks down how to make a recruiting video for college coaches. Alamo discusses common pitfalls and effective methods to gaining peak attention.