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In this bonus episode of the Prep Athletics Podcast, Cory Heitz discusses the lack of a crystal ball in prep school basketball and the importance of making the best decision possible. He emphasizes the role of the coach in choosing a prep school and advises families to do their due diligence and research. He also shares his own experience of attending a military academy’s prep school and the positive outcomes that can come from taking a leap of faith. He encourages listeners to make the best choice they can, but reminds them that nothing is permanent and changes can be made if needed.


  • There is no crystal ball in prep school basketball, so it’s important to make the best decision possible.
  • The coach-player relationship is crucial in choosing a prep school, especially for a post-grad year.
  • Families should do their due diligence and research to find the best fit for their child.
  • Taking a leap of faith can lead to positive outcomes and personal growth.
  • While it’s important to make the best choice the first time, it’s also okay to make changes if needed.


00:00 The Lack of a Crystal Ball in Prep School Basketball
01:27 Choosing a Prep School Based on the Coach-Player Relationship
03:49 Taking a Leap of Faith in the Prep School Experience
05:10 Making the Best Choice the First Time, but Allowing for Changes

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PREP Athletics is your trusted partner in navigating the prep school journey for your family. With over a decade of experience, I’ve successfully placed players in top prep schools, leveraging my own post-grad year experience and deep family ties to the world of prep school and professional basketball. Our mission is to guide you through the decision-making process, ensuring if prep school is the right path for you, we find the perfect fit to achieve your academic and athletic aspirations.

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