Apr 20, 2023
This week on Inside the Headset, we are featuring Marco Regalado, the Executive Director of Player Personnel & Recruiting at Rice. Coach Regalado discusses his career path from GA to collegiate recruiting and his meteoric rise on social media.
Marco Regalado begins his second year with the Rice football staff as the director of player personnel and recruiting innovation as well as the NFL liaison. Coach Regalado previously spent time at Washington St. in the recruiting department and was a Texas high school coach for 5 years. Known for his vast social media presence and unique strategies, Coach Regalado has generated a significant following for his modernization of recruiting.
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2:10 Start of Career
6:05 Change to D-Line GA
7:00 Getting into Texas HS football
9:30 Teacher Certification Process
11:24 Coaching in various divisions at the HS level
13:50 Conversations when moving on to new role
16:20 Growing in social media presence
19:40 Getting the Washington St. Opportunity
24:50 Getting experience for scouting
28:30 Interest in coaching again?
30:10 Running the recruiting show
35:00 How to handle the changing landscape of college football?