About the author:
Michael Kostoff, M.A. Ed. has coached football at the high school and college level since 1990. His college experience includes coaching at Adrian College and The University of Findlay. His recruiting experience has given him a solid understanding of the recruiting process especially at the DII and DIII levels. He has encountered a number of gifted and talented athletes who were lost, confused and unaware of the recruiting process. These athletes couldn't get the opportunity to become a college athlete because they failed to understand recruiting is a four-year process.
Educationally, Mike graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a BS in psychology in 1992. After a few years as a Drug Counselor and Prevention Specialist, he returned to Eastern Michigan to pursue his teaching certificate. He spent six years as a high school teacher where he also coached basketball and track. In 2003, he accepted a position at The University of Findlay where he completed his Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership.