The agile sports scouts evaluate players on their strengths, weaknesses and ability to add value to the team. The ultimate goal of scouts is to identify the players who can add the greatest contribution to achieving the team’s goals. Scouts deliver reports that identify these players and their availability status (free agency or trade). Through Agile Sports, a scout can persuade a player to join the team because the data and analytics supports the value they can add to achieving the team’s goals.
Scouts are team ambassadors and are responsible for creating relationships with players around the league, specifically players who can buy into the team’s Agile Sports philosophy and help the team achieve its goal.
Scouts must have a keen eye for identifying and rating players in their league, developmental league, international leagues, college and high school whose style is consistent with the team identity. While there are some stats and performance indicators that can indicate an external player’s compatibility with the team’s players and philosophy, scouts must be skilled at evaluating the intangibles, or attributes that can’t be quantifiably measured.
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