Who is New England High School Recruiting Showcases?
Top College Prospects Recruiting Showcases began operations as New England High School Sports in 1989 with the production of a football showcase. Since then, NEHSSS/TCP has helped more than 14,000 student-athletes begin the recruiting process and have added baseball, softball, field hockey, soccer, volleyball, and basketball to their lineup of college recruiting showcases.
NEHSS/ CEO Edward Devereaux From May 2012 ,Edward born in Ireland and living in NewEngland since 1986, with a back ground in sport from coaching youth teams to men,s professional teams to college coaching . Patrick Gallagher a graduate of Providence College ('89), became Majority Owner and Director in the summer of 2003. In addition to his more than 15 years of event management experience, Patrick has extensive experience in the field of college athletic recruiting and regularly consults with families and area High Schools.
NEHSS was created by Richard "Duke" Dukeshire. Duke has coached for 38 years in high school, college, and professional ranks. He graduated from American International College and was elected into the Hall of Fame in both baseball and basketball. At the age of 21, Duke became head freshman football, basketball, and baseball coach at Northeastern University. Two years later, he became varsity basketball coach at NU and twice was named New England Coach of the Year. In his thirteen years at NU, Duke was 204-100. He set the NU Basketball win record with a percentage of .671. Duke then moved on to direct and coach the Greek National Olympic Basketball Program from 1972-1980. He has accumulated over 500 career wins. Duke also scouted for the St. Louis Cardinals (baseball) from 1957-1962. He founded and was Commissioner of the Commonwealth Coast Conference, which includes eleven Division III colleges throughout New England.
NEHSS identifies highly qualified coaches, teachers and talent evaluators to aid in the production of each showcase sport. These qualified professionals help to evaluate talent and teach student-athletes about the recruiting process.