As the Virginia Tech recruiting staff and coaches continue to evaluate prospects for the Class of 2018 and beyond, the Hokies have scheduled another round of satellite camps throughout the region in order to enhance their recruiting in several key areas. Here are the camps, in chronological order. The camps aren’t technically satellite camps of old, but serve the same purpose. Camps will be hosted at other universities.
Richmond — Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Va. on June 5
Georgia — Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Ga. on June 6
Mid-Atlantic — Monmouth University, West Long Branch, N.J. on June 7
Florida — Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Fla. on June 7
Washington D.C. — Howard University, Washington, D.C. on June 12
The “757” — Hampton University, Hampton, Va. on June 13
A noticeable absence on that list is a camp for North Carolina recruits. Virginia Tech has made a big marketing and recruiting push towards players in the Tar Heel State, and has experience moderate success so far. However, it seems like Virginia Tech didn’t feel a camp there was necessary.
The Hokies do hit on key areas. Virginia Tech has three in-state camps, all of which are near population centers. Tech also has a camp in Atlanta, which meshes with their emphasis on the state of Georgia in recruiting. Virginia Tech will host camps in Florida and New Jersey as well, two areas where the Hokies have traditionally relied on.
Note: This article has been amended to clarify the type of camp that Virginia Tech coaches will be attending.