What about this message from my assistant?
"following up on _________, he really doesn't seem very interested at this point. Is it worth following up with him or should we move on?"
I followed up with a coaches call:
"Hey Coach, thanks for the call to chat about_______.
I don't remember if I mentioned this to you already or not, but we primarily run a motion offense. Relative to the other kids on the team, I'd say his knowledge of the motion is average.