Author Archives: Mason Waters

Clete Adelman, left, was the head coach at both Bolsa Grande and Torry Pines High Schools before moving on to a 27-year stint as the Head Coach at MiraCosta college. Bill Van Gundy, right, is both a former high school and college head coach. He is also the father of Bill and Jeff Van Gundy.

What’s Worked for Me (So Far)

CREATING BASKETBALL OPPORTUNITIES *This article was originally published on Andrew Wingreen’s Website. He is an assistant coach at Bethel College. I’ve been very fortunate as a young basketball coach to have landed a number of amazing basketball opportunities. A few of these include Duke basketball camp, UCLA camp, Georgia State Basketball Camp, Snow Valley Iowa

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Adding Value to Your Team

Points and rebounds are only two of a thousand ways to add value to your team I was recently emailing with a friend of mine, a current Junior College player, who is preparing for the next level once his JUCO career is up. We were talking about how he can gain more exposure to other

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Elite Defenders  –  How They Tick

Elite defenders have the following traits in common: length, athleticism, effort, awareness, and intelligence. That’s pretty obvious. In this article, we’ll go beyond those few characteristics and learn from one of the NBA’s best defenders, Tony Allen, and we’ll see the traits that make great defenders. Elite defenders guard the best offensive player on their team

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6 Ways to Be Coachable

(6 Ways to Be Coachable by Mason Waters was first published by Medium.com) Players, coaches want you to be successful. As a coach, I know I can say that honestly. I want my players to be successful. I really do. And I could care less about the ‘glory’ of it, if anyone knows I helped

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