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March 18, 2015: San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich calls for a timeout during the NBA game between the San Antonio Spurs and the Milwaukee Bucks at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, WI. Spurs defeated the Bucks 114-103. John Fisher/CSM(Credit Image: © John Fisher/Cal Sport Media/

Intentionally Create Your Culture

Intentionally Create Your Culture

Have you ever been part of a great team? What made it that way? Was there a special bond among teammates? Was it a place of high energy and strong trust? Did you win a lot? For most of us who have been on some great teams in our lives, the answer to those questions

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Roles of an Assistant Coach

Be Loyal to the Program: One of the most important roles of an assistant coach is to be loyal to the head coach and to the program. There are many influences and issues that may emerge during the course of a season. Make sure you always keep the best interests of the players, your program, and

Sept. 28, 2012 - Indianapolis, Indiana, United States - September 28 2012: Indiana Fever head coach Lin Dunn during a game between the Atlanta Dream and the Indiana Fever at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana.(Credit Image: � Pat Lovell/Cal Sport Media/

5 Keys for a Head Coach

1. HAVE A PLAN Goals/Vision Masterplan Offensive and Defensive System Philosophy Identity Develop drills to grow your system Instill your CORE VALUES ”Here is WHAT we are going to do..and here’s HOW we will do it!” 2. TALENT Find it! Recruit it! Sign it! DEVELOP it! This is the lifeblood of your program Bring in players

#MotionOffenseTips Discussion VIDEO

#MotionOffenseTips – Outside Cuts

Using FastDraw as an educational tool, these two videos are tutorials on the fundamentals of the most basic element of motion offense – the downscreen. The four basic cuts of motion offense can be place into two categories and these videos detail the two outside cuts (Out Cut & Straight Cut). Coaching and teaching points