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4 Actions to Help Your Program

4 Actions to Help Your Program

The gift of being a coach is that you’re directly responsible for the development and growth of the people in your program.  Whether it’s players, coaches, managers, trainers, etc., you’re responsible for their success.   In the marathon of the season, on a daily basis, are you giving your people what they need?  You can’t give

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Nine Key Survival Tips for Coaches

Don’t expect to be an overnight success – Winning consistently is not a matter of luck, nor is staying in coaching for a decade or more. Both require commitment and hard work. Don’t take it too seriously – It is true; it is just a game. Tom Seaver said it best, “The good players feel

FastScout Report Builder

Use The Tool Trusted By The Pros FastScout is the most powerful report building tool built specifically for basketball coaches available. Stop trying to shoe horn your needs into Word and PowerPoint templates – start creating reports that look just like what the pros use! “We use FastScout because it’s an effective, easy way to organize

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Creating Feeder Systems in High School Basketball

A common complaint I hear from numerous high school coaches is that when the Freshman class arrives on campus in the fall, they are not very skilled on the basics of basketball. (Check out my post, tips on coaching youth basketball, geared towards players 12 and under.) Because high school coaches have their own offensive and defensive philosophies, they

My Dean Smith Memory

As an 18 year NCAA Division I head and assistant coach, I was blessed to have coached against the best.  Bob Knight, Coach K, Eddie Sutton, Tom Izzo, Tom Davis, Ralph Miller, Billy Donovan, Roy Williams……and Dean Smith. Our Miami of Ohio team won the 1990-91 MAC regular season and tournament championship.  Fortunately we were placed

2014 Men’s Final Four Preview

FastModel is devoted to providing the most cutting edge products when it comes to preparing for your opponents. We have decided to take this technology and share with you a scouting report breaking down each team and their key players. Click the link below to download your copy today! If you want to learn more

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