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Referee

The Most Thankless Job in Sports

The Most Thankless Job in Sports

This summer I was asked by our high school’s girls’ basketball coach to referee some summer scrimmage games they were playing against a couple other schools. While I have done my share of refereeing scrimmages, intramural games, and youth camp games, I am not an official. I am a coach. I have coached for 30+

Eastbay

2016 Basketball Team Shoes

Basketball season is right around the corner and coaches everywhere are busy preparing. I remember my days as a High School Girls basketball coach and the stress that came along with trying to give the team direction when it came to “team shoes.” One season I let our captains pick our team shoe and one

Practice

Practice Planning Process

A look inside the practice planning process by examining a one-day “snapshot” of a basketball practice plan. Practice planning is an art form best learned through trial and error. There is no perfect plan or template. Coaches must tweak their process until they feel what they are doing with practice time elicits the most transference

Aleksandar Petrovic

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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Program Spotlight: St. Charles Spartans

When Coach Brett Campbell walked into his first day as head coach of the St. Charles Spartans, he faced one of the biggest challenges of his coaching career. As a brand new, first year high school, Coach Campbell had players joining together from eight different schools and coaches coming from three different programs.  Learn how

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