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March 17, 2015 - U.S. - SPORTS -- The Lobos' Josie Greenwood, Bryce Owens, Brooke Allemand and Laneah Bryan, from left, do agility drills during practice in Johnson Gym on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. The Lobo's will play North Dakota in the Women's Basketball Invitational game on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. (Credit Image: � Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal/ZUMA Wire)

3 Areas Important to Player Development

3 Areas Important to Player Development

The late summer and early fall months are a great time of year for player development. Coaches anxiously await to see who will put on a couple of inches and to see who is working on their game. For most players, their Coach sees them at open gyms, team camps or other workouts. Some players spend

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Covenants for Teams and Coaches

Last week I wrote about “Intentionally Creating Your Culture.” In that post I talked about the concept of “Core Covenants” that Proactive Coaching’s Bruce Brown discusses in his booklet “First Steps to Successful Teams” – www.proactivecoaching.info. Today I am going to talk in a little more detail about covenants. Core Covenants could also be called

Feb. 24, 2015 - Florida, U.S. - Darius Banks, 16 works out during St. Pete High School  basketball practice Tuesday February 24, 2015. .JOHN PENDYGRAFT  |  Times (Credit Image: � Tampa Bay Times/ZUMA Wire)

Building A Defensive Practice Plan

Our defensive philosophy is developed around our style of play. We are a running, pressing, up-tempo team. We want our defense to be an AGGRESSIVE, DISRUPTIVE, and DISCIPLINED style of defense. Our goal is to force our opponent to “make a play” versus being allowed to “run a play.” We are a defense that creates