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Employee Spotlight – Jimmy Polet

Employee Spotlight – Jimmy Polet

In this FastModel X’s and O’s feature, we’re excited to introduce Jimmy Polet, our Client Services Manager & DII/DIII Account Manager. Have you ever written a support ticket to FastModel Sports? There’s a good chance Jimmy had a hand in helping to quickly solve your problem and get you back to your play diagrams, scouting

Drew Hanlen, Tony Miller, A Quick Timeout Podcast, basketball, coaching, player development, skill development

Drew Hanlen’s Essentials for Skill Development

Drew Hanlen, NBA skills trainer and Pure Sweat Basketball‘s CEO, shares his thoughts on the most important characteristics of a player development coach, how to organize a workout, and the necessary skills for succeeding in today’s game. The following are excerpts from A Quick Timeout Podcast. Listen to the entire interview or subscribe on Apple

Employee Spotlight – Brett Hartig

In this FastModel X’s and O’s feature, we’re excited to introduce Brett Hartig, the mastermind behind all of our data organization. In his near decade with the company, Brett has managed over a half trillion records of data and played a significant role with the success of FastScout and the launch of FastRecruit. Here is his story:

Four WNBA Plays To Run With Your Team

Let’s honor the 2019 WNBA season and its first-class talent by rolling that same energy into your 2019-2020 hoops season.  This year, ladies across the league showed us that representation matters. Through unmatched leadership and outstanding gameplay on the court, to using their voice and individuality to raise awareness around the game’s most sensitive topics

Employee X’s & O’s – Daniel Oakes

The secret is out: we have a thing for X’s and O’s. X’s and O’s are the foundation of our preparation both on the court, and here in our Chicago-based HQ. In your case, your X’s and O’s may be your team – in ours, it’s our employees. In both cases, we arrange our X’s

positive, coaching, basketball, Scott Rosberg

Strive To Be A Positive Part Of Your Players’ Memories

How will your athletes look back at playing for you? Being intentional about building positive, impactful relationships is key. *I originally wrote this post over on my site – www.greatresourcesforcoaches.com – this past spring (2019) at the end of my son’s high school basketball career. I thought it would be appropriate message for basketball coaches to consider ahead

Junk Defenses, Zone Offense, Triangle & 2, Box & 1

Yes, Zone Offense Works vs Junk Defenses – Here’s How

Several examples of zone offenses that will provide success against junk defenses, such as a Box & 1 or Triangle & 2. When looking at attacking junk defenses, there are a few questions coaches should ask themselves: Do you run normal offense versus junk defenses? Will you use quick hitters, continuities, or special offenses versus junk

automatics, offense, playbook, FastModel Sports

8 Easy Ways to Build Automatics Into Your Offense

Automatics provide numerous offensive benefits, such as maximizing advantages gained and having players on the same page. Offensive automatics (also called triggers) can simultaneously help give your offense more structure, while at the same time allowing freedom to quickly adapt and get into advantageous actions. Automatics/triggers are built in actions within an offense based on a

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