Category Archives: Coaches

Great Read on Gregg Popovich

Rule No. 1 on how to ask Gregg Popovich a question: Do not ask if he’s happy. He’s not happy. There are no exceptions to this. Well, it’s possible that he might be happy when he’s with his wife or … Continue reading

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What coaches look for during the recruiting process.

Jay Wright, Villanova Head Coach A passion for winning is very important, and I like to see players with a good, positive attitude regardless if they are winning or losing. A player’s approach and attitude towards the game is vital. … Continue reading

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Forbes: The Highest Paid Coaches

Want to make it as a big-time coach? It’s best if you aren’t good enough to play past college, and get started early on the X’s and O’s. Bill Belichick, the New England Patriots’ resident genius, last played as a … Continue reading

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Bear Bryant On Recruiting

“If you remember anything else from me, remember this – it really doesn’t cost anything to be nice, and the rewards can be unimaginable.” Bear Bryant Bear Bryant Recruiting Story

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Oklahoma City Thunder Head Coach Scott Brooks

“There’s no ego. There’s no mind games. There’s nothing ever extra,” Thunder veteran Nick Collison said. “It’s just straight forward — the way we’re going to improve is to do our work every day — and that’s what’s always been … Continue reading

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The Coaching Business

As coaches, it’s important to understand and realize why we got into the business. We all have different reasons for why we got into the business and when it comes to new jobs, it’s important that we think about the … Continue reading

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Jim Boeheim On Coaching

• Be flexible. It’s hard to do, but, you’ll get the best results in the long run. • Be consistent. • Work hard. • Do not over coach. This excerpt came from the book:The Ultimate Coaches’ Clinic A good book … Continue reading

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40 Hours to Tipoff

Erik Spoelstra and his staff prepare the Miami Heat for an upcoming game. This article provides the reader with a glimpse of what goes into preparing for an NBA game. These guys do this at least 82 times a year. … Continue reading

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Tom Thibodeau Passion For The Game

Coaching, it’s a lifestyle. Here’s a great article on Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau and his passion for the game. A must read for all coaches. They connect with him on most days, even if they rarely see him, at … Continue reading

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A Look Into The Southern Connecticut Men’s Basketball Program

Mike Donnelly, Head Coach of the Southern Connecticut Men’s basketball team talks about the SCSU basketball program, recruiting, his system, and coaching philosophy. Go Owls!!!

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