Category Archives: Coaching

Huggins: Playground lessons lacking

MORGANTOWN — No one will argue that today’s basketball players throughout America are not better athletes than they once were, least of all West Virginia’s coach Bob Huggins, who himself once was a pretty good player. They are bigger, stronger, … Continue reading

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Gregg Popovich: Character

To me, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich represents the quintessential model of continued excellence. He’s been at the helm of the Spurs for almost twenty years, and in that time he’s won five NBA championships and three Coach … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Buddy Hield

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OKC’s Scott Brooks Opens Up: Team Pressures, Coaching KD and Russ and More

Scott Brooks is nearing the end of his lunch at Upper Crust in Oklahoma City on a recent January afternoon when a patron quickly drops something off on his table and walks away. It’s a receipt for Brooks’ meal the … Continue reading

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Urban Meyer: Teaching & Coaching

Excerpts from the article: Ever since he arrived in Columbus three years ago, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer has set about finding the most efficient ways to educate his players about the intricacies of his high-powered offense. What he hit … Continue reading

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John Beilein’s Coaching Path

Excerpts from the article: There are few things that John Beilein doesn’t have nowadays. He has 741 wins over 39 years, climbing from a JV coaching job at Newfane to the head job at the University of Michigan. He has … Continue reading

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Geno Auriemma On Practice

When you win as often as Geno Auriemma has in his first 29 seasons at UConn – and let’s face it, a winning percentage of 86.9 percent constitutes a trend – you would think game day might be the favorite … Continue reading

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Gregg Popovich: The Importance of Being Honest

Gregg Popovich is entering his 18th year as the San Antonio Spurs head coach. Popovich’s longevity has partially been due to luck. The Spurs have drafted three Hall of Famers in Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili, who have … Continue reading

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Jim Boeheim On Coaching & Life

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Pete Carroll Discusses Coaching & Life

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