I think the biggest challenge a high school player faces when moving on to the college level is practice. It’s a huge adjustment to the level of intensity and competitiveness at the college level. That’s not an indictment of high school basketball or high school coaches, it’s more a statement about overall level of talent. […]
The above video is a mock interview I did last year with Daniel Parker for AthleticDirectorU.com. I also did one this year at the Final Four in San Antonio for the NABC’s Professional Development Series, and I got a lot of questions from different people about the best approach to a job interview. I’ve had […]
After 10 years playing in the G League, Andre Ingram finds out he’s getting called up to the Lakers.
In many cases a basketball team will take on the personality of their head coach. Over time your players will start to exhibit the characteristics that you define as important and continually emphasize. You’ll also recruit and attract those kinds of players as well. If your team is tough, it’s probably because you are tough. […]
I’ve always felt like our business doesn’t do a good job of training young assistants to be head coaches. It’s such a competitive business, you do whatever you can to get on staff as an assistant wherever you can. Then you put your head down and work your ass off for your boss, trying to […]