Best Practice

As I drove on to campus on Tuesday morning I watched the football team going through their morning practice before their afternoon scrimmage.  I realized I hadn’t been on a campus with a football team in over 15 years, and it was exciting.  The energy in the fall is a little different when their is […]

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Positions

One of the questions you get asked a lot on the recruiting trail is “What are you guys looking for for next year?”  You always have your current roster in mind and where you have the most depth, but that’s not as important as getting the right talent.  Ultimately what we are looking for is […]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Completed the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of ALS.  Take the time to watch the video in the post below on Chris Rosati. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10204651784201605&set=vb.1445456058&type=2&theater

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ALS Patient Chris Rosati

Chris Rosati has to be the coolest ALS patient going out there – watch this for 3 minutes. http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/als-patient-devotes-life-to-random-acts-of-kindness/

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Don’t Walk On The Grass

Always interesting to read about Chip Kelly and what he’s doing to develop a new culture with the Eagles. http://mobile.philly.com/sports/eagles/?wss=/philly/sports/eagles&id=267747221 “He’s a listener… You’ve got to respect it.”

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Steve Clifford

Good look inside Steve Clifford and the culture change in Charlotte. http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1952081-inside-the-coaching-principles-that-turned-around-the-charlotte-bobcats

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Maigread Eichten CEO Interview

Some great stuff to take away from this interview. “If you really care about somebody, you give them constructive feedback. And if you don’t care about somebody, you only say positive things.” “I want to get better at taking more risk. My goal is to do one thing every day that kind of scares me […]

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High School Hoops in New York

Interesting look at high school basketball in New York City and the reasons for the decline.  Not sure I agree with all of the reasons, but some thought-provoking stuff in here. http://grantland.com/features/nyc-basketball-decline-lance-stephenson-kareem-abdul-jabbar-stephon-marbury-kenny-anderson-tom-konchalski-nba/

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Play With a Chip, Not an Ego

I love watching players who play with a chip on their shoulder.   I think most coaches do.  I want to recruit those guys, and I want those guys on my roster.  The guys that show up every day with something to prove.  There is a great quote about Kevin Durant and how he shows […]

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Behind the Scenes: David Blatt

A short behind the scenes video with the new coach of the Cavs. http://www.nba.com/cavaliers/behind-scenes-david-blatt

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