Steve Kerr

Steve Kerr is getting a lot of credit for the change he made in the starting line-up for Game 4, and deservedly so.  It takes a lot of guts to make a change like that, knowing you’ll get killed for “panicking” in the middle of a series that you entered with the best record in […]

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Mike Sherman – Leadership

Some really interesting stuff in here from Mike Sherman in a letter he sent to high school coaches after he got fired at Texas A&M. http://footballscoop.com/news/read-this-youll-be-happy-you-did/

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"They're playing like a team that's desperate and needs something. We're playing like a team that's not desperate and got something."

Draymond Green

David Blatt

An undermanned team, with two star players out injured goes up against the best team in the NBA, a team that features the league MVP.  Despite being severely outmanned, they are able to control tempo, play great defense and hold the highest scoring team in the NBA in check.  They are able to win one […]

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Bear Bryant – The Little Things

Bear Bryant talks to his freshmen about the little things in a 2 1/2 minute speech. “I expect nothing less” https://search.yahoo.com/search;_ylt=AosEtj5QDx.qdb8iLp39b8KbvZx4?p=bear+bryant+speaks+to+freshman&toggle=1&cop=mss&ei=UTF-8&fr=yfp-t-901&fp=1

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Summer

The 2015-16 Black Bears arrived on campus on June 1st for five weeks of summer school.  It’s an opportunity for our guys to get a head start in classes, and for us to start the team building process for next season.  We didn’t get this opportunity last year, as by the time we got the […]

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Phil Handy – HS Trainer to NBA

Cool story about Cavs assistant Phil Handy who started working out high school players and is now coaching in the NBA Finals. http://www.maxpreps.com/news/p7dxHnyHMkqeIPrIhK7tFw/cavs-assistant-phil-handy-goes-from-high-school-trainer-to-coaching-in-the-nba-finals.htm  

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An Uncommon Approach and A Growth Mindset

The Providence Journal takes a look at the origins of our Dynamic Leadership Academy, now in it’s 3rd year.  A great professional development and leadership opportunity for young coaches and leaders: http://www.providencejournal.com/sports/college/content/20130609-rics-walsh-wants-to-help-coaches-get-to-the-next-level.ece The 2015 DLA is this Monday and Tuesday in Providence.  You can still sign up for the 2015 DLA here.  

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Late Clock – Put Your Best Player in Position to Succeed

There seems to be a lack of creativity in college basketball when it comes to late shot clock sets.  More often than not you see someone sprint out to the top of the key and set a ball screen for the point guard, who tries to create a shot before the horn goes off.  It […]

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2015 Dynamic Leadership Academy – Itinerary

Very excited about our 3rd Dynamic Leadership Academy in Providence next week.  Great line-up of presenters! There is still room to join us.  Register here! 2015 Dynamic Leadership Academy          June 8 and 9, 2015         Rhode Island College          #DLA15 Monday, June 8 1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. – Opening Welcome […]

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