Positive and Unacceptable

One of the great things about coaching college kids is they usually bring you back. They are at that age where they think they are Superman, where nothing really bothers them, they can do know wrong. So often after we’ve lost a tough game and I’ve felt terrible, I get back in the gym and […]

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Mark Few – Outside the Spotlight

Good story about Mark Few at Gonzaga, and the balance he has in his life. When the four children — he also has an 8-year-old daugther Juila and a 4-year-old son Colt — are all in bed, he’ll watch film of Gonzaga’s next opponent, Pepperdine, on his iPad. Maybe he’ll contact a recruit from his […]

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Spartans

“The Spartans, a warrior society in ancient Greece, were feared and revered for their strength, courage and endurance.  The power of the Spartan army did not come from the sharpness of their spears, however; it came from the strength of their shields.  Losing one’s shield in battle was considered the single greatest crime a Spartan […]

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Cost of Attendance

The NCAA’s new cost of attendance rules come with very little direction or regulation, basically leaving the decisions up to the schools themselves.  Something not a lot of people know the facts about. http://www.dailypress.com/sports/william-and-mary/dp-spt-ncaa-legislation-effect-local-20150214-story.html#page=1

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Changing Practice

There are a lot of different things you can try when you don’t like the way your team is practicing: Change the teams: Mix the teams up, don’t always play the starters against the reserves.  Some days leet the kids pick the teams.  Give them ownership and change the dynamic. Everyone wears the same color: Make […]

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Colin Powell – Failure of Leadership

“The day the soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help them or concluded that you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.” – Colin Powell

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The Power of One Tweet

The story of how one tweet can ruin your life. http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/02/15/magazine/how-one-stupid-tweet-ruined-justine-saccos-life.html?referrer=&_r=1

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Golden State Warriors

The Warriors just seem like a really fun team to be on. http://www.wsj.com/articles/golden-state-the-team-that-eats-together-1423682960

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Time and Score Lessons – Maine 67 Binghamton 64

Courtside Pass goes inside our locker room for a film session reviewing our time and score execution in the last two minutes of a recent win over Binghamton. http://www.goblackbears.com/sports/m-baskbl/2014-15/videos/20150213-7lphxjh7

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